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Ranking the NL East Second Basemen

We saw some change within the division at the Winter Meetings with the Marlins making a significant upgrade at second and appearing to be serious this offseason about a wild card run in 2015, much to the Mets’ chagrin. It’s also looking more and more like Murphy will continue to be our starter and as far as I’m concerned, the Mets are in pretty good shape at the position...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

J. Upton, Northcraft traded to Friars for 4 prospects

In a much anticipated move, the Braves traded away slugger Justin Upton for a package of prospects. Friday the front office completed a 6-player trade with the San Diego Padres. Joining Upton in the trade to San Diego is Aaron Northcraft, minor league RHP prospect. In return from the Padres, the Braves receive much-touted prospect Max Fried (LHP), Jace Peterson (INF), Dustin Peterson...
Via BravesWire
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Storylines: Padres loading up on bats

In this MLB News and Notes segment, I will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. I also will try to tweet news and rumors as I see them, so feel free to follow me on Twitter: @AndrewIBI. Here are the stories from Friday Dec. 19.  Top Stories: The Padres' roster overhaul is not yet finished, as the team struck an agreement to acquire Justin...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Fried, Jace Peterson, Mallex Smith sent by Padres to Braves in Justin Upton trade

A.J. Preller is a man on a mission and has turned the San Diego Padres into a completely different team in a very short amount of time on the job. The first-year GM has acquired Matt Kemp, Wil Myers and Derek Norris among others. On Friday, he reportedly acquired Justin Upton from the Braves for...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres acquire OF Justin Upton from Atlanta Braves

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced that they have acquired outfielder Justin Upton and right-handed pitcher Aaron Northcraft from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for left-handed pitcher Max Fried, infielder Dustin Peterson, infielder Jace Peterson and outfielder Mallex Smith as well as international bonus compensation. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves deal Justin Upton to San Diego

The Atlanta Braves finally pulled the trigger on a deal that appeared to be in the makings for the better part of the offseason, sending outfielder Justin Upton as well as a player to be named later to the San Diego Padres for pitcher Max Fried, shortstop Jace Peterson, third baseman Dustin Peterson, and outfielder Mallex Smith. While the Padres are preparing to fight in the tough...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Prospects in the Justin Upton Trade

The Braves are sending rightfielder Justin Upton and a yet-to-be-named-publicly low level prospect to the Padres for for pitcher Max Fried, center fielder Mallex Smith, infielder Jace Peterson and left fielder Dustin Peterson.  It’s an interesting way for Atlanta to get a very high upside player not usually available in a package for a one-year rental. […]
Via Fangraphs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Padres to acquire OF Justin Upton from Braves

ATLANTA (AP) -- The San Diego Padres have agreed to acquire slugger Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, a person with knowledge of the deal said Friday. The person, speaking on condition of anonymity because the teams had not announced the deal, said the Braves will receive a group of prospects. Among the players discussed were left-hander Max Fried, shortstop Jace Peterson and...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves continue tear down by trading Justin Upton to Padres

If it was not clear before today the Atlanta Braves are throwing in the towel on the 2015 season. It is over before it began. After weeks of trying to get something for outfielder Justin Upton the team sent him to the Padres for three players with relatively low ceilings. Don’t believe me? Read what FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal said on twitter. Source with knowledge of #Padres...
Via Tireball.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Padres to acquire OF Justin Upton from Braves

ATLANTA (AP) A person with knowledge of the deal says the San Diego Padres have agreed to acquire slugger Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves. The person, speaking on condition of anonymity Friday because the teams had not announced the deal, said the Braves will receive a group of prospects. Among the players discussed were left-hander Max Fried, shortstop Jace Peterson and third...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres, Preller Acquire Justin Upton from Braves

I told myself that I was going to stop prefacing these quick articles with any sort of remark or surprise… but just when I think the stove has cooled down, it flares up once again under the run-and-gun tactics of GM A.J. Preller. I mean, honestly. Does this guy ever sleep? The San Diego Padres have reportedly acquired outfielder Justin Upton for a 1-year contract from the Atlanta...
Via Friarhood
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres En Fuego This Offseason: Acquire Justin Upton

The typical cast of lame-duck offseason characters has morphed this offseason.  The San Diego Padres haven’t won more than 77 games over the last four seasons, but this year, they’ve decided the losing stops. The Padres have just executed a deal with the Atlanta Braves that will send outfielder Justin Upton to the west coast for the final year of his current contract. Looks...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres acquire Justin Upton from Braves

After weeks of posturing, the Atlanta Braves have *finally* traded outfielder Justin Upton. His new club? The San Diego Padres, of course. lhp max fried, ss jace peterson, 3b dustin peterson, of mallex smith going to braves for justin upon and low-level player — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 19, 2014 The 27-year old Upton joins a completely revamped Padres outfield, and...
Via The Outside Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres acquire Justin Upton from Braves

After weeks of posturing, the Atlanta Braves have *finally* traded outfielder Justin Upton. His new club? The San Diego Padres, of course. lhp max fried, ss jace peterson, 3b dustin peterson, of mallex smith going to braves for justin upon and low-level player — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 19, 2014 The 27-year old Upton joins a completely revamped Padres outfield, and...
Via Bloguin Best
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Justin Upton Traded To Padres; Braves Acquiring Prospects

This embed is invalid" /> The San Diego Padres are stocking up on outfielders. The Padres have agreed to a trade with the Atlanta Braves for outfielder Justin Upton, according to multiple reports. San Diego already acquired outfielders Matt Kemp and Wil Myers this week before landing Upton. The Braves will acquire left-hander Max Fried, second baseman...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sitting, Waiting, Wishing

It’s Tuesday evening in Cleveland, Ohio. I’ve got the day off work. I went grocery shopping, cleaned the kitchen, and I should be doing laundry, but I’ll save it for a bit later. I’m fully moved into my new apartment, for the first time in my life, I have a washer/dryer right outside my bedroom, and yet I’m still just letting the dirty clothes pile up. Instead, I’m having...
Via Padres Public
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Fall Ball Update: 10/8 – 10/14

Losers of 3 straight, the Surprise Saguaros went 3-3 this past week to improve their record to 3-4. Despite their losing record, the Saguaros are actually in first place due in large part to many positive contributions from Padres prospects.   Hitters: Mallex Smith – CF: 1-10, RBI, 3BB, 4K, SB(1), Run scored Jace Peterson – 2B: 3- 12, 2B, RBI, 2K, SB(1), 2 Runs scored Hunter...
Via Friarhood
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Fall Ball Update: 10-7-14

The AFL season is underway! This year, the Padres prospects will play for the Surprise Saguaros. The Saguaros lost to the Javelinas 5-4 in their season debut, but the Padres prospects contributed positively.   Hitters: Mallex Smith – CF: 1-4, K Jace Peterson – 2B: 1-4 Hunter Renfroe – RF: 2-4, 2 2B, RBI, 2 Runs scored   Pitchers: Burch Smith – RP: 1.0 IP, 1H, 1R, 2BB  ...
Via Friarhood
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Where’s The Beef?

We’re now a week into September, which means that we’re a week into expanded MLB rosters, as teams may now promote any player on their 40 man roster to the active roster. The Padres are finished with their call ups, leaving them with 32 players on the active roster. That should be plenty of extra beef, right? You’d think, but it wasn’t. On Saturday night against the Rockies...
Via Padres Public
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 9-1-14

The Chihuahuas and the Missions powered their way to victories while the TinCaps won off the strength of their pitching staff. The Padres 2014 minor league playoff teams are Lake Elsinore and Fort Wayne.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Josh VanMeter Pitching Prospect of the Day: Rafael De Paula   El Paso Chihuahuas 10, Salt Lake Bees 4 Jace Peterson – 2B: 2-3, RBI, BB, Run scored...
Via Friarhood
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 8-31-14

Every team but the Emeralds won tonight, including two wins for Fort Wayne as they swept their double header. Joe Wieland enjoyed his best start with the Chihuahuas while Jeremy Baltz powered the Storm with a home run and 4 RBI’s.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Jeremy Baltz Pitching Prospect of the Day: Joe Wieland/Colin Rea   El Paso Chihuahuas 4, Salt Lake Bees 1 Jace Peterson...
Via Friarhood
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 8-30-14

The Chihuahuas and Storm won tonight due to strong performances from their respective offenses. It was a different story for the Missions and the Emeralds as the two teams combined for 5 hits.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Cody Decker Pitching Prospect of the Day: Zechariah Lemond/Matthew Shepherd   El Paso Chihuahuas 9, Salt Lake Bees 7 Jace Peterson – 2B: 2-4, BB, K, Run scored...
Via Friarhood
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 8-28-14

It was an excellent night on the farm as all 6 farm teams managed to earn victories. Cody Decker and Fernando Perez powered the Chihuahuas and TinCaps to victory, respectively, while the Missions used a strong performance from Justin Hancock to win a pitcher’s duel.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Cody Decker/Fernando Perez Pitching Prospect of the Day: Justin Hancock   El Paso...
Via Friarhood
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 8-27-14

The Chihuahuas and the TinCaps were the only two organization to earn W’s on the farm tonight. The Chihuahuas prevailed due to the hot bat of Cody Decker while the TinCaps used good pitching and timely hitting to eek out a 1 run victory against the Whitecaps.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Cody Decker Pitching Prospect of the Day: Bryce Morrow   El Paso Chihuahuas 5, Colorado...
Via Friarhood
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 8-25-14

It was a sloppy night across the farm. The Chihuahuas were the only team in the organization to get a win as the Fort Wayne and Eugene offenses were nowhere to be found. The Missions were completely blown out by the Hooks.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Alex Dickerson Pitching Prospect of the Day: Zechariah Lemond   El Paso Chihuahuas 4, Colorado Springs Sky Sox 3 Rico Noel ...
Via Friarhood
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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