What Would It Take for the Padres to Acquire Gleyber Torres?

November 27, 2017

The hole at the shortstop position for the San Diego Padres is larger than the Grand Canyon itself. Well, at least it certainly feels that way if you have rooted for this franchise in recent memory. For seemingly ever, the Padres have lacked any consistency at one of the most vital positions in all of baseball. Guys like Alexei Ramirez, Alexi Amarista, Clint Barmes, and Erick Aybar have manned short…


Padres Trade Deadline: What Teams Need Yangervis Solarte?

July 30, 2017

  As the July trade deadline approaches all eyes are on Brad Hand and whether he will be moved for big name prospects. While the Padres will surely strike oil when it comes to accumulating young talent for Hand, the same can be said of Yangervis Solarte. Teams always need depth in the postseason and Solarte is a good, versatile infield option with a solid bat. Since the second half…


Is a Potential Padres/Yankees Trade Blooming?

July 10, 2017

Over the last few weeks, reports have circulated that A.J. Preller asked for the New York Yankees stud shortstop prospect, Gleyber Torres, in exchange for prized lefty, Brad Hand. While Torres is obviously too much to surrender for a bullpen arm, the two teams may still hook up on a deal, at least that’s what reports on Saturday indicated. Since the reports neglected to note trade proposals, the fun task…


Padres Series Recap: Padres Take Two of Three Games From Yankees

July 4, 2016

The San Diego Padres have just shocked everyone. They have taken two out of three games from the New York Yankees. Now the Yankees are not this frightening franchise they once were anymore. But even so, they still have this presence to them. I mean these are still the New York Yankees. Winning a series against them is still a very nice accomplishment for a team like the Padres. As…


Padres Series Preview: Padres Take on Yankees This Weekend at Petco

July 1, 2016

The San Diego Padres will start a series this weekend against the New York Yankees at Petco Park. This series has been one of the most anticipated series of the year. Fittingly enough the Yankees will stop by the weekend just before the 4th Of July. We should be in for quite an exiting series. It is very rare to see the Yankees in San Diego. In fact before this…


Padres News: Who is Jose Pirela & Can He Play SS?

November 12, 2015

The San Diego Padres have made their first trade of the season. Much like the addition of Clint Barmes last November, this addition could be the calm before a storm. The team sent 20-year-old pitcher Ronald Herrera to the New York Yankees for Jose Pirela, who will be 26 in 10 days. Jose Pirela is a utility type player. He is capable of playing shortstop, but that is not a…


Padres Rumors: Craig Kimbrel New York Bound?

November 11, 2015

It is not a secret that the San Diego Padres are looking to make a move or two in order to balance out their roster and make a run at a playoff appearance. The team has a solid veteran nucleus, but seeks a few components to solidify itself as a franchise for now and into the future. The main need for the Padres is at shortstop and the team also…


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,…


Padres Rumors: Astros, Cubs, Twins & Yankees All Potential Trade Partners

July 31, 2015

It is a very stressful time for San Diego Padres fans as they wait and prepare themselves for the trades that are surely going to happen. The team has been rumored to be nearly ready to be super-active, but yet not one deal has been agreed upon. Fans are restless searching for one shred of recent news pertaining to a potential Padres trade. The absolute latest has the Padres in…


Padres Rumors: Yankees Heavily Scouting Padres Bullpen

July 27, 2015

Per a report by Jon Morosi the New York Yankees are heavily scouting the San Diego Padres. The report indicated the Padres bullpen as the Yankees main interest. Automatically everyone in the media assumes it is Craig Kimbrel they are interested in, but Joaquin Benoit might be a better fit for the team. Having Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller already at the back-end of the rotation already. The Padres also…