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Friars on Base Jan 21, 2016
The San Diego Padres added veteran reliever and closer Fernando Rodney to their bullpen Wednesday, according to multiple reports the deal is worth about $1.5M for the year with incentives based on performance for the 38 year old veteran. Rodney started the 2015 season with the Mariners before being designated for assignment and finishing out […] Padres Add Fernando Rodney to Bullpen Mix - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mariners Blog | Seattle Times Jan 20, 2016
Free-agent Fernando Rodney agreed to a one-year, incentive-laden contract with the San Diego Padres, who will give the veteran reliever the opportunity to close. The deal is pending a physical.
Padres Blog | San Diego Union-Tribune Jan 20, 2016
Command issues again surfaced as closer bounced from Mariners to Cubs in 2015.
Gaslamp Ball Jan 20, 2016
According to Jon Heyman, the Padres have reached an agreement on a Major League deal with closer Fernando Rodney. If you are a stickler for straight hat bills, you'll hate this. If you despise flashy post-save celebration routines, you'll rue this decision. If you were asking for an experienced closer to anchor the bullpen, you'll probably like this move. Rodney was an All-Star in 2014, when he led the league with 48 saves for the Mariners. 2015 was a down year, as he was awful with Seattle until he was finally DFA'd and subsequently traded to Chicago. Something changed with that...
Gaslamp Ball Jan 19, 2016
Apparently San Diego's East County is getting a new casino and it will soon be home to a Tony Gwynn themed Sports Pub. The bar bearing his name will house his game used uniforms, awards and personal mementos. Tony's wife Alicia is excited about her new business venture. Tony Gwynn Sports Pub to Open at New Hollywood Casino Jamul | NBC 7 San Diego "I am so excited to share Tony's legacy with Jamul Indian Village and the future visitors of Hollywood Casino," said Alicia. "Not only was Tony a great player, he was an exceptional man. It will be wonderful to have his accomplishments...