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Guardians & Padres Trade Hits & Runs
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Guardians & Padres Trade Hits & Runs

GOODYEAR, Az.  — Tim Lopes and Jose Azocar both had three of San Diego’s 14 hits Thursday as the San Diego Padres defeated the Cleveland Guardians, 6-4. The teams, involved in a few blockbuster trades through the years, exchanged hits and runs early. The Padres pulled away against rookie reliever Konnor Pilkington (7.70 spring ERA). […]

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Padres Sign Matt Carpenter
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Padres Sign Matt Carpenter to One-Year Deal

The San Diego Padres and Matt Carpenter have reportedly agreed to sign a heavily-incentivized $6 million guaranteed one-year deal with a player option for 2024. Carpenter’s option for 2024 is also for $6 million plus potential incentives and salary escalators. Ken Rosenthal reported that Carpenter could earn up to $21 million at maximum over two […]

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