Clint Barmes announces retirement

Clint Barmes announces his retirement from baseball during a minor league game.
May 24, 2016

Padres exercise Benoit option, decline Barmes

After a superb season coming out of the Padres bullpen, the team announced they would pick up Benoit's 2016 option. In addition, the team declined a club option on infielder Clint Barmes, who is now a free agent.
November 3, 2015

Padres expected to pursue Nats' Desmond

Washington Nationals' Ian Desmond could sign with the Padres, as the Padres free up payroll by not resigning Justin Upton and Ian Kennedy.
September 29, 2015

Bud Black Talks Versatile Infield, Injuries

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Bud Black makes some of his own entertainment with the media on the first rain day of 2015 spring training, but gets serious when talking about his versatile infield and the back end of the Padres bullpen.
March 2, 2015

MLB Hot Stove Rumblings: Markakis to Atlanta

The MLB Hot Stove is heating up in advance of the annual Winter Meetings. We have a rundown on the news from December 3.
December 3, 2014

Barmes happy to be back with Bucs

Clint Barmes started at shortstop August 26 for the Pirates, one day after being reinstated from the disabled list for a severe groin strain. Rest and slow rehab allowed him to get in the batting cages, throw, and begin a rehab assignment Aug. 14. He started with Class AA Altoona, then worked his way up to Class AAA Indianapolis.'s George Von Benko spoke with Barmes recently.
August 30, 2014

Pirates sign Barmes to one year deal

The Pittsburgh Pirates re-signed veteran free agent shortstop Clint Barmes.
December 13, 2013

Barmes: Bucs a resilient bunch

Pirates shortstop Clint Barmes says the Pirates have come a long way this season. Down 0-1 to the Cardinals in the NLDS, Barmes told's George Von Benko after Wild Card win over Reds that the Bucs will battle adversity.
October 4, 2013