San Diego Padres Wiretap

Report: Padres, Phillies Discussing Trade For Hamels

Dec 21, 2014 9:26 PM

The Padres and Phillies have discussed a potential trade for left-hander Cole Hamels, reported Sunday evening. Outfielder Wil Myers would be the headliner heading back to Philadelphia, according to the report.

The Boston Globe reported last week the Padres, Cubs, Red Sox, Dodgers and Rangers were interested the 30-year-old Hamels.

Tags: Philadelphia Phillies, San Diego Padres, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Texas Rangers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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David Ross To Sign With Cubs

Dec 19, 2014 7:52 PM

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to sign David Ross to a two-year, $5 million deal.

It was reported earlier Friday that Ross would sign with the San Diego Padres, but he ends up with the Cubs.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Tags: Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Source: Red Sox, Padres Nearing Middlebrooks Deal

Dec 19, 2014 10:57 AM

The San Diego Padres are nearing a deal with the Boston Red Sox for Will Middlebrooks, according to a source.

Middlebrooks played third base for the Red Sox during a rough 2014 season.

San Diego will reportedly send Ryan Hanigan to Boston in the deal.

Jeff Passan/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: San Diego Padres, Boston Red Sox, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Justin Upton Traded To Padres

Dec 19, 2014 10:55 AM

The San Diego Padres have acquired Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, according to sources.

Atlanta received minor league left-hander Max Fried, infielders Dustin Peterson and Jace Peterson, outfielder Mallex Smith and international bonus compensation.

The 27-year-old will make $14.5 million in 2015 and is set for free agency in 2016.


Tags: San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

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A's Trade Derek Norris To Padres

Dec 19, 2014 8:37 AM

The Oakland Athletics have traded Derek Norris to the San Diego Padres.

Oakland got right-handers Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez for Norris, right-hander Seth Streich and an international signing slot.

"I'm excited; this is a big opportunity," Norris said. "A chance to get out of the platoon."

Associated Press

Tags: Oakland Athletics, San Diego Padres, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

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Dodgers, Padres Finalize Kemp Trade

Dec 19, 2014 8:23 AM

Matt Kemp has joined the San Diego Padres after the club finalized a five-player trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night.

The teams agreed to the trade last week during the winter meetings in San Diego, but Kemp's physical delayed the transaction slightly.

San Diego also gets catcher Tim Federowicz. The Dodgers receive catcher Yasmani Grandal and right-handers Joe Wieland and Zach Eflin. The Padres will also receive $32 million to offset the $107 million remaining on Kemp's contract.

Associated Press

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

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Kemp's Hip Put Dodgers-Padres Trade On Hold

Dec 18, 2014 4:57 PM

The trade between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres centered around Matt Kemp is currently on hold while the Padres review the outfielder's medical records, according to a source.

Kemp's physical revealed arthritis in both hips.

If San Diego pulls out of the trade, it could affect more than just the two clubs.

Mark Saxon/ESPN

Tags: San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Sources: Angels Have Discussed Hamilton With Rangers, Padres

Dec 18, 2014 10:29 AM

The Los Angeles Angels have discussed Josh Hamilton with the Texas Rangers and San Diego Padres, according to sources.

A scout that Ken Rosenthal has spoken to predicted that Hamilton wouldn't open the season with the Angels.

The talks were exploratory in nature and did not gain traction. The Angels didn't talk with Hamilton about waiving his no-trade clause, according to sources.

Hamilton is owed $83 million over the next three seasons.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Tags: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Padres, Rays, Nationals Agree To Trade Centered Around Myers

Dec 17, 2014 8:34 PM

The San Diego Padres, Tampa Bay Rays and Washington Nationals are agreed to the framework of a trade that will send Wil Myers to the Padres.

The deal is pending physicals.

San Diego is also expected to receive pitchers Gerardo Reyes and Jose Castillo from Tampa Bay and Major League catcher Ryan Hanigan.

Tampa Bay is rumored to get Steven Souza, Rene Rivera, Burch Smith, Jake Bauers and Travis Ott.

Washington will get Trea Turner and Joe Ross.

Jim Bowden/ESPN

Tags: San Diego Padres, Tampa Bay Rays, Washington Nationals, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Dodgers Expect Kemp Trade With Padres To Be Completed

Dec 17, 2014 3:54 PM

The Los Angeles Dodgers have heard anything to indicate that their trade with the San Diego Padres involving Matt Kemp is in jeopardy of not being completed.

Kemp, the obvious center of the trade, was scheduled to undergo a physical on Tuesday.

Bill Shaikin/Los Angeles Times

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Reports: Padres, Rays Discussing Wil Myers Trade
Wil Myers would head to San Diego in the deal involving several players.

Corey Brock/MLB

Brandon Morrow Signs With Padres
The Padres have signed Brandon Morrow to a one-year, $2.5 million contract.


Source: Kemp Informed Of Trade To Padres
"It's done," said a source.

Dylan Hernandez/Los Angeles Times

Sources: Dodgers, Padres Agree To Kemp Trade
The trade would send Matt Kemp and catcher Tim Federowicz to San Diego in exchange for catcher Yasmani Grandal and a pair of pitching prospects.

Kirk Kenney & Dennis Lin/San Diego Union-Tribune

Padres, Dodgers Working On Kemp Blockbuster
San Diego's Yasmani Grandal would be the centerpiece of a trade if it is worked out.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Red Sox, Padres Have Discussed Cespedes, Kennedy Trade
Boston is hesitant to make the deal because they feel Cespedes could bring an even better pitcher back in return.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Rangers Targeting Cashner Via Trade
The Rangers are focused on adding a controllable starting pitcher via trade and Andrew Cashner is their top target.

Evan Grant/Dallas Morning News

Orioles, Mariners, Padres In Play For Matt Kemp
One person close to the situation said the Orioles have gotten "nowhere" in talks for the outfielder.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Padres Hire Kotsay As Hitting Coach
Mark Kotsay is the seventh person to hold the job since spacious Petco Park opened in 2004.

Associated Press

Padres, Dodgers Discussing Kemp Trade
No real deal is close, but the Padres have reportedly had discussions with the Dodgers about Matt Kemp.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Padres Have Reached Out To Red Sox About Cespedes
Having missed out on Pablo Sandoval, the Padres are now focused on improving via trade.

Corey Brock/MLB

Report: Sandoval To Sign With Red Sox
Pablo Sandoval reportedly chose Boston's offer over those from the Giants and Padres.


Padres Make Pablo Sandoval 'Competitive Offer'
The San Francisco Chronicle reported that the Padres have presented the highest offer for Pablo Sandoval.

Agent: Sandoval Will Decide Next Week
Free-agent Pablo Sandoval will take the weekend to decide on his baseball future.

Sandoval To Pick Between Giants, Padres, And Red Sox
Pablo Sandoval is expected to decide where to spend next season sometime next week.

Report: Red Sox Offer Sandoval Five-Year, $95M Deal
The Giants, Padres, and Blue Jays also have interest in Pablo Sandoval.

Padres Have Interest In Trading For Bruce
First-year general manager A.J. Preller is looking to update the team's offense.

Corey Brock/MLB

Little Separation On Offers Sandoval Has Received
The Red Sox, Giants and Padres are believed to be the third baseman's most aggressive suitors.

Nick Cafardo/Boston Globe

Padres In Serious Pursuit Of Sandoval
Few believed San Diego would pursue Pablo Sandoval heading into the offseason.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Marlins Showing Strong Interest In LaRoche
Miami is looking to add a power bat to the middle of their order alongside Giancarlo Stanton.

Jayson Stark/ESPN