PADRES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Dickerson departs after collision with Jankowski

Padres left fielder Alex Dickerson exited Friday's game against Cincinnati after colliding with center fielder Travis Jankowski on the warning track in the top of the first.
Via Padres.com
20 minutes ago

Roster roulette: Padres add Rondon, Campos

After swinging a seven-player deal with the Marlins earlier Friday, the Padres added infielder Jose Rondon and pitcher Leonel Campos to the roster.
Via Padres.com
2 hours ago

Padres Preview: 07/29 Edwin Jackson kicks off homestand against Reds

The Padres are fresh off an off day and back home after a ten-game road trip. Tonight they open up a three-game set against the visiting Reds that will bring them to the end of July, and they'll be looking to make more history in the process. Veteran righty Edwin Jackson will get the ball for San Diego in tonight's series opener, making his third start since joining the Padres....
Via Gaslamp Ball
6 hours ago

Padres go for NL home run record

If a Padres player homers in each game of the three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds starting Friday night at Petco Park, San Diego will hold a Major League record for consecutive games with at least one home run.
Via Padres.com
7 hours ago

Projecting the Prospects in the Andrew Cashner Trade

Here are the prospects changing hands in today’s deal between Miami and San Diego as evaluated by my newly updated KATOH system. KATOH denotes WAR forecast for first six years of player’s major-league career. KATOH+ uses similar methodology with consideration also for Baseball America’s rankings. Josh Naylor, 1B, San Diego (Profile) KATOH: 4.4 WAR (80th overall)KATOH+: 4.6...
Via Fangraphs
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres to call-up SS Jose Rondon from Double-A

The San Diego Padres will reportedly call up shortstop Jose Rondon from Double-A as a corresponding move for Yangervis Solarte being placed on the family emergency leave list, per Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Double-A shortstop Jose Rondon apparently is being recalled. Likely temporary, with Solarte on family leave. https://t.co/qS3pE7zlVP — Dennis Lin (@sdutdennislin...
Via Today's Knuckleball
10 hours ago

Padres trade Cashner, Rea to Marlins in 7-player deal

MIAMI (AP) -- Two people familiar with the deal say right-handers Andrew Cashner and Colin Rea have been traded by the San Diego Padres in a seven-player deal to the Miami Marlins, who were eager to shore up their rotation for a playoff push.The two people confirmed the trade to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because it will not be announced until medical reviews...
Via Associated Press
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Padres Continuing Prospect Rebuild Process

When A.J. Preller inherited the Padres General Manager position, he had some quality minor league talent to work with. He quickly went to work trading away said talent and rebuilding the Major League club to win it all in 2015. We all know how that ended, and now Preller is building again. Seven of the […] Padres Continuing Prospect Rebuild Process - Friars on Base - Friars on...
Via Friars on Base
1 day ago

Padres Prospects: MLB.com's Top Prospects Midseason Update

Let's take a look at where our farm system stands. Around 12:00 AM EST MLB.com released their midseason update for the league's top prospects including the overall Top 100 and every team's Top 30. The update is important because it now includes the players from the 2016 MLB Draft and the July 2nd International Signing Period. Which is particularly exciting for Padres fans considering...
Via Gaslamp Ball
1 day ago

Blue Jays agree to acquire Melvin Upton

The Blue Jays have agreed to a deal to acquire outfielder Melvin Upton from the Padres, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (via Twitter). An A-ball prospect is headed back in the deal, per the report, with financial considerations remaining unknown. The swap is likely to be finalized today, says Rosenthal, who had reported last night that Toronto was in the lead to add Upton...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Padres trying to move Andrew Cashner, Derek Norris

The San Diego Padres are looking like an active team at the trade deadline and have at least two key players on the block. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that the Padres are trying to move catcher Derek Norris in addition to starting pitcher Andrew Cashner. In addition to Andrew Cashner, the Padres are pushing hard to move catcher Derek Norris, major league sources tell...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres trade rumors: Melvin on the move?

It has been perhaps the most fortunate resurrection since the days of the disciples. Coming off six strong seasons in Tampa Bay from 2007-2012, Melvin Upton Jr. was quickly establishing himself as one of the most promising up-and-coming offensive threats in the game.  He combined a quick, powerful stroke with breakneck base running to regularly challenge the 30 homer-30 steal mark...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres GM says teams asking about Melvin Upton Jr.

Melvin Upton Jr. has surprisingly resuscitated his career in 2016 to the point where he’s attracting trade interest from other teams. According to Padres general manager A.J. Preller, teams view Upton as a potential 30-homer, 30-steal player. Melvin Upton is "opening eyes'' with his play, #Padres GM AJ Preller says, and is attracting trade interest as a potential 30-30 player...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres 3B dives into the stands for a great catch -- and a side of nachos

We've heard of pitchers who throw cheese, but this might be a first.In the top of the ninth inning on Friday, San Diego Padres third baseman Yangervis Solarte dove into the stands in an attempt to snag a foul bat off the bat of the San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan.Solarte made an amazing grab for the first out of the inning -- and he got a little something extra for his trouble...
Via FOX Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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