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Good Morning San Diego - November 9, 2021

Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Tuesday, November 9, 2021.

Bob Melvin Introduced as Padres Manager Photo by Matt Thomas/San Diego Padres/Getty Images

San Diego Padres News

Plenty of work for Padres, A.J. Preller as GM meetings begin (San Diego Union-Tribune)

Minnesota Twins name ex-San Diego Padres manager Jayce Tingler bench coach, David Popkins hitting coach (

Padres Superstar Fernando Tatis Jr. Named National League MVP Finalist (NBC 7 San Diego)

MLB News

Source: Dodgers, LHP Heaney reach 1-year deal (

Ohtani MVP finalist; fired Shildt in final 3 for MOY (

Sources: Mets OF Conforto to enter free agency (

McFarland stays with Cards, secures 1-year deal (

Bregman has right wrist surgery, to be OK for ‘22 (

Ex-Mets lefty ‘Perpetual Pedro’ Feliciano dies (

Padre of the Day

Dave Dravecky

San Diego Padres v Pittsburgh Pirates Photo by George Gojkovich/Getty Images

Dravecky was one of the best pitchers for the Padres during the 1980s. He joined the Padres as a rookie in 1982 and was an All-Star in 1983, going 14-10 with a 3.58 ERA. On July 4, 1987, Dravecky was traded to the San Francisco Giants alongside Craig Lefferts and Kevin Mitchell. The next season, doctors found a cancerous tumor in his pitching arm and he was unable to fully recover from the injury. In 1991, Dravecky’s left arm and shoulder were amputated.