Carlos Quentin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Free agent Carlos Quentin to attempt comeback in 2016

    CBS Sports "Carlos Quentin, who was leaning toward retiring last summer, has decided to give baseball another chance. Quentin, who never filed retirement papers, has been doing baseball activity for six weeks and is plotting a comeback as a first baseman/DH/outfielder. His knees, which have been operated..." November 09

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    MLBRosterMoves @MLBRosterMoves

    The @Padres place OF Carlos Quentin on 15-day DL with left knee soreness; option INF Brooks Conrad to Triple-A El Paso.

  • If teams call, Quentin said open to waiving no-trade in right deal

    CBS Sports "When slugger Carlos Quentin signed a $27 million, three-year contract with his hometown Padres a couple years ago, it seemed like a great idea for both sides. The Padres got a rare middle-of-the-order bat for a seemingly reasonable wage, and Quentin got to stay home and play for the team of his..." June 19

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    Dennis Lin @dennistlin

    Carlos Quentin tweaked his groin running the bases. He is day-to-day.

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    Darren Smith @DSmithShow

    Carlos Quentin is traveling to Cincinnati with the #Padres and is expected to be activated on Tuesday.

  • Carlos Quentin could start the season on the disabled list

    Hardball Talk "Padres manager Bud Black says outfielder Carlos Quentin could begin the season on the disabled list, Dennis Lin of U-T San Diego reports. Quentin had surgery to remove loose bodies from his right knee last September, but it is his other knee that is bothering him now. The outfielder recently said..." March 29

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    Corey Brock @FollowThePadres

    #Padres OF Carlos Quentin was a late scratch with a sore left knee. Surgery was on right knee. Team felt no need to push him in a ST game.

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    Dennis Lin @dennistlin

    Bud Black said Carlos Quentin's spring debut is "right around the corner, in a couple days."

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    U-T Padres @UTPadres

    #Padres Carlos Quentin got knee surgery today. Not microfracture. Doctors went in to clear debris and floating particles.

  • Carlos Quentin needs knee surgery, is out for season

    CBS Sports "A few weeks ago my colleague Scott Miller reported that Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin might be done for the season due to his balky right knee. And now that has come to fruition as Miller reports that Quentin is done for the season and needs surgery on his knee. Both of Quentin's knee are..." August 29

  • Padres' Carlos Quentin may be done for the season

    CBS Sports "Aging and aching Padres slugger Carlos Quentin may already be finished for the season. Quentin who last played on July 30 received the third of three lubricant injections in his right knee in Los Angeles on Thursday. The club will see how Quentin responds over the next week to 10 days Padres..." August 17

  • Padres have “growing concern” about Quentin’s knee injury

    Hardball Talk "Carlos Quentin hasn’t played since July 30 because of a knee injury and Corey Brock of reports that the Padres have “growing concern as to when Quentin will play again this season.” Quentin who had offseason surgery on the same knee tested the knee recently with some physical activity..." August 16

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    Andy Masur @PadsCast

    Padres updated lineup v Reds. Quentin scratched with "tweak of left knee".

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    One of the players BAL has talked about internally is Carlos Quentin of the Padres who is signed through 2015 for about $24m guaranteed.

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    Corey Brock @FollowThePadres

    #Padres Carlos Quentin (sore right wrist) is back in the starting lineup tonight. He has the fifth-best road BA (.333) in the NL.

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    Corey Brock @FollowThePadres

    #Padres Carlos Quentin isn't in the starting lineup tonight. Has a sore right wrist. Does not sound serious.

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    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    Carlos Quentin back in #Padres lineup vs #Dodgers.

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    U-T Padres @UTPadres

    Quentin says he is hoping to play this series and "get it behind me". Banged up after colliding with wall Sunday

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    Tyler Emerick @TylerEmerick

    @followthepadres Carlos Quentin back in the lineup tonight, batting fourth.

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    Scott Bair @dscottbair

    Carlos Quentin back in the lineup after missing Friday with knee soreness. Batting fourth in left. #padres @followthepadres

  • Volquez, Quentin lead Padres to 2-1 win

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Previously struggling right-hander Edinson Volquez blanked Milwaukee on five hits over seven innings Wednesday night and Carlos Quentin launched a home run onto the third balcony of the Western Metal Supply Co. building to lead the Padres to a 2-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers before 17,205..." April 25

  • Carlos Quentin regrets nothing...and that's sad

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Carlos Quentin said he was happy to be back, and we had to take his word for it because it appeared that his smile was still suspended. The Padres left fielder finds fielding questions about charging Zack Greinke to be almost as pleasant as passing a kidney stone, so before the game, I tried to..." April 24

  • Carlos Quentin suspension: Padres LF to return to lineup after 8-game ban

    Sporting News "San Diego Padres left fielder Carlos Quentin will be back in the lineup tonight, having served his eight-game suspension for his role in the recent brawl with the Los Angeles Dodgers. “I’m ready to resume baseball,” Quentin told The San Diego Union-Tribune. “I hope it’s behind us. I know it’s..." April 23

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    Andy Masur @

    Quentin announces that he has dropped his appeal of his 8 game suspension and will begin serving it today. #Padres

  • Quentin likely to start serving suspension Monday

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Don’t expect to see Carlos Quentin playing in Los Angeles next week. Major League Baseball is expediting Quentin’s appeal of his eight-game suspension for charging Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke at Petco Park Thursday night. A ruling on the appeal – and a possible reduction of the eight-game..." April 14

  • Matt Kemp, Carlos Quentin exchange words in tunnel after game

    True Blue L.A. "Matt Kemp was one of the most vocal Dodgers on the field during the brawl with the Padres on Thursday night, and it spilled over into the tunnel leading to both the players parking lot and where the Dodgers team bus was parked in an altercation with Carlos Quentin. "I'm always going to be..." April 13

  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke suffers broken collarbone during brawl with Padres

    Los Angeles Times "The pitch by Zack Greinke that struck Carlos Quentin on the biceps appeared innocent enough. The Dodgers were ahead of the San Diego Padres by only a run. There were no outs in the sixth inning. The count was full. But Quentin charged the mound and sparked a Thursday night melee that could..." April 12

  • Quentin gets eight-game suspension, Hairston Jr. gets one; both appeal

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Carlos Quentin and Zack Greinke have a history. To fully understand what happened Thursday night at Petco Park, you have to know the history. “This was more about a personal relationship,” Padres manager Bud Black said Friday as he reflected on the two brawls that erupted in the bottom of..." April 12

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    Corey Brock @

    Padres manager Bud Black on Carlos Quentin: X-ray came back looking good. Ball got him just above right wrist.

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    Corey Brock @

    Padres Quentin hit on right wrist by a pitch. Trainer and Bud Black out to take a look. He's coming out of the game.

  • Forsythe D.L. candidate as Quentin, Cashner pass test

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Andrew Cashner and Carlos Quentin took positive steps Tuesday toward manning spots on the Opening Day roster. But Logan Forsythe appears to be headed for the disabled list rather than subbing for Chase Headley at the start of the season. The plantar fasciitis in Forsythe’s right foot flared..." March 27

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    U-T Padres @

    Quentin . . . mild discomfort in his right knee. Scratched Monday

  • Vogelsong criticizes Quentin after loss to Padres

    CSN Bay Area "Brandon Belt had an angry, red bruise just above his right hip. Ryan Vogelsong was even angrier. The Giants' intense right-hander was incensed that Belt was hit in what the Giants viewed as a clear retaliatory act in the fourth inning of a 7-1 loss to the San Diego Padres on..." August 20

  • Padres, Carlos Quentin agree to extension

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Padres and outfielder Carlos Quentin have reached agreement on a three-year contract extension. The deal was scheduled to be announced at a Petco Park news conference before Sunday's game against the Colorado Rockies. Quentin, who starred at University of San Diego High School, is in his..." July 22

  • Carlos Quentin and Padres closing in on an extension; will keep him in S.D. 3 years

    CBS Sports "Power-hitting outfielder Carlos Quentin and the Padres are on the verge of completing a extension which will keep him in San Diego and take him off the trade block, people familiar with the talks told The deal is believed to be worth about $27 million over three years and..." July 22

  • Padres going to try to re-sign Quentin, Street to multi-year deals

    CBS Sports "The Padres are now planning to try to extend veteran stars Carlos Quentin and Huston Street with new long-term deals and are likely to make a push to do sometime this month, before the July 31 trade deadline. Both players have been mentioned prominently as trade candidates, but both are said to..." July 20

  • Reds, Pirates, Indians, Marlins among teams to inquire about Quentin

    CBS Sports "Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin, who just may be the best hitter dealt this month, has drawn trade interest from the Reds, Indians and Pirates, among others, according to sources. It's no secret why Quentin would be popular as a trade target, as many contending teams could use a corner..." July 09

  • Sources: Pirates in trade discussions for Justin Upton and Carlos Quentin

    Fox Sports "The Pittsburgh Pirates are in first place. Clearly, they intend to stay there. Major-league sources told the Pirates have had preliminary trade discussions regarding two power-hitting outfielders, San Diego's Carlos Quentin and Arizona's Justin Upton. Talent evaluators from those..." July 08

  • Carlos Quentin would help Tigers more than a second basemen

    Detroit News "It's easy to say the biggest issue the Tigers have to solve as the trade market heats up this month is second base. The position, manned primarily by Ramon Santiago, Ryan Raburn and Danny Worth, ranks among the worst in the American League offensively by any number of stats: .204 average, .278..." July 03

  • Quentin delivers for extra-inning win

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Standing on first base in the top of the 10th inning, Chase Headley had given himself the green light. To be sure, he looked for the green light from manager Bud Black, who gave him a little wink and a nod. Interestingly, too, one other guy had given Headley the green light. Carlos..." June 26

  • Quentin says future as a Padre is possible

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Some of the wildest speculation in baseball right now concerns Carlos Quentin and where the left fielder might be playing after the trading deadline. Quentin wouldn't mind remaining a Padre – this season and beyond. "I don't really have a say in that right now, but a lot of things I'm seeing..." June 20

  • Padres could build around Quentin

    Fox Sports "Many in the industry expect that the Padres will trade left fielder Carlos Quentin, but the team is in such a fluid position, no assumption is safe. I've mentioned a few times recently that the Padres might be forced to move Quentin if they are not under new ownership before the July 31..." June 19

  • Quentin getting hit almost as often as he homers

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Carlos Quentin is clearly the Padres biggest threat. Quentin's two-run homer in Oakland Saturday afternoon gave him six in 48 at-bats as a Padre. He also has 13 RBI and 11 extra-base hits in 14 starts. Since joining the Padres in Chicago on May 28, Quentin has hit .417 with a .541 on-base..." June 17

  • Blue Jays expected to target Quentin, assuming he's available

    CBS Sports "The Toronto Blue Jays are expected to be among the teams targeting Padres hot-hitting outfielder Carlos Quentin if, as expected, he's made available. The Blue Jays are said to have long liked Quentin. They had talks this winter about several then-White Sox players, including pitcher Gavin..." June 08

  • Quentin too good for Padres to keep?

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Look, it ticks me off that the only place in San Diego I get to see Adrian Gonzalez is on Taco Bell cups. So it is with much reluctance that I submit Carlos Quentin as trade bait. I surely enjoyed the seventh episode of the Carlos Quentin Show, even if his presence was not enough to avoid..." June 07

  • Forsythe, Quentin HRs power Padres to win over S.F.

    San Diego Union-Tribune "For the first 50 games of the season, the Padres wondered what their fortunes might have been had they had Carlos Quentin and Logan Forsythe in the lineup. Tuesday night they got an indication. Forsythe gave the Padres a 6-5, walk-off victory with the first home run of his major league..." June 06

  • Talent drain in this town must stop now, beginning with Carlos Quentin

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Reason No. (Who's Counting?) as to why there are no sports like San Diego sports. Homegrown Padre Carlos Quentin misses the season's first 49 games with a bum knee, finally gets to play in Chicago and whips the Cubs into gummy bears. He hits three home runs, scores five times, drives in six..." June 04

  • Quentin return a good start, but not a cure

    San Diego Union-Tribune "With one of his first swings of the bat, Carlos Quentin showed why the Padres traded for him, why they've envisioned since New Year's Eve that he'd be their cleanup hitter. And why ... and just how much ... he's been missed. Ultimately, though, the game also would prove why the long-awaited..." May 29

  • Padres await Quentin after second straight shutout loss

    San Diego Union-Tribune "This almost qualified as cruel and unusual punishment -- what with all the extraodinary difficulty the Padres already had endured since before Opening Day -- to have to chase a fluttering knuckleball around all afternoon. So consider it even more impactful -- merciful, really -- that the Padres..." May 28

  • Ex-Sox Quentin may make Padres debut Monday vs. Cubs

    Chicago Tribune "Outfielder Carlos Quentin may make his debut with the San Diego Padres on Monday when the Padres open a series against at the Chicago Cubs, manager Bud Black said Sunday. "There's a chance you might see him in Chicago," Padres manager Bud Black said Sunday. "There's a chance you could see him..." May 28