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Official: Rays trade Tommy Pham to Padres in five player deal

Official: Rays trade Tommy Pham to Padres in five player deal

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Via team press release. The Rays have completed the trade of star left fielder Tommy Pham to the San Diego Padres, indicating medical reviews have been completed on acquired OF Hunter Renfroe, who had foot surgery in October. What follows is the team press release on the Pham trade. *** The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired outfielder Hunter Renfroe, minor league infielder Xavier Edwards and a player to be named from the San Diego Padres in exchange for outfielder Tommy Pham and infielder/right-handed pitcher Jake Cronenworth. Following the trade, the Rays...

Analysis: Padres need Tommy Pham to be healthy, so he can help make their lineup healthier

Physicals will determine fate of Padres-Rays swap of banged-up Tommy Pham, Hunter Renfroe
Friars on Base Dec 6, 2019

Padres new-look OF is improved, but still work to be done

The San Diego Padres have been busy trying to rebuild the outfield this season. We take a look at what they’ve done so far and what’s left to be done. It’s been a busy couple of weeks for A.J. Preller and the San Diego Padres as they try to navigate through the trade market to […] Padres new-look OF is improved, but still work to be done - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Dec 6, 2019

Padres giving up too much in pending Pham trade

The San Diego Padres are reportedly close to acquiring Tommy Pham from the Tampa Bay Rays, but they gave up too much in order to get him. San Diego Padres GM A.J. Preller knew that he had to step it up this winter because his job was potentially on the line. But if you were […] Padres giving up too much in pending Pham trade - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Dec 6, 2019

Padres continue rebuild of outfiled in trade for Tommy Pham

The San Diego Padres have made yet another trade to address their outfield needs by acquiring Tommy Pham from the Tampa Bay Rays. Late Thursday night it was reported that the San Diego Padres traded Hunter Renfroe and Xavier Edwards to the Tampa Bay Rays for Tommy Pham and Jake Cronenworth. The deal is not […] Padres continue rebuild of outfiled in trade for Tommy Pham - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Dec 6, 2019

San Diego Padres have second chance with Kwang-Hyun Kim

After missing out on Kwang-Hyun Kim in 2014, the San Diego Padres have a second chance. Back in 2014, Kwang-Hyun Kim was posted by the SK Wyverns in the Korean Baseball Organization. The San Diego Padres won the rights to negotiate with Kim that offseason, but were unable to come to an agreement with the […] San Diego Padres have second chance with Kwang-Hyun Kim - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Padres' Tri-City affiliate on chopping block as MLB, MiLB resume talks at winter meetings

MLB says its proposal to remove 42 minor league teams is an avenue to improve minor league pay and conditions; those who support minor league baseball believe MLB is overlooking the damage it would do to those communities
DRaysBay Dec 6, 2019
Rays to trade Tommy Pham to Padres for Hunter Renfroe, prospect Xavier Edwards

Rays to trade Tommy Pham to Padres for Hunter Renfroe, prospect Xavier Edwards

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Rays are considering trading their top player, again. Yes, it’s really happening. The 96-win Rays are trading their top player on offense to the San Diego Padres. The deal sending Tommy Pham from the Tampa Bay Rays to the San Diego Padres is done, sources tell ESPN. Outfielder Hunter Renfroe and middle-infield prospect Xavier Edwards head back to the Rays. Padres will get another minor leaguer.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) December 6, 2019 At first blush this is disorienting, and then a bit demoralizing. Tommy Pham is “expensive” as far as...

Padres to acquire Tommy Pham, send Renfroe to Tampa Bay in swap of outfielders

Padres making third trade in 10 days, getting outfielder Tommy Pham from Rays

Padres bulk up staff around new manager

Damion Easley will be Padres' 11th hitting coach since 2004; team to essentially employ two bench coaches
Friars on Base Dec 5, 2019

San Diego Padres interest in pitcher Kwang-Hyun Kim is quite telling

It’s becoming clearer that the San Diego Padres won’t be able to contend with other teams on top free agent pitchers, which is why they have shifted gears. Coming into the offseason there was a lot of buzz about the San Diego Padres being a possible landing spot for free agent pitcher Stephen Strasburg. And […] San Diego Padres interest in pitcher Kwang-Hyun Kim is quite telling - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Column: Padres newcomer Profar looks like an upgrade — if throwing accuracy holds up

Infielder has good power, speed; throwing issues, like golf games, can be mysterious

Padres to pursue Korean pitching star Kwang-Hyun Kim

Padres interested in filling rotation with Korean lefty Kwang-Hyun Kim, who was made available Thursday
Friars on Base Dec 5, 2019

Starting pitching prices could scare San Diego Padres away

With Zack Wheeler signing for five years and $118 million, it could scare the San Diego Padres and others from the top tier starting pitchers. It was already starting to look highly unlikely that the San Diego Padres would land a frontline starting pitcher this offseason through free agency. The payroll for the 2020 season […] Starting pitching prices could scare San Diego Padres away - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base Dec 4, 2019

Grading the San Diego Padres offseason through November

We take a look back at the first month of the offseason and grade how A.J. Preller and the San Diego Padres have done so far. It’s still very early in the offseason, but already the San Diego Padres have made several moves as they look to contend in 2020. I wanted to take a […] Grading the San Diego Padres offseason through November - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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