Padres Could Pursue Joe Maddon

Padres Could Pursue Joe Maddon The Angels look like the front-runners to land coveted free-agent manager Joe Maddon, but the Padres are also considering a pursuit of the 65-year-old. They’re “doing background work on” Maddon, Jon Heyman of MLB Network tweets. The well-respected Maddon, who has enjoyed outstanding runs atop the Rays and Cubs, looks…

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MLBTR Poll: Edwin Encarnacion’s Option

MLBTR Poll: Edwin Encarnacion’s Option The Yankees continued their long-running October dominance of the Twins on Friday, earning a 10-4 victory en route to a 1-0 advantage in the teams’ American League Division Series matchup. Designater hitter Edwin Encarnacion factored into the Yankees’ blowout win, collecting two doubles and a run batted in across five…

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Three Needs: San Diego Padres

Three Needs: San Diego Padres We’re continuing with our “Three Needs” series, in which we take a look at the chief issues to be addressed for clubs that have fallen out of contention. Let’s check in on the Padres, who desperately need to make some tangible gains in the standings after finishing in the cellar for…

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