OK, we normally don’t report on sports in this space. But Fox Sports is reporting that the Padres have shown interest in signing controversial slugger Barry Bonds.

Bonds, 42, would satisfy the Padres’ desire to add a slugger on a short-term contract. The Padres, who tried to trade for Gary Sheffield before the Yankees sent him to the Tigers, also are pursuing free agent Moises Alou, major-league sources say.


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