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Good Morning San Diego - January 11, 2022

Everything you need to know about MLB news and your San Diego Padres for Tuesday, January 11, 2022.

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San Diego Padres News

Padres roster review: Robert Suarez (San Diego Union-Tribune)

Rosenthal: Padres deny Mets permission to interview bench-coach candidate (The Athletic)

MLB News

6 cities that nearly landed an MLB team (MLB.com)

What to know for Saturday’s int’l signing day (MLB.com)

‘It’s all about baseball’: Leiter ready for debut (MLB.com)

Revisiting J-Roll’s 2007 NL MVP season (MLB.com)

Rachel Balkovec to manage in Yanks’ system (MLB.com)

Jordan to the A’s? His Airness had MLB offer (MLB.com)

Blue Jays make history with Minors coach (MLB.com)

Padre of the Day

Carlos Asuaje

San Diego Padres v Chicago Cubs Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

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.