Jeff Moorad's attempt to gain "control" ownership of the Padres hit a snag last week when Bud Selig and a cadre of club owners tabled a vote on whether Moorad could increase his group's 49-percent stake in the club. Selig said financial concerns had to be resolved, even though the money is in escrow.
Friday, January 6, 2012
The Padres made a trade with the Cubs today. Anthony Rizzo heads to Chicago along with Single-A pitcher Zach Cates. To the Padres go pitcher Andrew Cashner, who joins the back end of San Diego's bullpen, and minor league outfielder Kyung-Min Na.
Evaluators from two other clubs told this blog what they thought of the deal.