San Diego Padres Signing Arrieta, Cobb, or Lynn- “Not Gonna Happen”?

March 9, 2018

Veteran right-hander Jake Arrieta remains unsigned. The Chicago Cubs aren’t bringing back Arrieta on a one-year deal. That’s surprising, given that he is one of this winter’s top free agent pitchers and performed for the club in the past. Over the last couple days, Arrieta has been mentioned in Padres’ rumors. Currently, it has already been reported that the Nationals, Phillies, and Brewers have at least some interest in Arrieta, so the Padres have company in…

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Thinking Outside the Box: Padres Should Explore One-Year Deals

February 10, 2018

The present MLB offseason has been historic in the fact that several “big time” free agents remain unsigned with mere days remaining before the start of spring camp. Several factors have produced the present dilemma we see before us. The awareness of baseball analytics has surely slowed down signing free agents to huge, multi-year deals. Another possible reason is the coming free agent class of 2019, which includes Manny Machado,…

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