What Is Going On Down In Houston?

The Miguel Tejada to the Boston Red Sox rumors are without merit. According to several sources, the Houston Astros contacted Boston with the intention of adding an experienced reliever to pitch alongside Doug Brocail in the bullpen, not in an attempt to dangle their aging shortstop. Houston is looking to buy at the trade deadline, despite being 12.5 games back in the competitive NL Central.
July 29, 2008

Brocail reinstated; Thompson optioned

San Diego, CA - The San Diego Padres today reinstated right-handed pitcher Doug Brocail from the bereavement list and optioned right-hander Mike Thompson to Triple-A Portland.
August 14, 2007

Padres make four roster moves

San Diego, CA – The San Diego Padres made a flurry of roster moves on Friday, watching one go to the DL, another to the bereavement list, welcoming back one pitcher and seeing a pitcher for the first time.
August 10, 2007

Padres Spring Notes

Doug Brocail visits camp, while Manny Alexander still hasn't found his way into the country. With Brocail's status unclear, the bullpen competition heats up.
March 14, 2006

Padres ink Roberts; deal with Brocail pending

The San Diego Padres today agreed to terms with outfielder Dave Roberts on a one-year deal. They have also come to terms with releiver Doug Brocail, pending a physical
December 12, 2005