Padres Sign Craig Counsell

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

The Padres have reached a preliminary agreement with infielder Craig Counsell. It is a two year deal, but money was not disclosed. Counsell batted .255 with 4 HR, 30 RBI, and 15 SB. He would replace Barfield at second. The Padres also posted a bid for Kei Igawa. The Padres bid over 10 million and the winning bid was announced at 25 million. Officials will announce the winning bid tonight or tomorrow.

4 comments:

Anonymous 5:45 PM CST  

i heard he was going to sign with the brewers

Eli 6:41 PM CST  

on padres.com they have reached a preliminary agreement. who knows, we will find out tomorrow.

Anonymous 8:29 PM CST  

I think the Brewers were going to get him but the Padres swooped in and offered him the sweet deal of playing every day. I am not that impressed, Mark Loretta or Adam Kennedy would have been better choices to play everyday.

Eli 8:52 PM CST  

yeah i agree