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Padres News: Craig Kimbrel Fastest in MLB History to 200 Saves

When the San Diego Padres acquired Craig Kimbrel from the Atlanta Braves on Easter Sunday, my immediate reaction was to just laugh. I did so for about 10 minutes straight. I would assume my reaction to the Padres finally winning a World Series would be similar. Adding a dominant closer like Craig Kimbrel to an already formidable bullpen seemed likely to catapult the Padres team to an unknown level. That…

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Padres Rumors: Astros Jonathan Villar an Option for Padres?

The obvious need for the San Diego Padres is at the shortstop position. General Manager A.J. Preller has been scouring the trade market in attempt to gain a potential upgrade at the position. Nothing has come to fruition yet, but surely the Padres are going to make a move at some point. Perhaps shortstop Jonathan Villar of the Houston Astros would be an option for the Padres. The Astros called…

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Padres News: Brandon Morrow Leaves With Shoulder Discomfort

The San Diego Padres did not receive good news on Sunday when starting pitcher Brandon Morrow cam out of his final rehab start with shoulder discomfort. Morrow hasn’t pitched in the big league since May 2nd against the Colorado Rockies. #Padres RHP Brandon Morrow, making 2nd rehab start with @missionsmilb, left game after 49 pitches with discomfort in his right shoulder. — Corey Brock (@FollowThePadres) June 7, 2015 He managed…

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Padres News: Padres Have Tough Decisions Ahead

So, about that logjam that is supposed to affect the Padres infield with players returning. That logjam has already arrived with Yonder Alonso returning to the lineup, and is only going to get tougher once Wil Myers returns to the team. However, the outfield is going to see a logjam of its own beginning today, June 8. Melvin Upton, Jr., the other player the San Diego Padres acquired in the…

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Padres News: Melvin Upton Jr. to Return

The San Diego Padres announced on Sunday afternoon that Melvin Upton Jr. will return to the Padres 25-man roster on Monday in Atlanta verses the Braves. Upton spent two years with the Braves after signing a 5 years/$72.25 million dollar contract with them prior to the 2013 season. In 13 minor league games in AAA El Paso, Upton hit .280 with 1 home run and six RBI’s. He also stole…

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Padres News: Matt Kemp is Heating Up

Don’t look now San Diego Padres fans, but slugging outfielder Matt Kemp is starting to swing the bat with some authority. After his Saturday afternoon performance in which he went three for four with a homer and five RBI’s, Kemp spoke about the team. Kemp spoke about not being concerned with the amount of home runs he has, but rather the amount of wins the team has. That shows that…

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Padres News: How Are All The Players Traded This Off-Season Doing?

When the San Diego Padres overhauled their team this off-season a total of 17 minor league and major league players were moved. To acquire the likes of Matt Kemp, Justin Upton, Derek Norris, Wil Myers, Craig Kimbrel and Shawn Kelly, the Padres dealt some very promising young players. This article will take a look at each players numbers so far this season and what their future may hold. The players…

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