April 5, 2015

Craig Kimbrel



2015 age | 27
2015 salary | $9 million
2016 salary | $11 million
2017 salary | $13 million
Contract status | Kimbrel is signed through 2017, with a team option for 2018.

Career statistics | Baseball-Reference.com
Teams | Atlanta (2013-10), Padres (2015-present)

How he was acquired | The Padres traded Cameron Maybin, Carlos Quentin, prospects Matt Wisler and Jordan Paroubeck and the 41st pick in this year’s draft to Atlanta for Kimbrel and Melvin Upton Jr. on April 5, 2015.

Players most similar to | Billy Wagner, Joakim Soria
Career year (2012) 3-0, 1.01 ERA, 42 saves, 116 strikeouts and 14 walks in 62.2 innings

RESUME
• Four-time All-Star (2011-14)
• Rookie of the Year (2011)
• Top 10 in MVP voting once (2012)

LEAGUE LEADER
• Saves (2011-14)

February 11, 2015

James Shields



2015 age | 33
2015 salary | $10 million
Contract status | Shields signed a four-year, $75 million contract, including a team option for 2019, with the Padres on Feb. 11, 2015.

Career statistics | Baseball-Reference.com
Teams | Rays (2006-12), Royals (13-14), Padres (15-present)

How he was acquired | The Padres signed Shields to a four-year contract on Feb. 11, 2015.

Career year (2007) 16-12 2.82 ERA, 225 strikeouts and 65 walks in 249.1 innings, 11 complete games, four shutouts.

RESUME
• Top three in Cy Young Award voting (2011)
• All-Star (2011)

LEAGUE LEADER
• Innings pitched (2013)
• Complete games (2011)
• Shutouts (2008, 2011)

December 19, 2014

Will Middlebrooks



2015 age | 26
2015 salary | $540,500
Contract status | Middlebrooks signed a one-year contract with the Padres on March 10, 2015.

Career statistics | Baseball-Reference.com
Teams | Red Sox (2012-14), Padres (2015-present)

How he was acquired | The Padres traded Ryan Hanigan to the Red Sox for Middlebrooks on Dec. 19, 2014.

Brandon Morrow



2015 age | 30
2015 salary | $2.5 million
Contract status | Morrow signed a one-year, $2.5 million contract with the Padres on Dec. 19, 2014.

Career statistics | Baseball-Reference.com
Teams | Mariners (2007-09), Blue Jays (2010-14), Padres (15-present)

How he was acquired | The Padres signed Morrow to a one-year on Dec. 19, 2014.

Wil Myers



2015 age | 24
2015 salary | $519,800
Contract status | Myers signed a one-year contract with the Padres on March 10, 2015.

Career statistics | Baseball-Reference.com
Teams | Rays (2013-14), Padres (2015-present)

How he was acquired | Traded as part of a three-team trade by the Rays with Jose Castillo, Gerardo Reyes and Ryan Hanigan to the Padres. The Padres sent Jake Bauers, Rene Rivera and Burch Smith to the Rays and Joe Ross and Trea Turner to the Nationals. The Nationals sent Travis Ott and Steven Souza to the Rays.

RESUME
• AL Rookie of the Year (2013)