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Friday June 14th 2024


Chad Huffman’s Claim by Yankees Inspires Regret in Padres’ Paul DePodesta

Wednesday, the New York Yankees claimed outfielder Chad Huffman on waivers from the San Diego Padres after he was designated for assignment to make room on their 40-man roster.

Moves like this are typically very minor, as teams don’t usually put talented players that they don’t want to lose through waivers for obvious reasons.

This particular move seems to be one with a decent amount of potential upside. At least it seems to have upset Padres front-office assistant Paul DePodesta, who ranted about losing Huffman on his blog yesterday:

"We lost the player. And, he’s a pretty good one. Chad was a 2nd round pick in 2006 out of TCU and has been a successful minor league hitter throughout his pro career, posting an ...

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