Orioles, Padres, Blue Jays Interested In Reynolds

The Diamondbacks are discussing possible Mark Reynolds trades with three teams, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (Twitter links). The Orioles, Padres and Blue Jays are interested in the third baseman, though he can block trades to Toronto. The extent of the Padres' interest is unclear, according to Rosenthal.

Yahoo's Tim Brown reported last month that GM Kevin Towers is "looking for contact hitters and bullpen help" in exchange for Reynolds. The 27-year-old batted .189/.320/.433 last year, leading the league in strikeouts for the third consecutive season. Reynolds, whose homer total dropped from 44 to 32 last year, will earn $5MM in 2011, $7.5MM in 2012 and either $11MM or a $500K buyout in 2013.


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92 Comments on "Orioles, Padres, Blue Jays Interested In Reynolds"


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Kevin Charity
4 years 7 months ago

Maybe Chase Headley is part of a package going to AZ?

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4 years 7 months ago

Maybe if Frieri is part of the deal. Of course Towers knows all of the hidden gems in the Padres system.

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padresfuture
4 years 7 months ago

I wouldnt trade Headley + Frieri for Reynolds. I could see the Padres considering Reynolds at 1b if the choose to deal Adrian.

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4 years 7 months ago

Are they trying to free up Money to sign Konerko? I think David Hernandez and Wynn Pelzer gets the trade done.

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longtimepadrefan
4 years 7 months ago

Pelzer is a Baltimore non-tender. He was traded last July to Baltimore to get Miggy.

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inns13
4 years 7 months ago

Non-tender? He’s a minor leaguer, he doesn’t even have a contract.

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Ferrariman
4 years 7 months ago

he meant Rule V draft eligible. It might as well be a minor league non tendering system.

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inns13
4 years 7 months ago

Except that they’re not at all the same. Non-tenders are free agents, and can be signed to minor league deals or cheap 1 yr contracts, can negotiate with any team, and can be released at will. Rule V draftees must remain on the ML roster all year, have a (small) monetary penalty involved, and must be returned to their original team if they are cut.

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4 years 7 months ago

they should already have enough money with all the trades they did and he is just looking for contact

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4 years 7 months ago

they should already have enough money with all the trades they did and he is just looking for contact

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4 years 7 months ago

Reynolds has a career .333 OBP. No thank you/

Guest
4 years 7 months ago

.333’s not terrible. One might almost say average.

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moonraker45
4 years 7 months ago

on the Jays thats near the tops

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moonraker45
4 years 7 months ago

on the Jays thats near the tops

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dizzle4
4 years 7 months ago

Not really interested as a Blue Jays fan. The Orioles can have him!

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4 years 7 months ago

Mark Reynolds could play 1st when Adrian Gonzalez is dealt. Chase Headley could make sense, (of course in that case he would be at 3rd), so could Mike adams or Heath Bell. Any bullpen arms.