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Padres Trade Forsythe, Boxberger and 3 Prospects to Tampa; Acquire Torres, Huhn

January 21st, 2014 (0)
Reports surfaced late Tuesday night that Padres infielder/utilityman Logan Forsythe is being sent to the Tampa Bay Rays in a possible four-player deal involving pitcher Alex Torres and two unknown prospects or players to be named later. The news ...

Padres Avoid Arbitration Frenzy, Sign 5 Players

January 17th, 2014 (0)
The Padres announced today that the team has come to terms with 5 of its players that were on the block for arbitration. Pitchers Tyson Ross and Ian Kennedy, infielders Everth Cabrera and Chase Headley along with outfielder Kyle ...

Padres Sign Smith to $4.5MM for 2014, Avoid Arbitration

January 14th, 2014 (0)
The Padres announced today that they have come to terms with outfielder Seth Smith for a one year contract through the 2014 season. Smith, who was acquired on December 3rd through a trade with the Oakland Athletics for reliever ...

Padres sign Benoit through 2015, DFA Portillo

December 28th, 2013 (0)
The Padres announced Saturday afternoon that the team has officially signed right-handed reliever Joaquin Benoit through 2015 with an option for 2016. With the announcement of Benoit’s signing, the team needed to make room on the team’s 40-man roster ...

Cold Call and Collected: Padres Preview 2014

December 19th, 2013 (0)
General Manager Josh Byrnes has been a very busy man lately, making deals and moving players as he sees fit to build Padres success. With the acquisitions of Johnson, Smith and Benoit standing out as the biggest transactions this ...

Padres acquire OF Smith, trade RHP Gregerson

December 3rd, 2013 (2)
The Padres acquired outfielder Seth Smith from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for right-handed relief pitcher Luke Gregerson earlier today according to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter. The news was reported around 1:35pm, which was met with mixed emotions by ...