San Diego Padres Wiretap

Padres, Wil Myers Still Working On Extension Worth More Than $80M

Jan 17, 2017 7:47 AM

The San Diego Padres haven't yet finalized an extension agreement with Wil Myers, but they are working towards one.

The two sides have a "basic agreement" in place that would guarantee Myers $83 million over six years with a team option for a seventh season.

Myers, 26, hit .259/.336/.461 with 28 home runs in 676 plate appearances last season.

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

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Padres Closing In On Deal With Trevor Cahill

Jan 16, 2017 7:04 AM

The San Diego Padres are nearing a deal with Trevor Cahill.

Cahill needs to pass a physical with the Padres, but first he'll travel with his former Chicago Cubs teammates to the White House to celebrate the team's World Series victory.

The deal with the Padres reportedly will carry $1.75 million in guaranteed money.

Jerry Crasnick/ESPN

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

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Padres Sign Wil Meyers To Six-Year, $80M Deal

Jan 14, 2017 1:45 AM

Wil Myers, a first-time All-Star in 2016, has agreed to a six-year extension with the Padres, club sources told ESPN's Jim Bowden.

Fox Sports, which first reported the agreement, says the deal is worth more than $80 million.

ESPN.com

Tags: San Diego Padres, Misc Rumor, Signing, Terms Agreement

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Roughly 20 Teams Interested In Tyson Ross

Dec 21, 2016 7:34 AM

Tyson Ross threw less than six innings last season before ultimately undergoing thoracic outlet surgery in October.

Roughly 20 clubs are interested in Ross, according to Jon Heyman, who lists the San Diego Padres, Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Cleveland Indians as suitors.

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Tags: Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Padres Have Held Discussions With Jake Peavy

Dec 20, 2016 3:18 PM

The San Diego Padres have held conversations with Jake Peavy about a potential contract.

Peavy, 35, last played with the Padres in 2009.

Since then, Peavy has pitched for the Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants.

Dennis Lin/San Diego Union-Tribune

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

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Source: Padres, Jhoulys Chacin Agree On One-Year Deal

Dec 17, 2016 11:26 PM

Free agent right-hander Jhoulys Chacin has agreed to a one-year Major League deal with the Padres pending a physical, a team source told MLB.com on Saturday.

The club has not confirmed the deal, which was first reported by the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Chacin started the 2016 season with the Braves before being traded to the Angels in May. In 34 appearances between the two teams, 22 of them starts, Chacin went 6-8 with a 4.81 ERA and 119 strikeouts in 144 innings.

MLB.com

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

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Padres 'Aggressively Shopping' Yangervis Solarte

Dec 5, 2016 8:25 AM

The San Diego Padres are "aggressively shopping" Yangervis Solarte and the Los Angeles Dodgers are among the interested clubs, according to a report.

The Dodgers could play Solarte at second or third base, but the expectation is that they will re-sign Justin Turner.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

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

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Cubs Sign Jon Jay To One-Year, $8M Deal

Nov 30, 2016 3:04 AM

The Cubs have signed outfielder Jon Jay to a one-year, $8 million contract, the team announced Tuesday.

The 31-year-old is a career .287 hitter with a .352 on-base percentage. He has played most of his career with the Cardinals but spent 2016 with the Padres, hitting .291 in 347 at-bats.

ESPN.com

Tags: Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Padres, Pirates, Yankees Reach Out To Derek Holland

Nov 16, 2016 5:28 PM

Derek Holland is drawing interest from the San Diego Padres, Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees, according to multiple reports.

Holland's agent, Michael Martini, says the pitcher is intrigued by the Pirates and is also interested in a return to the Texas Rangers.

Steve Adams/MLB Trade Rumors

Tags: San Diego Padres, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Tyson Ross To Undergo Surgery For Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Oct 13, 2016 5:42 AM

Tyson Ross will undergo surgery to deal with symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome.

The San Diego Padres hope Ross will be healthy enough to begin the 2017 season.

Ross started on Opening Day before missing the remainder of the year.

Dennis Lin/San Diego Union-Tribune

Tags: San Diego Padres, Injury

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Padres Fire President Mike Dee
After yet another disappointing season, the Padres have fired president Mike Dee.

Associated Press

Padres Honor Yangervis Solarte's Late Wife During Game
The Padres played with heavy hearts against the Rockies on Sunday a day after Yangervis Solarte lost his wife, Yuliett, to cancer.

Associated Press

A.J. Preller Suspended 30 Days After Investigation Of Pomeranz Trade
Major League Baseball has suspended A.J. Preller for 30 days without pay after an investigation into the Drew Pomeranz trade between the Padres and Red Sox.

Buster Olney/ESPN

Hector Olivera Found Guilty Of Assault, Sentenced To Jail
Hector Olivera was found guilty on a misdemeanor domestic assault charge in a Virginia courtroom and was ordered to serve 10 days in jail on Thursday.

A.J. Perez/USA Today

Padres Call Up Former Groundskeeper
The Padres called up Jake Smith, who forged an unlikely path to the Major Leagues, on Wednesday.

Carlos Collazo/MLB

Padres Interested In Re-Signing John Jay
At the time of his injury, John Jay was leading the Padres in batting average and the National League in doubles.

Dennis Lin/San Diego Union-Tribune

Padres Have Considered Releasing Alexei Ramirez
The Padres have considered releasing Alexei Ramirez in order to open up time for younger players.

Dennis Lin/San Diego Union-Tribune

Phillies Turn First Triple-Play At Petco Park
The Phillies turned the first-ever triple-play at Petco Park on Sunday afternoon.

Mike Axisa/CBS Sports

Padres Drawing Scrutiny After Recent Trades
The examination of the Padres' moves has led to a conversation about establishing protocol for what medical information MLB teams must disclose.

ESPN.com

Source: Padres Trade Matt Kemp To Braves For Hector Olivera
The Padres and Braves swap bad contracts on Saturday, according to a source.

ESPN.com

Homer Bailey To Make First Start Since Tommy John Surgery
Reds pitcher Homer Bailey will face the Padres on Sunday after being activated from the DL.

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Marlins, Padres Complete Seven-Player Trade
In addition to Andrew Cashner, the Marlins will receive Colin Rea and Tayron Guerrero.

Buster Olney/ESPN

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

Buster Olney/ESPN

Orioles Trying Hard To Get Andrew Casher From Padres
San Diego has also discussed Melvin Upton, Jr. with Baltimore.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Giants In "Active Talks' With Padres On Andrew Cashner
The Padres are pushing to trade Andrew Cashner, who pitched on Tuesday night, ahead of the non-waiver trade deadline.

Jon Morosi/MLB

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.

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