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After Trade Deadline, Indians Will Have to Battle to Stay in Hunt

The Non-waiver Trade Deadline has come and gone, and though many teams throughout the league have made assertive moves to re-tool their team, the Indians look as though they have mailed it in for the 2015 campaign. Chris Antonetti, the Indians General Manager, was active and acted to the needs of other contenders in the league, while keeping his eye on the future. Outfielder and...
Via Hot Stove MLB
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Trades Create Opportunity for Several Clippers

Almonte Assigned to Columbus There’s a new face in Columbus. The Indians traded Marc Rzepczynski to San Diego minutes before the Friday 4pm deadline for versatile, switch-hitting outfielder Abraham Almonte and immediately assigned him Columbus. The 26-year-old split the season between San Diego and Triple-A El Paso. In 31 games with the Padres, Almonte hit .204 (11-54) with four...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Well, We Got A LOOGY

Ahh, baseball’s weird. A.J. Preller and the Padres treated the offseason like that trade-happy guy in your fantasy league when everyone expected them to be quiet. Now, with the baseball world anticipating another run of trades, the Padres responded by sending Abraham Almonte to Cleveland for Marc Rzepczynski. They stood pat, basically. I’ve tried to write about this a few times...
Via Padres Public
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buyers! An Imaginary Interview With AJ Preller

This afternoon, after the trade deadline passed with the Padres making just one small move, trading OF Abraham Almonte to Cleveland for LHP Marc Rzepczynski, Padres GM AJ Preller was not made immediately available to the media, let alone me, not the media whatsoever. However, I decided to interview him anyway. The following is the full transcript of the interview that did not occur...
Via Padres Public
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres trade for Marc Rzepczynski from Indians

The San Diego Padres ended up not selling any of their pieces but adding a piece to their roster at the deadline.  The Padres have acquired left-handed reliever Marc Rzepcynski from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for outfielder Abraham Almonte as reported by Keith Law of ESPN. The Padres were said to be looking for a left-handed reliever to upgrade their bullpen.  The southpaw...
Via Baseball Essential
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres get reliever Rzepczynski from Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have made their third trade this week, sending left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski to the San Diego Padres for outfielder Abraham Almonte. Rzepczynski went 2-3 with a 4.43 ERA in 45 games this season. Earlier this week, the Indians, who recently lost six straight games and fell back in the AL wild-card race, dealt outfielder David Murphy to the Angels...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians deal again, send reliever Rzepczynski to Padres

  The Indians have made their third trade this week, sending left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski to the San Diego Padres for outfielder Abraham Almonte. Rzepczynski went 2-3 with a 4.43 ERA in 45 games this season. Earlier this week, the Indians, who recently lost six straight games and fell back in the AL wild-card race, dealt outfielder David Murphy to the Angels and sent slugger...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians trade Marc Rzepczynski to San Diego for Abraham Almonte

The Cleveland Indians had one last trade to sneak in just ahead of the 2015 MLB trade deadline. They traded left-handed reliever Marc “Scrabble” Rzepczynski to the San Diego Padres in exchange for 26 year old Abraham Almonte (ESPN’s Keith Law was the first to report though he misspelled Rzepczynski in his rush). Scrabble was seemingly struggling overall this season pitching...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres get reliever Rzepczynski from Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have made their third trade this week, sending left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski to the San Diego Padres for outfielder Abraham Almonte. Rzepczynski went 2-3 with a 4.43 ERA in 45 games this season. Earlier this week, the Indians, who recently lost six straight games and fell back in the AL wild-card race, dealt outfielder David Murphy to the Angels...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians send reliever Rzepczynski to Padres

CLEVELAND (AP) The Indians have made their third trade this week, sending left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski to the San Diego Padres for outfielder Abraham Almonte. Rzepczynski went 2-3 with a 4.43 ERA in 45 games this season. Earlier this week, the Indians, who recently lost six straight games and fell back in the AL wild-card race, dealt outfielder David Murphy to the Angels...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres struggling demote Middlebrooks, recall Almonte

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Padres have sent struggling infielder Will Middlebrooks to Triple-A El Paso and recalled outfielder Abraham Almonte. Middlebrooks was hitting just .212 and had committed seven errors. He was obtained from Boston in one of general manager A.J. Preller's offseason deals that remade the roster. The Padres have struggled to meet expectations. Almonte is...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres option Middlebrooks to Triple-A, recall Almonte

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Padres optioned infielder Will Middlebrooks to Triple-A El Paso on Wednesday and recalled outfielder Abraham Almonte. Middlebrooks has struggled with consistency this season, hitting .212 in 83 games with 9 home runs and 29 RBI. Almonte was hitting .275 with 35 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 61 games for El Paso, the Triple-A affiliate for the Padres.  
Via Fox Sports San Diego
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Middlebrooks Optioned to El Paso, Almonte Called Up

Photo: San Diego Padres, Fantasy Sports Network As of Wednesday, July 22 at 10:00 am, San Diego Padres third baseman/shortstop Will Middlebrooks has been optioned to Triple-A El Paso. Middlebrooks, who was acquired from the Boston Red Sox in the offseason, has appeared in 83 games with the Padres up to this point, and has posted a .212 average with a .241 on-base percentage. As of...
Via Friarhood
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 7-19-15

The Chihuahuas swept a double-header due to a monster performance from Tommy Medica. The Missions enjoyed a great pitching performance from James Needy while every other farm team played in a 1 run game.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Tommy Medica Pitching Prospect of the Day: James Needy   Game 1: El Paso Chihuahuas 7, Fresno Grizzlies 1 Abraham Almonte – CF: 1-2, 2B, RBI, 2BB...
Via Friarhood
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 6-29-15

The Chihuahuas and the TinCaps were the only teams to earn victories on the farm tonight. The Chihuahuas won in blowout fashion while the TinCaps won a close won 2-0.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Casey McElroy/Alex Dickerson Pitching Prospect of the Day: Thomas Dorminy   El Paso Chihuahuas 14, Tacoma Rainiers 1 Abraham Almonte – CF: 0-5, RBI, BB, K, 2 Runs scored Casey McElroy...
Via Friarhood
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 6-18-15

It was an exciting night on the farm as the Dust Devils played their first game of the season. The Chihuahuas and Storm both won shootouts while the Missions split a doubleheader against the RockHounds.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Alex Dickerson Pitching Prospect of the Day: Colin Rea   El Paso Chihuahuas 11, Salt Lake Bees 10 Abraham Almonte – CF: 3-5, 2B, 2RBI, BB, Run scored...
Via Friarhood
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres activate OF Melvin Upton Jr., option Almonte

CINCINNATI (AP) The San Diego Padres activated outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. from the 15-day disabled list and sent outfielder Abraham Almonte to Triple-A El Paso after Sunday's loss to Cincinnati. Upton will join brother Justin on the Padres. He'll be ready to play Monday night in Atlanta - he was traded by the Braves to San Diego for closer Craig Kimbrel in a multiplayer deal on...
Via AP on Fox
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

DeGrom dominates Padres to lead Mets to 7-0 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) Jacob deGrom took a perfect game into the sixth and allowed two hits over eight innings, leading the New York Mets to a 7-0 win over the San Diego Padres on Monday night. The lanky right-hander struck out the first four batters and did not allow a baserunner until Clint Barmes led off the sixth with single through the right side of the infield. After striking out...
Via AP on Fox
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2015 Game 50 (PIT vs SD)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (24-26) scored more runs than the Pittsburgh Pirates (25-23), 6-2, on a walk-off grand slam from Derek Norris last night in the second of their four-game series at Petco Park. James Shields (6-0, 3.69) and Francisco...
Via Padres Public
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Norris' walk-off grand slam lifts Padres to win over Pirates

  Derek Norris hit a grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the San Diego Padres to a 6-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night, snapping the Pirates' season-high seven-game winning streak. Norris' homer to center, his fourth, capped a crazy ninth that saw the Pirates get two straight force plays at home while fielding a five-man infield. Jedd Gyorko started...
Via AP on Fox
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Norris' grand slam lifts Padres to 6-2 win vs Pirates

SAN DIEGO (AP) Derek Norris hit a grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the San Diego Padres to a 6-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night, snapping the Pirates' season-high seven-game winning streak. Norris' homer to center, his fourth, capped a crazy ninth that saw the Pirates get two straight force plays at home while fielding a five-man infield. Jedd...
Via AP on Fox
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

While You Were Drinking 2015 Game 46 (SD at LAA)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an evening in the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (21-25) scored fewer runs than the Los Angeles California Anaheim Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (23-22), 4-3, last night in the first of three games at Angel Stadium. Neither Tyson Ross (2-4, 3.84) nor Jered Weaver...
Via Padres Public
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

What Will the Padres Do With Melvin Upton?

Question no. 1: When Melvin Upton returns from his 50-plus at-bat minor league rehab assignment, what will the Padres do with him? Why this question shouldn’t be answered: Upton plays center field, the same position where Wil Myers used to attempt to play — that is, until Myers moved to first base after Yonder Alonso hit the disabled list. Then Myers himself hit the DL, which...
Via Padres Public
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rapid Reaction: Nationals 4, Padres 1

  View image | gettyimages.com The Washington Nationals have now won 14 of their last 18 games, as they topped the San Diego Padres 4-1 on Saturday night. With the win they are now just one-half game behind the New York Mets for first place in the National League East. The Nationals are 4-2 on their west coast swing, and look to take the four-game series with San Diego in...
Via KCM Sports
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

SSU Baseball Recap: San Diego Padres 4, Seattle Mariners 2

Tonight, the Mariners had a game that was much more like all the others we have seen in recent years: a low scoring affair, as the Mariners were unable to topple the Padres’ early lead as they go on to lose 4-2. Taijuan Walker worked 6 strong innings, walking 1 and striking out 6.  But he also gave up two early runs to San Diego, landing him with the lose despite the solid outing...
Via Seattle Side Up!
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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