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Report: Padres not confident they can sign Stephen Strasburg

While the San Diego Padres look to upgrade their starting rotation this offseason, hopes home them signing homegrown Stephen Strasburg took a hit on Tuesday.

According to a report from Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune (subscription require), sources say they will not be in the market for Stephen Strasburg at the current asking price.

A.J. Preller expected to be busy this offseason, but #Padres don’t foresee a way to land Stephen Strasburg or Gerrit Cole.

— Kevin Acee (@sdutKevinAcee) November 12, 2019

Acee stats that the current asking price for Strasburg is expected to be around 6 six years for $30-$34 million a year.