Building the Padres to World Series Champs…

My vision…2019 thru 2022

 

Padres 2019   – Starting Contending

Acquisitions

**Must take on $$ for 3 years to set the stage ….

Sign Harper, negotiate opt-out option after year 3. Will get a motivated Harp who will hit FA at 29 & try to outdue Trout’s $$

Trade for Kluber – team control for 3 yrs. Trade  Renfore, Lucchessi, Naylor

Trade for Realmuto Trade Mejia, Baez & Franchy or Myers contract plus Espinosa or Ruiz.

Trade Realumto & two MLB arms for Senzel. Trade Realmuto, Lauer, Quantrill or Nix, might need to throw in Espinoza.

or Kluber for Senzel   ** Need Senzel 

Take a flier on Buchholz

Sign Gio Gonzalez 1-2 yr deal

 

Fallback options ( money saving if needed) 

**Trade Myers contract & package prospects to clear $$…..

to Tigers for Zimmerman ’20  -save $20m

to Mariners Seager ’21/Leake ’20 – save $7.5m

to Orioles

 

 


 

**Young arm must emerge

Pitching Rotation 2019

  1. Cory Kluber                – via trade. Team option ’20 & ’21 – $17m or flip for Senzel
  2. Garrett Richards      – signed thru ’20 7m & 8.5m
  3. Clay Buchholz           – one-year deal 
  4. Jacob Nix                    – team control ’24
  5. Quantrill                      – team control ’25
  6. Logan Allen                – team control ’25
  7. Chris Paddack           – team control ’25

*Gio Gonzalez * Zimmerman * Leake

Traded: 2 of 3 (Lucchessi, Nix, Lauer)  Baz, Quantrill?, Espinoza?

 

Lineup 2019 

  1. Jankowski/Margot       – team control thru ’22
  2. Nick Senzel                     – team control thru ’25
  3. Fernando Tatis              – team control thru ’25
  4. Bryce Harper                 – opt-out after ’21 $$
  5. Franmil Reyes                – team control thru ’24
  6. Eric Hosmer                    – signed thru ’25 $ 25m 
  7. Luis Urias                         -team control thru ’24
  8. Austin Hedges                 -team control thru ’22

Veteran Bench 

Ian Kinsler & Jason Kipnis

 

Traded:  Myers, Renfore, Naylor, Mejia, Esteury Ruiz, Franchy Cordero?

 


Padres 2020 – Playoffs – get feet wet

Acquisitions

Sign RHP (Straburg or Cole)

Bring Hamels home & mentor Gore

Verlander 2 yr deal?

Gore must emerge as #3

 

Pitching Rotation/Depth 2020

  1. Cory Kluber                –  Team option ’21 – $
  2. Strasburg                     – signed via opt-out $$
  3. Mckensie Gore          – team control thru ’26 
  4. Garret Richards        –  one year 8.5m
  5. Cole Hamels               –  1 or 2 yr deal 
  6. Quantrill                      – team control ’25
  7. Logan Allen                – team control ’25
  8. Chris Paddack            – team control ’25
  9. Adrian Morejon        – team control thru ’26
  10. Andres Munoz            – team control thru ’26

*Gio Gonzalez * Zimmerman * Leake ( $$ last year on books)

Lineup 2020 

  1. Jankowski/Margot       – team control thru ’22
  2. Nick Senzel                     – team control thru ’25
  3. Fernando Tatis              – team control thru ’25
  4. Bryce Harper                 – opt-out after ’21 $$
  5. Franmil Reyes                – team control thru ’24
  6. Eric Hosmer                    – signed thru ’25 $ 21m
  7. Luis Urias                         -team control thru ’24
  8. Austin Hedges                 -team control thru ’22

 

Buddy Reed / Potts emerge? 

 


Padres 2021 – World Series Run

Acquisitions

identify & sign veteran ala Beltran, Utely or Ibanez type

 

Pitching Rotation/Depth 2021

  1. Cory Kluber                – pick option or decline?
  2. Strasburg                     – signed $$
  3. Mckensie Gore          – team control thru ’26 
  4. Chris Paddack            – team control ’25
  5. Luis Patino                  – team control thru ’27
  6. Cole Hamels               –   1 yr deal 
  7. Quantrill                      – team control ’25
  8. Logan Allen                – team control ’25
  9. Adrian Morejon        – team control thru 26
  10. Andres Munoz            – team control thru ’26

*Verlander

Lineup 2021

  1. Jankowski/Margot       – team control thru ’22
  2. Nick Senzel                     – team control thru ’25
  3. Fernando Tatis              – team control thru ’25
  4. Bryce Harper                 – opt-out after ’21 $$
  5. Franmil Reyes                – team control thru ’24
  6. Eric Hosmer                    – signed thru ’25 $ 21m
  7. Luis Urias                         -team control thru ’24
  8. Austin Hedges                 -team control thru ’22

Buddy Reed / Potts 


 

Padres 2022  – Reset Financially 

Acquisitions

  • Harper opt-out at age 29 and retest market? Money off the book & reset with young core in place.

Pitching Rotation/Depth 2022

  1. Strasburg                     – signed $$
  2. Mckensie Gore          – team control thru ’26 
  3. Chris Paddack            – team control ’25
  4. Luis Patino                  – team control thru ’27
  5. Quantrill                      – team control ’25
  6. Logan Allen                – team control ’25
  7. Adrian Morejon        – team control thru 26
  8. Ryan Weathers          – team control thru ’28
  9. Andres Munoz            – team control thru ’26

 

Lineup 2022

  1. Jankowski/Margot       – team control thru ’22
  2. Nick Senzel                     – team control thru ’25
  3. Fernando Tatis              – team control thru ’25
  4. Bryce Harper                 – replaced w/ in-house prospect
  5. Franmil Reyes                – team control thru ’24
  6. Eric Hosmer                    – signed thru ’25 $21m & only $13m ’23 thru ’25
  7. Luis Urias                         -team control thru ’24
  8. Austin Hedges                 -team control thru ’22

Buddy Reed / Potts

Assets 

draft bat from 2019 draft 

(Carroll, Mizner, Busch, Mendoza, Davidson, Shewmate, Vaughn, Toglia)

Triso Ornelas 2022

Xavier Edwards 2022

Jeisson Rosario 2022

Tucupita Marcano 2022

Gabriel Arias 2022

Luis Campusano 2022

 

 


 

 

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