Yesterday I wrote about the perceived trade value of three pitchers the Padres have already traded. Let’s just say it didn’t lock up the Padres Public servers. So, today, I thought I’d take a more conventional approach and discuss the relative trade value of the players still on the Padres roster.

I put everybody into made-up tiers.

Tier 1 is for primo guys. Andrew Miller‘s a tier 1 guy. Brad Hand isn’t, at least not unless he grows out the beard, steals some of Miller’s mojo, and hires Jeff Sullivan as his agent. In fact, the Padres don’t have any tier 1 players. (By the way, I didn’t consider young, unlikely-to-be-traded players like Manuel Margot in this exercise.)

Tier 2 is for good, solid trade chips. These are players that a bunch of teams are genuinely interested in, even if they lack some tier 1 mojo.

Tier 3 is for guys who aren’t good enough for tier 2. There’s some trade value here, but not a whole lot of it.

Tier 4 is for players who have little (or no) trade value.

Here we go.

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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (44-57) scored more runs than the New York Mets (47-52) last night at Petco Park, 6-3.

Jhoulys Chacin (10-7, 4.22) allowed two runs on four hits and three walks in five and a third innings with five strikeouts. Jose Reyes drove in Jay Bruce with a single in the second inning. In the sixth inning, Reyes drew a bases loaded walk to score Asdrubal Cabrera. Wilmer Flores hit a solo home run in the eighth inning.

Steven Matz (2-4, 5.51) gave up six runs in three innings on nine hits and no walks while striking out four. Manuel Margot hit a two-run home run in the first inning. Margot scored again in the third inning on Wil Myers‘ double and Myers, Hunter Renfroe, and Cory Spangenberg scored on a bases loaded triple by Luis Torrens.

Luis Perdomo (4-5, 4.71) starts tonight’s series finale against Chris Flexen in his Major League debut. First pitch is set for 6:10pm PDT.
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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after a Sunday afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (43-55) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (38-62), 5-2, in yesterday afternoon’s four-game series finale at AT&T Park.

Dinelson Lamet (4-4, 5.92) allowed two runs on eight hits and a walk in six and two-thirds innings while striking out six. A Buster Posey single in the first inning drove in Denard Span. Gorkys Hernandez singled in the fourth inning to bring Miguel Gomez home.

Ty Blach (6-6, 4.50) gave up five runs in seven innings on eight hits and a walk with seven strikeouts. Wil Myers hit a solo home run in the first inning. In the fourth inning, Jabari Blash hit a two-run double to score Myers and Hunter Renfroe, Hector Sanchez doubled to drive in Blash, and Cory Spangenberg‘s single scored Sanchez.

The Padres come back to Petco Park tonight to begin a four-game series against the New York Mets (45-51). Clayton Richard (5-10, 5.35) starts the first game against Jacob deGrom (11-3, 3.37) with first pitch scheduled for 7:10pm PDT.
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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (42-55) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (38-61), 5-4, in 12 innings yesterday afternoon at AT&T Park.

Luis Perdomo (4-5, 4.71) gave up four runs (one earned) in six innings on eight hits and two walks with four strikeouts. Joe Panik singled to drive in Gorkys Hernandez in the third inning. In the fourth inning, Orlando Calixte singled to score Hunter Pence and Eduardo Nunez singled to drive in Calixte and Matt Moore. Nick Hundley singled in the twelfth inning to drive in Kelby Tomlinson for the game-winning run.

Moore (3-10, 5.82) allowed four runs on seven hits and no walks while striking out seven in six innings. All four Padres’ runs came in the fourth inning. Wil Myers led off the inning with a solo home run, Cory Spangenberg scored on a Luis Torrens single, and Perdomo tripled to drive in Matt Szczur and Torrens.

This afternoon’s series finale has Dinelson Lamet (3-4, 6.40) going against Ty Blach (6-5, 4.36) beginning at 1:05pm PDT.
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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (40-54) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (56-41) yesterday, 18-4, in the finale of three games at Coors Field.

Clayton Richard (5-10, 5.35) allowed eleven runs (ten earned) on fourteen hits and a walk while striking out three in three and two-thirds innings. Kevin Quackenbush gave up six runs in his two and a third innings of relief. Nolan Arenado went 5-for-6 with three home runs, four runs scored, and seven RBI. Trevor Story and Charlie Blackmon each had a home run of their own.

In other words…

And Padres fans were like…

…for pretty much the entire game.

Jon Gray (3-1, 6.19) gave up four runs on seven hits and two walks with seven strikeouts in six innings. Jabari Blash drove in Carlos Asuaje with a single and Cory Spangenberg hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning.

The Padres head to AT&T Park to take on the San Francisco Giants (37-59) for four games starting tonight at 7:15pm PDT. Jhoulys Chacin (8-7, 4.33) gets the start tonight against Madison Bumgarner (0-3, 3.18).
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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (40-53) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (55-41) at Coors Field last night, 9-7.

Dinelson Lamet (3-4, 6.40) allowed six runs (five earned) on four hits and four walks while striking out seven in four innings. Mark Reynolds hit a three-run home run in the first inning. In the fifth inning, DJ LeMahieu hit a sacrifice fly that Jabari Blash dropped as Charlie Blackmon scored, LeMahieu and Gerardo Parra scored on Carlos Gonzalez‘ double, and Gonzalez scored on Alexi Amarista‘s single. Parra’s double drove in Pat Valaika and a single by Gonzalez drove in Parra.

Antonio Senzatela (10-3, 4.67) gave up four run (three earned) in five innings on four hits and three walks with two strikeouts. Jose Pirela‘s double scored Carlos Asuaje and a single by Blash drove in Wil Myers and Pirela in the first inning. Myers hit a solo home run in the fifth inning. In the sixth inning, Erick Aybar‘s sacrifice fly drove in Cory Spangenberg and a single by Matt Szczur scored Blash. Asuaje led off the seventh inning with his first Major League home run.

This afternoon’s series finale will pit Clayton Richard (5-9, 4.75) against Jon Gray (2-1, 6.23) beginning at 12:10pm PDT.
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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (40-52) scored fewer runs than the Colorado Rockies (54-41) last night, 9-6, in the first of three games at Coors Field.

Luis Perdomo (4-5, 4.94) gave up seven runs (five earned) on six hits and three walks with no strikeouts in two and a third innings. Charlie Blackmon hit a leadoff home run in the first inning. In the second inning, Mark Reynolds scored on a Trevor Story single. Perdomo walked in two runs with the bases loaded, Nolan Arenado and Reynolds scored on a double by Story, and German Marquez singled to score Story in the third inning. Gerardo Parra hit a solo home run in the seventh inning. A DJ LeMahieu sacrifice fly brought Pat Valaika home in the eighth inning.

Marquez (7-4, 4.34) allowed three runs in six and two-thirds innings on eight hits and two walks while striking out nine. Jabari Blash hit a two-run home run in the second inning. In the seventh inning, Allen Cordoba scored on a single by Carlos Asuaje, who took second on an error. Hector Sanchez led off the eighth inning with solo home run (his third home run in as many games), Jose Pirela scored on Blash’s sacrifice fly, and Cordoba singled to drive in Matt Szczur.

Dinelson Lamet (3-3, 5.93) gets the start this evening against Antonio Senzatela (9-3, 4.63) beginning at 5:40pm PDT.
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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (39-51) scored more runs than the San Francisco Giants (35-57) last night at Petco Park, 5-3.

Jhoulys Chacin (8-7, 4.33) gave up three runs on six hits and four walks while striking out four in six innings. The Giants loaded the bases in the first inning and Hunter Pence‘s single drove in Eduardo Nunez and Buster Posey. Joe Panik led off the sixth inning with a solo home run.

Madison Bumgarner (0-3, 3.18) allowed three runs in seven innings on four hits and two walks with five strikeouts. Matt Szczur hit a solo home run in the third inning. Jabari Blash hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning. Hector Sanchez hit a two-run walk-off home run in the ninth inning.

Trevor Cahill (3-3, 3.38) starts the series finale this afternoon against Jeff Samardzija (4-10, 4.58) with the first pitch scheduled for 1:40pm PDT.
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Sometimes things can get a little fuzzy after an evening at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking.

The Padres (38-51) scored fewer runs than the San Francisco Giants (35-56), 5-4, last night in the first of three games at Petco Park.

Clayton Richard (5-9, 4.75) gave up four runs on eleven hits and two walks with four strikeouts in five and two-thirds innings. Buster Posey‘s RBI single in the first inning drove in Brandon Belt. In the second inning, Johnny Cueto singled to score Brandon Crawford but Cueto was thrown out after rounding first base. Miguel Gonzalez‘ sacrifice fly drove in Hunter Pence and Gorkys Hernandez scored on Denard Span‘s single in the sixth inning. Posey hit a solo home run in the seventh inning,

Cueto (6-7, 4.59) allowed three runs in four innings on six hits and three walks with five strikeouts. Cory Spangenberg scored on Jabari Blash‘s double and Blash scored on an Erick Aybar single in the second inning. In the fourth inning, Aybar came home on a single by Austin Hedges. Jose Pirela‘s single in the ninth inning drove in Manuel Margot.

Tonight, Jhoulys Chacin (8-7, 4.32) starts the second game against Madison Bumgarner (0-3, 3.00), who makes his first appearance since going on the disabled list on April 20th. First pitch is scheduled for 5:40pm PDT.
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Four years ago, I started a project out of, quite frankly, spite and disappointment.

I now feel a responsibility to maintain this thing I started.

Because the Padres Twittersphere is an ever-evolving entity. Players and people leave, sometimes even of their own accord. Some who have stayed have changed their Twitter usage to not be all that interesting of a follow anymore. Still others just seem to have given up the medium altogether.

Some do a bit of all of that, sailing off into the distance in silence, like a sailboat in the night.

So, here we are. The fourth iteration of my “Padres Must-Follow” Twitter list.

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