Monday, April 22, 2019
How they were built: San Diego Padres
The Padres entered the 2019 offseason with baseball's best farm system, then they added a superstar to the mix. This is how they were built.
Hedges was drafted in the 2nd round in 2011.
Mejia was acquired in July from the Indians for Brad Hand and Adam Cimber.
Hosmer signed an eight year deal in February 2018.
Kinsler signed a two year deal with an option for 2021 in December.
Fernando Tatis Jr.
Tatis was acquired in June 2016 from the White Sox with Erik Johnson for James Shields.
Machado signed a 10 year deal in February.
Garcia was claimed off waivers from the Cardinals in November.
Myers was acquired in a three team trade in December 2014 with Ryan Hanigan, Jose Castillo and Gerardo Reyes for Trea Turner, Jake Bauers, Rene Rivera, Joe Ross and Burch Smith.
Renfroe was drafted 13th overall in 2013.
Margot was acquired in November 2015 from the Red Sox with Carlos Asuaje, Javy Guerra and Logan Allen.
Reyes signed in November 2011 as an amateur free agent.
Pirela was acquired in November 2015 from the Yankees for Ronald Herrera.
Lauer was the 25th overall pick in 2016.
Lucchesi was a 4th round pick in 2016.
Paddack was acquired in June 2016 from the Marlins for Fernando Rodney.
Margevicius was a 7th round pick in 2017.
Strahm was acquired in July 2017 from the Royals with Travis Wood, Esteury Ruiz and cash for Trevor Cahill, Ryan Buchter and Brandon Maurer.
Perdomo was purchased from the Rockies in December 2015, immediately after being selected from the Cardinals in the Rule 5 draft.
Erlin was acquired in July 2011 from the Rangers with Joe Wieland for Mike Adams.
Wisler was acquired on April 1st from the Reds for Diomar Lopez.
Wingenter was drafted in the 17th round in 2015.
Wieck was acquired in June 2015 from the Mets with Cory Mazzoni for Alex Torres.
Warren signed a one year deal with an option for 2020 in March.
Stammen signed with the Padres in December 2016.
Yates was claimed off waivers in April 2017 from the Angels.
Cordero signed as an amateur free agent in November 2011.
Loup signed with the Padres in February.
Kennedy was an 11th round pick in 2015.
Lamet signed in June 2014 as an amateur free agent.