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Rumors, trades, signings, and roster moves

Report: Latest on possible Kirby Yates trade

Yates unlikely to be dealt

Padres make first cuts of spring

The Padres have made their first cuts of spring, trimming 13 players from the Major League camp.


The Padres have agreed to terms with perennial All-Star third baseman / shortstop Manny Machado

Padres trade Clayton Richard to Blue Jays for minor leaguer Connor Panas

The Padres managed to find a new home for Clayton Richard and received some cash along with minor league ourfielder Connor Panas.

Padres announce Ian Kinsler, DFA Clayton Richard(?!?)

The Padres signed a veteran second baseman to a two-year deal and designated a clubhouse leader for assignment

Texas Rangers claim Carlos Asuaje off waivers

The Texas Rangers have acquired infielder Carlos Asuaje via waiver claim from the San Diego Padres.

Padres Officially Sign Garrett Richards, Carlos Asuaje DFA’d

With the signing of Garrett Richards made official, Carlos Asuaje gets designated for assignment to make room.

Padres to sign free agent Garrett Richards

The Padres have signed righty starting pitcher Garrett Richards, who is fresh off Tommy John surgery. It’s an odd signing, but might pay dividends in the long run.

Cory Spangenberg, Colin Rea, Christian Villanueva Released; Allen Cordoba outrighted

The Padres desginated four players for assignment last week to make room for some highly-regarded prospects. Those four players now have their assignments. Three are gone, one stays in the organization.

Seven Padres prospects added to 40-man roster

The Padres added seven prospects to their 40-man roster to shelter them from the Rule 5 draft. Here’s a primer on these guys and consider who might see time with the MLB team in 2018.

Breaking down yesterday’s roster reset

The Padres added seven tantalizing prospects to the 40-man roster and shed seven players off of it. Along the way, they added three interesting minor leaguers to the organization.

Padres trade Rowan Wick to Cubs for minor league infielder

The Padres have agreed to send reliever Rowan Wick for minor league infielder Jason Vosler, clearing up yet another 40-man roster spot.

Padres sell rights to Christian Villanueva to Hanshin Tigers

The Padres have reportedly reached an agreement with the Hanshin Tigers of the Nippon Professional Baseball Organization to sell the rights to third baseman Christian Villanueva, clearing yet another spot on the 40-man

Padres trade Colten Brewer to Red Sox

The Padres have traded righty reliever Colten Brewer to the Red Sox for Estiban Quiroz as the team clears roster space in preparation for the Rule 5 draft.

Roster moves: Urias, Brewer, Richard, & Asuaje

Today is Luis Urias day!

The Padres are bringing Luis Urias up today ahead of September roster expansion.

Welcome to The Show, Jacob Nix! (plus sad news for Phil Hughes)

The Padres selected the contract of Jacob Nix, who will make his debut tonight against the Phillies. Phil Hughes was designated for assignment to open the roster spot.

Tyson Ross, Jordan Lyles claimed off waivers; Trey Wingenter to make his MLB debut

The Padres let Jordan Lyles (Brewers) and Tyson Ross (Cardinals) go on separate waiver claims, and they have called Trey Wingenter up to make his MLB debut. Is this the start of a wave of transactions?

Francisco Mejia and his ripple effects on the Padres roster

Who is Francisco Mejia? What does the catcher depth chart look like? Who’s the closer? What’s on second? I don’t know! THIRD BASE!

Padres trade Brad Hand and Adam Cimber to Cleveland Indians for Francisco Mejia

The Padres have agreed to a trade with the Cleveland Indians to send relivers Brad Hand and Adam Cimber for top catcher prospect Francisco Mejia

A flurry of roster moves: Myers, Maton back from DL, Hughes to DL, Franmil optioned...

The Padres made a bunch of roster moves today. One pitcher is no longer hurt, another is freshly injured. One outfielder is returning, another is optioned, and a third is done for the year. BUT WAIT THERE’S MORE!!!

MLB Draft 2018: Padres Day 2 Recap

The Padres added eight new players to the #HotTalentLava pool and we take a look at each of them.

Grant Little selected with 74th pick

San Diego Padres select Texas Tech freshman Grant Little with the 74 pick of the MLB draft.

Padres select shortstop Xavier Edwards with the 38th pick of the 2018 draft

San Diego Padres select speedy shortstop Xavier Edwards 38th overall in the 2018 MLB draft.

Padres select Ryan Weathers with the 7th overall selection in the 2018 MLB draft

The San Diego Padres have selected lefty pitcher Ryan Weathers with their first round pick in the 2018 draft.

Franchy Cordero to DL; Hunter Renfroe from DL. It’s a WWE tag team!

Padres acquire Phil Hughes

The San Diego Padres have acquired pitcher Phil Hughes from the Minnesota Twins.

Joey Lucchesi to DL, Carlos Asuaje recalled

Joey Luchessi left Monday’s start with glute tightness, so he’s going to the Disabled List. Carlos Asuaje will re-join the team in his place.

Padres designate Chase Headley for assignment

Padres veteran third baseman Chase Headley is on the way out; Cory Spangenberg recalled from AAA.

Phil Maton to DL, Kazuhisa Makita recalled

Padres reliever Phil Maton has been assigned to the Disabled List, and Japanese reliever Kazuhisa Makita is coming up in his place.

Javier Guerra called up to join Padres for Mexico series

Roster moves: Lauer selected, Buddy Baumann DFA’d, Hosmer takes family leave