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MLB | Three-team blockbuster agreed to

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:22:09 -0800

The Tampa Bay Rays, Washington Nationals and San Diego Padres agreed to a three-way deal Wednesday, Dec. 17. The Padres received OF Wil Myers, C Ryan Hanigan and P Jose Castillo. The Nationals acquired SS Trea Turner and SP Joe Ross, and the Rays added OF Steven Souza, C Rene Rivera, SP Burch Smith, 1B Jake Bauers and SP Travis Ott.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Yahoo! Sports - Jeff Passan

Padres | SD to swap catchers with Tampa?

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:44:24 -0800

San Diego Padres C Rene Rivera is being discussed in a swap with the Tampa Bay Rays that would send C Ryan Hanigan to the Padres, according to sources. This trade would potentially be a part of the blockbuster trade involving OF Wil Myers.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Yahoo! Sports - Jeff Passan

Padres | Padres shopping Yasmani Grandal

Tue, 02 Dec 2014 04:12:51 -0800

San Diego Padres C Yasmani Grandal is being shopped around to other teams in trade talks. The emergence of C Rene Rivera and the future arrival of top C prospect Austin Hedges have made the Padres confident they can trade Grandal to fill other holes.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Buster Olney

Padres | Open to trading starters and backstops

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:18:52 -0800

The San Diego Padres are listening to offers on SPs Ian Kennedy, Andrew Cashner and Tyson Ross, Cs Yasmani Grandal and Rene Rivera in an effort to upgrade their offense.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Jon Heyman

Padres | Chase Headley hoping to return soon

Sun, 22 Jun 2014 10:11:02 -0700

San Diego Padres 3B Chase Headley (back, leg) revealed that he has been bothered by back and leg pain for the last month caused by a herniated disc. He is optimistic that he can return to the lineup in a few days but said no concrete timetable exists for treatment.

Fantasy Tip: INFs Alexi Amarista and Jace Peterson will split time between second base and third base until Headley returns to action. Cs Yasmani Grandal and Rene Rivera are emergency options for playing the hot corner. None of these players make appealing fantasy options, with the possible exception of deep NL-only leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Will Laws

Padres | Rene Rivera hitting well

Wed, 21 May 2014 10:27:31 -0700

San Diego Padres C Rene Rivera has a slash line of .333/.364/.762 with two home runs and six RBIs in May, and manager Bud Black credits work that Rivera has put in with the hitting coaches for his recent success.

Fantasy Tip: Unfortunately, Rivera is splitting his time with Yasmani Grandal, making him valuable only in very deep two-catcher or NL-only leagues right now.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Scott Miller

Padres | Yasmani Grandal has progressed nicely

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:01:45 -0700

San Diego Padres C Yasmani Grandal (knee) has progressed to the point where he has been able to catch nine innings in spring games, and he could make the roster as the second catcher to C Nick Hundley. However, the team likes C Rene Rivera, who is out of minor league options and would likely be scooped up if they try to pass him through waivers.

Fantasy Tip: The Friars probably won't rush Grandal back, since he's ahead of schedule in his rehab from knee surgery. He could be a nice second catching option for those in two-catcher leagues in the second half of the season, though.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Corey Brock

Padres | Likely to carry two catchers

Sun, 16 Feb 2014 20:21:16 -0800

While it is possible the San Diego Padres could carry three catchers to open the season, the likely scenario is carrying two catchers. Cs Yasmani Grandal and Nick Hundley are expected to be the top two guys, with C Rene Rivera likely on the outside looking in.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Dennis Lin

Padres | Rene Rivera loses weight

Sat, 15 Feb 2014 11:46:49 -0800

San Diego Padres C Rene Rivera lost 25 pounds during the offseason in an attempt to increase his agility behind the plate.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Jeff Sanders

Padres | Rene Rivera away from team

Sat, 28 Sep 2013 11:06:17 -0700

San Diego Padres C Rene Rivera has joined his wife in Puerto Rico as they await the birth of twins. Chris Robinson is expected to start behind the plate against the San Francisco Giants Saturday, Sept. 28.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press