Padres announce roster moves
David Eckstein
David Eckstein
MadFriars.com
Posted Aug 21, 2010
Denis Savage


SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The San Diego Padres announced today that they have reinstated infielder David Eckstein from the 15-day disabled list and optioned right-handed pitcher Ryan Webb to Triple-A Portland. In addition, the club has recalled outfielder Luis Durango and optioned infielder Everth Cabrera to the same Portland club.

David Eckstein, 35, was originally placed on the disabled list July 21 with a right calf strain. In three games as part of a rehabilitation assignment with the Fort Wayne Tin Caps, he went 3-for-9 with one double, four RBI and a run scored. In 78 games with the Padres this season he has hit .279 (86-for-308) with a home run, 20 doubles, 22 RBI, 31 runs scored, six stolen bases, 16 walks and 15 strikeouts. The 10-year veteran also joins Freddy Sanchez (SF) as the only infielders in the National League with at least 70 games started to have not committed an error this season. San Diego has gone 41-30 in his 71 starts this year.

Luis Durango, 24, is making his third stint with the Padres this season. He has gone 8-for-19 (.421) with two RBI and four runs scored for San Diego in 2010. Over parts of two Major League seasons with the Padres (2009-10), he is 14-for-30 (.467) with eight of his 14 hits being infield singles. With Portland this season, he has hit .301 (103-for-342) with five doubles, two triples, 24 RBI, 41 runs scored and 35 stolen bases in 97 games.

Ryan Webb, 24, made his second stint with San Diego this season. In 40 relief appearances with the Padres, he has gone 3-1 with a 3.30 ERA (17 ER/46.1 IP). With the Beavers this season, he is posting a 1.13 ERA (2 ER/16.1 IP) without factoring in a decision in his 13 relief appearances. Over parts of two Major League seasons with the Padres (2009-10), Webb is 5-2 with a 3.50 ERA (28 ER/72.0 IP) in 68 relief appearances.

Everth Cabrera, 23, has appeared in 63 games for the Padres this season, making 49 starts at shortstop and three starts at second base. He is hitting .205 (40-for-195) with six doubles, three triples, one home run, 22 RBI, 19 runs scored and eight stolen bases. Over parts of two Major League seasons with the Padres (2009-10), he has hit .238 (136-for-572) with 24 doubles, 11 triples, three home runs, 53 RBI, 78 runs scored and 33 stolen bases in 166 games.



Related Stories
San Diego Padres Notebook
 -by MadFriars.com  Jul 7, 2010
Dave Roberts on Padres prospects
 -by MadFriars.com  Jul 7, 2010
Padres Minor League Notebook: 8-21-10
 -by MadFriars.com  Aug 21, 2010

PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION INCLUDES
> Members-only Forums
> Insider Information
> MiLB &
   MLB Draft News
> Expert Chats

Sign Up Today!

Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from MadFriars.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
SS Everth Cabrera (profile)
2B David Eckstein (profile)
[View My HotList]