Former Braves stud closer Craig Kimbrel is on the move again. The Padres traded Kimbrel to the Boston Red Sox for 4 players.
“With the history and the fans in Boston, the atmosphere is always awesome. It’s going to be a lot of fun, said Kimbrel.”
The Padres acquired four minor league prospects, outfielder Manuel Margot, shortstop Javier Guerra, infielder Carlos Asuaje and left-handed pitcher Logan Allen. None has played above the Double A level.
Kimbrel was 4-2 with a 2.58 ERA and 39 saves in 2015. He struck out 87 and walked only 22 in 59.1 innings. … Read the rest