Padres Have Trade Interest in Phillies’ Maikel Franco

The San Diego Padres reportedly have interest in trading for Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco, reports Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. San Diego could use an upgrade at the hot corner, as Christian Villanueva has regressed since his hot start to the season, but in-order to get Franco, Rosenthal notes that the Padres would needContinue reading “Padres Have Trade Interest in Phillies’ Maikel Franco”

Report: Padres Reach $83 Million Contract Extension With Wil Myers

Wil Myers will be staying with the San Diego Padres for the long haul. The 26-year-old Myers has agreed to a massive six-year, $83 million extension with San Diego, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. This deal will include an option in it, meaning that the extension could lost for a duration of sevenContinue reading “Report: Padres Reach $83 Million Contract Extension With Wil Myers”

Manfred: Red Sox Declined to Rescind Drew Pomeranz Trade

A couple of months ago, the Boston Red Sox landed left-handed pitcher Drew Pomeranz¬†in a trade from the San Diego Padres in-exchange for top pitching prospect Anderson¬†Espinoza. Now, we know more about the trade than we would likely ever know about any normal trade. Not long after the trade was completed, it was revealed thatContinue reading “Manfred: Red Sox Declined to Rescind Drew Pomeranz Trade”

Padres are Scouting Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval

When Pablo Sandoval was a a free agent in 2014, the San Diego Padres were interested in third baseman Pablo Sandoval, who was coming off a season where he hit .279/.324/.415 with 16 home runs and 73 runs batted in for the Giants. Sandoval knew he was going to get paid by some MLB teamContinue reading “Padres are Scouting Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval”

Report: Padres Will Attend Tim Linceum’s Showcase

Tim Linceum wants to still pitch in Major League Baseball, and he wants to prove it to everyone. Linceum is scheduled to have a showcase open to all MLB teams later this month with about 20 teams interested, per MLB insider Jon Heyman: As I just said on @MLBNetwork, 20 teams, including #SFGiants, reached outContinue reading “Report: Padres Will Attend Tim Linceum’s Showcase”

Report: Padres in Negotiations With SS Ian Desmond

Ian Desmond is without a doubt one of the best free agents left on the open market, and we had him ranked as our number one shortstop entering the off-season as far as the 2015 free agent class. Desmond, who spent 2015 with the Nationals, slashed .233/.290/.384 with 19 long balls and 62 runs battedContinue reading “Report: Padres in Negotiations With SS Ian Desmond”

Report: Pirates Interested in Justin Upton

The Justin Upton rumors are starting to heat up. The San Diego Padres were able to land Justin Upton in a deal with the Braves in the off-season, and it appears that they could be shipping him out with one-year left on his deal. The Baltimore Orioles were reportedly interested yesterday, and now the PiratesContinue reading “Report: Pirates Interested in Justin Upton”

VIDEO: Justin Upton robs Andrew McCutchen of Home Run With Amazing Grab

Padres outfielder Justin Upton was named to the National League all-star team Monday night, and he decided to celebrate against all-star teammate Andrew McCutchen and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Upton’s form of celebration must’ve been robbing McCutchen of a home run that it is in the second row of the bleacher seats at PNC Park. We’reContinue reading “VIDEO: Justin Upton robs Andrew McCutchen of Home Run With Amazing Grab”

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