Padres Rumors & News

  • Norris, Upton lead Padres in wacky comeback

    San Diego Union-Tribune "With both lightning and significant change on the horizon, the Padres played their wackiest game of the season, a contest that was on, then off, back on for a few critical minutes, delayed again and finally resumed. In the end, less than 24 hours before the trade deadline, San Diego overcame a..." July 31

  • Indians trade RP Marc Rzepczynski to San Diego Padres

    Akron Beacon Journal "The Indians have reportedly made another trade, this one just before the 4 p.m. deadline, dealing left-handed relief pitcher Marc Rzepczynski to the San Diego Padres for outfielder Abraham Almonte. ESPN’s Keith Law was the first with the report. UPDATE: The Indians have confirmed the..." July 31

  • Red Sox, Cubs, Padres reportedly negotiating 3-team 'blockbuster'

    Over The Monster "The Red Sox and Cubs both want to pry Tyson Ross from the Padres. The Red Sox also happen to be interested in acquiring Craig Kimbrel from San Diego, and the Padres hope, among other things, that they find a permanent solution to their shortstop problem in one of their upcoming deals before the..." July 31

  • 3h
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Industry waiting on #Padres. They're talking with Astros. They're talking with Yankees. They have 3-team scenarios going. Tick tock.

  • Padres talking with Yankees, Astros about trade for closer Craig Kimbrel

    ESPN "The San Diego Padres traded for closer Craig Kimbrel just hours before the season started in April. Now they could be about to move him, hours before the 4 p.m. ET trade deadline. The Padres spoke overnight with both the New York Yankees and Houston Astros about deals involving their all-star..." July 31

  • 7h
    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    The #Redsox also like Tyson Ross a lot, says source. They've been operating "very quietly'' in trade talks for pitching.

  • White Sox Aggressively Pursuing Bat; Interested In Upton, Cespedes

    MLB Trade Rumors "The White Sox are interested not only in Cespedes but also in the Padres’ Justin Upton, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (via Twitter). 2:41pm: The White Sox are flipping the script and aggressively pursuing a bat, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports on Twitter. Among the many players they’ve..." July 31

  • 1d
    Dennis Lin @dennistlin

    Brandon Morrow will not make his previously scheduled rehab start today. He'll see Dr. Heinz Hoenecke in San Diego tomorrow.

  • 1d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    tyson ross drawing intense interest from many. astros may be at forefront. jays, cubs, dodgers among many, many others.

  • Ross, Upton lead Padres over Mets

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Trade candidates Tyson Ross and Justin Upton teamed Wednesday to lead the Padres to a 7-3 victory over the Mets, a game that was more interesting for the players who left it than the ones who finished it. Ross threw 83 pitches over five innings of one-run ball before reliever Kevin Quackenbush..." July 30

  • Astros, Padres gaining steam in trade talks

    Houston Chronicle "The Astros and Padres gained steam in talks about pitching Wednesday, a person familiar with the situation said. However, nothing was in the red zone yet,as the Astros continue to talk to many teams, several sources close to the process said. San Diego closer Craig Kimbrel and starting..." July 30

  • Syndergaard not perfect, but masterful as Mets blank Padres

    New York Post "The attention should have been on a pennant race. Or David Wright’s pregame workout presence. But instead, the Mets received their latest kick to the gut with the stunning announcement of bag-’o-bricks brained former closer Jenrry Mejia’s 162-game suspension by Major League Baseball for a second..." July 29

  • Padres like Cubs power prospect Javier Baez; teams have talked

    CBS Sports "The Padres, looking for shortstop, infielders, lefty bats and young controllable pieces while soliciting offers for just about anyone, have talked to the Padres about slugging prospect Javier Baez. There's potential for a match with the Padres, and the sides have had discussions in recent..." July 29

  • 2d
    Jim Bowden @JimBowden_ESPN

    Tyson Ross #Padres has become #BlueJays top trade target bc of stuff and years of control but #Padres hesitant to move him #TradeDeadline

  • Mets still seeking big bat; Upton, CarGo, Gomez, Parra, Bruce work

    CBS Sports "The Mets have enhanced their inconsistent offense with the additions of Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson but still have their sights clearly on a big bat, with Justin Upton, Carlos Gonzalez, Carlos Gomez, Gerardo Parra and Jay Bruce among the better targets. The Mets, now only a game out of first..." July 29

  • 3d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    #BlueJays working to trade for a starting pitcher. Ian Kennedy one of the many options they're considering.

  • 3d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    #Cubs also known to have interest in #Padres outfielder Will Venable.

  • Upton homers as Padres beat Marlins

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Deemed healthy two days earlier, Justin Upton confirmed that status Sunday afternoon, his swift, compact swing redirecting a ball over a wall for the 16th time this season. That second-inning homer in a 3-2 win over the Marlins may have also served as a parting gift for a Petco Park crowd of..." July 27

  • 3d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    #Cubs have discussed Starlin Castro with #Padres, sources tell @Ken_Rosenthal and me. Cubs have inquired on San Diego starting pitchers.

  • 4d
    Jayson Stark @jaysonst

    Sources: #Padres & #Orioles have discussed deal to send Justin Upton to Bal. Possibly could expand it to include SD starters (Ross/Cashner)

  • Jays, Astros, Dodgers, Rangers among teams looking at Tyson Ross

    CBS Sports "Tyson Ross is an extremely popular man on the trade market, with the Blue Jays, Astros, Dodgers, Rangers and others interested. While Ross is having only a solid season -- 6-8, 3.45 -- he is extremely well regarded, and what's more he has three years to go before free agency. Toronto and Los..." July 27

  • Nationals, Blue Jays looking at Kimbrel; might Astros join the fray?

    CBS Sports "The Nationals and Blue Jays are among the teams showing some interest in Padres star closer Craig Kimbrel, who along with the rest of the San Diego roster, is available. Washington and Toronto are two teams that have been connected to eminently available Jonathan Papelbon, so their potential..." July 27

  • 4d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Another high-priced player #Padres are shopping hard, per sources: 2B Jedd Gyorko. Owed $32M from 2016 to ’19, plus $1M buyout.

  • 5d
    Jeff Sanders @JeffSanders_UT

    Myers felt discomfort after swinging yesterday. He will be examined in Arizona tomorrow instead of joining team on road trip.

  • 5d
    Scott Miller @ScottMillerBbl

    The Padres are ready to sell but will first wait and see how 4 game series with Marlins goes. Last call to turn things around.

  • 5d
    Carter Williams @cwilliamsDN

    Brandon Morrow's night over: 2.1 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K with another runner his. Fastball 92-95 range. Topped out at 99. #padres

  • Kennedy shows value in Padres win over Marlins

    San Diego Union-Tribune "After Saturday's 3-1 victory over the Marlins, the Padres will try to win the four-game series outright Sunday at Petco Park. Then they'll fly across the country and spend Monday's off-day in New York. A three-game series against the Mets opens Tuesday. Whether Ian Kennedy has made his last..." July 26

  • Mets still have their eyes on some potential big-time acquisitions

    Fox Sports "The Mets are thinking big. Whether they act big remains to be seen. The team, after acquiring Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Braves on Friday, is exploring a number of larger trades, major-league sources say. Here, according to sources, is where the Mets’ various pursuits stand: A..." July 26

  • Trio of homers power Padres' victory over Marlins

    San Diego Union-Tribune "In Game 91, Matt Kemp and Justin Upton both homered in a contest for the first time all season. The end of a much longer drought Friday night served as a painful reminder of best-laid plans gone awry as the Padres head toward the July 31 deadline with ever-diminishing playoff hopes. Lefty Brett..." July 25

  • Mets balk at asking price for Justin Upton, still searching for offense

    CBS Sports "The Mets and Padres are currently at an impasse in talks involving star San Diego outfielder Justin Upton after the Padres asked for at least one high-end prospect back, and possibly two. The Mets walked away after a suggestion that included a big prospect or two and no payment toward Upton's..." July 25

  • Report: Padres ‘really want to move’ Shields and Cashner

    CSN Bay Area "The San Diego Padres had a massive overhaul in the offseason that hasn't quite gone according to plan. While looking up at others in the National League West standings, they may be looking to be sellers, including a trade of a proven ace they brought in as part of that new regime. Padres..." July 25

  • 7d
    Dennis Lin @dennistlin

    Pat Murphy said there's a good chance Justin Upton will be in the lineup tomorrow.

  • Tom Koehler gets 18th win in Marlins’ victory over Padres

    Miami Herald "Quick. Name the Marlins pitcher with the most wins over the past two seasons. It’s not Jose Fernandez. Nor is it Henderson Alvarez. Heck, it’s not even close. If you came up with Tom Koehler — perhaps the most overshadowed member of the rotation — give yourself a pat on the back and an..." July 24

  • Padres option Middlebrooks to Triple-A, recall Almonte

    Fox Sports "The San Diego Padres optioned infielder Will Middlebrooks to Triple-A El Paso on Wednesday and recalled outfielder Abraham Almonte. Middlebrooks has struggled with consistency this season, hitting .212 in 83 games with 9 home runs and 29 RBI." July 23

  • Giants come alive, take series from Padres

    CSN Bay Area "They’ve made right field at Petco Park a bit smaller over the years, but it’s still a few feet too large for Matt Kemp. The first-year Padre came up a bit short on two big hits in the seventh inning, allowing the Giants to break away and take a 7-1 win on getaway day at Petco Park. Buster Posey..." July 23

  • 8d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    JUpton could return from minor oblique strain today, but #Padres might hold him out until tomorrow to be safe. Most likely SD player to go.

  • 9d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    #Mets showing interest in Will Venable, in addition to Gerardo Parra, among left-handed outfield options. #Cubs like both too.

  • Giants ride Heston, long ball to beat Padres

    CSN Bay Area "Stop us if you’ve read this one before … “The San Diego Padres didn’t have a hit through five innings against the Giants.” This time it was Chris Heston, not Tim Lincecum, who chased history at Petco Park. Heston, who no-hit the Mets last month, didn’t give up a knock until the sixth inning..." July 22

  • Price, Gallardo, Padres trio may shift market, more notes

    CBS Sports "This supposed sellers market could turn neutral or even become a buyers market as we get closer to the July 31 trade deadline, with more teams starting to realize that maybe this isn't their year, after all. The starting pitching market, in particular, which looked quite a bit thin only a week..." July 22

  • 8d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    #BlueJays and #Padres have had recent discussions about San Diego pitchers -- both rotation and bullpen.

  • Which MLB Stadium Has The Cheapest Beer?

    Deadspin "VinePair charted the best beer prices from all 30 MLB teams. Unsurprisingly, Fenway Park bleeds their patrons dry when it comes to selling beers. Leeches. The first graph’s a bit useless, since there are varying sizes of the cheapest small beer available: As an example, the Phillies’ smallest..." July 22

  • Does the second wild card ruin the trade deadline?

    SB Nation "The trade deadline is in 10 days. There are no rumors. Why, did you hear any rumors? If you have a good Ken Rosenthal tweet, can you share it with me? I just sit in a dark room, favoriting and unfavoriting a tweet from the Ken Rosenthai imposter account, hoping it'll get me closer to the next real..." July 22

  • Astros talk Andrew Cashner, Tyson Ross as well as Cole Hamels

    Houston Chronicle "A baseball source said Tuesday the Phillies were taking the Astros seriously amidst a group of three or four teams that are contending for the pitcher, with other clubs are on the periphery as the non-waiver deadline looms July 31. Although the Astros may be able to acquire a half-year rental..." July 22

  • Kemp, Padres extend win streak to five

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Mother Nature washed out Sunday's game at Petco Park, nullifying a one-run lead for the Rockies and a pair of doubles for a red-hot Matt Kemp. Both were wiped from the official scorebooks, the contest postponed until September. But a particular feeling carried over into Monday. Running to first..." July 21

  • 10d
    Corey Brock @FollowThePadres

    Brandon Morrow getting set for a sim game here at Petco Park. This would likely be last hurdle for him to clear before MiLB stint. #Padres

  • 11d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    #Pirates interested in Justin Upton, but they will prioritize an infielder if Jordy Mercer is out for extended period. Holding pattern now.

  • Orioles have 'expressed interest' in Padres' Justin Upton

    The Score "Baltimore Orioles general manager Dan Duquette could finally land the impact outfielder he failed to acquire in the offseason. The Orioles have "expressed interest" in making a trade for San Diego Padres outfielder Justin Upton, according to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports. Duquette failed to..." July 20

  • 11d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    no trade for justin upton (not yet anyway), who's out of game. muscle tightened up. precautionary due to weather

  • 12d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    #Orioles have expressed interest in trading for #Padres OF Justin Upton, sources say. Baltimore wants to add an outfielder. @FOXSports

  • Myers to begin hitting next week

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Padres outfielder-first baseman Wil Myers is expected to begin swinging a bat next week, interim manager Pat Murphy said Saturday. Myers underwent surgery a month ago in Scottsdale, Ariz., where hand specialist Dr. Donald Sheridan removed a bone spur in Myers' left wrist. Myers flew to Arizona..." July 19