The rich somehow inexplicably get richer as the San Diego Padres land free agent shortstop Xander Bogaerts with an 11-year, $280 million deal. So what about that other guy they have at shortstop until 2034? Also, the D-backs escape the Rule 5 Draft unscathed…for now.
Xander Bogaerts is the newest member of the San Diego Padres, leaving Boston Red Sox fans stunnedBy Derek Montilla
Author Derek Montilla
Derek Montilla, occasionally known as The Mayor of PHNX, has covered the Arizona Diamondbacks beat for over 10 seasons. He's a career .093 hitter as an amateur with more errors than runs scored, so everyone decided that the press box was a better fit. The Arizona native is a diehard fan of all Valley sports and can also be found roaming free ringside at local pro wrestling shows.