Padres Rumors & News

  • A's deal C Derek Norris to Padres "The Oakland Athletics have traded starting catcher Derek Norris to the San Diego Padres, sources told's Buster Olney on Thursday. Norris, in his third MLB season, posted career highs in 2014 of .270 in batting average with 10 homers and 55 RBIs for the A's. It was part of a busy..." December 19

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    Tim Brown @TBrownYahoo

    It appears Dodgers and Padres have worked through lingering issues. They are all but done with the Kemp trade. Rollins coming from Philly.

  • Rollins trade still in place despite Kemp snag

    CSN Philly "A week after striking a deal to send Jimmy Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Phillies are still waiting to see what the return will be for the well-decorated veteran shortstop. The holdup continues to be a proposed trade that would send outfielder Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the San..." December 18

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Matt Kemp's agent, Junior Spivey, says of trade, "Everything is OK. We're just waiting on the final details. Should be good to go."

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    should be big deal announced sometime soon, perhaps tonite. the wil myers, 11-plsyer, 3-team extravaganza is still a go.

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The holdup in Matt Kemp trade is because the physical revealed arthritis in both hips. The #Padres continue to consult medical experts.

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    josh johnson headed back to padres. base expected to be a bit less than $2M with incentives that can take him back to $8M.

  • Rays, Padres, Nationals agree to 11-player trade

    Hardball Talk "A massive three-team, 11-player trade has officially been agreed upon between the Rays, Padres, and Nationals. Jim Bowden of SiriusXM and was first to post the entire breakdown … RAYS GET … Steven Souza, outfielder, from Nationals Travis Ott, pitcher, from Nationals Rene Rivera,..." December 18

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    This is getting weird. #Padres official: “Still inconclusive on Kemp.” Is trade in jeopardy? “Not yet.”

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    Like @JeffPassan, I'm hearing #padres have another move coming. Hearing Seth Smith's name a lot.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Turner, Joe Ross to #Nationals. Myers, Hanigan, Jose Castillo to #Padres. Souza, Ott, Rivera, Smith, Bauers to #Rays (Souza, Ott from Nats).

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    Jim Bowden @JimBowden_ESPN

    Austin Hedges is not in Myers deal according to source

  • MLB releases statement on Cuban relations

    Sporting News "President Barack Obama's desire to restore relations with Cuba could have a significant impact on Major League Baseball. Obama said Wednesday he wants the U.S. to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba because isolating the communist Caribbean country has not worked. "Neither the American..." December 17

  • So, apparently we’re sweating the Matt Kemp physical now

    Hardball Talk "The Matt Kemp-to-the-Padres trade is not yet official. Why? The results of the physical have not yet been approved or rubberstamped or whatever one does with the results of physicals." December 17

  • Padres, Rays discussing trade involving Wil Myers

    Hardball Talk "Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reported last week that the Rays had received calls from “about a half-dozen teams” regarding the availability of young outfielder Wil Myers. And it appears the Tampa Bay front office was paying attention to those calls … According to FOX Sports’ Ken..." December 17

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Padres, #Rays discussing significant trade. Talks involve a number of players. Wil Myers would be main piece going to SD.

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    Corey Brock @FollowThePadres

    Source: The #Padres have signed RHP Brandon Morrow to a one-year contract. Team has not confirmed.

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    Corey Brock @FollowThePadres

    Morrow's deal with the #Padres: $2.5 million guarantee + chance to earn $5 million in bonuses for starting and $1 million for relieving.

  • Padres eyeing another megadeal . . . but is that enough?

    Fox Sports "It’s true — the Padres want Justin Upton in addition to Matt Kemp. They’re also looking at other hitters, but one rival executive says the Pads are “all over” Upton, confirming a report by Mark Bowman of Which raises a few questions. Actually, more than a few. What would the Padres be..." December 15

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: #Padres have made one-year, incentive-laden offer to free-agent RHP Brandon Morrow. Only 87 2/3 IP in 2013-14 due to injuries.

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    Mark Bowman @mlbbowman

    The #Padres remain one of the clubs pursuing J-Up. I wouldn't be shocked if J-Up and Kemp are together in San Diego next year.

  • Padres Don’t Reach Agreement With Kwang-Hyun Kim

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Padres and left-hander Kwang-Hyun Kim were unable to reach agreement on a contract by today’s deadline of 4pm CT, according to a tweet from the Global Sporting Information firm. The Padres will be refunded the $2MM they posted to win the right to negotiate with Kim, and the lefty will return..." December 12

  • Sources: Padres agree on blockbuster Kemp trade

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Padres have reached an agreement with the Dodgers that would send outfielder Matt Kemp and catcher Tim Federowicz to San Diego in exchange for catcher Yasmani Grandal and a pair of pitching prospects, sources told the U-T. The Padres would also receive roughly $30 million to help offset the..." December 12

  • Padres, Dodgers working on Kemp blockbuster: Grandal would be in it "The Padres and Dodgers continue to work on a potential Matt Kemp blockbuster, and there appears to be some progress. "It has legs," said someone familiar with the talks, which have been going on for weeks. Catcher Yasmani Grandal would be the centerpiece of a trade if it is worked out. " December 11

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    Tim Brown @TBrownYahoo

    Add Jesse Hahn to the list of pitchers Padres would move in order to bring in a bat.

  • MLB sees record $9 billion in revenues for 2014 "With 2014 soon coming to a close, Bud Selig and Major League Baseball can look back and say, “It was a very good year.” The league will see approx. $9 billion in gross revenues for the 2014 calendar year, a new record. Adjustments are still be calculated that could push the league slightly over..." December 10

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    hear orioles, rangers and mariners, 3 early kemp players, are all out on him. seems like might be padres or bust.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Padres, #Dodgers working hard on Kemp deal, getting closer. LAD wants strong piece besides Grandal. SD’s Wisler one possibility.

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The San Diego #Padres looming as the most likely destination for #Dodgers Matt Kemp, offering Yasmany Grandal and one other player to LA

  • As winter meetings begin, Texas Rangers focus likely Andrew Cashner, not Justin Upton

    Dallas Morning News "As the winter meetings begin with anticipation that this time – for the first time in years – a full-fledged swap meet will break out, there is no shortage of impact players available on the trade market. As the Rangers lock themselves into their well-stocked suite at the Manchester Grand Hyatt..." December 08

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: #RedSox, #Padres have discussed Cespedes for Kennedy. BOS believes that Cespedes can bring them even better pitcher.

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    Pitcher Joe Wieland has agreed on $590,000 deal with #padres to avoid salary arbitration.

  • Everth Cabrera pleads not guilty

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Everth Cabrera plead not guilty to a misdemeanor account of resisting arrest Thursday via fax, a San Diego County District Attorney spokesman said. The former Padres shortstop requested the counter arraignment in lieu of the formal proceeding, which was scheduled Monday as Major League Baseball’s..." December 06

  • Report: The Dodgers and Padres continue to discuss a possible Matt Kemp trade

    Hardball Talk "We heard last week that the Dodgers and Padres were talking about a possible Matt Kemp trade and FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports that discussions are ongoing. Nothing is imminent, as the Dodgers continue to talk to other teams and they aren’t considered closer to a deal with the Padres than..." December 05

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    Jeff Sanders @JeffSanders_UT

    #Padres non-tender Everth Cabrera. Yonder Alonso is safe for now.

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Padres said to be aggressively looking for hitters who can help them contend for NL West title immediately.

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    keithlaw @keithlaw

    Hearing this too. “@Buster_ESPN: Other teams say the Padres have gotten more aggressive in marketing Yasmani Grandal in trade discussions.”

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Padres getting “ton of inquiries” on their catchers - Grandal, Rivera and top prospect Austin Hedges. Talks active.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources today again confirmed talks between #Padres, #Dodgers on Kemp. Nothing that recent. No deal close. Pads exploring multiple options.

  • Padres Focusing On Trade Market, Yasmany Tomas

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Padres missed out on Pablo Sandoval, who signed with the Red Sox earlier today, and’s Corey Brock reports that the they are now heavily focused on trades, although Yasmany Tomas appears to be one notable exception. According to Brock, the Padres are believed to have reached out to the..." November 26

  • Padres, Braves, Giants among clubs after Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas "The Padres just made a big push for Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas, the Braves are on their way to the Dominican Republic to view Tomas and now the Giants, who've always been involved, have extra reason to make a bigger push for Tomas since Pablo Sandoval is going to Boston. Tomas, who's been..." November 24

  • Agent: Sandoval mulling offers, nearing pick "Free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval is expected to make a decision about his baseball future this week, according to his brother and co-agent. Michael Sandoval did not specify which teams are in the running, but he told's Gordon Edes on Saturday that Pablo Sandoval has..." November 23

  • Pablo Sandoval leaning toward Red Sox — Padres have highest offer, SF Giants still in hunt

    San Francisco Gate "I hear Pablo Sandoval has received his highest contract offer from the Padres but is leaning toward accepting an offer from the Red Sox, though events could change in a hurry. Giants assistant GM Bobby Evans, who spoke with agent Gustavo Vasquez on Thursday morning, had suggested the third..." November 23

  • Padres, Braves eyeing Tomas "The Padres could be primed to make a big splash during the Hot Stove season moving forward. General manager A.J. Preller met with the agent for free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval on Friday in Miami and is expected to fly to the Dominican Republic on Saturday to meet with the agent for..." November 23

  • Report: Padres Join Red Sox, Giants As Major Players For Pablo Sandoval

    NESN "The Pablo Sandoval sweepstakes just welcomed a surprise entrant. The San Diego Padres have joined the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants in aggressively pursuing Sandoval,’s Jon Heyman reported Thursday night. The Toronto Blue Jays and Chicago White Sox reportedly have shown..." November 21

  • Padres, Braves in hunt for Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas "The race to sign Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is heating up once again. The Braves and Padres have emerged as the frontrunners in the Tomas’ sweepstakes and top officials from both clubs are expected to meet with him this weekend in the Dominican Republic, according to industry..." November 21

  • Red Sox offer to Sandoval coming soon; Giants, three others in mix "Pablo Sandoval and his agents boarded a flight Wednesday afternoon from Boston, and the Red Sox are expected to make an offer by Thursday or so in what looks like a strong and spirited competition between at least five teams, including the favored, big-market Boston and San Francisco teams. The..." November 19

  • Report: Rangers, Royals eyeing Kennedy

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Of the three pitchers the Padres may move for a bat, Ian Kennedy’s proximity to free agency makes him a natural asset to dangle on the trade market. As such, two teams – the Rangers and the Royals – have emerged as early options, Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal is reporting. In the final year of..." November 19

  • White Sox, Padres among teams with interest in free agent first baseman Adam LaRoche

    Hardball Talk "ESPN’s Jayson Stark reported Tuesday afternoon that the Marlins have shown “aggressive interest” in free agent first baseman Adam LaRoche. Now we can go ahead and add a few more teams to the list. Ken Rosenthal of is hearing from sources that the White Sox and Padres have also..." November 19

  • Sources: Texas interested in Padres' Kennedy

    ESPN Dallas "Multiple sources say that the Texas Rangers are interested in several pitchers from the San Diego Padres, particularly right-hander Ian Kennedy. Kennedy made $6.1 million last season after going 13-13 with a 3.63 ERA. Kennedy won his final three starts of 2014 and pitched 201 innings, the..." November 18

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