Report: San Diego Padres, James Shields agree to four-year deal

Monday, February 9th, 2015

The San Diego Padres' incredible offseason continued Sunday night as reports surfaced that they had agreed to a four-year deal with veteran right-hander James Shields. San Diego had been the favorite to land the 33-year-old starter for about a week and general manager A.J. Preller was apparently able to close ...

A.J. Preller has completely remade the Padres in two weeks

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Wow. That was a crazy last two days. The San Diego Padres have gone from offensively-challenged perennial doormat to what looks like a dark horse World Series contender. And it's all thanks to the tireless effort and dogged determination of new general manager A.J. Preller. Preller took over the team in ...

Wil Myers: Padres, Rays, Nationals agree on blockbuster trade

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

For a little more than 24 hours we had been hearing that a trade that would send outfielder Wil Myers from the Tampa Bay Rays to the San Diego Padres was "close," now we have been toldĀ the deal has been consummated (ESPN's Jim Bowden confirms). The deal also involves the ...

Wil Myers: Tampa Bay Rays not ready to promote top prospect

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Despite reports to the contrary over the weekend, the Tampa Bay Rays do not currently have any plans to promote top prospect Wil Myers. Many around Major League Baseball have thought the 22-year-old outfielder has been ready for the big leagues for well over a year, and speculation has run rampant ...