Padres-Twins trade: Chris Paddack to Minnesota, Taylor Rogers to San Diego in Opening Day swap, per report

Socialojo

The Minnesota Twins have agreed to acquire right-handers Chris Paddack and Emilio Pagan in a trade with the San Diego Padres, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan on Thursday.

Socialojo

The Twins are sending left-hander Taylor Rogers and outfielder Brent Rooker to the Padres, sources said.

Socialojo

Paddack, 26, impressed in San Diego as a rookie in 2019, going 9-7 with a 3.33 ERA. But he's struggled since

Socialojo

Paddack offers some depth, which could be key considering Archer is coming off another injury-ravaged season and Bundy had a plus-6.00 ERA in 2021 with the Angels.

Socialojo

The Padres have a wealth of arms, with Yu Darvish, Joe Musgrove, Blake Snell and  Martinez leading the charge at the start of the spring and then Sean Manaea coming aboard earlier this month

Socialojo

Socialojo

 via trade with the Oakland Athletics. In addition, Mike Clevinger should join the staff at some point this month as he works his way back from a second Tommy John surgery done in September .