Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:02:08 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Donavan Tate, the team's former first-round pick in 2009, reported to extended spring training in Arizona Tuesday, June 18, after missing all of spring training due to personal issues.
Thu, 07 Mar 2013 17:13:43 -0800
San Diego Padres OF Donavan Tate (personal), who was taken third overall in the 2009 draft, will not report to spring training due to "personal reasons."
Thu, 07 Mar 2013 08:03:39 -0800
San Diego Padres OF Donavan Tate will not report to minor league camp due to personal reasons.
Mon, 25 Jul 2011 07:19:36 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Donavan Tate was reinstated after serving a 50-game suspension in the minors for testing positive for a drug of abuse.
Tue, 28 Jun 2011 14:32:14 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Donavan Tate, the team's first-round pick of last year's draft, has been suspended 50 games for a second positive test for a drug of abuse.
Tue, 24 May 2011 07:48:50 -0700
Updating previous reports, San Diego Padres OF Donavan Tate (knee) is expected to return around June 1 from a deep bone bruise in his left knee.
Wed, 13 Apr 2011 19:55:02 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Donavan Tate (undisclosed) is headed for the disabled list for Class A Fort Wayne after leaving the second game of a doubleheader Monday, April 11, after a collision with OF Everett Williams, reports Bill Center, of The San Diego Union-Tribune. Tate was selected third overall in the 2009 draft. He is expected to miss seven to 10 days. Williams was also forced to leave the game, but there is no report on the extent of his injury.
Mon, 24 May 2010 08:06:28 -0700
San Diego Padres OF Donavan Tate (shoulder), the team's first-round pick last year, has been playing in extended Spring Training games the past week, according to MLB.com's Corey Brock. "He's getting better," director of player development Randy Smith said. "He's starting to swing the bat and get his timing down. He's making progress there. You can see all the tools and athleticism."
Sat, 27 Mar 2010 10:52:14 -0700
MLB.com's Corey Brock reports San Diego Padres minor league OFs Jaff Decker (hamstring) and Donavan Tate (shoulder) will not be ready for the beginning of the season, and will remain in Arizona.
Thu, 03 Dec 2009 07:17:04 -0800
The San Diego Union-Tribune's Bill Center reports San Diego Padres first-round pick OF Donavan Tate (jaw) suffered a broken jaw that required surgery last weekend following an ATV accident near his Georgia home. Tate's jaw was reportedly fitted with a plate and wired shut. The Padres believe he will be ready by spring training.