Who was James Shields traded for?
Fernando Tatis Jr.
On this date in 2016, the Padres eat roughly $31 million owed to James Shields to add Fernando Tatis Jr. to a trade with the White Sox. The Padres were 11 games below . 500 and 11½ games out of first place in the NL West even after a 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on this date — June 4 — in 2016.
Who did the Padres get for James Shields?
He sent Tatis and Triple-A starter Erik Johnson to the Padres for 34-year-old James Shields, with Padres GM A.J. Preller agreeing to pay more than half of the $58 million remaining on Shields’ contract. That has proven to be one of the best investments ever for Preller.
When did the Padres trade James Shields?
June 4th, 2016
June 4th, 2016, is a special day for the Friar Faithful. It’s the day the Padres were reborn. Five years ago, the Padres traded away an All-Star pitcher and World Series champion for a 17-year-old who’d never played a professional baseball game on American soil. By now you probably know the pitcher was James Shields.
Who did the Royals get for Wil Myers?
The Royals sent Wil Myers, one of the best prospects in baseball, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery, and Patrick Leonard to Tampa Bay for James Shields, Wade Davis, and Elliot Johnson. It was seen as a huge win for the Rays and a huge blunder by the Royals. Of course, we all know how much the results favored the Royals.
How did Tatis end up on the Padres?
Minor leagues. The Chicago White Sox signed Tatís as an international free agent from the Dominican Prospect League in 2015. On June 4, 2016, before he had played a professional game, the White Sox traded Tatís, then 17 years old, and Erik Johnson to the Padres for James Shields.
Who was involved in the Chris Archer trade?
On July 31, 2018, the Pittsburgh Pirates traded pitcher Tyler Glasnow, outfielder Austin Meadows, and eventually pitcher Shane Baz to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for pitcher Chris Archer.
Who did the Padres trade?
The San Diego Padres have traded starting pitcher Chris Paddack and relief pitcher Emilio Pagan to the Minnesota Twins for right handed reliever Taylor Rogers and outfielder Brent Rooker. Rogers, who will be a free agent at the end of the year, has a career 3.15 ERA through 314 innings.
Who did the Padres get in trades?
Acquired OF/1B Matt Beatty from Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for RHP River Ryan. Agreed to terms with RHP Nick Martinez on a one-year contract. Placed LHP Adrian Morejon on the 60-day IL.
How did Padres acquire Tatis?
Shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. was one of two minor league players the San Diego Padres acquired in the Saturday trade involving starting pitcher James Shields, according to Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune.
Why is Myers called El Gallo?
During his tenure with the Padres, broadcaster Mark Grant nicknamed him “El Gallo” (“The Rooster” in Spanish), due to his hairstyle.
Who hit two grand slams in one inning?
baseman Fernando Tatis
Saturday marks the 23rd anniversary of the night Cardinals third baseman Fernando Tatis pummeled two grand slams in the same inning at Dodger Stadium, and even more astonishingly, did so off the same pitcher (Chan Ho Park).