trade rumors: Padres eyeing Trevor Bauer in a deal?

null Baseball null The Padres are clearly fans of the Indians' rotation.San Diego is likely in the market for a top-of-the-rotation starter heading up to the July 31 trade deadline and it once again has set its sights on Cleveland. MORE: Watch 'ChangeUp,' a new live whiparound show on DAZNAccording to The Athletic, the Padres aren't going to go after one of the free agents remaining on the market like Dallas Keuchel or Craig Kimbrel, but they prefer to pick up a guy like Trevor Bauer in a trade from the Indians. The Padres tried to get Corey Kluber in a three-team trade this offseason (though it was reporte夜网论坛d they intended to acquire him and then trade him) so they have a history in negotiating with the Indians.San Diego has a good pitching staff with rookie Chris Paddack leading its rotation, but almost all of the team's starters lack experience.Bauer does not. He has pitched in big games during a pennant chase, dominated in the ALDS and even made appearances in the World Series.A guy like that could anchor a rotation in a way Paddack, Eric Lauer and Joey Lucchesi have yet to prove they can in a pennant chase.Bauer hasn't been at his best this year, but at his greatest, no one has better stuff in than the Indians' righty.If the Pad[......]

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