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



2016 age | 25
2016 salary | $523,900
Contract status | Myers signed a one-year contract with the Padres on March 16, 2016.

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 on Dec. 19, 2014. 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
• NL All-Star (2016)
• AL Rookie of the Year (2013)

Justin Upton



2015 age | 27
2015 salary | $14.5 million
Contract status | Upton is signed through 2015.

Career statistics | Baseball-Reference.com
Teams | Diamondbacks (2007-12), Atlanta (13-14), Padres (2015-present)

How he was acquired | The Padres traded Jace Peterson, Max Fried, Dustin Peterson and Mallex Smith to Atlanta for Upton and Aaron Northcraft on Dec. 19, 2015.

Player most similar to | Ruben Sierra
Career year (2011) 31 home runs, 88 RBIs, .289 batting average, .369 on-base percentage, .529 slugging percentage, 105 runs, 39 doubles, 19 HBPs.

RESUME
• Top 10 in MVP voting twice (2011)
• Two-time All-Star (2009, 2011)

LEAGUE LEADER
• HBPs (2011)

December 18, 2014

Derek Norris



2015 age | 26
2015 salary | about $500,000
Contract status | Norris signed a one-year contract with the Padres on March 10, 2015.

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

How he was acquired | The Padres traded R.J. Alvarez and Jesse Hahn to the Athletics for Norris and Seth Streich on Dec. 18, 2014.

RESUME
• All-Star (2014)

Matt Kemp



2015 age | 30
2015 salary | $21.25 million
Contract status | Kemp is signed through 2019.

Career statistics | Baseball-Reference.com
Teams | Dodgers (2006-14), Padres (2015-present)

How he was acquired | The Padres traded Yasmani Grandal, Joe Wieland and Zach Eflin to the Dodgers for Kemp, Tim Federowicz and cash on Dec. 18, 2014.

Player most similar to | Adam Jones
Career year (2011) 39 home runs, 126 RBIs, .324 batting average, .399 on-base percentage, .586 slugging percentage, 115 runs, 40 stolen bases.

RESUME
• Top 10 in MVP voting twice (2009, 2011)
• Two-time All-Star (2011-12)
• Two Gold Glove awards (2009, 2011)

LEAGUE LEADER
• Home runs (2011)
• RBIs (2011)
• Runs (2011)