Padres Re-Sign Brian Giles...
according to KGTV evening news.
Lance: Leitner is reporting on AM 1090 that an announcement of a three-year pact is imminent.
An Unofficial San Diego Padres Blog
1) The Sean Burroughs experiment is over for better or worse.
2) Brian Lawrence was considered expendable due to either pitching in the farm system or pitching forthcoming in a trade.
3) Vinny Castilla's production relative to salary, in the view of the Padres, is greater than that of anyone available on the free agent market when you take into account the difference in salary between Lawrence and his replacement.