#The San Diego Padres

Bringing back Wil Myers makes sense for Padres

The San Diego Padres need offensive help for the 2023 season, and Wil Myers could be an answer for the team. There is no doubt that Wil Myers’ time in San Diego was a disappointment. Myers never reached his potential as injuries and consistency plagued the right-handed hitter virtually...
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2023 San Diego Padres Dynasty Prospects

After years of waiting, the San Diego Padres have finally turned that corner from a team with potential to a team capable of making deep postseason runs. Over the last three seasons, San Diego has made the postseason twice, even advancing to the NLCS this past season, losing in five games to the Philadelphia Phillies. A big reason for San Diego’s success was their player development. Was every single impact player on their roster homegrown? No. But several were and more were used in trades to acquire established pieces. And due to all of the graduations and trades, the below San Diego Padres Top Prospects list isn’t quite as sexy as it was a year or two years ago.
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Padres news: Julio Teheran, Jose Abreu’s market, Craig Stammen buzz

The San Diego Padres haven’t made any splash moves this offseason, but those are surely to come knowing how hungry A.J. Preller is for a World Series. Out of nowhere over Thanksgiving weekend, the Padres inked veteran starter Julio Teheran to a minor league contract. A two-time All-Star with the Braves, Teheran joined the Tigers last season after a forgettable stint with the Angels.

Former Tigers starter signs minor-league deal with Padres

Julio Teheran pitched the Detroit Tigers to a victory over Cleveland in the second game of the 2021 season. It was his first and only start for the Tigers and the last time he stepped on a big-league mound. Teheran, once a reliable innings-eater for the Atlanta Braves, missed the...

Jake Cronenworth should remain at keystone for Padres

The San Diego Padres are a better team, with Jake Cronenworth at the keystone position. A.J. Preller and the San Diego Padres will be active this winter in upgrades for the team. In some scenarios, the Padres could potentially move Jake Cronenworth to first base for the 2023 season. In...

Ex-Yankees reliever in demand on free-agent market

Tommy Kahnle is looking to get paid, and it sounds like he’ll have some options from which to choose. The New York Post’s Jon Heyman reports “Tommy Kahnle has 10 plus teams expressing interest after strong September return with Dodgers (0.63 WHIP, 2.84 ERA). Ex Yankee also benefits from demand outstripping supply in relief market.”

The White Sox Officially Have A Rotation To Compete

On Sunday, the Chicago White Sox made a key addition to their starting rotation when they signed veteran right-hander Mike Clevinger to a one-year deal. Clevinger came up with the Cleveland Guardians in 2016 and pitched there until being traded to the San Diego Padres in 2020. The 31-year-old missed...
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Drinks to data: Miller has seen MLB’s Winter Meetings evolve

Major League Baseball heads to San Diego on Monday, which has Carlsbad’s Scott Miller at the ready. “Although you wonder if the MLB Winter Meetings are a little bit outdated,” Miller said. “Because they used to be fueled by emotion.”. Miller, an author and a longtime, decorated...

Talking Friars Ep. 290: Padres see Abreu sign with the Astros + looking back at the Mike Clevinger trade

There’s plenty to talk about following the Thanksgiving weekend! The San Diego Padres added to their rotation depth. The Mike Clevinger era is officially over in San Diego so it’s time to look back at the trade that sent him here. Plus, the Jose Abreu sweepstakes look like they are over. All that and more discussed on the latest episode of Talking Friars!

Mike Clevinger Is Back With A Guardians Rival

Mike Clevinger is back in the American League Central, though not with his old club, the Cleveland Guardians. Clevinger pitched the first five seasons of his career in a Guardians uniform before being traded to the San Diego Padres. On Sunday, the free agent right-hander signed a deal with the...

Julio Teheran inks deal with San Diego Padres

Earlier today, Jon Heyman reported that the San Diego Padres had agreed to a minor league deal with 31-year-old Julio Teheran. Incentives and rewards could bump the contract up to $6 million in 2023 should he see time with the big league club. Teheran last pitched in the majors with...

Chicago White Sox Sign Mike Clevinger

The Chicago White Sox have signed Mike Clevinger to a one-year deal worth $12M, setting the rotation on the South side for the upcoming season. The 32-year-old right-hander is headed back to the American League Central, where he played with the Cleveland Guardians from 2016-2020. On November 25, Ken Rosenthal...

MLBPA Extends Tony Clark As Executive Director

It was reported on Monday afternoon that former MLB first baseman Tony Clark has been given a five-year contract extension as the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), which will run through the 2027 season. The 50-year-old Newton, KS native and first-round (second overall) draft pick...