Tue, 07 Jan 2014 08:25:55 -0800
The Tampa Bay Rays signed free-agent OF James Darnell (Padres), C Ali Solis (Pirates) and 2B Ray Olmedo (Twins) to minor league deals Monday, Jan. 6.
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:03:41 -0700
The San Diego Padres released OF James Darnell Wednesday, June 19.
Fri, 14 Jun 2013 11:17:10 -0700
San Diego Padres OF James Darnell has been designated for assignment.
Sat, 04 May 2013 12:24:30 -0700
The San Diego Padres have acivated INF/OF James Darnell (oblique) from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Tucson.
Mon, 29 Apr 2013 16:45:49 -0700
San Diego Padres OF James Darnell (oblique) will begin his rehab assignment with Triple-A Tucson Monday, April 29, and SP Tyson Ross (shoulder) will likely start a rehab assignment of his own Tuesday, April 30.
Sun, 31 Mar 2013 19:57:46 -0700
The San Diego Padres placed 1B James Darnell (oblique) Sunday, March 31, due to a strained left oblique. The move is retroactive to March 22.
Wed, 20 Mar 2013 22:03:40 -0700
San Diego Padres OF James Darnell (oblique) continues to be patient, even though he is itching to get into a spring game. "I would love to be grabbing a bat; lifting weights. I love all of it," Darnell said Wednesday, March 20. "But I understand being patient so this doesn't pop up anymore."
Fantasy Tip: Darnell will open the season with Triple-A Tucson when healthy, but he could be up with the big club at some point. For now, his fantasy value is negligible, but he could be worth an add in NL-only play if he gets the call later this season.
Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:20:10 -0700
San Diego Padres OF James Darnell (oblique) might have been an option to replace the injured 3B Chase Headley (thumb), but Darnell might miss another two weeks due to a strained left oblique muscle. He has not played since March 11.
Sun, 03 Mar 2013 21:19:47 -0800
Updating a previous report, San Diego Padres 3B James Darnell (oblique) is sidelined with a sore right oblique, but manager Bud Black said the injury is "more mild than severe." There is no timetable for when Darnell will return to games.
Sun, 03 Mar 2013 09:21:58 -0800
San Diego Padres C Jason Hagerty could see time at first base this spring because the team only has three healthy players capable of playing the position at the moment: Yonder Alonso, Kyle Blanks and Jesus Guzman. INF James Darnell (oblique) is sidelined with a right oblique injury.