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Tucson outfielder Bobby Kielty bats against New Orleans starting pitcher Tom Koehler on Saturday night. He hit .500 with 4 RBIs and 2 homeruns in the four-game series against the Zephyrs. Koehler went 6 innings on 2 runs, 5 hits and 3 strikeouts.

Bobby Kielty went 0-for-2 in the Tucson Padres' 12-2 loss to the New Orleans Zephyrs on Saturday, but the outfielder often hits real estate deals out of the park. Read more»

Bobby Kielty rounds third and gives a low-five to head coach Terry Kennedy on his two-run homerun in the first inning on Wednesday. He went 2-for-4 on the night.

The Mohawk is back. At least in the Tucson Padres' clubhouse. Over the past two months, many Padres have received different variations of the famous haircut from unofficial team barber Luis Moreno. Read more»

Anthony Rizzo gets a double in the 5th, driving in Everth Cabrera.

Anthony Rizzo made his return to Tucson on Tuesday, and it was a bittersweet night for the Padres first baseman. After spending the last two months in the big leagues as a starter for the San Diego Padres, Rizzo was optioned back down to Triple-A on Friday. Read more»

Tucson Padres outfielder Aaron Cunningham received some of the best news of the season while standing in a grocery store. "I bumped into one of the team trainers at Safeway, and he told me that I had been selected to the All-Star Game," he said. "I was really blown away." Read more»

Third basemen James Darnell went 3-for-5 with 2 runs and an RBI in his Triple-A debut, but the Tucson Padres fell 6-5 to the former Tucson Sidewinders, the Reno Aces. Read more»

Kyle Blanks at bat early in the evening.

Eric Patterson knows that sometimes it starts with a simple infield hit. After trailing by 5 in the bottom of the second, the Tucson Padres scored 11 unanswered runs to defeat the Fresno Grizzlies, 11-9, on Tuesday night. Read more»

Starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc went 2-4 for the night, driving in 3 RBIs.

On Saturday night, Tucson Padres starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc did what few pitchers do: he led the team in RBIs at the plate. The left-hander drove in 3 runs in Tucson's 8-3 victory over the Fresno Grizzlies at Kino Stadium. Read more»

Kenzie Fowler pitches for the Cats against Red Raider Emily Bledsoe on Sunday.

The Texas Tech softball team achieved what no other team has done against Arizona in this year's NCAA Regionals on Sunday: They scored a run off Kenzie Fowler. In the championship round, the Wildcats defeated the Red Raiders, 10-2. Read more»

Kenzie Fowler pitched a complete game shutout with a season-high 15 strikeouts on Saturday in round two of the NCAA Regionals. Arizona defeated New Mexico State 8-0.

The name Kenzie begins with a "K," and that's exactly how Arizona pitcher Kenzie Fowler began the second round game of the NCAA Regionals against New Mexico State on Saturday. Read more»

At Wednesday night's Arizona softball practice, head coach Mike Candrea felt there was something off about his team. "I made them a promise that if they weren't talking, I was going to make them run some drills." Read more»

Konner Wade gave his mother in the stands a treat on Mother's Day, going 7 innings on 3 hits and 1 run on Sunday against Alcorn State. He got the win in Arizona's 15-2 victory over the Braves.

Matt Chaffee's mother sat behind home plate on Sunday with a red and white umbrella to shield her from the sun, anxiously hoping for her son to come into the Wildcats game to pitch in relief. With Arizona up 15-1 over Alcorn State in the top of the ninth, Paula Chaffee got her Mother's Day wish. Read more»

Kino Bambino, the Padres' mascot.

The Tucson Padres will take on the Salt Lake City Bees as the new minor league team plays its home opener at Kino Stadium on Friday night. Read more»

Robert Refsnyder was adopted from South Korea to the United States when he was five months old. His 22-year-old sister Elizabeth, also a Korean adoptee, played softball for Kenyon College.

The first time Robert Refsnyder flew on an airplane was when he was five months old. Traveling from South Korea to the United States, the Arizona Wildcat outfielder was being adopted by Clint and Jane Refsnyder of Orange County, Calif. Read more»

Johnny Field had a three-hit game against ASU on Tuesday night at Sancet Stadium

During the first home game of the season between Arizona and Arizona State, spectators witnessed a benches-clearing confrontation, a bullpen catcher ejection that made the game stop for eight minutes, an infielder whose leg cramps made him go in and out of consciousness and a bottom of the ninth rally by the Wildcats. Read more»

Kurt Heyer

Friday night's Pac-10 home opener against the Oregon State Beavers wasn't perfect for the Arizona Wildcats baseball team, but it was close. Starting pitcher Kurt Heyer's complete game shutout earned him the Pitcher of the Week nod. Read more»

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