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Padres claim reliever Sean Poppen off waivers from Diamondbacks

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Poppen could be an effective arm versus righties

The San Diego Padres have made a move. Sorry to disappoint you but it’s not signing Kodai Senga or Carlos Rodon. Sean Poppen has been claimed off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Poppen, 28, had a 4.40 ERA in 2022 and it seems like he’d be a candidate to be one of the last pitchers to make the Opening Day roster. As you can see below, his numbers were much better against righties than lefties...

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The Padres May Decide To Force A Fit In The Infield

The San Diego Padres might have an opportunity to take a little bit of revenge on the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies, who snuck into the postseason and eliminated the Padres in the NLCS, are projected as the favorites to land free agent shortstop Trea Turner.

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Jeremy Brener

Good Morning San Diego - December 2, 2022

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Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Friday, December 2, 2022.

San Diego Padres News

Padres’ Reported Xander Bogaerts Interest Might Have Slight Twist (NESN)

San Diego Padres Joe Musgrove to set world record in Antarctica while helping athletes with disabilities (CBS 8)

Rosenthal: What I’m hearing on the MLB free-agent market with the Padres, Astros and more (The Athletic)

San Diego Padres Reportedly Interested...

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Talking Friars Ep. 293: Trea Turner “coveted” by Padres who “are indeed” in shortstop market

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Plus, Dave Roberts took the Dodgers elimination pretty hard

A.J. Preller likely wishes he hadn’t traded Trea Turner in 2015 in the Wil Myers deal but it appears he’s trying to get the infielder back, according to Ken Rosenthal. Imagine what a lineup with Turner, Manny Machado, Juan Soto, Jake Cronenworth and Fernando Tatis Jr. could do! Plus, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts is comparing their loss to the Padres in the NLDS to their...

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Dave Roberts: Pain of Dodgers loss to Padres was “on par” with 2017 World Series loss to Astros

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Looks like the Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers won 111 games in the regular season but it all meant nothing in October because they were sent home by the San Diego Padres in the NLDS. Their manager, Dave Roberts, recently spoke with The Athletic’s Jayson Stark and Doug Glanville about how painful losing to San Diego—a team without Fernando Tatis Jr.—was.

“I was a part of losing a Game 7 to the Houston Astros at Dodger Stadium...

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Talking Friars Ep. 292: Padres fan Brett Stang talks being on TV, what the team should do this winter

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Brett talked with Don Orsillo and Mark Grant this season while waving a Padres flag at his apartment

Brett Stang is a big Padres fan who made it on the Bally Sports San Diego broadcast this year while he was waving a Padres flag. He made signs to hang up at his apartment near Petco Park and talked with Don Orsillo and Mark Grant during games so I figured why not get him on the show to talk about the team we love!

Padres fan Brett...

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Mike Clevinger Did His Fellow Pitchers A Big Favor

On Sunday, the Chicago White Sox made a move to strengthen their starting rotation, signing veteran right-hander Mike Clevinger to a one-year, $12 million contract.

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2 Free Agents That Should Interest The Padres

The San Diego Padres are a team that has never been afraid to go all-in. Last season they made multiple blockbuster trades to acquire Juan Soto, Josh Hader, and Brandon Drury.

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Jeremy Brener

Good Morning San Diego - December 1, 2022

Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Thursday, December 1, 2022.

San Diego Padres News

Add an intriguing team to the Jacob deGrom free agency mix (Yahoo! Sports)

Padres willing to make huge change in order to sign Xander Bogaerts (BoSox Injection)

MLB News

Fringe contenders who should go for it (CBS Sports)

Under-the-radar bargain free agents (CBS Sports)

Jeff Bagwell doesn’t want open Astros GM job (CBS Sports)

Report:...

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Talking Friars Ep. 291: Padres trying to get creative with Xander Bogaerts

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Plus, it looks like San Diego made a competitive offer to Jose Abreu

Ken Rosenthal came out with an interesting report last night detailing what the San Diego Padres are up to the week before the winter meetings begin. It turns out they made a competitive offer to Jose Abreu and there were more teams than we thought in the running for the former MVP. The Padres also have been in touch with Xander Bogaerts’ camp about playing multiple positions....

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Jeremy Brener

Good Morning San Diego - November 30, 2022

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Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

San Diego Padres News

MLB Rumors: Xander Bogaerts, Trea Turner of Interest to Padres (Bleacher Report)

Padres Lose Pitcher to Free Agency: AP Source (NBC 7 San Diego)

MLB News

Mets meet with an ace free agent (report) (MLB.com)

AL club enters deGrom sweepstakes (report) (MLB.com)

This club could be a dark horse to sign Bogaerts (MLB.com)

Dodgers agree to...

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Padres may avoid big free agent signings to hold onto draft picks

While the San Diego Padres are expected to be active this offseason, especially in MLB free agency, the organization may end up going with a more modest approach this winter for one major reason.

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Jeremy Brener

Good Morning San Diego - November 29, 2022

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Tuesday, November 29, 2022.

San Diego Padres News

Key to Padres’ offseason could be acquiring depth more than star power (The Athletic)

MLB News

Astros sign 2020 AL MVP José Abreu to 3-year deal (MLB.com)

Cabrera: ‘I think it’s time to say goodbye to baseball’ (MLB.com)

Dodgers set to meet with Justin Verlander (report) (MLB.com)

The unheralded FA relievers that could make a...

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

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Plus, Ken Rosenthal has info on the catching situation

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!

Padres see Abreu...

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Good Morning San Diego - November 28, 2022

Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports

Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Monday, November 28, 2022.

San Diego Padres News

White Sox bolster rotation with Clevinger (source) (MLB.com)

Padres getting Xander Bogaerts would make offense unstoppable (Friars on Base)

Julio Teheran’s Minor League Deal With Padres Could Lead To Major Payday (Sports Illustrated)

MLB News

Turner biggest prize in loaded shortstop market (MLB.com)

Rumors: White Sox, Mariners, Twins, Rodón...

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Reports: White Sox agree on 1-year deal with RHP Mike Clevinger

Right-hander Mike Clevinger completed his return to the American League Central on Sunday after he agreed to a deal with the Chicago White Sox, multiple outlets reported.

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SP Mike Clevinger, White Sox agree to terms

Clevinger, who underwent Tommy John surgery in November 2020, returned in May after missing the entirety of the 2021 season.

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Free agent starting pitcher Mike Clevinger signs with new team

Mike Clevinger is officially headed to a new ball club. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported on Sunday that the veteran right-hander Clevinger is in agreement to sign with the Chicago White Sox.

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Julio Teherán Joins Padres On Minor League Deal

Veteran starter Julio Teherán has signed with the Padres on a minor league deal worth up to $6MM if he reaches the majors, per Jon Heyman of the New York Post.

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Report: Julio Teheran signs with Padres

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Teheran is being signed to a minor league deal

Jon Heyman is reporting that the San Diego Padres are signing Julio Teheran to a minor league deal.

Julio Teheran signs with Padres. Minors deal but can’t make up to $6M. if in majors.

— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) November 27, 2022

The 31-year-old has 11 seasons already under his belt at the major league level, spending time with the Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Angels and Detroit Tigers. He did not pitch...

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