The 5 Best Remaining Free Agents For The Padres

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New Padres’ GM A.J. Preller. Mandatory


There you have it. Five players, fifteen total years, $145.5 million dollars. Rather than overspending on an overweight third baseman who only becomes elite in October, or an unproven, big bodied outfielder who could prove to be nothing more than a first baseman or designated hitter, it’s about working smarter, not harder.

Ownership has told A.J. Preller he can spend to make the team better. Each of these options makes the Padres better at several spots on their roster. Pair it all up with their already stellar starting pitching and bullpen, the summer of 2015 could be something to remember, for more than how many times the team will have been shut out!