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Musgrove back in San Diego as part of three-team trade

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The trade details have been announced.

The Padres nabbed another young, promising pitcher on Monday night when the news broke that Pirates right-hander Joe Musgrove is headed back to his native California in a three-team trade involving seven different players.

The Pirates will be receiving a package of four prospects from the Friars, including outfielder Hudson Head, right-handed pitchers David Bednar and Drake Fellows, and left-hander Drake Fellows.

The...

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Blue Jays, All-Star closer Kirby Yates agree to deal

This could be an enormous pickup for the Blue Jays bullpen, but it will depend on how well Yates bounces back from the bone chips in his right elbow that limited him to 4 1/3 innings last year.

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Kirby Yates Nearing Deal With Blue Jays

Free-agent reliever Kirby Yates has been said to be nearing a decision since earlier this week, and TSN’s Scott Mitchell reports this morning that Yates is “firmly” on the Blue Jays’ radar.

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Padres to acquire P Joe Musgrove from Pirates

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The deal will send a large package of prospects back to Pittsburgh.

The Padres seem to be making all of the moves this offseason, and their latest one grabs another notable arm for the bullpen.

On Monday afternoon, ESPN’s MLB insider Jeff Passan broke the news that San Diego is acquiring right-hander Joe Musgrove from the Pirates in exchange for a large package of prospects, including center fielder Hudson Head. As of now, the deal is still pending medical...

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Weekend News Roundup: Padres avoid arbitration with handful of players

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We got the Pham back together. Get it?

This past Friday, the Padres announced the signing of outfielder Tommy Pham to a one-year, $8.9 million, avoiding arbitration altogether for the 32-year old. Pham played in just 31 games this past season as he was limited by several injuries.

Soon after the season ended, Pham was involved in a late night altercation outside of a San Diego established that resulted in him being stabbed in his lower back. Thankfully, the...

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Report: Padres not among finalists for free-agent RHP Kirby Yates

It appears Kirby Yates will not be returning to the San Diego Padres in 2021.  

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Report: Kirby Yates nearing decision, 'considering offers from five teams'

Former Padres closer Kirby Yates might be nearing a new contract, as the right-hander is “in final stages of considering offers from five teams."

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Latest On Kirby Yates

Former Padres closer Kirby Yates may be nearing a new contract, as the right-hander is “in final stages of considering offers from five teams,” according

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Ted Leitner transitioning to new role in 2021

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We wish Leitner all the best in his new role going forward.

On Friday, long-time Padres radio broadcaster Ted Leitner announced his plans to transition from the booth to a new role within the organization for the 2021 season. That concludes A 41-year career as the team’s play-by-play announcer for the Padres fixture.

According to the team’s press release, Leitner will serve as “a Team Ambassador for the organization and remain involved in community...

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Blake Snell Says He 'Was Lost' After Getting Pulled in Game 6 of World Series by Rays

Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash made a controversial decision in Game 6 of the 2020 World Series that affected more than the outcome of the game. Pitcher...

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Padres interested in Masahiro Tanaka?

The Padres are still at least open to further additions and are doing “background work” on multiple candidates.

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Report: Padres doing homework on Masahiro Tanaka, other free-agent starters

Yankees, was initially reportedly considering returning to his native Japan if he didn't re-sign with The Pinstripes.

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Padres Open Discussion: What should the Padres do next?

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Where to go from here?

Good morning, everyone, and Happy Wednesday!

The Padres have already made a handful of phenomenal moves this offseason and there’s a fairly small chance that they’re anywhere close to being done.

With that in mind, where should the Padres go from here? What moves need to be made next? What ideas and strategies should they explore going forward as we head towards the 2021 season?

Please feel free to discuss any and all thoughts on the...

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Padres Rumors: Masahiro Tanaka Drawing Interest After Snell, Darvish Trades

The San Diego Padres have been one of the most aggressive teams in the majors this offseason and don't appear to be slowing down...

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2020 Review: P Ryan Weathers

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Weathers became the fifth player to ever to make his debut during the postseason.

Ryan Weathers began his journey to the major leagues as a star for Loretto High School in Loretto, Tennessee. As a senior in 2018, Weathers was named the Gatorade National Player of the Year after going 11-0 and finishing with an ERA of 0.09 and 148 strikeouts in 76 innings.

Weathers committed to play for Vanderbilt University following his high school career but ended up signing...

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Fernando Tatis Jr. Rumors: New Padres Contract Could Be in $210M-$230M Range

San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr . could reportedly command a 10-year contract extension worth in the range of $210 million to $230 million...

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Padres could be on the verge of a massive extension for Tatis Jr.

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This would be great news.

Over the past month or so, talks between the Padres and superstar shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. have been ramping up regarding a potential contract extension this offseason.

Per Pio Deportes, the sides have recently been discussing a massive 11-year, $320 million extensions and it’s reportedly “in the advanced stages” of the conversation. Other outlets that have also confirmed these talks include Jessica Kleinschmidt of NBC...

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Report: Padres, Tatis Have Not Yet Discussed Contract

TODAY: Reports of an imminent contract extension for Fernando Tatis Jr. may be premature. Per Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Tatis and the Padres have yet to begin contract negotiations.

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Padres Winter League Forum: January 10-17, 2021

Not even FTJ can believe the Padres are letting him play Winter Ball!

Back again, because baseball don’t stop.

Happy 2021, Padres fans! Apologies for the delay, but I had some personal developments occur right on New Year’s Eve. That’s right, I welcomed the second Son of SDiaSL into the world!

Everyone, meet the Sons of SDiaSL!

For those wondering, Baby and Mama are both doing fine, and so far, Big Brother is adjusting well to the new addition.

All of that to say, simply, my...

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Report: Fernando Tatis Jr., Padres working on $300M-plus extension

The San Diego Padres plan to keep Fernando Tatis Jr. around for a very long time. 

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