• Padres To Sign Joe Beimel

    11 days ago - By MLB Trade Rumors

    The Padres are signing reliever Joe Beimel to a minor league contract, reports Dennis Lin of the Athletic. He'll be assigned to Double-A San Antonio.
    It's nothing short of remarkable that Beimel has worked his way back to affiliated ball. Now 44 years old, he first broke into the big leagues with the Pirates in 2001. Beimel appeared in the majors every year from that point through 2011 but didn't crack a big league roster in 2012 or 2013. The southpaw returned in 2014 with the Mariners and threw 92 1/3 major league innings over the next two seasons. A 2016 minor league deal with the Royals...
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