Updating The Billy Beane Purge-O-Meter
Another day, another headline for the A’s and the Padres – this time getting together on a deal:
The A’s have reportedly traded catcher Derek Norris to Padres, according to the New York Daily News.
Yahoo then reported the A’s would receive Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez, the Padres No. 20 overall prospect according to MLBpipeline.com in return. Yahoo also reported the Padres would receive left-hander Seth Streich.
Time to update the Billy Beane Purge-O-Meter, as 10 of the 20 players who appeared in the A’s playoff game are now gone: