How they were built: San Diego Padres

           The Padres entered the 2019 offseason with baseball\’s best farm system, then they added a superstar to the mix. This is how they were built.

Austin Hedges
Hedges was drafted in the 2nd round in 2011.
Francisco Mejia
Mejia was acquired in July from the Indians for Brad Hand and Adam Cimber.

Eric Hosmer
Hosmer signed an eight year deal in February 2018.
Ian Kinsler
Kinsler signed a two year deal with an option for 2021 in December.
Fernando Tatis Jr.
Tatis was acquired in June 2016 from the White Sox with Erik Johnson for James Shields.
Manny Machado
Machado signed a 10 year deal in February.
Greg Garcia
Garcia was claimed off waivers from the Cardinals in November.

Wil Myers
Myers was acquired in a three team trade in December 2014 with Ryan Hanigan, Jose Castillo and Gerardo Reyes for Trea Turner, Jake Bauers, Rene Rivera, Joe Ross and Burch Smith.
Hunter Renfroe
Renfroe was drafted 13th overall in 2013.
Manuel Margot
Margot was acquired in November 2015 from the Red Sox with Carlos Asuaje, Javy Guerra and Logan Allen.
Franmil Reyes
Reyes signed in November 2011 as an amateur free agent.
Jose Pirela
Pirela was acquired in November 2015 from the Yankees for Ronald Herrera.

Eric Lauer
Lauer was the 25th overall pick in 2016.
Joey Lucchesi
Lucchesi was a 4th round pick in 2016.
Chris Paddack
Paddack was acquired in June 2016 from the Marlins for Fernando Rodney.
Nick Margevicius
Margevicius was a 7th round pick in 2017.
Matt Strahm
Strahm was acquired in July 2017 from the Royals with Travis Wood, Esteury Ruiz and cash for Trevor Cahill, Ryan Buchter and Brandon Maurer.
Luis Perdomo
Perdomo was purchased from the Rockies in December 2015, immediately after being selected from the Cardinals in the Rule 5 draft.
Robbie Erlin
Erlin was acquired in July 2011 from the Rangers with Joe Wieland for Mike Adams.
Matt Wisler
Wisler was acquired on April 1st from the Reds for Diomar Lopez.
Trey Wingenter
Wingenter was drafted in the 17th round in 2015.
Brad Wieck
Wieck was acquired in June 2015 from the Mets with Cory Mazzoni for Alex Torres.
Adam Warren
Warren signed a one year deal with an option for 2020 in March.
Craig Stammen
Stammen signed with the Padres in December 2016.
Kirby Yates
Yates was claimed off waivers in April 2017 from the Angels.

Franchy Cordero
Cordero signed as an amateur free agent in November 2011.
Aaron Loup
Loup signed with the Padres in February.
Brett Kennedy
Kennedy was an 11th round pick in 2015.
Dinelson Lamet
Lamet signed in June 2014 as an amateur free agent. 

Published by carterhud SI Kids Kid Reporter, Prime Time Sports Talk writer

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