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The San Diego Padres have had a run of bad luck over the past two weeks. From players going to the disabled list five hours too late to other assorted problems. There is bright news, however, on the horizon, although it could be clouded by varied reports. What it does to the makeup of the team could shape the rest of the season.

The May 11 move that activated INF Jeff Cirillo from the 15-day disabled list (broken right index finger) and sent Rule 5 RHP Jason Szuminski back to the Cubs was the first change to the 25-man roster made by the Padres this season. It marked the first time that the Padres had gone a month into the season without making at least one move since Bruce Bochy became the club's manager in 1995. GM... Recommended Stories

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