NL West News and Rumors
San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro underwent back surgery that could end his career.Upvote Share Tweet
Padres fans celebrate Tony Gwynn with Christmas light displayyahoo.com 3 hours agoWe've seen a number of tributes to Tony Gwynn since his death in June — from a graffiti mural to a San Diego craft beer — but we're pretty sure this is the only one that has a Santa Claus, elves, candy canes and a Christmas tree. And that Santa, we migh…Upvote Share Tweet
Hot Stove takes no holiday: What's next?MLB.com 21 hours agoNow that the acquisitions of Matt Kemp, Wil Myers and Justin Upton have completely reshaped the Padres' roster, it might be time for some other teams to step up to the plate with the biggest movers and shakers of this offseason thus far. The drum beat o…Upvote Share Tweet
Cain resurgence could be difference-maker in '15MLB.com Dec 21 (yesterday)It's been a surprising, slow-to-develop Hot Stove season for the Giants. But all could be forgotten in a hurry next spring if Matt Cain returns strong to join Madison Bumgarner in one of baseball's best 1-2 combinationsUpvote Share TweetHaving acquired Martin Prado from the Yankees, Miami traded McGehee, a third baseman, to the San Francisco Giants for the minor league right-handers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.Upvote Share Tweet
Active of late, Giants pondering next offseason moveMLB.com Dec 20 (2 days ago)After sitting back and watching other teams swoop in on their free-agent targets earlier this offseason, the Giants have moved decisively in recent days. They answered their third-base question with Casey McGehee and will soon formally announce that the…Upvote Share Tweet
Keeping Score: Padres Reshape Roster, but Results Remain to Be Seennytimes.com Dec 20 (2 days ago)San Diego acquired some notable names capable of great things, but there are reasons they were available.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 20 (2 days ago)The trades have been coming so fast and so furiously since last week's Winter Meetings that it's difficult to fully digest and sort out everything that has happened. One trade in particular though, the three-team 11-player deal involving the Tampa Bay R…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 20 (2 days ago)The deal sending Jimmy Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodgers is official now, meaning he's no longer the longest-tenured athlete in Philadelphia. Rollins was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2nd round of the 1996 amateur draft. He went on to sp…Upvote Share Tweet
Nationals Trade For Prospect Who Is Stuck On The Padres Until Junedeadspin.com Dec 20 (2 days ago)Baseball is weird, and its weirdness has claimed another victim. This time, it's Nationals, er, Padres shortstop Trea Turner. Turner was traded from San Diego to Washington in the three-team, 11-player Wil Myers trade. But Turner can't join the Nats unt…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Dec 20 (2 days ago)It's official: The Dodgers have passed the Yankees as baseball's highest-spending team. According to calculations made by MLB and reported by The Associated Press, the Dodgers 2014 payroll was a record $257,283,410. That's more than $20 million above th…Upvote Share Tweet
LA Dodgers Chart New Course With Rebuilt Rosternytimes.com Dec 20 (2 days ago)Andrew Friedman has thoroughly overhauled a 94-win team in his first two months running the Los Angeles Dodgers. None of his myriad moves made a bigger, more baffling splash than his trade of popular slugger Matt Kemp and $32 million to a division rival…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Dec 20 (3 days ago)With a logjam at third base and a need for a backup catcher, the Red Sox traded Will Middlebrooks to the Padres on Friday in exchange for catcher Ryan Hanigan.Upvote Share Tweet
Padres Acquire Justin Upton in Trade With Bravesnytimes.com Dec 20 (3 days ago)Landing another of baseball’s top power hitters, the San Diego Padres acquired Upton in a trade that sent four prospects to the Braves.Upvote Share Tweet
Padres Complete Big Three With Upton TradeDec 19Buster Olney discusses the excitement surrounding San Diego's new outfield after the Padres made deals to acquire Wil Myers, Matt Kemp and Justin Upton.
Sources: Padres Acquire Justin UptonDec 19Tim Kurkjian discusses the improvements made by the Padres after they added outfielders Justin Upton, Matt Kemp and Wil Myers.
Padres Squeezing Dodgers For More Cash In Kemp Deal?Dec 18Buster Olney explains why the Padres are in a great position to squeeze the Dodgers for more money in order to finalize the Matt Kemp deal.
Padres Nearing Deal For Rays' MyersDec 17Jerry Crasnick discusses what the addition of outfielder Wil Myers would mean to the Padres' lineup.
ESPN NowDec 22Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy personally told Smith that he was being released shortly before noon today, sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein. Van Gundy str...
A Repeat PossibilityDec 22One year ago today, Arizona, on the outside of the playoffs looking in, went to Seattle and spanked the Seahawks, 17-10. The Seahawks were one of the best teams in the league, but as they walked off CenturyLink Field, a doubt or two had to be creeping i…
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Dallas Mavericks frontrunners for Jermaine O'Neal after Rajon Rondo acquis…Dec 19The acquisition of Rajon Rondo has given the Dallas Mavericks an undeniable edge in the race to lure veteran big man Jermaine O'Neal back to the NBA, according to league sources.