Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 3/21/13
Rick Porcello – Photo by Keith Allison Jim Bowden has reported via twitter According to Tigers source the Padres have turned down Porcello for Street and Porcello for Gregorson but talks continue The Padres were first rumored to have interest in Rick Porcello back in December.  Talks were on, then off, then on, and now this.  The encouraging part of this tweet is “talks continue”, the discouraging part is that it seems Josh Byrnes has decided protecting his investments are more important than good judgment. On my radio show last Saturday I touched on how all general managers, not just Byrnes have the best interest in mind of players they bring in (#Byrnesboys).  This way when the team wins, the general managers finger prints all over it.    When asked at a season ticket holder meeting, how the Padres would spent the TV money, the response (and I’m paraphrasing) was, we re-signed Quentin and Street. Committing $27MM to oft-injured Carlos Quentin for three years and $14MM to Huston S...
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