Padres reach deal with Denorfia for 2011 | padres.com: News
Because of his performance, the Padres have assured Chris Denorfia that he won't face an offseason of discontent, as general manager Jed Hoyer confirmed on Wednesday that the team has reached a deal with Denorfia for $800,000 for 2011.
Padres plan to non-tender Hairston, Gwynn | padres.com: News
The Padres' muddled outfield picture became clearer Wednesday when general manager Jed Hoyer said the team intends to non-tender outfielders Scott Hairston and Tony Gwynn.
Padres cut ties with Gwynn, Scott Hairston - SignOnSanDiego.com
Denorfia, Gwynn and Hairston were all arbitration eligible. The Padres are interested in re-signing Gwynn to a minor league contract.
PADRES: Team severs ties with Gwynn and Hairston, signs Denorfia
"I kind of had the feeling it could happen, especially after the trade," Gwynn said. "But that's the business of the game. It was just bad timing, as far as I had my best defensive season and my worst offensive season. It was bad timing not to hit. "I'm definitely not going to shut the door on them, but I'm going to explore my options."
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"I love the 3 of them and the Padres are very lucky to have them. I will always live in SD as I just recently got married to my wife Cindy and have 2 girls Jaden(10) and Kendall(7). So, hopefully I can settle down and who knows, I tend to always want to come back and get into that uniform! I would love to someday be able to either help the Padre organization on the field, in the front office or hopefully on TV or Radio. It is a class organization with GREAT FANS!"
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