Padres avoid arbitration with Tommy Pham and other players

Tommy Pham
Photo credit SEPTEMBER 20: Tommy Pham #28 of the San Diego Padres reacts with teammates after defeating the Seattle Mariners 7-4in a game to clinch a spot in the playoffs at PETCO Park on September 20, 2020 in San Diego, California. The game was moved to San Diego due to air quality concerns in Seattle from the wildfires. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

UPDATE: The Padres announced that they have agreed to contracts with all 5 of their arbitration eligible players.

According to multiple reports, the Padres have agreed to one-year deals with Tommy Pham, Dinelson Lamet, Emilio Pagan and Victor Caratini, thus avoiding arbitration. The team had previously signed arbitration eligible players Mike Clevinger and Matt Strahm.