Originally selected by San Diego in the first round (13th overall) of the 2002 First-Year Player Draft, Greene has hit .248 (594-for-2397) with 150 doubles, 14 triples, 84 home runs, 328 RBI and 301 runs scored over parts of six Major League seasons (2003-08) with San Diego.
Tadahito Iguchi, 33, has been on the disabled list since June 6 with a separated right shoulder. He sustained the injury in the Padres game against the Mets on June 5 when he fell onto his right shoulder while running the bases. In 59 games with San Diego this season he has hit .259 (62-for-239) with 12 doubles, one triple, two home runs, 20 RBI and 25 runs scored. Iguchi has made 57 appearances at second base, including 56 starts, and has not committed an error in 279 total chances. Additionally, he has not committed an error in his last 124 games overall dating back to June 15, 2007 while with the White Sox.
Signed by the Padres as a free agent on December 14, 2007, Iguchi is a career .273 hitter (484-for-1770) with 88 doubles, 11 triples, 44 home runs, 201 RBI and 263 runs scored in 467 games over parts of four Major League seasons with the White Sox (2005-07), Philadelphia Phillies (2007) and Padres (2008).
Chip Ambres, 28, was designated for assignment on Tuesday (July 29). In eight games for the Padres this season, including four starts in right field, he went 2-for-17 (.118). His contract was purchased from Triple-A Portland on July 8 after hitting .289 (92-for-318) with 24 doubles, five triples, 16 home runs, 62 RBI and 70 runs scored in 85 games with the Beavers. Over parts of three Major League seasons with the Kansas City Royals (2005), New York Mets (2007) and Padres (2008), Ambres has hit .230 (38-for-165) with eight doubles, four home runs, 10 RBI and 25 runs scored in 64 games.