Padres Looked Into Anthony Rizzo Trade At Deadline
11 days ago - By MLB Trade Rumors
The Padres' trade deadline explorations included some talks with the Cubs about first baseman Anthony Rizzo , The Athletic's Dennis Lin writes as part of a reader mailbag. It isn't known how far negotiations might have developed between the two sides, and the Cubs eventually ended up moving Rizzo to the Yankees in another deal.
With Rizzo now set to enter the free agent market, it stands to reason that the Padres might still have interest in the veteran, especially since the power is a continued need for the team. While Rizzo's slugging percentage over the last two seasons is a modest .432...
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