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The Padres' rotation will have a different look next year after Wade LeBlanc and Aaron Harang departed via trade and free agency, respectively, but the club isn't planning to move its homegrown ace. Tom Krasovic of Inside The Padres reports that San Diego is not shopping Mat Latos, but other teams don't think the right-hander is cemented in the team's long-term plans.
Latos, 24, is coming off two stellar seasons despite a bout with shoulder inflammation early in 2011. Since the start of 2010, he's pitched to a 3.21 ERA in 379 innings across 62 starts. He's struck out 8.88 batters per nine innings, walked just 2.66 per nine, and generated a ground ball 43.7% of the time. The Padres control Latos for another four seasons, the final three as an arbitration-eligible player, so his trade value at the moment is substantial.
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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 and this is our third installment featuring prospects 16-20
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
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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.
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Infielder Alberto Gonzalez has signed a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers that includes an invitation to major league spring training.
The two-time defending American League champion Rangers announced the deal Friday, when they also said pitchers and catchers will report to spring training in Surprise, Ariz., on Feb. 22. The full squad reporting date is Feb. 25.
The Rockies received Minor League left-handed pitcher Nick Schmidt from the Padres on Friday to complete the deal that sent former closer Huston Street to the Padres.
Infielder Alberto Gonzalez has signed a minor league deal with the Rangers that includes an invitation to major league spring training.
Former first-round draft pick completes trade for Huston Street
The Rockies today acquired left-handed pitcher Nick Schmidt from San Diego, completing the trade that sent right-handed pitcher Huston Street to the Padres.
The Rangers have reached an agreement with infielder Alberto Gonzalez on a Minor League contract that includes an invitation to Spring Training.