The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the Padres optioned C Colt Morton and RHP Mauro Zarate to Triple-A Portland; RHP Ernesto Frieri to Double-A San Antonio; and RHP Wilton Lopez to Class A Lake Elsinore on Tuesday. The team also reassigned INF Matt Antonelli, Edgar Gonzalez and Marshall McDougall, OF Drew Macias and Vince Sinisi, LHPs Wade LeBlanc and Arturo Lopez and RHP Paul Abraham to Portland; C Nick Hundley and Jose Lobaton and OF Will Venable to San Antonio; and OF Mike Baxter to Lake Elsinore.
Padres OF Vince Sinisi, a non-roster invitee, will have surgery Monday on his right wrist, which he fractured in two places while trying to make a sliding catch Saturday against Texas. Sinisi won't make the trip to Beijing for next weekend's exhibition series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Padres OF Vince Sinisi, a non-roster invitee, broke his wrist in Saturday's win over the Rangers while sliding to make a catch.
The Padres re-signed RHP Edwin Moreno to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Also, they invited farm hands C Jose Lobaton, C Nick Hundley, 2B Matt Antonelli, OF Mike Baxter, RHP Paul Abraham, OF Vincent Sinisi, LHP Wade LeBlanc, LHP Cesar Ramos, RHP Joshua Geer, 1B Kyle Blanks, OF Will Venable and LHP Arturo Lopez to spring training.
The Rangers acquired OF Freddy Guzman and RHP Cesar Rojas from San Diego for INF Vince Sinisi and RHP John Hudgins.