San Diego Padres News
Contract Signed: Bob Melvin Officially San Diego Padres’ Next Manager (NBC 7 San Diego)
Bob Melvin ‘surprised’ but happy to be managing Padres (San Diego Union-Tribune)
D-backs turn to Banister as new bench coach (ESPN.com)
Padre of the Day
Asuaje played three seasons with the Padres from 2016-18 as the team’s utility infielder off the bench. In 2017, Asuaje enjoyed his best season in the bigs, batting .270 in 89 games. After he left the team in 2018, he spent part of the 2019 season in Japan with the Lotte Giants and 2020 in the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers’ organizations.