Kendall's deal likely dead; Padres ink Payton
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A trade for Kendall heated up during last season, but it was never finalized at the trading deadline. Talks became active within the last week and it seemed like Kendall would finally get a chance to return home to play. A native of San Diego, Kendall hit .325 with six homers and 58 RBI last season.
In his first four seasons in the majors, Payton played in New York with the