Pads activate Branyan, send Laforest to minors Print
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Thursday, 03 May 2007 10:14
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 SAN DIEGO (AP) -Reserve infielder Russell Branyan was activated from the bereavement list Thursday by the San Diego Padres, who sent catcher Pete Laforest outright to Triple-A Portland.
Branyan went on the bereavement list last Friday after the death of his father-in-law. He is hitting .292 with one home run and four RBIs.
Laforest was batting .313 with one RBI in six games. His contract was purchased from Portland on April 12 when catcher Josh Bard was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained groin.
The Padres, who open a three-game series at Florida on Friday night, anticipate putting starting pitcher Clay Hensley on the disabled list after he strained his groin Thursday night. Hensley's spot in the rotation comes up Tuesday night at Atlanta. Triple-A right-hander Justin Germano is a candidate to be called up.
Also Thursday, the Padres traded minor league outfielder Jack Cust to Oakland for a player to be named or cash. Cust was batting .295 with eight home runs and 19 RBIs for Portland.
Cust has a .222 career average with five home runs and 19 RBIs in 70 major league games over five seasons. He made his big league debut with Arizona in 2001 and also played for Colorado in 2002, Baltimore in 2003 and 2004, and San Diego in 2006.
 

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