SAN DIEGO (AP) — Right-hander Robert Suarez is guaranteed $11 million over two seasons in his contract with the San Diego Padres. Suarez gets a $1 million signing bonus payable by Jan. 15 as part of the deal announced Wednesday just before the start of Major League Baseball’s lockout. He has a $5 million salary […]
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres and right-hander Nick Martinez were close to an agreement but didn’t get it completed before the owners locked out the players Wednesday night, according to a person with knowledge of the talks. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no deal had […]
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves bolstered their World Series-winning bullpen Monday by signing right-hander Kirby Yates to a two-year, $8.25 million deal. Yates led the majors with 41 saves for the San Diego Padres in 2019. He didn’t pitch this past season for the Toronto Blue Jays because of undergoing his second Tommy John […]
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners acquired All-Star second baseman Adam Frazier in a trade with the San Diego Padres on Saturday. The move cost Seattle two minor leaguers, but it addresses one of the team’s biggest needs entering the offseason; adding a middle infielder to pair with shortstop J.P. Crawford. Frazier’s versatility means the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Right-hander Trevor Bauer, third baseman Nolan Arenado, outfielder Charlie Blackmon and infielder-outfielder Jurickson Profar declined to opt out of their contracts to become free Arenado agents. Bauer agreed to a $102 million, three-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers in February and began 8-5 with a 2.59 ERA in 17 starts. […]
BVM Sports’ Isaiah Butler and Logan Hanson discuss World Series, Bob Melvin joining the Padres and potential offseason moves.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres announced the hiring of Bob Melvin as manager on Monday, bringing a veteran presence to an exciting team that imploded down the stretch. Melvin takes his 18 years of big league managerial experience to a team where his two predecessors had no experience as a major league […]
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres have hired Ruben Niebla from Cleveland as their pitching coach. General manager A.J. Preller hired Niebla on Wednesday even though he has yet to hire a replacement for manager Jayce Tingler, who was fired Oct. 6. Tingler took the fall for the Padres’ brutal second-half collapse, which […]
BVM Sports’ Isaiah Butler and Logan Hanson discuss the MLB Wild Card game results, discuss possible Mets and the Padres future managers and make ALDS and NLDS predictions.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres have fired Jayce Tingler, who presided over the biggest collapse in franchise history just a season after finishing second in voting for NL Manager of the Year. General manager A.J. Preller announced the move Wednesday, three days after the Padres finished 79-83 and in third place in […]