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Padres ink P Johnson to 1-year deal

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 months ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres signed pitcher Josh Johnson to a one-year contract on Wednesday. Johnson, 30, will reportedly make $1 million guaranteed with $6-7 million in incentives. The right-hander signed a one-year deal with the Padres on Nov. 20, 2013, but he missed the entire 2014 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in April. The two-time All...

Padres send Smith to Mariners

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 months ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres announced Tuesday that outfielder Seth Smith has been shipped to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for pitcher Brandon Maurer. Smith, who had agreed to a two-year contract extension in early July, finished his sole season in southern California by hitting .266 and totaling 12 home runs, 31 doubles and 48 RBI over 136 games. The 32-...

Padres get Kelley from Yankees for Barbato

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 months ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres bolstered their bullpen by acquiring right-hander Shawn Kelley from the New York Yankees in exchange for right-hander Johnny Barbato. The Padres designated pitcher Keyvius Sampson for assignment to make room for Kelley on the 40-man roster. Kelley went 3-6 with four saves, a 4.53 ERA and 67 strikeouts against 20 walks over 59...

Padres acquire Norris from A's

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres' busy offseason continued on Thursday when the club acquired power-hitting catcher Derek Norris from Oakland. Norris will be joined by left-handed pitcher Seth Streich, along with international bonus compensation, in exchange for right-handed pitchers Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez. The 25-year-old Norris hit a career-best .270 with...

Rounding Third: Padres not messing around

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - So, what did you do this week? I guarantee it wasn't as much as what San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller did, as he completely transformed the identity, look, and overall perception of his team. San Diego drastically upgraded its lineup, as it acquired outfielders, Matt Kemp, Wil Myers and Justin Upton, along with catcher Derek Norris and...

Braves send Justin Upton to San Diego

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres continued what has been a whirlwind week with Friday's acquisition of two-time All-Star outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves. Upton, a National League Silver Slugger Award recipient in 2014, heads to the new-look Padres along with minor league pitcher Aaron Northcraft, with the Braves receiving a package of four prospects...

BoSox swap Middlebrooks for Hanigan

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Boston Red Sox and San Diego Padres have made a deal. On Friday night, the BoSox formally announced the acquisition of catcher Ryan Hanigan in exchange for third baseman Will Middlebrooks. The Padres picked up Hanigan from Tampa Bay as part of the 11-player deal consummated earlier on Friday that also landed them outfielder Wil Myers. However, San...

Reports: Padres acquire Norris from A's

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres' busy offseason continued on Thursday when the club acquired power-hitting catcher Derek Norris from Oakland, according to multiple reports. Norris will be joined by left-handed pitcher Seth Streich, along with an international signing slot, in exchange for right-handed pitchers Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez. The 25-year-old Norris...

It's official: Dodgers ship Kemp to Padres

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - After clearing hurdles, the blockbuster deal sending outfielder Matt Kemp from the Los Angeles Dodgers to San Diego Padres was finalized Thursday night. In addition to Kemp, the Padres acquired catcher Tim Federowicz from the Dodgers in exchange for catcher Yasmani Grandal and pitchers Joe Wieland and Zach Eflin. Los Angeles is also sending the Padres...

Padres agree to 1-year deal with Morrow

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 months ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres signed pitcher Brandon Morrow to a one-year contract Tuesday. According to the Union-Tribune, the deal is worth $2.5 million guaranteed with incentives based on his role as either a starter or reliever. Morrow spent the past five seasons with Toronto after pitching for Seattle for three years. He owns a career record of 42-43 with...