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The Padres are hopeful that changes on the field and in the front office will lead to a rebound season in 2012 as well as a bright future moving forward.

San Diego Padres Preparing to Trade Top Prospect Anthony Rizzo Already?

The San Diego Padres have been known to pull off some major trades involving top prospects. Being a small market team with an extremely low payroll, the Padres are generally the team who deals away a big time player with MLB experience for a package of top prospects from another team. But this time, they may be the one who deals away a top prospect, although it is unknown...

Cameron Maybin Player Projection No. 104

Key Stats: Nobody had more stolen bases after the all-star break than Cameron Maybin. Maybin’s 28 steals in the second half were 2 more than the overall stolen base leader Michael Bourn. Maybin only had one steal in 23 games in May,  but clearly earned had confidence in himself and the trust of his coaches as the season progressed. It seems like he’s been around forever (he...

Daily Friar 12.30.11

  The Padres continue to remain quiet as we head into the new year. However, if Bill Center is correct in his assumptions, then we could see a trade fairly soon. It feels like Byrnes has his finger hovering over the launch button and we are all just waiting for it to go off. Steve Adler said it best in a tweet a couple weeks ago: Waiting for the next trade is like waiting for...

Padres get Quentin from White Sox for 2 prospects

The San Diego Padres have acquired two-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Quentin from the Chicago White Sox in an attempt to bolster their anemic offense. Quentin grew up in the San Diego area and was a two-time All-Star with the White Sox. He has four consecutive 20-homer seasons, including 36 in 2008. The White Sox will receive minor league pitchers Simon Castro, a right-hander...

Padres Might Take Cash For Ludwick

Bill Center of the San Diego Union-Tribune held a chat today (h/t MLBTR), and a question was brought up about the San Diego Padres’ return for Ryan Ludwick. The Pittsburgh Pirates received Ludwick for a player to be named later back in July, although the player has yet to be named. Center reports that he is hearing the Padres could opt for cash considerations in the deal. Center...

Padres acquire OF Quentin from Padres

The San Diego Padres acquired outfielder Carlos Quentin from the Chicago White Sox for a pair of minor league pitchers. Quentin spent the past four seasons with the White Sox, swatting 107 home runs during that span. The 29-year-old Quentin batted .254 with 24 homers and 77 RBIs and 118 games last season. He has a .252 career batting average with 121 homers and 383 RBIs in six...

Carlos Quentin Traded to Padres

The San Diego Padres desperately need help at the plate. Their anemic offense last year killed any chance that the Padres could reach the playoffs. To help score some runs, San Diego traded a pair of prospects to the Chicago White Sox for outfielder Carlos Quentin. Quentin, who grew up in San Diego, should be able to help right away. Since becoming a regular four years ago, the 29...

Daily Friar 12.31.11

  The Padres have waited to the last day of the year to pull off a trade. When I woke up this morning to start this piece I had no idea I was going to be posting about a move. Then I saw Tom Garfinkel tweet that it was "Another exciting day for Padres baseball" and I knew something was up. Not a minute later did the news break. I thought they finally moved Anthony Rizzo...

Padres get Carlos Quentin from White Sox for 2 prospects

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres have acquired two-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Quentin from the Chicago White...

Padres Acquire Carlos Quentin

The Padres have acquired Carlos Quentin from the White Sox for Simon Castro and Pedro Hernandez, the teams announced. 

Padres acquire Quentin in trade

Being traded from the Chicago White Sox to his hometown San Diego Padres couldn't have been more convenient for All-Star outfielder Carlos...
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