Oakland Athletics & San Diego Padres Are an Excellent Match for a Trade

March 22, 2017

The San Diego Padres have acquired Tyson Ross, Derek Norris, and Drew Pomeranz from the Oakland Athletics in the last five years. Is it time for another Athletics/Padres deal? Is no secret that A.J. Preller is aggressive when it comes to making trades. He is not shy. If a deal will improve his club, then he will surely pull the trigger. For the Padres, at the moment, it is all…


Padres Rumors: Matt Kemp & the possibility of a trade

February 14, 2016

It was reported early on Friday morning from Robert Murray of baseballessential.com that the Padres have listened to offers on Matt Kemp and the Oakland A’s surfaced as a potential landing spot. Soon after this report surfaced the Athletics sent two prospects to the Milwaukee Brewers for Khris Davis. There went that idea. Oakland may have kicked the tires a bit on Kemp, but a deal was surely not close, was…


Padres News: Evaluation of the Yonder Alonso Trade

December 2, 2015

Early Wednesday morning it was announced that the San Diego Padres and Oakland Athletics had come to terms on a multi-player trade that sent first baseman Yonder Alonso and reliever Marc Rzepczynski to the Athletics for Major league pitcher Drew Pomeranz, minor league pitcher Jose Torres and a player to be named later. For the Padres this was a move sending two expendable players and getting back two cheaper alternatives…


Padres Rumors: Let the Trade Talk Begin- Oakland Athletics

May 13, 2015

The San Diego Padres team is surely a work in progress and there have been many reports indicating that A.J. Preller has been on the prowl. There have been reports of him looking for a shortstop as well as reports the GM was shopping relief pitchers once the team added Craig Kimbrel to its bullpen. A deal is going to happen, it’s just a matter of time. A.J. Preller is…