On January 8, 1985 — 1985 – The San Diego Padres sign free agent reliever Tim Stoddard to a three-year, $1.5 million contract. Stoddard was 10-6 with seven saves for the Chicago Cubs last season.

 


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Baseball Reference January 8

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National Pastime January 8

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