Padres acquire OF Wil Myers in 11-player, three-team trade

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced that they have acquired outfielder Wil Myers, catcher Ryan Hanigan, left-handed pitcher Jose Castillo and right-handed pitcher Gerardo Reyes from the Tampa Bay Rays. As part of the agreement, the Padres will send catcher Rene Rivera, right-handed pitcher Burch Smith and infielder Jake Bauers to Tampa Bay, as well as right-handed pitcher...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays complete 11-player trade, largest in franchise history

The Tampa Bay Rays on Friday completed a three-team, 11-player trade that sent outfielder Wil Myers, catcher Ryan Hanigan, minor-league left-hander Jose Castillo and minor-league right-hander Gerardo Reyes to the San Diego Padres in exchange for catcher Rene Rivera, right-hander Burch Smith and minor-league first baseman Jake Bauers. The Rays also receive outfielder Steven Souza...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Wil Myers heads to Padres in 11-player, 3-team trade

On Tuesday evening, the Padres and Rays put baseball insiders, analysts and fans on high alert with rumblings of a trade involving Tampa Bay outfielder Wil Myers going to San Diego. Though reports had the deal as close to happening, there were warnings of caution that the trade could take a while to complete because so many players were involved. So we went to bed on Tuesday night...
Via The Outside Corner
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Acquire Myers, Hanigan in 11-Player Deal

There once was a time when the San Diego Padres spoke of going after “the big bat” and “quietly building from within” to achieve some caliber and talent. There was a time when the Padres spoke loudly but carried a soft stick, leaving the “hot stove” to simmer while the Friar Faithful waited with bated breath for good news that would never come. Such times, apparently...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Of Course Steven Souza Is Going to the Rays

Turner, Joe Ross to #Nationals. Myers, Hanigan, Jose Castillo to #Padres. Souza, Ott, Rivera, Smith, Bauers to #Rays (Souza, Ott from Nats). — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 17, 2014 Generally speaking, in such cases as a prospect — or any player, really — possesses a combination of power and speed, said player is regarded with […]
Via Fangraphs
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Acquire Myers In Three-Team Deal

In a shocking three-team trade, the Washington Nationals, San Diego Padres, and Tampa Bay Rays agreed to move 12 players.  The Padres will get outfielder Wil Myers, pitchers Gerardo Reyes and Jose Castillo, and catcher Ryan Hanigan.  The Rays will get catcher Rene Rivera, pitcher Burch Smith, first base prospect Jake Bauers, pitcher Travis Ott  and outfielder Steven Souza.  The...
Via Baseball Essential
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays Deal Wil Myers in Blockbuster Trade with Padres, Nationals

The Tampa Bay Rays sent outfielder Wil Myers to the San Diego Padres as part of a three team trade that involved 11 players. Myers heads to San Diego as the centerpiece of the trade. San Diego also receives young minor league arms Gerardo Reyes and Jose Castillo along with big league catcher Ryan Hanigan as part of the deal. Meanwhile, Tampa Bay will get catcher Rene Rivera,...
Via Baseball News Source
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB News: Padres complete another blockbuster

The San Diego Padres have done it again. This time, they have acquired outfielder Wil Myers from the Tampa Bay Rays, in part of a 11-player, three-team trade also involving the Washington Nationals. San Diego will receive: Myers, catcher Ryan Hanigan (TB), pitcher Jose Castillo (TB), and pitcher Gerardo Reyes (TB). Tampa Bay receives: outfielder Steven Souza (WAS), Travis Ott...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats Stephen Souza On The Move?

The Nationals are reportedly moving outfielder Stephen Souza in a three team deal involving San Diego and Tampa Bay. Washington receiving shortstop Trea Turner, selected 13th overall in the 2014 draft, along with fellow prospect Joe Ross, a right handed pitcher. It is apparently a done deal, pending physicals. Turner, Joe Ross to #Nationals. Myers, Hanigan, Jose Castillo to #Padres...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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