Padres Flip #13 Prospect SP De Los Santos for SS Freddy Galvis

December 15, 2017

A.J. Preller connected with Matt Klentak (Philadelphia Phillies GM) Friday morning, flipping the number 13 prospect in the Padres organization for 28-year-old shortstop Freddy Galvis. Enyel De Los Santos, starting pitching prospect, came to the Padres in November of 2015 when the team traded reliever Joaquin Benoit for De Los Santos. Since then, he has worked his way up to Double-A San Antonio and falling in line as one of…

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Freddy Galvis on Padres’ Radar. Will They Pay the Asking Price?

December 6, 2017

There is no doubt that the San Diego Padres are in search of a viable starting shortstop for the 2018 season. The team has been linked to Alcides Escobar and Zack Cozart, who are on the free agent market. We have also heard some speculation about a possible trade for Jurickson Profar from the Rangers. The Padres would not pay top dollar for the Rangers’ former top talent, as his…

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Trade Talk: Kicking the Tires on Maikel Franco

June 26, 2017

  A glance at the Padres’ list of top prospects reveals a couple of observations. One: our future pitchers (Adrian Morejon, Cal Quantrill, Anderson Espinoza, Mackenzie Gore, etc.) are going to be good. So too are the team’s collection of up-and-coming outfielders – Hunter Renfroe, Manuel Margot, Jorge Ona, and Jeisson Rosario all have scouts excited. Two: our future infield may not be. Wil Myers, while likely not the superstar…

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