Barbato Excited

Barbato Excited

The New York Yankees acquired power relief pitching prospect Johnny Barbato from the San Diego Padres on Monday in exchange for big league reliever Shawn Kelley. Barbato says he was a little bit shocked with the timing of the deal since he spent a good portion of the 2014 season hurt but he says he's excited to get to Spring Training camp and show his new organization what he's got.

Austin Hedges

Baseball Prospectus' Top Padres' Prospects

Baseball Prospectus is one of the preeminent places for statheads to find the newest ways to measure baseball but it has also developed into recent years as one of the better places to find out about the top prospects in the game.

Zach Eflin

Zach Eflin Traded from the Padres

On December 19 the Padres finalized a trade that sent C Yasmani Grandal and minor league RHP Joe Wieland and RHP Zach Eflin to the Los Angeles Dodgers for OF Matt Kemp and C Tim Federowicz. The Dodgers then sent Eflin and Dodgers’ farmhand LHP Tom Windle to the Philadelphia Phillies for veteran shortstop Jimmy Rollins.

Justin Upton traded to Padres

Justin Upton traded to Padres

The Braves have made another huge trade with eyes on the future.

Wil Myers is now a Padre.

Wil Myers to San Diego in Three Team Deal

After making the biggest splash of the Winter Meeting with the trade of the Dodgers’ Matt Kemp for catcher Yasmani Grandal and minor leaguers RHP Joe Wieland and RHP Zach Eflin, San Diego’s A.J. Preller, the second youngest General Manager in baseball, made his next big move in acquiring Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Wil Myers in a three-way trade with the Washington Nationals.