Seven Current Free Agents the Padres Could Target

February 26, 2018

The 2018 San Diego Padres’ season is under way and the Friars have their man. Eric Hosmer has signed with the Padres, marking the biggest free agent signing in the team’s history. With the 2018 season fast approaching, the team may not be done yet. The team lacks experience at the shortstop position and could also conceivably add to the pitching staff in an effort to stir up even more…

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Tim Lincecum Showcase on Thursday, Padres Will Be in Attendance

February 13, 2018

Once upon a time, there was a major league pitcher by the name of “The Freak”. This freak had one of the best pitching’ arsenals in the game of baseball. He was flat-out dominant at times. From the 2008 through the 2011 seasons, Tim Lincecum was arguably the best pitcher in the world. During that four-year span, he was an all-star each season, won two NL Cy Young Awards and…

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Inviting “The Freak” to Camp- Tim Lincecum an Option for Padres?

January 22, 2017

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. The Padres sign a has-been who is coming off a bad year and hope he will turn things around inside the pitcher-friendly confines of Petco Park. Heck, they’ve already done that a bunch this off-season. But I’d like them to do it at least one more time. It’s at least worth the time and effort to kick the tires on Tim Lincecum. Before…

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Padres News: Future San Diego Padre, Tim Lincecum?

February 20, 2016

I’ve written about Tim Lincecum several times already this offseason, for better or for worse. I never thought I would be writing this much about someone like Lincecum, but alas, here I am. It seems pretty clear he won’t be headed back to San Francisco for next season, given their completed rotation and his clear desire to be starter in 2016 and beyond. As many as 20 teams have expressed…

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Brewer’s Banter: Rymer is NOT Bryce Harper, Calm Down Padres fans!

January 30, 2016

Rymer Liriano (Not Bryce Harper) Traded to the Brewers In the biggest Padre news of the week, Rymer Liriano was designated for assignment and later traded to the Milwaukee Brewers to clear a 40-man roster spot for new Padres shortstop Alexei Ramirez. In return the Padres got a left-handed reliever named Trevor Seidenberger, perhaps of some consequence down the line. While the trade made plenty of sense on the surface,…

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Padres Editorial: Padres Should Be Very Interested in Tim Lincecum Showcase

January 25, 2016

With most of the biggest free agents now off the market, attention now turns to the a more risky yet intriguing options. Qualifying offer players, such as Ian Desmond, Dexter Fowler, and Yovani Gallardo, still remain on the market. While no one has questioned the talent of those players, they still come with some question marks. However, players like Doug Fister and Cliff Lee come with even bigger question marks. Tim…

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Padres Editorial: Should Padres Consider Signing Tim Lincecum?

November 25, 2015

While the attention has been almost entirely on the upper echelon free agent pitchers this offseason, one player in particular has gone under the radar. And that may continue into the new year. According to a report by Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Tim Lincecum is healing well from his season ending hip surgery and is preparing for a January showcase before making his decision on which team to sign…

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