, 34, returns to the Padres after having appeared in 13 games for San Diego in 2001. The right-handed-hitting outfielder played in 117 games for the Oakland Athletics in 2008, hitting .244 (98-for-402) with 14 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs, 59 RBI and 48 runs scored.
Originally signed by Oakland as a sixth-round selection in the 1994 First-Year Player Draft, Brown has hit .258 (580-for-2,244) with 112 doubles, 12 triples, 59 home runs, 326 RBI and 296 runs scored in 736 games over parts of eight Major League seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1997-2001), Padres (2001), Kansas City Royals (2005-07) and Athletics (2008).
San Diego, CA - The San Diego Padres announced today that they have agreed to terms on a minor league contact with outfielder Emil Brown and invited him to Major League Spring Training.
The San Diego Padres signed Emil Brown to a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training,