|Xander Bogaerts will move to second base as part of Padres' infield shakeup.
Padres will move Ha-Seong Kim back to shortstop, where was a defensive standout in 2022; plan is for Jake Cronenworth to stay at first base
|MLB rumors: Padres not expected to trade Ha-Seong KIm during Spring Training. The MLB season is right around the corner as players are beginning to report for Spring Training. The regular season begins in a little over a month as the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers will get things going with two games in Korea. The Padres are a team to watch in the next month as there was some talk about a potential trade involving Ha-Seong Kim, but it sounds like he actually won't be leaving San Diego that soon. Ha-Seong Kim is about to enter his fourth season in the MLB, and he has been with the Padres for all of those seasons.
|Padres in Active Trade Discussions, Says GM AJ Preller; Ha-Seong Kim Drawing Strong Interest. Padres in Active Trade Discussions, Says GM AJ Preller; Ha-Seong Kim Drawing Strong Interest Could we see a move before Opening Day? Author: Noah Camras Publish date: Feb 13, 2024 2:25 PM EST The San Diego Padres' roster is likely not yet complete as their March 20 season opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Korea nears. General manager A.J. Preller spoke to Bob Nightengale of USA Today on Tuesday, and said the team still has wiggle room in their budget to add more pieces. He also said they continue to be in active trade discussions. Gold Glove infielder Ha-Seong Kim continues to draw strong interest, and he's set to hit free agency after the 2024 season. With big contracts already
|Padres Star Cracks MLB Top 100 List for First Time in Career. Padres Star Cracks MLB Top 100 List for First Time in Career After a career year, this Frairs infielder finds himself among the top 100 players entering 2024. Author: Ricardo Sandoval Publish date: Feb 8, 2024 8:00 PM EST The 2023 season was one to forget for the San Diego Padres. The team missed the playoffs after a historic 2022 run, even with a star-studded squad. For all that went wrong for the team, most of it didn't apply to versatile infielder Ha-Seong Kim . Kim's 2023 season was the best of his young major league career, and his game did not go unnoticed. Kim has been named into the Top 100 players at number 88, revealed this week on MLB Network's annual countdown of the
|Should the Padres Consider This Ha-Seong Kim Trade Proposal?. Should the Padres Consider This Ha-Seong Kim Trade Proposal? They may need to add some outfield depth. Author: Noah Camras Publish date: Feb 7, 2024 5:25 PM EST The San Diego Padres are getting set for their early spring training start due to the Opening Series in Seoul, South Korea against the Los Angeles Dodgers. However, they still have just two outfielders on their 40-man roster. Fernando Tatis Jr. and Jose Azocar make up the only outfielders currently on the 40-man as spring training gets underway. The Padres desperately need to add some outfield depth before March rolls around, but the team appears hesitant to sign free agents as they try to shed salary this offseason. They could always