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Padres Rumors: Thinking Outside The Box- Kyle Lohse

With the San Diego Padres emphasis in adding left-handed pitching, (as they’ve added some depth there) and the scarcity on the market, there are simply limited options of the starting variety. That said, A.J. Preller has shown interest in adding Tim Lincecum, and I wonder what other free agent pitchers he’s had dialog with. The Padres have internal options for the starting rotation in Drew Pomeranz, Robbie Erlin maybe to a…

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Padres Editorial: Spangenberg set for a big 2016

The day is March 4th, 2016. Why does that matter? Well, the San Diego Padres just played their first few official Spring Training games of the new year. Last year the Padres brought in additions of Justin Upton, Matt Kemp, Will Middlebrooks, James Shields, Craig Kimbrel, Derek Norris and Wil Myers. The entire city was pumped up, and were ready for San Diego to become a great baseball town once…

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Chargers News: The Butler Didn’t Do it, But Perryman Surely Will

The inevitable has happened as the San Diego Chargers have released Donald Brown and Donald Butler from their contracts. Also cut were linebackers Kavell Conner and Chi Chi Ariguzo. The Chargers had no choice in releasing Butler as Denzel Perryman has proved he is more than capable of taking his place. In fact Butler basically lost his job last season towards the end of the year. Perryman was all over…

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Padres News: The Offseason in Minor League Signings

With full teams in camp, and games starting this week, the offseason has more or less come to an end. Obviously some players are still looking for jobs, most notably Tim Lincecum, Austin Jackson and several others, but even so, a majority of the heavy lifting has been completed. Now that games are just around the corner, it is a better time than ever to evaluate the Padres moves this…

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Padres News: Drew Pomeranz in the Rotation?

With the start of Spring Training action on Wednesday, the time has come for players to prove themselves in order to earn spots on a big league roster for 2016. The San Diego Padres have no shortage of players trying to earn roster spots and, this morning, they added a few more to the fray. Source: Matt Thornton taking physical with #Padres this morning. In agreement on minor-league contract with…

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Padres News: Padres ink veteran Matt Thornton to a Minor League deal

The Padres have inked veteran left handed relief pitcher, Matt Thornton on a Minor league deal — with an invitation to spring training, Ken Rosenthal reports. Thornton, now 39, has a 3.39 ERA over 12 seasons in the Big’s, and the last two years he had an impressive 1.75 ERA, and 2.18 ERA, respectively. One of the Padres emphasis this off season was adding left handed pitching, and they’ve done…

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Padres Rumors: Another San Diego Padres trade this spring?

The San Diego Padres are desperately trying to overhaul their franchise and create more of a cohesive balanced unit. Last season on Easter Sunday, the day before the major league season was to start, A.J. Preller and the Padres pulled off a blockbuster deal acquiring Craig Kimbrel from the Atlanta Braves. The whole trade was Craig Kimbrel and Melvin Upton Jr. for Carlos Quentin, Cameron Maybin, Matt Wisler and Jordan…

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Chargers News: Super Mario (Williams) an option for the Chargers?

News came down early Tuesday morning that the Buffalo Bills are all set to release Mario Williams from his contract. The defensive end/outside linebacker has 10 years in the league and has been very serviceable in his career. He is a beast of a man and has a relentless motor when rushing the QB. In 2012 Williams left the Houston Texans after a productive six years and was signed by…

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Padres News: Padres to Add at Trade Deadline?

For the most part, the 2015-2016 offseason has made sense for the Padres. The Padres didn’t make any big splashes on the free agent or trade market, and improved their farm system through trades. While the team has not publicly stated what their intentions are, a rebuild has looked like the most logical option. Even so, recent comments made by Padres ownership once again bring about a different viewpoint altogether….

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Padres News: Which Rule-5 player has a chance to make the Padres?

The San Diego Padres surprised many by selecting four total players in this years Rule-5 draft. A.J. Preller once again is thinking outside the box as the team will bring in four young players to compete and possibly make the Padres 25-man squad. Jabari Blash, Luis Perdomo, Blake Smith and Josh Martin were all selected by the Friars and each must remain on the Padres 25-man roster for the whole…

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