Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/31/11

The San Diego Padres acquired outfielder Carlos Quentin from the Chicago White Sox for a pair of minor league pitchers.

Quentin spent the past four seasons with the White Sox, swatting 107 home runs during that span.

The 29-year-old Quentin batted .254 with 24 homers and 77 RBIs and 118 games last season.

He has a .252 career batting average with 121 homers and 383 RBIs in six seasons.

In exchange for Quentin, the White Sox received righthander Simon Castro and lefthander Pedro Hernandez from San Diego.

Castro, 23, was 7-8 with a 5.63 ERA in 22 starts at Double-A and Triple-A last season. Hernandez, 22, was 10-3 with a 3.49 ERA at three minor league levels last season.

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