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All-Star closer Kirby Yates, who led the major leagues with 41 saves, and left fielder Tommy Pham, acquired from the Rays this offseason, agreed to one-year deals.
Friday was the deadline for teams and arbitration-eligible players to agree on salaries or exchange desired numbers for 2020. Recapping a hectic day of contract decisions.
From superstars to fading prospects, here's who could be on the move this year.
Before analyzing the changing nature of the catcher position with Padres front office assistant AJ Ellis (16:10), Buster and Tim Kurkjian discuss sneaky Nationals signings, the Josh Donaldson market and how the White Sox's moves will affect the 2020 AL Central race. Plus, ESPN's Eduardo Perez explains how Juan Soto can get even better (29:44) before Buster asks Hembo a very tough question (41:46).
Craig Stammen, who posted a 3.29 ERA in 82 innings spanning 76 appearances in 2019, is returning to the Padres on a two-year, $9 million deal that includes a club option for 2022 for $3 million, sources told ESPN.
The San Diego Padres have added a reliever who excelled in Japan, signing right-hander Pierce Johnson to a two-year contract.
Kinsler, a four-time All Star, ends his career with 1,999 hits, 257 home runs, 909 RBIs and 243 stolen bases.
Beltre and Scherzer? Yeah, those worked out. Pujols and Chris Davis? Yikes. These are the moves that made or broke your team.
The Athletics acquired minor league outfielder Buddy Reed from the Padres on Thursday to complete the Dec. 2 trade that sent second baseman Jurickson Profar to San Diego for catcher Austin Allen.
The Diamondbacks and Padres will play in baseball's first regular-season series in Mexico City this coming season.
With the MLB winter meetings underway in San Diego, Buster welcomes ESPN's Alden Gonzalez (20:51) and Jesse Rogers (31:51) to discuss the latest in the Gerrit Cole sweepstakes, landing spots for Anthony Rendon, the trade markets for Kris Bryant and Wilson Contreras and more. Plus, Tim Kurkjian on last night's Hall of Fame inductions and Sarah Langs with her take on the changes coming to Mets ownership (11:02).
Rays pitcher Blake Snell apologized for his reaction -- captured during a livestream on Twitch -- to news that teammate Tommy Pham was traded to San Diego.
The Padres have acquired outfielder Tommy Pham and two-way prospect Jake Cronenworth from the Tampa Bay Rays for outfielder Hunter Renfroe and touted 2B prospect Xavier Edwards.
Former New York Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild has been hired in the same position by the San Diego Padres.
With the MLB Hot Stove already cookin', Buster and Bob Nightengale discuss possible landing spots for the biggest names left in free agency. Plus, a special offseason "Hembo Knows" (22:13) and some Bleacher Tweets with a Texas twist (33:21).
Kris Bryant to Cincy? Anthony Rendon on the Rangers? We dream up a major hot stove splash for every squad.
The Athletics have traded INF Jurickson Profar to the Padres for catcher Austin Allen and a player to be named.