Report: Padres Agree To Deal With Right-hander Keone Kela (


have been one of the most active teams in Major League Baseball this winter. That continued on Monday. 

According to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, the Padres have agreed to a deal with free-agent right-hander Keone Kela. The financials of Kela’s deal are not yet known. 

Kela appeared in just three games for the Pittsburgh Pirates during the pandemic-shortened campaign after missing time due to injury and being placed on the COVID-19 list. He had a 4.50 ERA, 2.000 WHIP and three strikeouts in two innings. 

The 27-year-old is 21-11 in his six-year career with a 3.24 ERA, 1.122 WHIP and 266 strikeouts in 216.2 innings. He has also played for the Texas Rangers. 

San Diego has added Blake Snell, Yu Darvish, Ha-Seong Kim and Victor Caratini this winter and re-signed Jurickson Profar, among other moves. 

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