The San Diego Padres are not finished loading their roster after their blockbuster trade Sunday night for former Cy Young award winner Blake Snell.
One day after acquiring the former Tampa Bay Rays ace for four prospects, the Padres also agreed to terms Monday with free-agent Korean infielder Ha-seong Kim, according to multiple reports.
Kim’s guaranteed money will likely be in the range of $7 million to $8 million in average annual value over a four- or five-year deal, according to The Post’s Joel Sherman.
The Athletic reported the Padres also remain “deep into talks” to send multiple players to the Cubs to acquire ace Yu Darvish, who finished second in NL Cy Young voting in 2020 with an 8-3 record and 2.01 ERA over 12 starts.
The Padres finished last season 37-23 and made the playoffs for the first time since 2006, but they were swept in the NL division series to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the eventual World Series champions.
Starting pitcher Mike Clevinger, who was acquired from Cleveland in August, will miss the 2021 season due to Tommy John surgery.
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