Bryce Miller: Padres now the National League's great unknown team after deadline deals

The Padres gained more at the dizzying trade deadline than simply adding the front-line stuff of Mike Clevinger, the back-end stuff of Trevor Rosenthal, the postseason-chops stuff of Mitch Moreland and the behind-the-plate stuff of Austin Nola and Jason Castro.They caused the NL West to cram for a test, without warning. They caused them to run first-half scouting reports through a band saw.The Padres not only filled holes and boosted talent, they injected uncertainty and fueled a scarcity of familiarity that reshuffles the deck in ways no one’s seen so close to baseball’s finish line.“A.J.’s g…

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