Although the Padres are looking for a starting aid to throw it, it does not "seem" that they have an interest in the left-handed free. Dallas Keuchel At this time, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com writes.
A match between the Padres and Keuchel seemed a possibility several times during the off season, although reports indicated that a union was unlikely. However, at these times of winter, few people expected Keuchel to be without a team almost two full months after the campaign began. Keuchel is unlikely to wait at least two weeks before signing, as it would not make much sense for a team to sign the 31-year-old before the June 3 draft. Because Keuchel rejected an Astros qualification bid, a club that inked it before the draft will have to make a choice. The former winner of AL Cy Young will soon be released from this burden, which could finally put an end to the fight between him and the teams that need to start throwing.
It's no secret that the Padres want to boost their own rotation, but if they have not changed their minds in Keuchel, any notable addition will have to be made through trade. Since the end of the off season, the Padres would be tied to several controllable shooters. Trevor Bauer – although their attempt to hunt big game starter has not yet given anything.
The Padres' unsuccessful commercial attempts left them with a youthful rotation that has been mixed this season. Chris Paddack, Matt Strahm and Joey Lucchesi (although San Diego monitors the workload of Paddack and Strahm), while Eric Lauer and the right downgraded Nick Margevicius had a hard time preventing races. The team called Cal Quantrill Margevicius was replaced on Sunday, but he struggled to get rid of the Pirates.