In April, the San Diego Padres set a record in offensive futility, becoming the first National League team to be shut out in the first three games of a season. As the month of July draws to a close, the Padres offense is now in the midst of one of the most impressive power surges ever seen in MLB. In Wednesday’s 8-4 win against the Blue Jays, the Padres got home runs from Adam Rosales, Brett Wallace and rookie Alex Dickerson, who has personally homered in four straight games.
The market for Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy has picked up. (Getty Images/Mike McGinnis) The Stew’s Trade Deadline Digest recaps the day in news and rumors as MLB gets closer to the non-waiver trade deadline on Aug. 1. If you missed any of Wednesday