It isn't known how much the Padres offered Headley, but the sides were far enough apart that there's no ongoing discussion.Analysis:
Manager Matt Williams told Zimmerman that he would play the position occasionally during the spring. There's still no schedule for when that will happen. Zimmerman seemed somewhat open to playing first occasionally, but has stressed that he still sees himself as a third baseman.
Zimmerman hit .275/.344/.465 in 568 at-bats last year.Analysis:
The team has been cautious to overexert Wright this spring. He played in his first spring game Friday, but was held out of Saturday's game. Wright isn't dealing with any injuries, the team just wants to keep him healthy.
Wright hit .307/.390/.514 in 430 at-bats last season.Analysis:
The contract covers all three seasons in which Carpenter would be arbitration eligible and potentially three years of free agency.
The 28-year-old Carpenter blossomed in 2013, finishing fourth in the National League Most Valuable Player voting after leading the league in runs, doubles and hits. He was also among the premier clutch hitters in the game and has proven himself as an infielder and outfielder. His move to third base this season is expected to be permanent.
Carpenter left the team during the game Wednesday for a physical. That is standard practice before teams and players agree to a long-term deal.Analysis:
Frazier is 3 for 11 with one home run, two RBI, three runs, one walk and one stolen base in six games this spring.Analysis:
Flores hasn't played the position in a game since 2011. The team is looking for a way to get him into the lineup, and have been open to him moving to short again. Flores hit .211 in 95 at-bats last year.Analysis:
Asche was struck on the hand by a pitch Sunday and lef the park with bruises and swelling but has recovered quickly and could even be back in the lineup Wednesday. He is competing with prospect Maikel Franco to open the season as the team's regular third baseman.Analysis: