Padres Shortstop Search Could End with Detroit Tigers

March 11, 2017

As spring training evaluations and player and prospect(s) showcasing continues to narrow down competition for the San Diego Padres, they remain interested in upgrading their shortstop candidates. According to Jon Heyman of Fanragsports.com, the Padres are searching for a shortstop, and he notes that their preference would be a player that is controlled beyond 2017. The Padres have, of course, signed Erick Aybar to a minor league deal, but his…

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Tigers’ Jose Iglesias an Option for Padres at SS?

December 9, 2016

For the longest time, the San Diego Padres have struggled to possess an everyday shortstop, a player that you can count on day in and day out. Everth Cabrera made an effort to be that person, and had a decent run at the position, but off-field issues and drug dependency ended that real quick. Some would argue that the San Diego Padres haven’t had a decent shortstop since Khalil Greene….

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Padres Rumors: Five Potential Landing Spots for Andrew Cashner

July 26, 2016

The time has come for the San Diego Padres and Andrew Cashner to part ways. The right handed pitcher is well aware of the fact he will most likely be traded and it really isn’t a secret. He recently told the press that he fully expects to be dealt before the August 1 deadline. There are still some reports and feelings that the team could hold on to Cashner and…

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Padres Rumors: Can & Will The Team Move Matt Kemp?

December 19, 2015

There have been constant rumors swirling that the San Diego Padres would love to get out of the contract of Matt Kemp. That is really no secret as the $86 million ($72 owed by the Padres) for the next four seasons is a bit restricting to the budget of the Padres. The team is beginning to have remorse for the deal that brought Kemp and Tim Federowicz to the Padres…

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Padres Rumors: Trade Target- Jose Iglesias

December 1, 2015

The San Diego Padres have an issue that needs to be addressed. The team has a huge hole at shortstop with only Alexi Amarista as a viable option as the position defensively. Jedd Gyorko and Will Middlebrooks spent some innings at the position, but neither are expected to man the position in the 2016 season. The Padres have some options in the minor leagues as Javier Guerra takes over as…

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Padres Rumors: Craig Kimbrel Possible Trade Destinations

October 23, 2015

When A.J. Preller completed the blockbuster trade for Craig Kimbrel and tag-along Melvin Upton Jr.a mere hours before the start of the 2015 season, many questioned the San Diego Padres general manager’s sanity. The trade seemed unnecessary at face value. The Padres not only took on a large amount in additional salary but also gave up several decent prospects on top of the salary. In hindsight the trade looks decent,…

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Padres News: Brewer’s Banter

September 11, 2015

1. Yonder Alonso’s Injury It looks like Yonder Alonso’s most recent injury will likely be a season ending injury for the Padres 1st baseman. With this injury it seems likely that Wil Myers will get a majority of the playing time at first base with Brett Wallace also receiving a decent amount of playing time on top of that. With Wil Myers enjoying playing at first base, and playing the…

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