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Craig Stammen stays with Padres for $9 million, 2-year deal

Jan. 17, 2020 6:09 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Reliever Craig Stammen finalized a $9 million, two-year contract Friday to remain with the San Diego Padres, who hold an option for a third season that could make the deal worth $12 million. Stammen, who turns 36 on March 9, had been a free agent. He will earn $4 million each of the next...

Padres, Yates agree to $7M deal; Pham gets $7.9M

Jan. 11, 2020 12:24 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — All-Star closer Kirby Yates, who led the major leagues with 41 saves, agreed Friday to a one-year contract for $7,062,500 with the San Diego Padres. Yates was named to his first All-Star team in his first full season as closer. He had 101 strikeouts in 60 2/3 innings. He and the Padres...

Glasnow, 3 others agree with Rays, avoid arbitration

Jan. 10, 2020 5:07 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Glasnow agreed to a $2.05 million, one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday that avoided arbitration and fellow right-hander Oliver Drake struck a $1,025,000, one-year deal. Outfielder Hunter Renfroe agreed at $3.3 million after making $582,100 while hitting 33...

Johnson can earn $500,000 per year in bonuses with Padres

Jan. 6, 2020 2:44 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Reliever Pierce Johnson will get salaries of $2 million in each of the next two seasons as part of his $5 million, two-year contract with the San Diego Padres. The 28-year-old right-hander's contract, announced Dec. 23, includes a $3 million team option for 2022 with a $1 million buyout....

Padres sign RHP Pierce Johnson to 2-yr deal with club option

Dec. 23, 2019 11:23 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres have added a reliever who excelled in Japan, signing right-hander Pierce Johnson to a two-year contract. Johnson's deal includes a club option for 2022. The move was announced Monday by general manager A.J. Preller. The 28-year-old Johnson spent last season as a setup...

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo, San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy, center, smiles while speaking to Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black (10) prior to a baseball game in San Francisco. Bochy might be retired from managing in the major leagues after a decorated 25-year career in the dugout with San Diego and San Francisco, yet now he is taking on a new challenge:  Trying to guide his native France to the next World Baseball Classic in 2021. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Former Padres, Giants manager Bochy to manage French team

Dec. 12, 2019 9:00 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bruce Bochy isn't quite done managing after all. Bochy might have just retired after a decorated 25-year career in the dugout with San Diego and San Francisco. But he is already embracing a new challenge: Trying to guide his native France to the next World Baseball Classic in 2021. The...

Padres send Reed to A's to complete Profar-Allen trade

Dec. 12, 2019 3:15 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Oakland acquired minor league outfielder Buddy Reed from San Diego on Thursday to complete the Dec. 2 trade that sent second baseman Jurickson Profar to the Padres for catcher Austin Allen. Reed will be a non-roster invitee with the A's this spring. Reed batted .228 with a career-high 14...

Padres, D-Backs meet in regular-season games in Mexico City

Dec. 10, 2019 6:33 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres and Arizona Diamondbacks will play each other in April in Major League Baseball's first regular-season games in Mexico City. The commissioner's office said Tuesday the two games on April 18 and 19 will be at Alfredo Harp Helú Stadium, a 20,000-capacity ballpark...

FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2019, file photo, San Diego Padres' Andy Green looks on before a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, in San Diego. The Chicago Cubs named former San Diego Padres manager Andy Green as bench coach Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez, File)

Cubs add ex-Padres manager Green, slugger Napoli to staff

Dec. 9, 2019 2:38 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs hired former San Diego Padres manager Andy Green as bench coach Monday. Green will join the staff of first-year manager David Ross after being fired by San Diego in September. The former big league infielder was 274-366 over four seasons leading the Padres. Mike Napoli, a...

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019, file photo, Tampa Bay Rays' Tommy Pham (29) watches his two-run home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Zach Plesac during the third inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. The San Diego Padres have acquired Pham and infielder-pitcher Jake Cronenworth from the Rays for outfielder Hunter Renfroe, minor league infielder Xavier Edwards and a player to be named. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Padres get Pham, Cronenworth from Rays for Renfroe

Dec. 7, 2019 1:46 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — General manager A.J. Preller continued to remake the San Diego Padres' outfield, and added an intriguing two-way player as well. Preller acquired outfielder Tommy Pham and infielder-pitcher Jake Cronenworth from the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday for outfielder Hunter Renfroe, minor league...