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Good Morning San Diego - December 14, 2021

Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Tuesday, December 14, 2021.

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San Diego Padres News

Padres broadcaster Mark Grant taking a long walk for charity (San Diego Union-Tribune)

The Chicago Cubs “attempted” to trade for San Diego Padres first baseman Eric Hosmer (Call To The Pen)

MLB News

Louis Armstrong’s ‘Secret 9’ still a secret (

A look back at MLB Expansion Draft history (

Roland Hemond, longtime MLB exec, dies (

The story behind the Fenway pizza throw (

So close: These 11 just missed milestones (

For women in baseball, visibility on the rise (

MLB summit aims to boost diversity, inclusion (

Padre of the Day

Andrew Cashner

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Cashner began his MLB career with the Chicago Cubs, but after two seasons, he was traded in exchange for Anthony Rizzo. Cashner would go on to spend parts of five seasons in San Diego. In his best season in 2013, Cashner went 10-9, compiling a 3.09 ERA with 128 strikeouts in 175 innings. Cashner would remain an integral part of the rotation but struggled to reach his 2013 peak again. Cashner was traded to the Miami Marlins ahead of the 2016 trade deadline. He went on to play for the Texas Rangers, Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox before retiring in 2019.