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2018 Schedule
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The 2018 Uni Watch MLB preview

It's time for another baseball season, so let's catch up with every patch, stripe, throwback and color change in the majors.

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Late GM Towers to be inducted into Padres HOF

The Padres will posthumously induct former general manager Kevin Towers into their Hall of Fame on May 12 as part of a celebration of the 20th anniversary of their 1998 National League championship team.

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Friends, colleagues pay tribute to Dick Enberg

On a drizzly morning at Petco Park, friends and colleagues paid tribute to broadcasting legend Dick Enberg, who died in December at 82. Enberg was one of the most recognizable voices in baseball, tennis, football, basketball and the Olympics.


BBTN: Gurriel Injury, Hosmer's Impact, Boston's Dombrowski

Before a chat with Red Sox President of Baseball Ops Dave Dombrowski (24:42), Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick react to the Yuli Gurriel injury news, Eric Hosmer's early impact with the Padres, Noah Syndergaard's easy velocity and more (6:20). Plus, the latest edition of "Hembo Knows" (36:11).

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24dJerry Crasnick

Hosmer shows gratitude for No. 30 with Rolex

New Padres first baseman Eric Hosmer thanked Glenn Hoffman for ceding his No. 30 by giving the third base coach a Rolex watch.

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Here's the ballpark lineup card for Shohei Ohtani's first Cactus League appearance at DH


BBTN: Morrison Contract, Altuve, Rapid-Fire With Harper, Wainwright

Before rapid-fire chats with Bryce Harper (29:02) and Adam Wainwright (36:03), Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss Logan Morrison's contract with the Twins (6:59), Jose Altuve's unique quality (13:06) and more. Plus, stories from Kevin Towers' memorial over the weekend (47:48).

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MLB exec Kevin Towers remembered at Petco

Kevin Towers, a longtime baseball executive who died on Jan. 30 at 56, was celebrated by other executives, coaches and players Sunday at the Padres' Petco Park in San Diego.

Hosmer proud to wear No. 30 in honor of Ventura (1:04)
Hosmer ready to lead Padres (0:59)
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31dJerry Crasnick

Hosmer embraces leadership role with Padres

Eric Hosmer said that he "bought into" the Padres' plan to win a World Series and that he is ready to embrace a leadership role within San Diego's young organization.


Hosmer leaves Padres with overstuffed outfield

Now that San Diego's first base position is in Eric Hosmer's $144 million hands, it seems as if there are 144 million candidates for the one remaining starting spot in the Padres' outfield.

Padres make big investment in Hosmer (1:06)

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

Eric Hosmer's three most-cited possible landing spots all rank among the 10 least homer-friendly ballparks in baseball, but at least he picked the most favorable of the three: Petco Park has ranked 22nd (0.913 factor) — also 22nd for lefties (0.921) — since the fences moved in after the 2012 season.

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Sources: Padres, 1B Eric Hosmer agree to deal

The San Diego Padres and free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer have agreed to an 8-year contract, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The deal is worth $144 million, according to multiple reports.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average5.2524th
Quality Starts0Tied-14th
Batting Average.25621st
On Base Percentage.33811th
Slugging Percentage.4915th