He sent Tatis and Triple-A starter Erik Johnson to the Padres for 34-year-old James Shields, with Padres GM A.J. Preller agreeing to pay more than half of the $58 million remaining on Shields’ contract. That has proven to be one of the best investments ever for Preller. It is one of life’s blessings for Tatis, who recently signed a 14-year, $340-million deal with the Padres.
It was an almost imperceptible delay and only a slightly more evident slowdown. But it made quite a bit of difference for 38 games in a season like no other, one that gave promise to the idea Eric Hosmer can be as significant to the Padres on the field as he is in the clubhouse. Tempo,” Hosmer said Wednesday, smiling wide, as if the word were magic.
After spending time with numerous minor league teams, including the Class AA Biloxi Shuckers. On August 1, 2019, Grisham was promoted to the majors and made his debut on the same day against the Oakland Athletics. Grisham was eventually traded to the Padres along with Zach Davies and cash considerations or a PTBNL.