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PADRES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chase Headley Trade: Yankees Wise To Buy Very Low In Deal With Padres

The San Diego Padres tried to ride a heater to the Penthouse Suite. In the end, they’re walking away from the table with a couple of uninspiring vouchers to the buffet. The Padres traded third baseman Chase Headley to the New York Yankees on Tuesday in exchange for infielder Yangervis Solarte and minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula. It’s a lackluster haul for the Padres, who...
Via NESN.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chase Headley Lands With The New York Yankees

Chase Headley has the potential to be an excellent pickup by the Yankees The Chase Headley era with the San Diego Padres came to an end today when the New York Yankees made a low risk, high reward move by trading third basemen Yangervis Solarte and Rafael De Paula for the former Padre. The Yankees also received some cash considerations in the deal. In my mind, the Yankees...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Padres Finally Trade Chase Headley Two Years Too Late

In 2012, 28-year-old Chase Headley put up one of the five best seasons in the history of the Padres franchise, a 7.2 WAR year that made him one of the six most valuable hitters in baseball that year. He had two years of team control remaining, he was on the right side of 30 and he was playing a position […]
Via Fangraphs
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

One’s Man’s Trash: Benoit a Trois

Joaquin Benoit (+23%) was the most added player this week after Huston Street was traded to the Angels. Benoit was scooped up by those looking for saves obviously, but he's a decent pitcher all around. Can he be trusted going forward? The big question isn't whether we should pick up Benoit. That's a no-brainer in the short term. No, the big question is will he actually...
Via Razzball
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Padres finally trade Chase Headley, get almost nothing in return from Yankees

After the 2012 season, the Padres were faced a with a tough decision: trade burgeoning star Chase Headley at the peak of his value or try and keep him and re-sign him. It would seem that the Padres chose secret option C. Today, San Diego finally pulled the trigger on that Headley trade, sending him to the Yankees, who have coveted Headley for years. So what’s the big haul of future...
Via The Outside Corner
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees acquire Chase Headley from Padres

Chase Headley finally appears to be a member of the New York Yankees. The veteran third baseman has long been connected to the Yankees, and the San Diego Padres finally traded Headley to the Yankees for a pair of players, according to multiple reports. New York reportedly will send 23-year-old right-handed pitcher Rafael De Paula and 27-year-old infielder Yangervis Solarte to...
Via NESN.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indians interested in 'fortifying bullpen'?

With the San Diego Padres appearing to enter full-on 'sell' mode as baseball's July 31 trade deadline nears, reliever Joaquin Benoit is the latest name to enter the rumor mill. CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports the Indians, as well as the Tigers and Pirates, are "showing interest" in the Padres pitcher. He also mentions Rangers closer Joakin Soria as a potential...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

105-Year Old Agnes McKee’s First Pitch For The Padres Was Even Better Than Expected

Getty Image As expected, 105-year old Agnes McKee took the field at Petco Park yesterday to become the oldest person to ever throw out a first pitch before a San Diego Padres game. McKee, who was once married to a baseball player, was also probably the oldest person to throw out a first pitch this season, as the Chicago Cubs welcomed Babe Ruth’s 97-year old daughter, Julia Ruth...
Via With Leather
1 day ago  |  Discuss

105-Year Old Woman Shames 50 Cent, Throws Out Impressive First Pitch At Padres Game

The San Diego Padres invited a very special guest to throw out the first pitch as they hosted the Mets at PETCO Park on Sunday. The team welcomed 105-year old Agnes McKee, who became the oldest person to ever throw out a first pitch at a Padres game. McKee went with the classic windmill windup for her pitch, which was an awesomely adorable moment. And, to her credit, she looked pretty...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 7-20-14

The Missions were the only team on the farm to score more than 6 runs tonight. The lack of offense didn’t mind the TinCaps as they shutout the Kernels, and the Padres 2014 1st round pick, Trae Turner, stayed hot.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Yeison Asencio Pitching Prospect of the Day: Jeffery Enloe   El Paso Chihuahuas 0, Fresno Grizzlies 6 Reymond Fuentes – CF: 1-4, K Jonathan...
Via Friarhood
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joaquin Benoit drawing interest from Tigers, Pirates and Indians

With Huston Street being traded to the Angles, Joaquin Benoit has taken over the closers role for the Padres. His stay in that spot could be short though as numerous teams are interested in the 36-year-old right hander. The Tigers are interested in bringing Benoit back to Detroit but at-least two other teams are also showing interest reports CBS Sports‘ Jon Heyman. Both the Pirates...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Andrew Cashner, Everth Cabrera, Robbie Erlin

The San Diego Padres entered Saturday's game 12 games out in the National League West. A strong pitching staff has been unable to overcome an offense that is 30th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage. There is some news on the injury front, which could help the staff and the offense later this second half of the season...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Acquire Huston Street From The Padres

The Padres have made their first deadline trade as Huston Street is heading to the Angels. It is reportedly a 2 for 4 deal; the Padres are receiving 4 minor leaguers while the Angels get Street and a minor leaguer. The known players acquired by the Padres so far are: Taylor Lindsey, Jose Rondon, and R.J. Alvarez.   Taylor Lindsey was considered the Halos best prospect by Baseball...
Via Friarhood
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres to have a 105-year-old woman throw out first pitch

Via Fox 5 San Diego Agnes McKee claims that she has no clue how she’s lived to be 105-years old. Either the Oceanside, California woman is keeping her aging secret all to herself, or she’s just being honest when she says that she enjoys life and is a happy person. Regardless, on Sunday, she’s going to become the oldest person ever to throw out a first pitch at a San Diego Padres...
Via With Leather
5 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB, Fox too busy kissing Jeter’s ass to remember Tony Gwynn

The Fox broadcast of the 2014 All-Star game will go down in history as a fond farewell to Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, who as well all know very well, is retiring after this season. Jeter was mentioned a whole lot, but what was missing was any mention of a certain fella by the name of Tony Gwynn - you know, one of the best hitters to play the game and a 15-time All-Star, who died...
Via Low Brow Sports
6 days ago  |  1 Comment
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