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  • Fixing Padres’ Pitcher Jarred Cosart
  • A Way Too Early Look at Who the Padres Could Select with 3rd Pick in 2017 MLB Draft

Padres Rumors: Padres in Recent Contact With Phillies About a Potential Trade

  News broke Friday morning  from CSN Philadelphia that the Philadelphia Phillies have recently fielded calls from the San Diego Padres once again. Phillies G.M. Ruben Amaro Jr. made this announcement this week on WIP, a Phillies sports radio show in Philadelphia. He claims that A.J. Preller has contacted him and Amaro states that he has fielded plenty of calls from the Padres G.M. over the last few days. Now who would the Padres…

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Padres Rumors: Next Potential Trade Partners for the San Diego Padres

With the recent story on MLBtraderumors.com about the San Diego Padres fielding calls on relief pitchers, here are some potential trade partners for the Padres. Just about every team in the league could use some help in the bullpen and that’s exactly what the Padres have an excess of. Of all the pitchers in the bullpen, I would have to say the Joaquin Benoit is the most likely to be…

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Padres Rumors: Bullpen Depth Will Lead to Another Trade

With both Kevin Quackenbush and Brandon Maurer pitching in triple-A El Paso, the San Diego Padres bullpen is stacked. The last-minute acquisitions of Craig Kimbrel, has overflowed the Padres bullpen. Overflowed, is a good thing however. Quackenbush and Maurer were sent down simply because they have minor league options left. Both pitchers were roughed up a bit in the spring too, but on another team they would easily make the…

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Padres Rumors: Is Starlin Castro the Answer for Padres at Shortstop?

The San Diego Padres have increased their credibility with all the offensive upgrades they made this off-season. The teams outfield consisting of Justin Upton, Matt Kemp and Wil Myers is arguably one of the best in the league. Those three are expected to provide a lot of offensive fire power to a team that was lacking any kind of offense last year. All though A.J. Preller has addressed many needs…

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Padres Rumors: A.J. Preller on the Prowl For a Shortstop?

The San Diego Padres dramatic deal on the eve of opening day was something the baseball community immediately took notice to. The Padres are in it to win, and the team is upgrading at almost every position. These two tweets surfaced Tuesday morning regarding the Padres potential interest in a shortstop. Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY sports brings us the tweets. When I see this, it make me excited to…

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Padres Editorial: Should Padres sign Upton Long-Term?

With all the changes to the San Diego Padres roster, none is bigger than the addition of Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves. Max Fried, Dustin Peterson, Mallex Smith and Jace Peterson were moved to the Braves in return for Upton and low minor league prospect Aaron Northcraft. In fact when James Shields signed with the Padres, Northcraft was designated for assignment. He eventually cleared waivers and is in the…

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Padres News: Amarista at Shortstop

The overhauled San Diego Padres are ready to compete in a tough National League West division. The additions of Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, Wil Myers, Derek Norris, Will Middlebrooks, Shawn Kelley, Brandon Morrow, Brandon Maurer, Jose Valverde and James Shields bring a lot of potential to the roster. With all those additions, and the subtraction of Everth Cabrera to the Baltimore Orioles, a hole has emerged at short stop position….

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Padres Editorial: What James Shields Brings to the Padres

With the addition of James Shields to an already competent starting rotation, the San Diego Padres have legitimate playoff aspirations this season. Shields brings a swagger and bulldog-like mentality that will surely translate well in Padres blue. The fact that Andrew Cashner, Tyson Ross and Ian Kennedy are all right-handed and have similar stuff to Shields, makes the newly acquired ace a perfect mentor to them. Upon signing his contract…

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Padres Editorial: Wil Myers in Center Field

With the multiple additions this past off-season, the San Diego Padres have many defensive questions to be answered. Can Wil Myers handle everyday duties in centerfield, at the spacious Petco Park? With Justin Upton and Matt Kemp locked in the corner outfield spots, Myers needs to play an adequate center in order to stay in the lineup. Is he capable of playing adequately in center? So far this spring Wil…

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