(7/26/2010) The Angels outrighted Paul McAnulty to the minor leagues Sunday. He had been designated for assignment, but he cleared waivers and accepted his return to Triple-A.
McAnulty designated after game
(7/18/2010) Angles 1B/OF Paul McAnulty was designated for assignment on Sunday after the team lost to Seattle, 2-1, in 10 innings. McAnulty walked in his lone pinch-hit at-bat. Maicer Izturis was activated from the disabled list, taking McAnulty's spot on the roster.
McAnulty starts to open second half
(7/15/2010) Angels OF/1B Paul McAnulty was in the posted lineup for Thursday's game against the Mariners. He started at first base, with Mike Napoli sitting out. McAnulty has started four of Los Angeles' last six games. "We're still looking to get a combination at the first base position that will add the offensive component we need," manager Mike Scioscia told MLB.com. "Both [McAnulty and Napoli] have the potential to do it, maybe not one guy by himself, but if one guy takes off with the position, great.
McAnulty looking for second hit
(7/10/2010) Angels OF Paul McAnulty went 0 for 3 on Friday in a win in Oakland and does not have a base hit since his season debut on July 4 against the Royals. He went 1 for 4 with a homer in that game and is 0 for 10 since with six strikeouts. He's batting .071.
McAnulty homers in his first game
(7/5/2010) Angels OF Paul McAnulty, who was called up from Triple-A Salt Lake earlier in the day, made his first start Sunday against the Royals and went 1 for 4 with a two-run homer. He hit .344 with 18 homers in 259 at-bats between Double-A and Triple-A this season.
McAnulty called up, starts for Halos
(7/4/2010) Angels 1B Paul McAnulty was called up from Triple-A Salt Lake for Sunday's game against the Royals. He replaced OF Reggie Willits in the lineup.
Rockies give McAnulty minor deal
(8/6/2009) The Rockies signed outfielder Paul McAnulty to a minor league deal Thursday.
(3/23/2009) Boston reassigned right-hander Daniel Bard and outfielder/first baseman Paul McAnulty to its minor league camp Sunday. Bard, Boston's second first-round pick in the 2006 amateur draft, pitched 1 1/3 hitless innings Sunday against Philadelphia. "He had a terrific camp, and his future is certainly very bright," manager Terry Francona said. "All he needs to do now is go get repetition, and we told him that. We asked him to work just as hard in the minor league camp as he worked here, because he really did a good job."
(7/9/2008) The San Diego Padres had a decidedly Triple-A look on Tuesday night. The Padres brought up three more players from Portland, giving them five in the starting lineup who played for the Beavers at some point this season. The Padres purchased the contract of outfielder Chip Ambres and recalled infielder Brian Myrow and left-handed pitcher Joe Thatcher from the Beavers. "It's not a shakeup or a change to make change," manager Bud Black said. "These are moves to help the team." The Padres outrighted outfielder Paul McAnulty and right-handed pitcher Carlos Guevara to Portland. They also placed right-hander Brett Tomko on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right elbow, retroactive to July 1.
McAnulty just not doing anything
(7/8/2008) OF-PH Paul McAnulty has one hit in his past 22 at-bats since June 12 with 11 strikeouts.
McAnulty back in lineup Wednesday
(6/18/2008) San Diego left fielder Paul McAnulty, who was listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against the New York Yankees, was back in the lineup as a starter. McAnulty left Sunday's game against the Indians with a strained lower back and has missed Tuesday's loss to the Yankees. On Wednesday, McAnulty played left field.
McAnulty leaves with strained back
(6/15/2008) Padres RF Paul McAnulty left in the first inning of Sunday's loss to the Indians with a strained lower back, a few pitches after he broke in on a line drive by Jamey Carroll that went over his head for a double. He was replaced in the lineup by Craig Stansberry.
McAnulty plunked for a good cause
(6/6/2008)Scott Schoeneweis hit Paul McAnulty with a pitch to drive in the winning run with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, giving the San Diego Padres a 2-1 win over the New York Mets on Thursday night. Schoeneweis (0-2) hit McAnulty with a first-pitch fastball in the right shoulder to score pinch hitter Scott Hairston and give the Padres their second straight win. McAnulty had two hits, including his sixth double, in four at-bats.
McAnulty homers early in long game
(5/26/2008) Padres OF Paul McAnulty hit a solo homer in the second inning of an 18-inning game Sunday against the Reds. He finished 2-for-3.
McAnulty hits two-run triple
(5/25/2008) Other than allowing Paul McAnulty's two-run triple in the fourth Saturday, Bronson Arroyo (3-4) held the last-place Padres in check as they tumbled to their 14th loss in 20 games. He struck out nine in 6 1/3 innings, allowing two runs and seven hits, with just one walk.
Paul McAnulty playing only sparingly
(5/6/2008) Padres OF Paul McAnulty has just five at-bats over the past week with one hit. He only started one game in that span, a 1-for-3 performance May 3 at Florida.
McAnulty hits first homer of season
(4/20/2008) Padres LF Paul McAnulty matched his total from each of his past two seasons Saturday when he clubbed his first homer of 2008 in a 10-3 loss to the Diamondbacks.
Two singles for McAnulty
(4/1/2008)Paul McAnulty singled twice in his first Opening-Day start Monday against Houston.
McAnulty gets the left field job
(3/28/2008) With Jim Edmonds on the disabled list to open the season, Scott Hairston is scheduled to start in center field for the Padres in the season opener Monday, and Paul McAnulty will start in left.
McAnulty might start in left
(3/27/2008)Paul McAnulty might start in left on opening day for the Padres.
McAnulty's awesome spring continues
(3/18/2008) Padres OF Paul McAnulty, out of options and trying to win a spot on the roster, continued his great spring with his fourth home run Tuesday at the White Sox. He finished 2-for-3 and is batting .333.
McAnulty powers out third HR
(3/12/2008) Padres OF Paul McAnulty's three-run homer Wednesday against the Giants came in the eighth inning against Brad Hennessey. McAnulty is hitting .391 with one double, three homers and 10 RBI in 13 spring games.
(3/5/2008) Padres OF Paul McAnulty went 1-for-2 with his second home run of the spring Tuesday against the Giants. He's out of minor-league options and is in the running to start in left this year.
McAnulty takes some grounders
(2/26/2008) The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Paul McAnulty is taking grounders at third base this spring. His primary position is still left field, but manager Bud Black would like to make him more versatile. Not bad, McAnulty said.
McAnulty dedicated to making team
(2/15/2008) The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Padres OF Paul McAnulty, who is out of minor-league options, lost 22 points in the offseason. "I'm in the best shape of my life," he said.
McAnulty shipped to Triple-A
(6/15/2007) The San Diego Padres purchased the contract of infielder Chase Headley from their Double-A farm club at San Antonio on Friday and optioned infielder/outfielder Paul McAnulty to Triple-A Portland.
McAnulty parks one in bleachers
(6/3/2007) Padres OF Paul McAnulty put the icing on Saturday's 11-3 win over the Nationals with a two-run shot off of Ray King in the ninth inning. It was his first homer of the year and second of his career. He finished the game 1-for-4 with three runs, one walk and three RBI.
McAnulty gets first start Wed.
(5/31/2007) Padres OF Paul McAnulty got his first start of the season Wednesday against the Pirates. He went 1-for-4 and is 2-for-14 on the season.
McAnulty back on Padres roster
(5/26/2007) Padres OF Brian Giles went on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with an annoying bone bruise in his right knee. To take his place on the roster, the Padres recalled infielder-outfielder Paul McAnulty from Triple-A Portland.
McAnulty booted from Padres roster
(4/18/2007) The San Diego Padres purchased the contract of right-hander Aaron Rakers from Triple-A Portland on Wednesday to help bolster their weary bullpen, which threw 25 2-3 innings in the last five games. To make room on the roster, infielder-outfielder Paul McAnulty was optioned to Portland. Manager Bud Black said the move was not a reflection on McAnulty's performance. "This is one of those circumstances that's out of his control," Black said. "We've had a couple of short starts combined with a 14-inning game. That taxes your pen."
McAnulty enters game as pinch-hitter
(4/3/2007) Padres OF Paul McAnulty went 0-for-1 with a strikeout in Tuesday's 7-0 win over the Giants. McAnulty entered the game as a pinch-hitter for Jake Peavy in the seventh inning.
McAnulty ready despite missing games
(4/2/2007) Two Padres finished spring training nursing injuries but are expected to be ready Tuesday. CF Mike Cameron nursed a tender hamstring during the last week of spring training. 1B/OF Paul McAnulty also has a green light to start the season despite missing eight days nursing his post-operative right knee.
McAnulty dealing with minor aches
(3/25/2007) Padres INF/OF Paul McAnulty was hitting .334 this spring -- and fielding much better than ever before in left -- when his post-operative right knee began to ache. The Padres believe the knee is a minor issue. But McAnulty is a left-handed bat trying to break into a bench packed with left-handed bats. Unless someone else is moved, McAnulty probably will open the season at Triple-A Portland.
McAnulty raises average to .450
(3/11/2007) Padres LF Paul McAnulty went 3-for-4 with one run and two RBI Sunday against the Diamondbacks. He raised his spring batting average to .450. He also had three runs, one homer, six RBI and three walks in eight spring games.
Padres would like to keep McAnulty
(2/22/2007) Even though he won in arbitration, Padres UTL Todd Walker still could lose. The Padres could waive Walker during spring training and pay him one-sixth of his contract. Recently, the Padres have been talking about there possibly being a spot on their bench for Paul McAnulty, a left-handed hitting first baseman/outfielder.
McAnulty has uphill battle to make team
(2/7/2007) Were the Opening Day roster set today, OFs Paul McAnulty and Jack Cust probably wouldn't be with the Padres, but the team is planning to take a long look at both this spring. Both left-handed hitters are considered to have major league bats. Both have defensive shortcomings.
McAnulty is the big winner
(9/7/2006) Rookie Paul McAnulty hit his first career homer, a two-run shot with one out in the 11th inning, and the San Diego Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0 on Wednesday night to remain within one game of the NL West lead. McAnulty, a September callup, hit a 1-0 pitch from Nate Field (0-1) to straightaway center field. It was just the fifth hit of the night for the Padres, who completed a three-game sweep. Todd Walker started the winning rally when he doubled into the right-field corner. McAnulty followed with his homer, which set off a wild celebration at home.
Padres call up minor leaguers
(9/5/2006) The San Diego Padres called up four players from Triple-A Portland, including right-handed pitcher Mike Thompson and outfielder Ben Johnson. The Padres also recalled infielder-outfielder Paul McNulty and purchased the contract of outfielder Jack Cust.
McAnulty optioned to Triple-A
(5/28/2006) Backup catcher Rob Bowen was activated from the 15-day disabled list on Sunday by the San Diego Padres. To make room on the roster, first baseman-outfielder Paul McAnulty was optioned to Triple-A Portland.
McAnulty records a single
(5/25/2006) Padres OF Paul McAnulty singled Wednesday vs. Atlanta in only his fourth plate appearance since being called up from Triple-A Portland on May 12 (he replaced Rob Bowen as a left-handed pinch-hitter).
McAnulty recalled by Padres
(5/12/2006) The Padres placed catcher Rob Bowen on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left thumb and recalled outfielder-first baseman Paul McAnulty from Triple-A Portland on Friday. The club also recalled right-handed pitcher Jon Adkins from Portland and outrighted pitcher Dewon Brazelton to Triple-A. Bowen was hit by Prince Fielder's foul tip with two outs in the fourth inning of Friday's game against Milwaukee. He caught the last two pitches of the inning, then left the game.
McAnulty could get the call
(5/12/2006) OF/1B Paul McAnulty probably will be promoted from Triple-A Portland if the Padres need to put C Rob Bowen (thumb) on the disabled list. McAnulty, who hit .208 in 24 at-bats with the Padres last season, is hitting .278 with the Beavers with eight homers in 108 at-bats. OF Jack Cust, who is hitting .277 with eight homers in 94 at-bats with Portland, is also a possibility. Both are left-handed hitters.
1B McAnulty optioned to minors
(3/14/2006) The Padres optioned 1B-OF Paul McAnulty and OF Freddy Guzman to Triple-A Portland of the PCL and RHP Jared Wells, LHP Sean Thompson and C George Kottaras to Double-A Mobile of the Southern League. Also, they assigned RHP Kenny Baugh, RHP Cesar Carrillo, RHP Mike Thompson, LHP Erick Burke and SS Matt Bush to their minor league camp.
McAnulty gets one-year deal
(2/26/2006) The San Diego Padres signed 1B Paul McAnulty to a one-year contract.
Padres blocking OF/1B McAnulty?
(12/20/2005) Ryan Klesko was going to move to first in the spring, but the acquisition of top prospect Adrian Gonzalez will likely keep him in left. Rookie Paul McAnulty now will have to compete for playing time among Dave Roberts, Klesko, Gonzalez and fellow rookie Ben Johnson.
Padres promote Paul McAnulty
(9/1/2005) The Padres recalled McAnulty from Triple-A Portland on Thursday.
McAnulty returned to minors
(7/3/2005) The Padres optioned Paul McAnulty to Double-A Mobile on Sunday to open up a spot on the roster for veteran reliever Paul Quantrill.