1:28 PM EDT, Fri July 31, 2015
Over the Monster 3 hours ago

Red Sox 'have interest' in Craig Kimbrel trade

The Red Sox could solve a lot of bullpen problems by trading for one of the best relievers in the game. The Red Sox bullpen has been a disappointment in 2015, and there are no guaranteed long-term fixes sitting either in the majors or the minors at the moment. Koji Uehara is a free agent after 2016 and will also be 41 next season, and Junichi Tazawa only has one year left on his deal as well. All of that has apparently added up to Boston having interest in trading for Padres' closer Craig Kimbrel, according to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman. Kimbrel is under contract for 2016 and 2017, at a total...
Newark Star-Ledger 2 hours ago

MLB trade rumors: Cincinnati Reds' Aroldis Chapman to Yankees?

The Yankees had also been pushing for the Padres' Craig Kimbrel
Newark Star-Ledger 1 hour ago

MLB trade rumors: Yankees considering Miami Marlins' Carter Capps?

Could they be turning their attention away from Craig Kimbrel, Aroldis Chapman?
Over the Monster 3 hours ago

Red Sox talking Tyson Ross trade with Padres

The Red Sox are looking for a pitcher under team control, and Tyson Ross isn't a free agent until 2018. The Red Sox have been mostly quiet leading up to Friday's 4 pm trade deadline, but they have not been as quiet when it comes to what they are looking for. Young, controllable pitching is the target, and it's what you'll be hearing Boston pine for until the deadline passes. As of Friday morning, according to Jerry Crasnick, they are talking to the Padres about Tyson Ross. Ross, a 28-year-old right-hander, won't be a free agent until 2018. He owns a 112 ERA+ with the Padres over three...
Fenway Nation 3 hours ago

Red Sox Pursuing Pitchers Ross And Carrasco?

Carrasco (L), Ross (R)With only hours until the 4PM MLB trade deadline, the Red Sox are reportedly pursuing the "young, controllable pitching" they hinted at over the last week or so. ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick now reports that Boston is in hot pursuit of Padres starter Tyson Ross and/or Cleveland starter...

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On deck: Deadline hangs over Kennedy

Padres right-hander Ian Kennedy a trade candidate before he takes mound.

Are Red Sox a match with Padres?

Interested in starting pitching, Kimbrel, Boston would check a lot of boxes.

Minors: Cody Decker hits 19th homer

Recapping the latest action from around the Padres' farm system.
Padres Public 4 hours ago

Five Links: July 31, 2015

Here’s some stuff I read this week that you might enjoy: When You Think About It, Trivia Isn’t Trivial (Part 1) (Hardball Times) – John Paschal pens a fun three-part series (Part 2, Part 3). Rickey Henderson, Dave Winfield, and Odrisamer Despaigne, Tony Clark, and Brad Ausmus all get mentions in the first installment, which focuses on player names. And if you like names, you might also enjoy John Thorn’s look at early team names. [h/t reader Didi] Why Discriminate (Our Game) – Speaking of Thorn, here he reproduces an open letter written by African American baseball player Welday...
Padres Public 5 hours ago

While You Were Eating Cocoa Puffs. Then Lunch. And, Finally, Preparing Dinner. 2015 Game 102 (SD at NYM)

Im mad at the Dodgers for getting Olivera all over again, because now Im even more convinced it was to keep him out of San Diego.— Marc Normandin (@Marc_Normandin) July 30, 2015

Sell: Little changes in wake of Padres' inspiring win

What the Padres do ahead of July 31 deadline could set tone for Year 2 under Preller.

By the numbers: Shields' regression

Owed $21 million over next three years, Shields will be hard for Padres to trade.

On deck: Andrew Cashner vs. Jon Niese

Padres' right-hander had an odd line earlier this year against the Mets.

Tulowitzki is gone; Is Cargo next?

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