Padres sign Xavier Nady to minor league deal

getty images The San Diego Padres have signed Xavier Nady to a minor league deal. Nady, 35, was a second round pick of the Padres back in 2000 and spent the first four years of his MLB career with the team. Last season he played at Triple-A for both Kansas City and Colorado. As part of the deal Nady will be invited to spring training. His signing is a relatively low-risk which could...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies nab veteran Nady

Many big league teams look on in envy of the Colorado Rockies outfield, and for good reason. The outfield is a young and talented group featuring Carlos Gonzalez and Dexter Fowler, and the resurrected Michael Cuddyer. The three headed monster that patrols the outfield in Coor’s Field boasts an impressive combined .310/.382/.556 batting line. They have also combined for 46 homeruns...
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July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals, Nady agree to minor league contract

Xavier Nady and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a minor league contract. The 34-year-old outfielder is a .270 career hitter with 101 home runs and 406 RBIs during 11 seasons in the majors. He has played for the Padres, Mets, Pirates, Yankees, Cubs, Diamondbacks, Nationals and Giants. Nady spent last season with Washington and San Francisco, hitting a combined .184 with four...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Xavier Nady is two wins away from a World Series ring

Nothing says "Fall Classic" like a Xavier Nady sighting prior to World Series Game 2. Pic above via @JohnJDevine. Seems like only yesterday Nady was a member of the Goon Squad and inspiration for ridiculous photoshops. Not that he didn't have his moments of personal glory with the Nationals, like that shaving cream pie to the face from Mike Morse after his 100th career...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants to bring up Nady, five others

The San Francisco Giants will add veteran outfielder Xavier Nady and five others when rosters can expand to 40 players starting Saturday. CSNBayArea.com reported Friday that the Giants will bring Nady up from Class AAA Fresno, activate right-hander Shane Loux, right-hander Brad Penny and first baseman Aubrey Huff from the 15-day disabled list. They will also recall infielder Brett...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Nady agrees to minor-league deal with Giants

The San Francisco Giants reached an agreement Saturday with outfielder-first baseman Xavier Nady on a minor-league contract. Nady, 33, was batting just .157 with three homers and six RBI for the Washington Nationals when he was released in late July. The 11-year major-league veteran took batting practice Saturday with Triple-A Fresno and might be placed on its active roster as...
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August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Farewell, Xavier Nady

Xavier Nady DFA'd to make room for John Lannan. Godspeed, Xavier. (Image by @KarlJpotter via @jackobeam) Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter.
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July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Nationals Designate Xavier Nady For Assignment

Former Mets fan favorite Xavier Nady was DFA’d by the Nationals today. Nady has been on the DL since June for a wrist injury and was activated today. However, the Nationals are playing a double header and wanted to keep Lannan on the roster to start one of the games, therefore Nady had to be DFA’d. On the season Nady is batting .157 with a .211 OBP, so he would not be a solution...
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July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

FP Santangelo's impressive catch

On Sunday MASN's FP Santangelo made an impressive one-handed catch of a Xavier Nady foul ball into the MASN booth at Fenway. Oh! Speaking of MASN, here's the Washington Post's Thomas Boswell on the MASN-Angelos-Nats deal: Just as the Nats’ profile is skyrocketing, the argument between the Nationals and Peter Angelos’s MASN network over the value of Washington’s...
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June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Morse delivers shaving cream pie to the face of Xavier Nady

Xavier Nady hit his 100th career home run on Wednesday night. And so, after the game, Mike Morse blew up Nady's post-game interview on MASN with a shaving cream pie to the face. Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
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May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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