The Padres agreed to terms with Chris Denorfia to a 1-Year deal and we will be used as the 4th outfielder for the upcoming season. Denorfia played in 99 games alst season and batted .271 with 9 HRs and 36 RBI. He has the ability to play all 3 outfield positions.
With the signing of Denorfia, the Padres will not tender offers to Scott Hairston and Tony Gwynn Jr at this time.
I still am holding hope that they find a way to bring back crowd favorite Tony Gwynn Jr. He is one of the best defensive outfielders in the league and he covers a lot of ground in spacious PETCO Park. He brings a lot of speed to the base paths, but he struggled at the plate last season. It is possible that we could bring him back to spring training where he would fight for an outfield spot.