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Padres sign Jedd Gyorko to contract extension

The second year 2B has signed a deal to keep him in San Diego for a while.

Denis Poroy

Back in 2012, the Padres signed 3 young players to contract extensions that bought out their arbitration years. Since then the Padres have been much quieter on that front only giving out smaller deals to pre-free agency players like Will Venable and Chris Denorfia. Today the club showed that they are not gun shy about locking up a young, talented player well before he hits free agency.

There are still more details to come, but here is what we know via twitter news sources: