The Padres are desperately attempting to repair their ailing pitching employees.
San Diego is nearing a cope with pitcher Jake Arrieta, in line with The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal.
Arrieta was launched by the Cubs final week after struggling to a 6.88 ERA in 20 begins this season, which might be the worst mark of his profession.
The 35-year-old’s ERA has elevated each season season since successful the NL Cy Younger award in 2015.
He regarded significantly ineffective over his final a number of begins with Chicago, permitting 21 earned runs over his last 4 begins with the staff.
However the Padres are getting determined for heat our bodies on the mound. Already with out Mike Clevinger for the season, ace Yu Darvish landed on the injured record final week, becoming a member of fellow starters Dinelson Lamet and Chris Paddack. Blake Snell and Joe Musgrove are the Padres’ solely wholesome starters in the intervening time, and Snell has struggled considerably in his first yr in San Diego with a 4.80 ERA.
In the meantime, their division rival Dodgers beefed up their already robust employees by including Max Scherzer – who the Padres have been reportedly in on as properly — on the deadline.
It stays to be seen whether or not Arrieta could be an improve over anybody the Padres may name up from the minor leagues.