Padres Acquire Pitcher Dylan Cease in Strategic Trade with White Sox

March 14, 2024
Padres Acquire Pitcher Dylan Cease in Strategic Trade with White Sox
  • The San Diego Padres are close to acquiring pitcher Dylan Cease from the Chicago White Sox.

  • Cease, 28, experienced a challenging 2023 season with a 4.58 ERA but has been impressive in spring training.

  • He is secured for the current and following seasons, with a salary of $8 million for 2024.

  • With a career ERA of 3.83, Cease will enhance the Padres' starting rotation, which includes Yu Darvish and Joe Musgrove.

  • This trade is part of the White Sox's strategy to change their team lineup.

  • The Padres are seeking to improve their pitching to be competitive in their division.

  • Cease is scheduled to make his debut for the Padres in their season opener on March 20 in Seoul, Korea against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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