Padres add intriguing arm on recommendation

The San Diego Padres selected Joey Gomes (Devil Rays), Andy Santana (Cubs) and Peter Maestrales (Royals) in the Triple-A phase of the Rule V Draft, lost four players in that phase and two more in the Double-A phase. A recommendation by Mal Fichman ensured one player would be taken by San Diego.
December 9, 2005