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Report: Athletics commerce pitcher Sean Manaea to the Padres

The San Diego Padres added a starter to their pitching rotation Sunday with a commerce to accumulate left-hander Sean Manaea from the Oakland Athletics, in line with Mark Feinsand of MLB Community.

Along with Manaea, the Padres will even get reduction pitching prospect Aaron Vacation. Oakland will obtain a pair of minor league prospects in infielder Euribiel Angeles and pitcher Adrian Martinez.

Manaea, 30, made his main league debut in 2016 and made 128 begins over his six seasons with the Athletics. In 2021, Manaea led the American League in begins with 32 and was one in all 5 pitchers in MLB to have a pair of full sport shutouts. He completed the season with an 11-10 file and a 3.91 ERA.

Based on ESPN’s Jeff Passan, the Padres have been “looking for beginning pitching all spring,” regardless of a powerful rotation already in place with Yu Darvish, Blake Snell, Joe Musgrove, Mike Clevinger, and Chris Paddack among the many present choices.

Feinsand says Angeles and Martinez had been the Padres’ No. 12 and 26 ranked prospects, respectively.

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