Tuesday November 18, 2008 I keep hearing rumors that the Peavy trade is dead. That he will be a Padre next year. I don’t think anyone who follows baseball closely thought Peavy would be the first deal of the year. So why are so many lamenting or celebrating the fact that he hasn’t been traded … More Peavy trade is NOT dead!
The San Diego Padres withdrew their offer to Trevor Hoffman today. I really don’t understand this move. The Padres make an offer that pretty much exactly met what many of us have predicted in terms of dollars and length. An offer that was $3.5 million less than his 2008 but certainly not unexpected. Hoffman then … More Padres withdraw contract offer to Trevor Hoffman
Wednesday November 5, 2008 Is there a Penny in the Padres Future From Rotowire.com Update: The Dodgers declined their $9.25 million 2009 option for Penny on Wednesday, making him a free agent, the Los Angeles Times reports. Recommendation: He may be forced to take a short, incentive laden deal to prove that he can still … More
Tuesday November 4, 2008 From Tim Brown of Yahoo: The Padres offered Trevor Hoffman a one-year contract for significantly less than the $7.5 million he made last season. Hoffman did not dismiss the offer, but 10 days ago requested a meeting with John Moores, Sandy Alderson and Towers. The meeting hasn’t happened yet. http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news;_ylt=Ai4hJI.8ivMN_To6PuiHY1sRvLYF?slug=ti-gmnotebook110308&prov=yhoo&type=lgns I … More