The San Diego Padres are deep into talks to acquire outfielder Tommy Pham from the Tampa Bay Rays, according to a report from MLB insider Jeff Passan. Padres outfielder Hunter Renfroe is expected to be included in the proposed return. (Jeff Passan on Twitter)
While no deal is official yet, Passan's report indicates that one is close. The Padres are aggressively overhauling their roster after acquiring Manny Machado last season, and the Rays are always interested in swapping veterans and their salaries for potential.