February 18, 2021

Mark Melancon


position | closer  throws | right

2021 age | 36
2021 salary | $2 million
2022 salary | $5 million (mutual option)
Earliest free agent | 2022

Player most similar to | Rafael Soriano
Career statistics | Baseball-Reference.com
Career year (2013) 2-2, 1.64 ERA, 47 saves
Teams | Yankees (2009-10), Astros (10-11), Red Sox (12), Pirates (13-16), Nationals (16), Giants (17-19), Atlanta (19-20), Padres (present)
Acquired | Signed a one-year, $2 million contract, with an option, with the Padres on Feb. 18, 2021.

Resume
• Three-time All-Star (2013, 15-16)

League leader
• Saves (2015)
• Games (2016)

January 19, 2021

Joe Musgrove

position | starting pitcher  throws | right

2021 age | 28
2021 salary | $4,450,000
Contract status | Signed through 2021
Arbitration eligible | 2022
Earliest free agent | 2023

Career statistics | Baseball-Reference.com
Teams | Astros (2016-17), Pirates (18-20), Padres (present)
Acquired | Traded as part of a three-team trade by the Pirates to the Padres. The Padres sent Joey Lucchesi to the Mets and Omar Cruz (minors), Drake Fellows (minors), Hudson Head (minors) and David Bednar to the Pirates. The Mets sent Endy Rodriguez (minors) to the Pirates.

Resume
• No-hitter (April 9, 2021)

December 29, 2020

Yu Darvish



position | starting pitcher  throws | right

2021 age | 34
2021 salary | $22 million
2022 salary | $19 million
2023 salary | $18 million
Contract status | Signed through 2023
Earliest free agent | 2024

Career statistics | Baseball-Reference.com
Career year (2013) 13-9, 2.83 ERA, 277 Ks
Teams | Rangers (2012-14, 16-17), Dodgers (17), Cubs (18-20), Padres (present)
Acquired | Traded by the Cubs with Victor Caratini to the Padres for Zach Davies and four prospects: outfielders Owen Caissie (18) and Ismael Mena (18) and shortstops Reggie Preciado (17) and Yeison Santana (20) on Dec. 29, 2020.

Resume
• Four-time All-Star (2012-14, 17)
• All-MLB first team (2020)
• Top five in Cy Young Award voting (2013, 2020)

League leader
• Wins (2020)
• Strikeouts (2013)