SAN DIEGO (AP) - Xavier Nady is one of three players with major
league experience who've been invited to spring training with San Diego
on minor league contracts.
Nady was a second-round draft pick of the Padres in 2000 and made his big league debut with San Diego that season.
He most recently played for San Francisco in 2012.
Blaine Boyer and infielder Alberto Gonzalez also have big league
experience. They signed as minor league free agents, as did Nady and
right-hander Anthony Carter.
Among the prospects invited are
outfielder Alex Dickerson, a native of suburban Poway who was acquired
from Pittsburgh, and catcher Austin Hedges.
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