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Friars on Base Dec 13, 2014

How About This…The Padres Try Carlos Quentin At…

With the recent acquisition of outfielder Matt Kemp from the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Padres finally acquired the impact bat they thought they were getting when almost three years ago, they traded for Carlos Quentin from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for Simon Castro and Pedro Hernandez. Kemp will most likely be the left […] How About This…The Padres Try Carlos Quentin At… - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Gaslamp Ball Dec 11, 2014

Matt Kemp acquired by Padres: The Good

A look on the bright side of the key player the Padres got from the Dodgers. The Padres have acquired a hitter. 2015 will be Matt Kemp's 10th season in the major leagues and he has slugged over .500 in 4 of them. To put that in perspective, in that same time frame the Padres have had 7 such seasons. Three were by Adrian Gonzalez (2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006), one was by Carlos Quentin (2012) and the other by Mike Piazza (2006). The highest slugging percentage on the team last year was done by Seth Smith who tallied a .440 by hitting 12 HRs, 5 3Bs and 31 2Bs. Kemp topped that number in 8...
Friars on Base Nov 21, 2014

2014 Fansided Faux-Winter Meetings Padres Day 4 Recap

Well, a LOT more has certainly gone on in the Fansided Faux Winter Meetings than the real ones so far. Quick recap? Andrew Cashner and Alex Torres were traded on Day 1 in exchange for Yoenis Cespedes, on Day 2 salary cramp Carlos Quentin was offloaded to the Royals for two left-handed pitching prospects, and […] 2014 Fansided Faux-Winter Meetings Padres Day 4 Recap - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Padres Player News

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    Wil Myers

    Rays deal to trade Myers now official, Gomes DFA'd

  • Matt Kemp

    Sunday Brunch: Are The Padres Emulating The Dodgers Old Strategy?

  • Justin Upton

    Upton won't talk extension in-season

  • Will Middlebrooks

    Boston Red Sox announce trade of Will Middlebrooks to San Diego Padres for Ryan Hanigan

  • Derek Norris

    Don't Buy a House in the Bay Area if You Play for the Oakland A's!

  • Brandon Morrow

    Brandon Morrow Signs With Padres

  • Tim Federowicz

    San Diego Padres: Who Exactly Is Tim Federowicz?

  • Clint Barmes

    Heyman: Padres Do Not Have Winning Bid For Korean SS Kang

  • Seth Smith

    Seth Smith Could Be First Outfielder Moved

  • Cory Luebke

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