Three Trades Happened On This Day in Padres History

December 6, 2017

It is rare that three significant trades happen for a major league franchise on the same date, but December 6th goes down in San Diego Padres history for just that reason. A total of 13 players exchanged hands on this date as the Padres attempted to improve their team on three different occasions. The Padres made these trades in 1985, 1989, and 1996 respectively, but each were significant in shaping the…

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The Sad History of the Padres International Signings

May 1, 2017

The San Diego Padres’ historical 2016-17 international signing period will reach its end on June 15th. While the Padres could still hypothetically make one more splash or two (*cough Luis Robert *cough*), almost all of the Padres international scouting work, for this period at least, is complete. And what a job they did. The Padres, taxes and all, invested over $80 million dollars in international talent across the country. It…

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On This Date in Padres’ History, Three Important Trades Happened

December 6, 2016

  It is rare that three significant trades happen for a major league franchise on the same date, but December 6th goes down in San Diego Padres history for just that reason. A total of 13 players exchanged hands on this date as the Padres attempted to improve their team on three different occasions. The Padres made these trades in 1985, 1989 and 1996 respectively, but each were significant in shaping…

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Padres News: Managerial Candidates for Padres

October 6, 2015

The San Diego Padres have officially announced they are moving on from interim manager Pat Murphy. With that the front office is now in the process of looking for the teams first full-time manager since the Padres hired Bud Black over nine years ago. In speaking to the media on Monday morning at Petco Park, A.J. Preller indicated that the team is looking for someone to get their players to…

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