It seems that the Padres are set to finish near the bottom of the NL West for a second consecutive season.
A team that has not reached the postseason since 2006 looks to be relevant once again as they have hired a new ownership in form of the O'Malley family.
As they strive for consistent success, the question remains: How big of a splash will the Padres make this upcoming offseason with their new owners?
With the offseason right around the corner for the Padres, it remains to be seen if outfielder Carlos Quentin will be a part of the Padres' future plans. Although he has signed a three-year extension, several factors may give the new Padres ownership reason to trade Quentin this off season.
Although the Padres do not have to absolutely trade Quentin, here are five reasons why they should explore such a move this offseason.