Padres Rumors & News

  • MLB, umpires reach agreement on new contract

    Sporting News "Major League Baseball and its umpires will maintain labor peace for the next few seasons. The sides agreed to a five-year collective bargaining agreement late Friday, The Associated Press reported. The current agreement was set to expire Dec. 31. The umpires and team owners will hold..." December 20

  • Padres expected to host 2016 All-Star Game at Petco Park

    Hardball Talk "Scott Miller of Bleacher Report is reporting that Petco Park will likely be the host of the 2016 All-Star Game. An announcement is expected to come in January. As Miller noted in a reply on Twitter, this will be an odd instance in which one league hosts the midsummer festivities in back-to-back..." December 20

  • Report: Braves trade Justin Upton to Padres

    The Score "The San Diego Padres now have a Big 3 to fill out spacious Petco Park. Multiple reports said Friday the club has traded for Atlanta Braves slugger Justin Upton, capping a wild 48 hours that saw the Padres deal for a trio of power-hitting outfielders. It remains unclear who the Braves will..." December 19

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Source: Padres nearing a deal that would send Ryan Hanigan to Boston for Will Middlebrooks.

  • A's deal C Derek Norris to Padres

    ESPN.com "The Oakland Athletics have traded starting catcher Derek Norris to the San Diego Padres, sources told ESPN.com'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.

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    david ross is signing with padres

  • GM A.J. Preller likely not done reshaping Padres lineup

    CBSSports.com "The Padres' deals to acquire Matt Kemp, Wil Myers and others are just about to be announced while they've also reportedly acquired catcher Derek Norris. A quick once-over says new general manager A.J. Preller likely isn't done reshaping this ballclub. Let's check it out. Catcher The future..." December 19

  • 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 ESPN.com 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 MLB.com. 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

    CBSSports.com "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

    Forbes.com "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 MLB.com’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

    CBSSports.com "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

    ESPN.com "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 ESPNBoston.com'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

    MLB.com "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

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