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Padres Reacquire Jason Bartlett

The Padres have traded 2B/SS Cole Figueroa, RHP Brandon Gomes, LHP Cesar Ramos, and RHP Adam Russell to the Tampa Bay Rays for SS Jason Bartlett and a player to be named later.

Friday Links (17 Dec 10)

I picked up a copy of Craig Wright and Tom House’s classic The Diamond Appraised last night… found it at a YMCA book sale, of all places…

Mailbag: Gwynn and the Dodgers

Today’s letter comes from Brian C., who writes: Just read that the Dodgers signed Tony Gwynn Jr. to a contract and it made me barf a bit in my mouth. Your reaction? Well, that could be a medical condition. You might want to see a doctor. Oh, the signing… my bad. Of course, why would [...]

Me, Elsewhere: Chatting with SportsTalkSoup

The good folks at SportsTalkSoup were kind enough to have me on their show. The program lasts 84 minutes, and I’m the second guest (after Craig Strain of FishStripes, before Jason Churchill of Prospect Insider). We talk about the Adrian Gonzalez trade (I can live with it), the potential Jason Bartlett trade (I can live [...]

Tuesday Links (7 Dec 10)

You cannot stop links, you can only hope to contain them.

Okay, Now What?

With Adrian Gonzalez out of the picture, the Padres have made it clear that they intend to focus on building their next contending ballclub. The question is, How do they do that?

Great Moments in Indecision: Gonzalez Still an ex-Padre

Word on the street is… it’s on again. Contract extension talks broke down Sunday morning, which put the trade in jeopardy. Gonzalez reportedly wanted an eight-year deal but the Red Sox offered only six. That is no longer a sticking point; Gonzalez will head to Boston without an extension, and the two sides can talk [...]

Great Moments in Awkwardness: Gonzalez to Remain with Padres

That stuff you, me, and the rest of the Internet were buzzing about on Saturday? Forget it. Adrian Gonzalez and the Red Sox could not reach an agreement on a long-term deal. Everyone on all sides must feel very, very loved right now.

Adrian Gonzalez Traded to Boston for Guys You Haven’t Heard of… Yet

Slow news day, eh? Neither team has confirmed this, but sources too numerous to count are reporting that the Padres and Red Sox have agreed to a trade that would send All-Star first baseman Adrian Gonzalez to Boston for right-handed pitcher Casey Kelly, first baseman Anthony Rizzo, center fielder Reymond Fuentes, and a player to [...]

Friday Links (3 Dec 10)

If there is a worse way to travel than by airplane, I’d just as soon not know about it. Anywho, I’m back from Hawai’i with links…