Found December 12, 2011 on
We are less then twelve hours away from the non tender deadline. Teams have until that time to give a contract to their arbitration eligible players. After that point if they aren't contracted then they will be released to free agency. The Padres have quite a few players who are up for arbitration. I'm sure we will know more in the coming hours what happens. And as I am writing this, the Brewers have picked up the top 3B prize in Aramis Ramirez. Here are your Padres links for the day:
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Tiger's inqured on Chase Headley - MLBTR
"The Tigers checked with the Padres about Chase Headley, but there's no momentum in trade talks right now, sources tell Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports."
Baseball America lists their top 10 prospects for the Padres
"The young players received for Gonzalez and Adams will take longer to reach the majors but could provide a greater impact in the long run."
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We are proud to announce The San Diego Padres Top 30 Prospects for 2012. Peter Friberg has been studying minor league and amateur baseball players for nearly 10 years and has been writing about Padres minor leaguers for approximately eight. Peter has compiled his top 30 prospects in the Padres system for 2012, we are now into the top 10, continuing with #9 Keyvius Sampson...
The Tigers checked with the Padres about Chase Headley, but there's no momentum in trade talks right now, sources tell Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports (via Twitter). Several other teams have reportedly shown interest in Headley this winter including the Cubs and Rockies.
The 27-year-old projects to earn $3MM through arbitration this winter and it will be his second time through...
The San Diego Padres have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with outfielder Chris Denorfia and tendered contracts to 35 other players.
Already under contract are newly acquired closer Huston Street, infielders Jason Bartlett and Orlando Hudson, and outfielder Mark Kotsay.
The Padres non-tendered outfielder Jeremy Hermida.
Denorfia hit .277 with five home runs and 19 RBIs...
We are proud to announce The San Diego Padres Top 30 Prospects for 2012. Peter Friberg has been studying minor league and amateur baseball players for nearly 10 years and has been writing about Padres minor leaguers for approximately eight. Peter has compiled his top 30 prospects in the Padres system for 2012, we are now into the top 10 starting with #10 Casey Kelly
Dan Hayes of the North County Times tweets "#Padres agreed to a one-year deal with Chris Denorfia and will tender all other players."
Year Age Tm G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB
The contract deadline has come and passed so now we have a bigger idea of what the free agent pool looks like. There are a lot of names out there that teams would want to go after, and a lot of players that could be low risk for the Padres to try to run after too. As we approach the middle part of the month and head towards the holidays and into January we should see the Padres...
The Padres tendered contracts to 36 players on Monday, including several notable arbitration-eligible players. The team also agreed to a one-year deal with outfielder Chris Denorfia.
Last night it was announced that reining National League MVP, Ryan Braun had tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. This morning it has been changed to an illegal substance. It will be interesting to see the fall out of this and what the league will decide to do. It's a shame that this news has broke because of how much he means to the Brewer's organization...