That type of deal would be similar to the one signed by Cole Hamels back in 2012. It's believed the 33-year-old Shields could receive a five-year deal. Both the
Hanigan, 34, is signed for two more seasons with a team option for 2017. He hit .218/.318/.324 with five home runs and 34 RBI in 225 at-bats in 2014.
Middlebrooks, 26, is eligible for arbitration for the first time after the 2015 season. He hit .191/.256/.265 with two home runs and 19 RBI in 215 at-bats in 2014.
Breslow pitched for Boston the last two years, but collapsed in 2014 after compiling a 1.81 ERA the previous year. He finished with a 5.93 ERA and 73 hits in 54 1/3 innings.
The deal will take care of one of the corner infield vacancies for the Padres. Middlebrooks has a career .237/.284/.411 slash line with 34 homers and 122 RBI over 830 at-bats through three seasons with the Red Sox. He has never played at Petco Field. Hanigan hit .218 with five home runs and 34 RBI over 225 at-bats last season with the Rays.
Craig had a down season in 2014, batting .215 with eight home runs and 46 RBI in 126 games between the Cardinals and Red Sox. He really struggled with the Red Sox, batting .128 with one home run and two RBI in 29 games.
|2014 Team Leaders|
|AVG||Dustin Pedroia , 2B||.278|
|HR||David Ortiz , DH||35|
|RBI||David Ortiz , DH||104|
|OBP||David Ortiz , DH||.355|
|SLG||David Ortiz , DH||.517|
|R||Yoenis Cespedes , LF||89|
|SB||Brock Holt , 3B||12|
|W||Clay Buchholz , SP||8|
|ERA||Clay Buchholz , SP||5.34|
|WHIP||Clay Buchholz , SP||1.39|
|K||Clay Buchholz , SP||132|
|SV||Koji Uehara , RP||26|
|Full Team Statistics|
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