Padres Talk Contract Extension for Fernando Tatis Jr.

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Is a Contract Extension in Fernando Tatis Jr.’s Future? Rumors about an imminent contract extension for Fernando Tatis Jr. flew around baseball news sites last week. Now, different sources have confirmed that the alleged deal hasn’t even been talked about, let alone decided. Regardless, the San Diego Padres seem eager to ink Tatis with a […] READ MORE


Jayce Tingler Turned the San Diego Padres into Winners

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A.J. Preller, the San Diego Padres general manager, took a chance on Jayce Tingler to lead his ball club, and boy did it pay off. The 38-year old rookie manager was named a finalist for the National League (NL) Manager of the Year Award by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) on Monday, Nov. […] READ MORE


The Favorites to Win the World Series

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The New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Dodgers are the favorites to meet in the World Series this year. This is not much of a surprise to most people. Both teams are deep and full of top-notch talent. Smart money is on the Dodgers for several reasons that will be discussed in more detail […] READ MORE


A.J. Preller Suspended by MLB

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By Joshua Greenberg – Last Word On Baseball Major League Baseball announced Thursday that San Diego Padres General Manager A.J. Preller has been suspended as a result of the League’s investigation into the Drew Pomeranz trade with the Boston Red Sox. Preller will serve a 30-day suspension, and will receive no pay during that period. […] READ MORE



Braves Trade for Matt Kemp, Send Hector Olivera to Padres

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The Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres have agreed on a deal that sends slugger Matt Kemp and cash to Atlanta for Cuban outfielder Hector Olivera, pending physicals. Braves Trade for Matt Kemp, Send Hector Olivera to Padres Kemp, 31, is owed $64.5 million on his deal through 2019, with $10.5 million coming from the […] READ MORE



Atlanta Braves Catching Needs

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As the trade deadline approaches in the coming weeks, many players will be shipped off to join other organizations and teams in all different levels.  Teams will look to bolster their roster for a deep postseason run while others will seek prospects or seasoned big leaguers to set up their organization for success in the […] READ MORE


Toronto Blue Jays Acquire Melvin Upton Jr.

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The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired Melvin Upton Jr from the San Diego Padres. As part of the trade, San Diego will be paying the majority of Upton’s remaining contract. For their part, the Blue Jays will be sending over an unidentified Class A player to the Padres as well. Toronto Blue Jays Acquire Melvin […] READ MORE