- Mariners acquire Chris Burke for cash considerations. "The bottom line is they like who they have," Burke said. "I feel like I played well."
Padres return Nova to the Yankees. I wonder if anybody has ever really burnt their bridges with a club when they were picked up on Rule 5 only to be returned a few months later.
- Venable took his demotion in stride. "He was realistic," Towers said. "He's one of our guys. At some point in time I see him getting regular playing time up here. But now's not the time. Knowing Will, he'll go down there and grind it out in Triple-A and force our hand if someone is injured."
Padres Roster Changes