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San Diego Padres: Re-visiting the Roberto Alomar/Joe Carter trade

In December 1990, the San Diego Padres traded away both Roberto Alomar and Joe Carter only to see them go onto have Hall of Fame careers. The San Diego Padres seem to have an extensive history of giving up on players too soon. It seemed like every time a player was traded from the Friars; […] San Diego Padres: Re-visiting the Roberto Alomar/Joe Carter trade - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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San Diego Padres: Re-visiting the Trevor Hoffman trade

The San Diego Padres acquired Trevor Hoffman from the Marlins in 1993, and he went on to become the best closer in franchise history Initially drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 11th round of the 1989 draft, Trevor Hoffman was a shortstop prospect at the time of his selection. Similar to San Diego Padres’ […] San Diego Padres: Re-visiting the Trevor Hoffman trade - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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San Diego Padres: 2020 player profile, Eric Hosmer

Eric Hosmer is entering year three with the San Diego Padres, let’s review his 2019 season and identify a couple of areas that he can improve. Coming off a career-year in 2017, Eric Hosmer found himself on the free-agent market torn between returning to Kansas City and seeking a mega-contract with the San Diego Padres. […] San Diego Padres: 2020 player profile, Eric Hosmer - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Padres history (April 5): A 'GM rock star' makes one last move

On this date in 2016, Padres General Manager A.J. Preller trades for Craig Kimbrel, completing a furious makeover in his first offseason on the job

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San Diego Padres: Re-visiting the Adrian Gonzalez trade

Adrian Gonzalez was a phenomenal player with the San Diego Padres, but his trade to the Boston Red Sox was a tough pill to swallow. Originally drafted first overall in the 2000 MLB Draft, Adrian Gonzalez‘s path to the San Diego Padres was a whirlwind. The Marlins made him the first infielder taken first overall […] San Diego Padres: Re-visiting the Adrian Gonzalez trade - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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San Diego Padres: Re-visiting the Craig Kimbrel trade

The day before the San Diego Padres were set to open the 2015 season, they acquired Craig Kimbrel. Let’s look back on that trade. When the San Diego Padres traded closer Huston Street to the Angels during the 2014 season, it left an enormous hole at the back of their bullpen. However, it appeared to […] San Diego Padres: Re-visiting the Craig Kimbrel trade - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Padres history (March 29): Phil Nevin gets a clean slate

Trade with Angels brought Nevin to San Diego and changed his career

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Padres complete trade with Rays, send Esteban Quiroz to Tampa

There’s not much transaction news going on right now, but the San Diego Padres gave us something to talk about by completing the Tommy Pham trade. With the news cycle for baseball pretty much coming to a halt with the suspension of the season, the San Diego Padres confirming the name of “player to be […] Padres complete trade with Rays, send Esteban Quiroz to Tampa - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Padres send Esteban Quiroz to Rays to complete Tommy Pham trade

Padres minor leaguer Esteban Quiroz is the player to be named later in the Tommy Pham trade; Quiroz was on the fringes of the second base competition when Brian Dozier arrived on a minor league deal

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Astros: Revisiting 1994 Ken Caminiti trade with Padres

The Houston Astros traded away a franchise star in Ken Caminiti in what turned out to be a lopsided trade. As we continue looking to the past while the present is on hold, we come to one of the biggest trades in Houston Astros history. A late Christmas lump of coal in fans’ stockings, so […] Astros: Revisiting 1994 Ken Caminiti trade with Padres - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Start of Padres season in question after state agency recommends ban on large gatherings to counter coronavirus

MLB games could be moved, played without fans, or start of MLB season could be postponed over coronavirus concerns

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Brewers: Eric Lauer to Miss Start of Season With Shoulder Injury

Per The Athletic’s Will Sammon, LHP Eric Lauer will miss the start of the regular season after it was announced that the Brewers lefty is dealing with shoulder impingement. Acquired by the Brewers in the offseason in a trade from the Padres in exchange for Zach Davies and Trent Grisham, left-handed pitcher Eric Lauer made […] Brewers: Eric Lauer to Miss Start of Season With Shoulder Injury - Reviewing the Brew - Reviewing the Brew - A Milwaukee Brewers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

MLB All Free-Agency Team Post Manny Machado Signing

Manny Machado signed a huge deal with the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, but there's still plenty of big-name free agents available on the market. NESN.com's Michaela Vernava takes a look at a hypothetical team comprised of all current MLB free agents. For

Tyson Ross set to become free agent this offseason

Veteran right hander Tyson Ross will become a free agent after spending his 2018 season with the Padres and Cardinals About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consis