The Padres non-tendered four players Wednesday night. Third baseman Morgan Ensberg, OF Jason Lane and pitchers Jack Cassel and Ryan Ketchner.The two pitchers, neither of whom were eligible for arbitration, could be offered minor league deals.
We now have Scott Hairston, a 38-year old rehabbing from micro-fracture surgery and SammyG (wearing a baby-bjorn, no less) as our only outfielders right now. If you're Jason Lane this must hurt BAD.
In other possible Padre non-tender news...Mark Prior was shown the door by the Cubs tonight.
Rick Renteria is our new first base coach. He replaces Bobby Meacham.