2007 San Diego Padres season

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2007 San Diego Padres
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John Moores
Manager(s) Bud Black
Local television 4SD
Matt Vasgersian, Mark Grant, Tony Gwynn
Cablemas (Spanish)
Local radio XX Sports Radio
Ted Leitner, Jerry Coleman, Andy Masur
XEMO-AM (Spanish)
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Terry B. Kraft, commanding officer of USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76), throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to a 2007 game honoring the ship.

The San Diego Padres 2007 season began with the Padres' attempt to win a third consecutive NL West title. After finishing the regular season with 89 wins and 73 losses, they werein a tie with the Colorado Rockies for both the NL Wild Card and second place in the NL West, they were defeated in a tie-breaker which placed them third overall in the division and out of playoff competition.

Offseason[edit]

  • November 8, 2006: Kevin Kouzmanoff was traded by the Cleveland Indians with Andrew Brown to the San Diego Padres for Josh Barfield.[1]
  • December 20, 2006: Marcus Giles was signed as a Free Agent with the San Diego Padres.[2]
  • January 3, 2007: Pete Laforest was signed as a Free Agent with the San Diego Padres.[3]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L Pct. GB
Arizona Diamondbacks 90 72 .555 --
Colorado Rockies 90 73 .552 ½
San Diego Padres 89 74 .546
Los Angeles Dodgers 82 80 .506 8
San Francisco Giants 71 91 .438 19


Roster[edit]

2007 San Diego Padres
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Wild Card tie-breaker[edit]

The Padres ended tied with the Colorado Rockies for both second place in the NL West as well as the National League Wild Card. A tie-breaker was played on October 1, 2007 in Denver to determine which team would continue on to post-season play. The game lasted 13 innings through four hours and 40 minutes. The Rockies won the Wild Card spot with a final score of 9 to 8, and the Padres' season was over.

Transactions[edit]

September 4, 2007: Pete Laforest was selected off waivers by the Philadelphia Phillies from the San Diego Padres.[3]

Game log[edit]


Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League Rick Renteria
AA San Antonio Missions Texas League Randy Ready
A Lake Elsinore Storm California League Carlos Lezcano
A Fort Wayne Wizards Midwest League Doug Dascenzo
Short-Season A Eugene Emeralds Northwest League Greg Riddoch
Rookie AZL Padres Arizona League Tony Muser

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: San Antonio

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