The Padres announced that utility man Eric Young has been released and outfielder Terrmel Sledge was optioned back to Triple-A Portland on Tuesday. The moves create space for newly-acquired Todd Walker and outfielder Ben Johnson, who is returning from the disabled list.
August 1, 2006
In a move that is more likely a short-term solution than long-term answer, the Padres will activate third baseman Justin Leone and outfielder Terrmel Sledge for tonight's game in San Francisco. To clear room on the roster, right-handed pitchers Michael Thompson and Brian Sweeney will be sent back to Portland.
July 21, 2006
Ben Johnson returned to Portland with a bang – a walk-off game winner. The BayBears were shutout for the fifth time this year. Leo Rosales got the win for Lake Elsinore in his second go-round with the club. Skip Adams had a three-hit night with three RBI's. Joel Santo likes the starting rotation.
May 16, 2006