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San Diego Padres: 5 Offseason Moves That Can Make This Team a Contender
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With new ownership comes deeper pockets, hope for major improvements on the field and perhaps a Padres push for the playoffs next season. And one man has made a major discovery on how the team plans to make a quick impact.

If XX-1090 Jordan Carruth's report is true that the Padres will have up to $30 million to spend this offseason to upgrade at various positions, fans have reason to expect some changes offseason. That is, if all the pieces fall into place. Right now, the franchise needs help at the major league level in the outfield (right field to be specific), middle infield and pitching.

Come November, Chase Headley will be one of the main topics of interest. Before this announcement, the Padres would have been crazy to not unload Chase for a slew of prospects. However, if the Padres have the flexibility of $30 million, extending Headley's current deal is a strong possibility. We will get to Chase soon.

Here are five moves the Padres should make this offseason to drastically improve their roster.

 

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