Padres trim roster to 46

The San Diego Padres optioned seven players to different levels of the minors and reassigned four other players to minor league camp.

The San Diego Padres today optioned right-handed pitchers Brad Baker and Chris Oxspring, left-handed pitcher Rusty Tucker and infielders Josh Barfield, Tagg Bozied and Corey Smith to Triple-A Portland. Left-handed pitcher Sean Thompson was optioned to Double-A Mobile.

Additionally, the Padres also reassigned right-handed pitchers Michael Brunet and Travis Chick, catcher George Kottaras and infielder Michael Johnson to minor league camp.

With today's roster moves, the Padres now have 46 players in camp.

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