Johnson back, Young released, Sledge optioned

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

Padres sign Young, acquire Hill

The San Diego Padres today agreed to terms with infielder/outfielder Eric Young on a one-year contract and acquired infielder Bobby Hill from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations
November 21, 2005

Ben Johnson recalled; Phil Nevin to the DL

The San Diego Padres today placed first baseman Phil Nevin on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to June 21) due to a strained left oblique and recalled outfielder Ben Johnson from Triple-A Portland. Johnson had six RBI's in his last game for the Beavers.
June 26, 2005

Young on pace for early return

When utility player Eric Young dislocated his right (throwing) shoulder April 7 in the San Diego Padres home opener, the Padres feared he would need surgery.
June 20, 2005