2:18 AM EST, Thu February 21, 2019
Call to the Pen 5 hours ago

Is the Padres Timetable Sped Up with Machado Signing?

Since the Padres signed Manny Machado, does their timetable suddenly speed up faster now? The San Diego Padres have not been very relevant for seven years now, but they just signed Manny Machado, who is one of the best players in the league, so their timetable should speed up. The Padres have been declaring their […] Is the Padres Timetable Sped Up with Machado Signing? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
sandiegouniontribune.com 7 hours ago

Machado jerseys removed from Padres' team store

Vendor that runs Padres store at Petco Park mistakenly put Manny Machado jerseys on racks before player officially signed.
sandiegouniontribune.com 9 hours ago

How and why Padres went after Manny Machado

For the Padres, plans are made with the idea they will give way to new plans. And debt reduction, it turned out, was for such a time as this. The team getting its financial house in order paid off — or allowed it to give a big payday — sooner than expected. In January, Padres Executive Chairman...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 9 hours ago

Padres buzzing over impending arrival of Manny Machado

As workouts began to wind down, word began spreading across the San Diego Padres' practice fields at Peoria Sports Complex.
sandiegouniontribune.com 10 hours ago

Fast-rising Chris Paddack has Padres' attention

Chris Paddack was at 90 innings on the dot when Double-A San Antonio manager Phillip Wellman informed him late last summer that he would be shut down before the Missions’ playoff run. Two years removed Tommy John surgery and in the midst of his busiest pro season yet, Paddack, pragmatic but dejected...
NESN.com 12 hours ago

What Manny Machado’s Huge Padres Contract Means For Red Sox’s Future

Manny Machado reportedly agreed to a 10-year, $300 million contract with the San Diego Padres on Tuesday in a move... Read More »
sandiegouniontribune.com 14 hours ago

'Going to be special' for Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. to share infield with Manny Machado

As a tall Dominican growing into power as a slick-fielding shortstop, Fernando Tatis Jr.’s comparisons to Manny Machado were inevitable. That’s what scouts do. Even Tatis found himself becoming a fan of Machado as he watched his career take off in Baltimore. Now, the 20-year-old Tatis – ESPN’s...
Call to the Pen 15 hours ago

San Diego Padres: Signing Dallas Keuchel the next logical move

The San Diego Padres have already made one splash in free agency this offseason. It is time to make a second foray into the market, and land a pitcher they desperately need. In some ways, the San Diego Padres are in a situation similar to where the Philadelphia Phillies were last year. The Phillis were […] San Diego Padres: Signing Dallas Keuchel the next logical move - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
sandiegouniontribune.com 17 hours ago

Padres' splashes often throw off mud — but Machado should be different

Let’s start with curses, which have a colorful niche in baseball history. These days, the baseball world gives curses no credence due to the Cubs and Red Sox finally winning a World Series. No one gnashes teeth over a billy goat’s exile from a tavern, or that Babe Ruth was traded. Or, in our little...
Bleed Cubbie Blue 18 hours ago
MLB Bullets has made a decision

MLB Bullets has made a decision

Manny Machado signs with the Padres. Labor and management continue to squabble. So has anything happened since Monday? Free agent infielder Manny Machado has agreed to a ten-year, $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres. It’s the largest free-agent deal in North American sports history. Here’s a list of the top ten free agent contracts in MLB history. The general consensus is that the Padres did well to sign Machado. Travis Sawchik explains why Macahdo’s deal makes sense for the Padres. Zach Kram thinks the deal is good for Machado and good for the Padres. Bradford Doolittle...
Call to the Pen 18 hours ago

San Diego Padres can still sign Bryce Harper even with Manny Machado

The San Diego Padres just signed Manny Machado to a ten year deal, but can the Padres still sign Bryce Harper? The San Diego Padres have been known as a team that does not like to spend a lot of money, but make trades and develop their prospects from within. That was until they signed […] San Diego Padres can still sign Bryce Harper even with Manny Machado - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
BaltimoreBaseball.com 19 hours ago

Machado signs with Padres; Orioles add another left-handed reliever, Boog’s comes to Sarasota

SARASOTA, Fla.-What’s happening? – The biggest story around baseball is Manny Machado reportedly agreeing to a 10-year, $300-million contract with the San Diego Padres. Machado’s belated agreement might come as a relief to some Orioles fans, who were afraid that he would sign with the New York Yankees. The Orioles and Padres are scheduled for […]

Padres players appreciate owners adding Machado, welcome higher expectations

Each year before the first workout of spring training, Padres manager Andy Green addresses his team before ceding the floor to team owners Ron Fowler and Peter Seidler. The message from the trio this year touched on it being time to change the mindset of the team and the history of the franchise....

Dodgers know Manny Machado 'changes things' for Padres

Once the highest-earning pitcher in baseball, Clayton Kershaw chose his words carefully as he addressed news that a former teammate was joining a divisional rival via a record-breaking deal. Given the rising tension stressing relations between the players union and owners, Manny Machado’s reported...
Call to the Pen Feb 19, 2019

San Diego Padres: The lineup with Manny Machado

The San Diego Padres have reportedly signed Manny Machado to a 10 year-$300 million deal, so here is what the lineup will look like. The San Diego Padres lineup was going to be full of youth in 2019 before Machado signed with the Padres, but now adding his bat in the lineup will make pitchers […] San Diego Padres: The lineup with Manny Machado - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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