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
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