2003 San Diego Padres season

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2003 San Diego Padres
Major League affiliations
Other information
Owner(s) John Moores
Manager(s) Bruce Bochy
Local television KUSI-TV
(Mark Grant, Matt Vasgersian, Rick Sutcliffe)
Local radio KOGO
(Jerry Coleman, Ted Leitner)
(Rene Mora, Juan Avila, Eduardo Ortega)
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  • November 19, 2002: Jesse Orosco signed as a Free Agent with the San Diego Padres.
  • December 10, 2002: Jaret Wright signed as a Free Agent with the San Diego Padres.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[edit]

  • Gary Bennett
  • Sean Burroughs
  • Ryan Klesko
  • Mark Kotsay
  • Brian Lawrence
  • Mark Loretta
  • Xavier Nady
  • Ramon Vazquez
  • Rondell White[2]

Notable transactions[edit]

  • June 3, 2003: Tim Stauffer was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 2003 amateur draft. Player signed August 11, 2003.[3]
  • June 3, 2003: Dirk Hayhurst was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 8th round of the 2003 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2003.[4]
  • July 22, 2003: Jesse Orosco was sent to the New York Yankees by the San Diego Padres as part of a conditional deal.
  • August 26, 2003: Jason Bay was traded by the San Diego Padres with a player to be named later and Oliver Perez to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Brian Giles. The San Diego Padres sent Corey Stewart (minors) (October 2, 2003) to the Pittsburgh Pirates to complete the trade.[5]
  • August 29, 2003: Jaret Wright was selected off waivers by the Atlanta Braves from the San Diego Padres.


Season standings[edit]

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 100 61 0.621 57–24 43–37
Los Angeles Dodgers 85 77 0.525 15½ 46–35 39–42
Arizona Diamondbacks 84 78 0.519 16½ 45–36 39–42
Colorado Rockies 74 88 0.457 26½ 49–32 25–56
San Diego Padres 64 98 0.395 36½ 35–46 29–52


2003 San Diego Padres
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats[edit]


Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers[edit]
Player G W L SV ERA SO

Award winners[edit]

2003 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League Rick Sweet
AA Mobile BayBears Southern League Craig Colbert
A Lake Elsinore Storm California League Jeff Gardner
A Fort Wayne Wizards Midwest League Gary Jones
Short-Season A Eugene Emeralds Northwest League Roy Howell
Rookie Idaho Falls Padres Pioneer League Carlos Lezcano



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