How All Of The San Diego Padres Hitters Were Acquired: (2014 Roster Tree)
How All Of The Padres Hitters Were Acquired:
By Chuck Booth (Lead Baseball Analyst/Website Owner): Follow @chuckbooth3024
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Omar Minaya, A.J. Hinch and Fred Uhlman Jr. took over the “office of the GM” on June 22nd, when the Padres fired Josh Byrnes from his post.
In order to see if the canning was valid, one has to search through the transactions the man did under is tenure at the helm.
Some of the current squad was brought in by Byrnes (hired in Oct of 2011, after Jed Hoyer left to take the GM position with the Chicago Cubs. although through the course of the Roster Tree, you will see some of the players go back to the Kevin Towers era.
Crazy enough is that Byrnes was fired by Towers current team (ARI) as the GM in July of 2010.
Towers is also responsible for some of the assembled roster in 2014 for San Diego. KT is one of several possible replacements candidates for the vacant SD GM job.
It is a franchise that has made several ‘suspect’ trades over the last 10 years, and the drafting record hasn’t netted them the kind of ‘blue chippers’ to sustain a lengthy period of success despite drafting high a lot of years.
San Diego’s club in 2014 is injury prone, hitters and pitchers alike, and are headed for a brutal campaign, already at 35 – 47 heading into games June.30, 2014.
They are already 8.5 games behind the playoff bar. and 11 out of the NL West.
For those that have never seen one of our Roster Trees, we go over how all of the players were acquired.
It works like 6 degrees of separation. By searching back to the origin of all the way back until a player is signed, drafted or purchased.
It totally gives you an idea on how the franchise has fared.
San Diego Padres 2014 Hitters Age/Position (Roster Tree)
Yonder Alonso (27) 1B: With the San Diego Padres as well in 2014.
Edinson Volquez (30) SP: August 27, 2013: Released by the San Diego Padres.
Brad Boxberger (26) P: January 22, 2014: Traded by the San Diego Padres with Matt Andriese (minors), Matt Lollis (minors), Maxx Tissenbaum (minors) and Logan Forsythe to the Tampa Bay Rays for Jesse Hahn and Alex Torres.
Jesse Hahn (24) SP: Just called up by the big club.
Alex Torres (26) RP: Has been in the Padres Bullpen in 2014.
Luke Gregerson (30) RP: March 23, 2009: the St. Louis Cardinals sent Luke Gregerson to the San Diego Padres to complete an earlier deal made on December 4, 2008. December 4, 2008: The St. Louis Cardinals sent a player to be named later and Mark Worrell to the San Diego Padres for Khalil Greene.
Mark Worrell (31) P: December 12, 2009: Granted Free Agency from the Padres.
Ryan Webb (28) RP: July 5, 2009: Traded by the Oakland Athletics with a player to be named later and Craig Italiano (minors) to the San Diego Padres for Scott Hairston. The Oakland Athletics sent Sean Gallagher (July 28, 2009) to the San Diego Padres to complete the trade.
Craig Italiano (28) P: On September 15, 2010, Italiano was designated for assignment by the Padres.
Donn Roach (24) P: Roach has worked in the Bullpen and started one game in 2014 for the Padres.
Ernesto Frieri (28) RP: Signed by the San Diego Padres as an amateur free agent in 2003.
Simon Castro (26) P: Signed by the San Diego Padres as an amateur free agent in 2006.
Pedro Hernandez (25) P: Signed by the San Diego Padres as an amateur free agent in 2006.
Jake Goebbert (26) 1B/LF/PH: May 15, 2014: Traded by the Oakland Athletics with a player to be named later to the San Diego Padres for Kyle Blanks. The Oakland Athletics sent Ronald Herrera (minors) (May 28, 2014) to the San Diego Padres to complete the trade.
Ronald Herrera (19) P: Herrera is currently in with Fort Wayne (A Ball Affiliate).
www.baseballreference.com – the source behind all roster transactions.
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