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02-27

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Prospectus Feature: A.J. Preller's Offseason and the Toronto Precedent
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Steven Jacobson

02-25

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Rumor Roundup: Closer Closer to Closing Deal
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Daniel Rathman

02-10

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Tools of Ignorance: How the Padres Won the Offseason
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Jeff Quinton

02-10

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Rumor Roundup: Mysterious Blob Will Attempt To Eat Yoan Moncada Next
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Daniel Rathman

02-10

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Transaction Analysis: Padres Have Big Aims, James
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Russell A. Carleton and Wilson Karaman

02-05

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Transaction Analysis: An Ax To Sign
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R.J. Anderson

02-02

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Rumor Roundup: The Right-Handed Reliever You Covet For The Seventh Inning Might Still Be Available!
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Daniel Rathman

01-13

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Rumor Roundup: Three Stories About NL West Teams Pursuing Pitching
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Daniel Rathman

12-31

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Transaction Analysis: Rays Take A Cab
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R.J. Anderson, Wilson Karaman and Nick Shlain

12-24

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2015 Prospects: San Diego Padres Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

12-22

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Ninety Percent Mental: The Predictable Aggressiveness of a First-Year GM
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Lewie Pollis

12-20

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Transaction Analysis: Padres Wish Upton a Star
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R.J. Anderson, Wilson Karaman, Bret Sayre, Jordan Gorosh, Jeff Moore and Ethan Purser

12-19

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Transaction Analysis: Catchin' Relief
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Matthew Trueblood, R.J. Anderson, Wilson Karaman, Mike Gianella, Jordan Gorosh and Chris Rodriguez

12-18

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Transaction Analysis: What the Rays and Nationals Got
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Tucker Blair, Jordan Gorosh, Chris Rodriguez and J.P. Breen

12-18

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Rumor Roundup: Pitching at a Premium
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Chris Mosch

12-18

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Skewed Left: Padres Can't Play It Safe
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Zachary Levine

12-18

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Transaction Analysis: Padres Add Myers
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R.J. Anderson, Wilson Karaman and Tucker Blair

12-17

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Transaction Analysis: Royals Bank on a Rios Rebound
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R.J. Anderson, Ben Carsley and Nick Shlain

12-12

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Transaction Analysis: The Dodgers' First Dump
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Craig Goldstein

12-10

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Fantasy Team Preview: San Diego Padres
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Wilson Karaman

12-04

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Transaction Analysis: The First Zaidi-Friedman Eyebrow-Raiser
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R.J. Anderson

11-18

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Rumor Roundup: Are the Jays Preparing to Splurge?
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Daniel Rathman

11-06

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Fantasy Freestyle: What to Make of Odrisamer Despaigne
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Keith Cromer

09-29

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Pebble Hunting: The Padres' Sad Team Leaders
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Sam Miller

08-13

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The Call-Up: Rymer Liriano
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Craig Goldstein

08-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 509: How to Hire a GM
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: Chris Denorfia is in the News!
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Mike Gianella and Jeff Quinton

07-23

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Transaction Analysis: Headley Chased
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Sam Miller, Mike Gianella and Jeff Moore

07-21

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BP Unfiltered: Very Important Player We Missed: Odrisamer Despaigne
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Sam Miller

07-19

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Transaction Analysis: Angels are in for a Street
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R.J. Anderson, Chris Rodriguez and Mauricio Rubio

06-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 477: When Does a GM Deserve to Be Fired?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-23

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Overthinking It: Josh Byrnes Breaks Streak; Padres Face Uncertain Future
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Ben Lindbergh

06-16

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BP Unfiltered: Goodbye, No. 19
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Geoff Young

06-06

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Transaction Analysis: Dietrich Without the D
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R.J. Anderson

05-29

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Transaction Analysis: No Way, Jose
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R.J. Anderson

05-09

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Painting the Black: Go Fix Yourself, San Diego
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R.J. Anderson

05-07

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Overthinking It: Catcher Framing: The Season So Far
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Ben Lindbergh

05-02

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Painting the Black: A Trip Through the NL West
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R.J. Anderson

04-14

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: April 14, 2014
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BP Prospect Staff

04-07

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Pebble Hunting: It's Been One Week
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Sam Miller

03-27

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Prospectus Preview: NL West 2014 Preseason Preview
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Russell A. Carleton and Daniel Rathman

03-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 397: 2014 Season Preview Series: San Diego Padres
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

02-19

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Painting the Black: Cash/Rizz Everything Around Me
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R.J. Anderson

02-03

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Transaction Analysis: Ain't Nothin' But Hammels
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R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

01-23

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Transaction Analysis: Dude (Looks Like a Grady)
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R.J. Anderson, Mauricio Rubio and Steffan Segui

01-14

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Rumor Roundup: Third Base Buzz
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Daniel Rathman

01-13

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Prospects Will Break Your Heart: San Diego Padres Top 10 Prospects
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Jason Parks

01-10

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Fantasy Team Preview: San Diego Padres
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Craig Goldstein

01-02

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Rumor Roundup: Ubaldo's Asking Price
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Daniel Rathman

12-19

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Transaction Analysis: The 13-Team TA
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R.J. Anderson, Ben Lindbergh, Ethan Purser and BP Fantasy Staff

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After trading away both of its catchers in separate deals, San Diego reloaded by acquiring one who can really hit.



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Wil Myers headlined the deal, but here's what the other two teams in Wednesday's three-way got.



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December 18, 2014 9:56 am

Rumor Roundup: Pitching at a Premium

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Chris Mosch

The secondary pitching market has little remaining, with a glut in the outfield, the Padres aren't done making moves, and the Blue Jay may look to the Far East to fix their second-base hole.

When the Cubs locked up Jon Lester to a six-year deal last week at the Winter Meetings, the expectation was that would set off a series of signings in the starting pitcher market. There has yet to be much movement in the courtship of either Max Scherzer or James Shields, but things may soon pick up for teams looking for a cheaper alternative:

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December 18, 2014 6:00 am

Skewed Left: Padres Can't Play It Safe

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Zachary Levine

Why the Padres taking on a high-risk veteran like Matt Kemp and the Dodgers playing it safe with Yasmani Grandal makes perfect sense.

When you're the Padres, relaxed in an offseason hibernation that dates back several color schemes, your first splash of the offseason isn't supposed to look like the Matt Kemp trade.

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December 18, 2014 12:12 am

Transaction Analysis: Padres Add Myers

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R.J. Anderson, Wilson Karaman and Tucker Blair

Wil Myers is swapped for the second time in as many years. What gives?

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December 17, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Royals Bank on a Rios Rebound

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R.J. Anderson, Ben Carsley and Nick Shlain

The Royals add another aging bat, the Marlins hope a move to first keeps Morse healthy, the Rockies add bench depth, the Yankees keep some rotation depth, the Cubs and Orioles build pen depth, and a low-risk, but possibly not-so-high-reward arm, lands in San Diego.



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December 12, 2014 12:06 am

Transaction Analysis: The Dodgers' First Dump

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Craig Goldstein

After years of taking on big contracts, the new-look Dodgers front office found a pretty good opportunity to shed one.

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December 10, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Team Preview: San Diego Padres

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Wilson Karaman

Petco Park can turn just about any pitcher into a fantasy asset.

Injuries. Oh, the injuries these Padres have suffered. Also the terrible, terrible offensive performances. The Padres have been a broken record of a franchise for a while now, and among the ugliest incarnations of their recent archetype was on display last summer. They scored the fewest runs in baseball and finished a strong last in TAv as well. They couldn’t get on base, they couldn’t hit for power, and they were mediocre base-stealers. On the flipside, their pitching produced the fourth-best ERA in baseball and they posted top-third strikeout and WHIP numbers to boot. They were aided by a park that, while playing less extreme than in years past, was still among the worst places in baseball to hit. The bullpen routinely churns out a couple middle relievers every year who produce strong ratio support, and last year was no exception.

The team has been quiet thus far in the off-season* but has been linked to enough players to suggest an aggressive pursuit of offensive upgrades. Whether they succeed in obtaining any remains to be seen. True to form, the bulk of the fantasy value to be had on this squad right now resides on the pitching side. Still, given the wholesale reputation discount Padre hitters are likely to get on draft day there are a handful of interesting value plays worth considering on the offensive end.

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December 4, 2014 6:06 am

Transaction Analysis: The First Zaidi-Friedman Eyebrow-Raiser

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R.J. Anderson

The Royals re-up Hochevar, the Braves non-tender the TJ survivors, Jim Johnson finds a home, and more.

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November 18, 2014 4:14 am

Rumor Roundup: Are the Jays Preparing to Splurge?

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Daniel Rathman

2014 Blue Jays : Free Agency :: 2012 Blue Jays : Trading ?

Russell Martin is already in tow. But if there’s fire to go with the smoke below, there might be a whole lot more to come.

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November 6, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: What to Make of Odrisamer Despaigne

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Keith Cromer

Can the Cuban righty be a reliable fantasy option in 2015?

So, here is a scenario I am assuming a few of you fellow fantasy baseball brothers and sisters were faced with just two months into the baseball season….

It’s late May, and your pitching is scuffling a bit. Despite the shaky start, you have faith in your squad and know that just one or two waiver-wire pitching finds could turn your season around. You need to act fast, though, so as not to dig a hole in ERA and WHIP from which you might not recover. You play in competitive leagues, and there is not much pitching available on waivers. You see a note saying the Padres have just promoted a 27-year-old Cuban righty named Odrisamer Despaigne to Triple-A and that he could be called up to the majors soon.

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What the back of the Padres' team leader card will tell us about the Padres, baseball, and team leader cards.

I remember the 1987 Cardinals team-leader card, where on the back it said the most home runs hit by any Cardinal the previous season was 13, by Andy Van Slyke. That was absurd, and it was so absurd that I had to explore further, and upon further exploration I learned my first lesson in team building: The Cardinals, with that artificial turf, were built for speed. They stole 262 bases. They didn't need to hit home runs, except inasmuch as they finished with the fewest runs scored in the National League and a .600 OPS. That was a fun team-leader card. It was an educational team-leader card.

Next year's Padres team-leader card is not going to be as fun. It'll be dispiriting, it'll be disorienting, and if it teaches you anything it'll be how to spell "Gyorko." But there is fun to be had with it, and this is the Fun Fact portion of this post:

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