Craig Kimbrel

Padres General Manager A.J. Preller is suspended for 30 days

Padres General Manager A.J. Preller is suspended for 30 days

In 2014, when the new owners of the San Diego Padres hired A.J. Preller as their general manager, they insisted that they were well aware of an asterisk by his name. When Preller ran international scouting operations for the Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball had suspended him for a month, reportedly over improper contact with a prospect.

Two years later, MLB has...

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