San Diego Padres


The Padres continued their wheeling and dealing Sunday afternoon, acquiring four-time All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. from the Braves.


The Padres are positioning themselves as a favorite to land Cuban infielder Hector Olivera, but the A's are among other teams in the race.


PHOENIX — Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman held a midnight press conference one night at the winter meetings, smiling throughout as he tried to explain a flurry