The Mets have acquired outfielder Jorge Padilla from the Blue Jays, according to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com (via Twitter). There’s no word on what Toronto will receive on the deal at this time.
Padilla, 30, has a slash line of .330/.405/.459 with four homers for Toronto’s Triple A affiliate this season.
He came to the plate 26 times with the Nationals last year, picking up...
(AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi. Jorge Padilla retrieves a Chase Headley double in the fifth during Lannan's meltdown. And, no, NatsTown, you're not hallucinating: Interim Jim really did bat Pete Orr 5th this afternoon.)
"This road trip was pretty brutal. We're just going to go home and start again. It's been a long one and, we'll take [Thursday...
(AP Photo. Jorge Padilla has ups, too, apparently.)
"We swung the bat good. To get some runs early was nice. To have Craig pitch the way he pitched and play defense, it's all good."(Ryan Zimmerman, via Washington Times, 8/24/2009)
Nationals Park unkind to guys named Manny in 2009:
Thank you, Manny Parra!
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