• Padres went all out at MLB’s strangest trade deadline ever: Sherman

    Padres went all out at MLB’s strangest trade deadline ever: Sherman

    October matters. Even when it is preceded by no games in April, May, June and most of July. Even in a season of seven-inning doubleheaders, tricked-out extra innings and a schedule made and remade in real time. For teams like the Dodgers and Yankees, the playoffs are nearly birthright. They have a magic number when …
  • Padres acquire Mike Clevinger in another MLB trade-deadline splash

    Padres acquire Mike Clevinger in another MLB trade-deadline splash

    The San Diego Padres are going all in. After already making several big trades, the Padres acquired right-hander Mike Clevinger from the Cleveland Indians, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed. The Padres are reportedly sending Cleveland RHP Cal Quantrill, catcher Austin Hedges and outfielder Josh Naylor. They also acquired three minor leaguers — pitcher Joey Cantillo …