Found March 03, 2012 on Fox Sports:
The San Diego Padres secured a part of their future Saturday, signing center fielder Cameron Maybin to a five-year, $25 million extension with an option for a sixth year, according to a major-league source. The deal covers Maybin's final pre-arbitration season, his three arbitration years and his first free-agent year, with the Padres retaining the option to keep him for his second free-agent year as well. Maybin, who turns 25 on April 4, played regularly for the first time last season after joining the Padres in a trade from the Marlins. He batted .264/.323/.393 with nine home runs, 40 RBI and 40 stolen bases in 48 attempts.

Cameron Maybin, San Diego Padres Agree to Extension

On Saturday the San Diego Padres and center fielder Cameron Maybin officially agreed to a five-year contract worth $25 million. It appears, for once, the Padres were actually willing to open up the checkbook and lock a young talent up for a long time. Maybin will turn 25 on April 4 and is coming off of a career year, during which he had a slash line of .264/.323/.393, played Gold...

2012 Fantasy Baseball Draft Day Sleepers: Padres' Cameron Maybin

Cameron Maybin Cameron Maybin is a guy you can dream on a little. The 24 year old who might be hitting his stride, that you can grab late in the draft and brag about as he continues to blossom under your wise stewardship. After getting traded from the Marlins to the Padres in 2011, Maybin began to make good on some of his unfulfilled hype, putting up a .264/.323/.393 line in 516...

Maybin, Friars Agree to Extension

Good news for Friar fans tired of seeing their favorite players depart via free agency or dealt before reaching UFA status. The Padres are expected to announce later today that they've agree to terms on a multi-year extension with CF Cameron Maybin. The deal is reported to be a five-year extension worth $25 million and carries with it an option year valued at between $7 million...

Padres CF Maybin agrees to five-year, $25M extension

San Diego Padres center fielder Cameron Maybin agreed to a five-year, $25 million contract extension on Saturday. The deal also has a club option for the 2017 season, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. The 10th overall pick of the 2005 draft, Maybin batted .264 with nine home runs and 40 RBIs last season. Maybin, 24, also stole 40 bases in 2011. He is set to become arbitration...

Padres, Maybin Both Win With Five-Year Extension

The Padres made one of the best moves of the offseason a year ago, acquiring Cameron Maybin from the Marlins for two middle relievers (Ryan Webb and Edward Mujica). The 24-year-old center fielder rewarded them with a 4.7 WAR season, and now they’ve rewarded him with a five-year contract extension. Dan Hayes of The North County Times first reported that a deal was imminent, and...

Padres agree to extension with Cameron Maybin

The San Diego Padres have agreed to a five-year extension with speedy center fielder Cameron Maybin, Dan Hayes of The North County Times reports. The deal will also include a club option for a sixth year. The deal will buyout Maybin's first  year of free agency and possibly his second, if the option is picked up. The deal will run through 2016 with the option year being in 2017...

A Different Top Ten Prospects List

Apparently the Padres have a really good group of prospects in their system; at least many of the pundits out there in the blogosphere who should know about those things seem to think so. Keith Law of ESPN recently ranked the Friars farm system #1 in all of baseball. Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus had this to say regarding the Padres system, “Not star-studded but loaded...

Daily Friar 3.3.12

Good morning Friar Faithful, I hope you all are enjoying your Saturday morning. I woke up kind of late, so I am about to enjoy my Saturday afternoon. Looks like I will have to catch Friarhood radio later tonight once the podcasts are up. If you are listening live right now I hope you are enjoying the show. Good news everyone! Cameron Maybin has been given an extension. For more on...

Daily Friar 3.2.12

Happy Friday everybody! Who's ready for some live Padres baseball? I know I am and have been for quite some time. The wait is almost over, as Sunday quickly approaches. The pitchers for the game have been announced with Anthony Bass getting the nod to start against the Seattle Marniners. Should be fun to watch if you are going to be out there this weekend. If not then I am sure...

Daily Friar 3.4.12

  Here we go now. The first game is just under an hour away from starting. The Padres and Mariners are going to rehash their Vedder Cup rivalry. Now some people may be wondering what is the Vedder Cup? Well there is an article below that talks all about what it means. It's quite exciting actually, at least to me it is. I know most people won't be able to see...

Street glad to be returning to sea level

(Eds: Adds details, quotes. With AP Photos.) Most pitchers would gladly trade hitter happy Coors Field for pitcher friendly Petco Park. San Diego Padres closer Huston Street is excited about the switch for a different reason. Street, 28, was traded to the Padres from the Colorado Rockies on Dec. 7 for a minor-league pitcher. He believes returning to sea level will do wonders for...

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