The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


Who Aren’t The Padres Trading?

So ummm, will the last one here please turn out the lights? Half a season after a massive overhaul, the supposedly new-look, “let’s contend now and for the future” Padres are limping towards August with a sub-.500 record. At various times in the past week the following players have each been rumored in trade talks: Position players: Jedd Gyorko Justin Upton Will Venable ...
Via Friarhood
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Nationals the top suitor for Padres closer Craig Kimbrel

As the trade winds pick up surrounding San Diego Padres closer Craig Kimbrel, a frontrunner has reportedly emerged to nab his services. FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Washington Nationals have surfaced as the "hottest" on Kimbrel, who is considered one of the best right-handed relievers on the trade market. Other teams rumored to be interested in Kimbrel include the New...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Craig Kimbrel trade rumors

With the trade deadline right around the corner, let the rumor mill boil as the speculations of where players are going to land is just beginning. We see all the time that certain players are going to go to a certain team, but that is when the fun begins when a new team puts together the right package to sweep him away. July 31st is one of the best days in baseball where there...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Kimbrel returning to form in San Diego

After pitching a scoreless ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night, San Diego Padres closer Craig Kimbrel earned his 19th save on the season and has now converted on 10 consecutive save opportunities. After enduring a rough patch earlier in the season in which Kimbrel allowed 10 earned runs through 11 appearances, he seems to have finally settled in and is pitching...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Switch of Scenery Ailing Craig Kimbrel

San Diego Padres relief pitcher Craig Kimbrel (46) works in the 11th inning of baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, June 8, 2015, in Atlanta. San Diego won 5-3. Mandatory credit: AP Photo/John Bazemore If you had told an Atlanta Braves fan a few months ago they were going to trade perennial all-star closer Craig Kimbrel to the San Diego Padres he would have laughed...
Via The Sports Journal
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Braves should deal Craig Kimbrel

As November turns into December, we have a pretty good idea of what most teams are attempting to do with their short-term futures. The Red Sox are going for it, obviously, and so are the Blue Jays. The White Sox seem like they’re trying to improve for 2015; the Phillies might finally be ready to […]
Via Fangraphs
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves land Russell, Bonifacio from Chicago Cubs

The Atlanta Braves improved their bullpen and bench on Thursday, acquiring left-handed reliever James Russell and utility player Emilio Bonifacio as well as cash considerations from the Chicago Cubs for prospect Victor Caratini just before the Jul. 30 trade deadline. Russell represents a reliable reliever for the Braves Russell, now in his fifth Major League season, joins a Braves...
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: How to defeat the Atlanta Braves

Over the last year the Washington Nationals have struggled mightily with their division rival Atlanta Braves. The Nationals went 6-13 against the Braves last year, and lost two out of three in their opening series of 2014. To overcome last year’s struggles and win the NL East, Washington must figure out how to beat Atlanta on a consistent basis. To do this, they must avoid late...
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves: Arbitration could make or break 2014

(Credit: Daniel Shirey, USA Today) Right now, the Atlanta Braves have three of their most valuable players waiting on arbitration hearings to debate their salaries.  Craig Kimbrel, Freddie Freeman, and Jason Heyward were anything but pleased with the offers set forth by the Braves’ organization. Kimbrel, the Braves’ closer, led the National League last year with 50 saves. ...
January 31, 2014  |  1 Comment

Padres News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Mets still act like a small-market team

Tom Brady: I did nothing wrong

NFL upholds Tom Brady's suspension, legal battle likely

Cardinals hire first female NFL coach

Larry Bird: Michael Jordan would kill me in 1-on-1 now

Seau family: HOF broke their word

Kobe to see time at power forward next year

Mike Pettine not ruling out Manziel

Galette appears to unload on Payton

Dez Bryant in 'financial distress' before signing new deal

Top 10 CFB coaches on the hot seat

Was Popovich close to retiring last year?

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker