Brian Myrow joins the Padres for his second Major League season. In 19 Major League games with the Los Angeles Dodgers during the 2005 season, he went 4-for-20 with a double, two runs scored and five walks. The 30-year-old (turns 31 on Tuesday) hit .355 (123-for-346) with 31 doubles, four triples, 13 home runs, 73 RBI, 60 runs scored and 55 walks in 106 games for Triple-A Portland this year. Over parts of eight minor league seasons, Myrow is a career .306 hitter (760-for-2487) with 191 doubles, 26 triples, 88 home runs, 452 RBI, 462 runs and 483 walks in 758 games.
Brady Clark, 34, was signed to a minor league contract by the Padres on August 16. In 13 games with Triple-A Portland, he hit .339 (19-for-56) with six doubles, six RBI, 11 runs scored and three walks. Clark opened the season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, going 13-for-58 (.224) with four doubles, five RBI, seven runs scored and six walks before being released and signed by the Boston Red Sox. He appeared in five games for Triple-A Pawtucket, going 5-for-19 (.263) with two doubles, a home run, three RBI, two runs scored and three walks.
Over parts of eight Major League seasons with the Cincinnati Reds (2000-02), New York Mets (2002), Milwaukee Brewers (2003-06) and Dodgers (2007), Clark is a career .277 hitter (542-for-1958) with 96 doubles, five triples, 36 home runs, 203 RBI, 258 runs scored and 199 walks in 757 games.