Author: AJ Cassavell
Published on: 2022-11-23 15:41:20
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The Padres put the finishing touches on their deal with Nick Martinez on Tuesday, a three-year pact that keeps him right where he wants to be — in San Diego. It’s an important signing. Martinez played a vital role for San Diego in 2022: the do-everything man who pitched wherever and whenever the team needed him.
To start the 2023 season, that will be one place: in the rotation.
The Padres need starters, and it’s clear that, even after signing of Martinez, they’re not done. So here’s a question worth asking: How many more starting pitchers should the Padres acquire?
“We feel really good about the top of the rotation,” general manager A.J….