San Diego Padres Wiretap

Padres Interested In Re-Signing John Jay

Aug 27, 2016 2:09 PM

The San Diego Padres have interest in re-signing John Jay this offseason.

"It feels great," Jay, asked his reaction, said Friday. "I love San Diego, I love what's going on, I love where the team's headed. Obviously, with free agency, you wait so long to get to this point as a player, you want to see what's out there. But at the same time, I feel very comfortable here. I do like it a lot here, so this is definitely something my wife and I will discuss when we're making those decisions."

"He's a tremendous leader, and he's still a great player," Padres manager Andy Green said. "I'm hopeful he wants to be back, and I'm hopeful we come to some sort of terms where he comes back, but that's an offseason discussion at this point in time. I think all parties involved are pretty open to it."

Jay performed effectively when he was on the field this season. At the time of his injury, he was leading the team in batting average and the National League in doubles.

Dennis Lin/San Diego Union-Tribune

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

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Padres Have Considered Releasing Alexei Ramirez

Aug 15, 2016 3:17 PM

The San Diego Padres have considered releasing Alexei Ramirez in order to open up time for younger players.

Ramirez agreed to a one-year, $4 million deal with the White Sox this past offseason with a mutual option for 2017.

The infielder is hitting just .238/.272/.326 with four home runs and six stolen bases.

Dennis Lin/San Diego Union-Tribune

Tags: San Diego Padres, Free Agent Rumor

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Phillies Turn First Triple-Play At Petco Park

Aug 8, 2016 8:04 AM

The Philadelphia Phillies turned the first-ever triple-play at Petco Park on Sunday afternoon.

With runners on first and second, Jabari Blash of the San Diego Padres hit a ground ball to third. Maikel Franco started the around the horn 5-4-3 triple play going to Cesar Hernandez, who threw to Tommy Joseph.

The Padres opened Petco Park in 2004.

The triple-play is the first turned by the Phillies since Eric Bruntlett turned an unassisted triple play in August 2009.

Mike Axisa/CBS Sports

Tags: Philadelphia Phillies, San Diego Padres

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Padres Drawing Scrutiny After Recent Trades

Aug 6, 2016 1:29 AM

Recent trades by the San Diego Padres are drawing scrutiny within the industry about whether the Padres properly shared relevant medical information in trades executed with the Boston Red Sox and Miami Marlins, according to league sources.

Tags: San Diego Padres, Injury, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

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Source: Padres Trade Matt Kemp To Braves For Hector Olivera

Jul 30, 2016 10:10 PM

The Padres have agreed to trade outfielder Matt Kemp to the Braves for third baseman Hector Olivera, a source confirmed to ESPN.

The deal, first reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, will become official once both players have completed their physicals.

The Padres are sending $10.5 million to the Braves as part of the trade, a source said.

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

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Homer Bailey To Make First Start Since Tommy John Surgery

Jul 30, 2016 10:44 AM

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Homer Bailey will start Sunday against the San Diego Padres as he makes his return to the majors following Tommy John surgery.

The Reds activated Bailey from the disabled list Thursday following a rehab assignment. On Friday, they designated him as the Sunday starter.

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, Injury, Misc Rumor

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Marlins, Padres Complete Seven-Player Trade

Jul 29, 2016 1:39 PM

The Miami Marlins and San Diego Padres have completed a seven-player trade centered around Andrew Cashner.

In addition to Cashner, the Marlins will receive Colin Rea and Tayron Guerrero.

The Padres acquired Jarred Cosart, Carter Capps, Josh Naylor and prospect Luis Castillo.

San Diego has already traded away James Shields, Drew Pomeranz, Fernando Rodney and Melvin Upton, Jr.

Buster Olney/ESPN

Tags: Miami Marlins, San Diego Padres, Official Trade

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Marlins Acquire Andrew Cashner From Padres

Jul 29, 2016 8:35 AM

The Miami Marlins have agreed to acquire Andrew Cashner from the San Diego Padres, according to sources.

Miami entered Friday tied for the second Wild Card spot in the National League.

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that San Diego will also send Colin Rea to the Marlins in the deal.

Buster Olney/ESPN

Tags: Miami Marlins, San Diego Padres, Trade Rumor

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Orioles Trying Hard To Get Andrew Casher From Padres

Jul 28, 2016 9:58 AM

The Baltimore Orioles are trying hard to acquire Andrew Cashner in a trade with the San Diego Padres, according to sources.

The Miami Marlins and Texas Rangers are still in on Cashner as well.

San Diego has also discussed Melvin Upton, Jr. with Baltimore.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, San Diego Padres, Trade Rumor

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Giants In "Active Talks' With Padres On Andrew Cashner

Jul 27, 2016 3:10 PM

The San Francisco Giants are in "active talks" with the San Diego Padres on a trade for Andrew Cashner.

The Padres are pushing to trade Cashner, who pitched on Tuesday night, ahead of the non-waiver trade deadline.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Tags: San Francisco Giants, San Diego Padres, Trade Rumor

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Padres Making Progress On Andrew Cashner Trade
The Padres are discussing Andrew Cashner with multiple teams and are making progress on a deal to move him.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Blue Jays Reportedly Agree To Acquire Melvin Upton, Jr.
Melvin Upton is earning $15.45 million this season and has one more year at $16.45 million remaining on his deal.

Gregor Chisholm/MLB

Giants Casting Wide Net In Search Of Reliever
The Giants are engaging in a broad search as they look to add a reliever ahead of Monday's non-waiver trade deadline.

Henry Sculman/San Francisco Chronicle

Padres 'Pushing Hard' To Move Derek Norris
San Diego has catcher Austin Hedges waiting in the Minor Leagues.

Jeff Passan/Yahoo! Sports

Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza Enter Baseball Hall Of Fame
Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza became a piece of baseball history on Sunday at Cooperstown.

Padres, Jorge Ona Agree To $7M Signing Bonus
Jorge Ona, 19, was recently declared a free agent by Major League Baseball.

Jesse Sanchez/MLB

Padres Pushing Hard To Trade Andrew Cashner
The Padres are widely expected to trade Andrew Cashner before the Aug. 1 non-waiver trade deadline.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Red Sox Acquire Drew Pomeranz From Padres
The Red Sox have acquired Drew Pomeranz from the Padres in exchange for 18-year-old prospect Anderson Espinoza.

Scott Lauber/ESPN

San Diego Sets MLB FanFast Merchandise Sales Record
More merchandise was sold over the past five days than at any All-Star Game in the past 16 years, which is as long as the league has kept that data.

Darren Rovell/ESPN

Rangers Interested In Drew Pomeranz
The Rangers are interested in Drew Pomeranz and have "done background work" on the Padres left-hander.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Syndergaard, Cespedes, Fowler Scratched From All-Star Game
Drew Pomeranz. Starling Marte, and Jay Bruce have been added to the NL All-Star Game roster.

Marlins Acquire Fernando Rodney From Padres
Miami sent right-handed pitcher Chris Paddack to San Diego in the swap.

Jerry Crasnick/ESPN

John Jay Suffers Broken Forearm
The Padres will place John Jay on the disabled list after he suffered a broken forearm.

Darren Smith/Mighty 1090

Marlins Discussing Aroldis Chapman, Fernando Rodney
The Marlins are known to be searching the market for a relief pitcher and have had internal discussions about Aroldis Chapman and Fernando Rodney.

Buster Olney/ESPN

Padres 'Active' In Trade Talks, But Aren't Willing To Move Wil Myers
Wil Myers is hitting .290/.336/.529 with a career-high 16 home runs in 301 plate appearances.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Orioles Showing Interest In Francisco Liriano, Drew Pomeranz
The Orioles have an all-right-handed rotation and are interested in trading for a left-hander to balance things out.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Marlins Targeting Trade For Jake Odorizzi Or Drew Pomeranz
The Marlins are looking for pitching and have held preliminary talks about trading for Jake Odorizzi of the Rays and Drew Pomeranz of the Padres, according to a source.

Jon Paul Morosi/MLB

Padres Sign Top Pick Cal Quantrill
Cal Quantrill is the son of former Major League reliever Paul Quantrill.

Jeff Todd/MLB Trade Rumors

Phillies Take Mickey Moniak; MLB Draft Round 1 Results
The Phillies used the first overall pick on California high school outfielder Mickey Moniak.

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White Sox Acquire James Shields From Padres
James Shields is expected to add depth and experience to the White Sox rotation.