Padres waive Barrett, claim Denker

San Diego, CA – The San Diego Padres today announced that catcher Michael Barrett has elected free agency after clearing outright waivers. Additionally, the club has claimed second baseman Travis Denker off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.
October 10, 2008

Padres claim Scott Patterson off waivers

The San Diego Padres today claimed right-handed pitcher Scott Patterson off outright waivers from the New York Yankees and transferred catcher Michael Barrett to the 60-day disabled list.
September 11, 2008

Barrett reinstated; Morton to Double-A

The San Diego Padres today reinstated catcher Michael Barrett from the 15-day disabled list and optioned catcher Colt Morton to Double-A San Antonio.
May 24, 2008

Headley, Hunter flash power

Chase Headley homers for the fifth time in eight games and Michael Barrett shows his bat is alive and well. Mike Ekstrom has a great outing but a win eludes the Missions. Cedric Hunter goes yard for the third game in a row but Ernesto Frieri has a game to forget. Justin Baum sends one out but the Wizards pitching staff allows nine runs.
May 21, 2008

Culp masterful; Pelzer dominant

Josh Banks had a fantastic start for the Beavers but his efforts were ruined. Chad Huffman homers and Greg Burke continues his impressive streak but the Missions. Nathan Culp pitches shutout ball and the power numbers are rising for Cedric Hunter. Wynn Pelzer continues to shine after a slow start, and Shane Buschini provides the muscle.
May 20, 2008

Hundley learns from Bard, Barrett

You are a young prospect with talent at big league camp. Your goal is to get a job in the majors, often supplanting a veteran. Are they helpful? Catcher Nick Hundley says Josh Bard and Michael Barrett were extremely helpful to him, welcoming him into the fraternity.
April 24, 2008

Padres MLN: Young and younger

Peoria, AZ- San Diego Padres right-hander Chris Young took the hill in a High-A game on Monday and both teams playing at home won their respective games. Eric Sogard got the night started offensively in the High-A game and a group of players, including Shane Buschini, Keoni Ruth, and Robert Perry contributed in the Low-A win.
March 17, 2008

Padres MLN: Prospects get a treat

Peoria, AZ- The place to be on Sunday afternoon was camped behind the plate on a chilly day with the wind blowing across the Triple-A field from left to right. That spot, nestled between minor leaguers, provided the perfect picture, as Jake Peavy dealt in a minor league game.
March 16, 2008