This was not a good week for the Padres, to put it lightly. Here are last week’s top headlines:
Padres GM A.J. Preller hid medical information at the trade deadline
An investigation by MLB is close to concluding what the Marlins and the Red Sox already had a hunch on: the Padres were systematically keeping two records on player injuries: one of the real injuries and one they showed other teams.
A.J. Preller suspended by MLB for 30 days without pay
After MLB’s investigation of the Padres front office and their withholding of medical information, some are saying Preller’s suspension isn’t enough.
The Yankees sign Billy Butler
Released from the A’s with one year left on his $30 million contract, the Yankees swooped in and signed the DH.
Yan Gomes suffers season ending injury
The Indians catcher is out for the rest of the year with a broken wrist.
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Marco Estrada play through injury
The Blue Jay’s pitcher has been taking the mound with a herniated disc in his back.
Should the Twins trade Brian Dozier?
He’s had a year for the books and is the most valuable chip they’ve had in awhile.
Keon Broxton’s season is over
The Brewers centerfielder suffered a fractured wrist after crashing into a wall.