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Padres Rumor Mill: 3/27/15

March 27th, 2015 (0)
The Search for a Back-up Catcher With the loss of Tim Federowicz for 3-6 months, it is unclear who the Padres plan to back-up starting catcher Derek Norris. 11-year veteran Wil Nieves seems to be the lead candidate for the spot, especially ...

NL West Rumor Mill: 2/3/15

February 3rd, 2015 (0)
Padres Add Catching Depth According to Corey Brock of, the San Diego Padres have signed veteran catcher Wil Nieves to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Spring Training. Nieves was drafted by the Padres in the ...

Padres Rumor Mill: 11/26/14

November 26th, 2014 (0)
“Tons of Inquiries” on SD Catchers Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports recently tweeted out that the Padres are continuing to receive interest about their catchers – Yasmani Grandal, Rene Rivera, and top prospect, according to, Austin Hedges. Talks are ...

Padres Rumor Mill: 11/15/14

November 15th, 2014 (0)
SPs & Catchers Available According to an article from Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Padres are listening to offers for starting pitchers Ian Kennedy, Andrew Cashner, and Tyson Ross.  Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal tweeted the same thing and also suggested in ...

Padres Rumor Mill

September 4th, 2014 (0)
Heath Bell a Padre…Again? According to columnist Barry Bloom (Twitter links), the former Padres closer is interested in returning to San Diego next year. Bell asked for a release from the Yankees when he realized he most likely ...

Friar Rumor Mill: 7/12/14

July 12th, 2014 (0)
Street and Kennedy Gaining Interest – Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports mentioned in his latest video that along with Jorge De La Rosa of the Rockies, the Orioles are also scouting Padres starter Ian Kennedy. – Derek Togerson of NBC ...