December 19, 2006

Ryan Klesko


Player most similar to | David Justice
Career statistics | .279/.370/.500, 278 HRs, 987 RBIs
Career year (2001) .286/.384/.539, 30 HRs, 113 RBIs, 105 runs

Teams | Atlanta (1992-99), Padres (2000-06), Giants (07)

Acquired | Traded by Atlanta with Bret Boone and Jason Shiell to the Padres for Wally Joyner, Reggie Sanders and Quilvio Veras on Dec. 22, 1999.

Gone | Signed as a free agent with the Giants on Dec. 19, 2006.

Resume
• All-Star (2001)

November 8, 2006

Bud Black



Contract status | Black signed a three-year extension on July 19, 2010, with team options for 2014 and 2015. The Padres exercised the 14-15 options on Nov. 19, 1992.

Record | Baseball-Reference.com

Resume | Padres manager (2007-present), Angels pitching coach (2000-06), Cleveland, special assistant to the general manager (1996-97, 99)

Awards | NL Manager of the Year (2010)

Managers for whom he played | Rene Lachemann (1981), Dick Howser (82-86), Mike Ferraro (86), Billy Gardner (87), John Wathan (87-88), Doc Edwards (88-89), John Hart (89), John McNamara (90), Cito Gaston (90), Roger Craig (91-92), Dusty Baker (93-94), Mike Hargrove (95)


Career statistics | Baseball-Reference.com
Teams | Mariners (1981), Royals (82-88), Cleveland (88-90), Blue Jays (90), Giants (91-94), Cleveland (95)

Pitches | 1. Fastball (84-88) 2. Slider 3. Curve 4. Change

Players most similar to | Larry Gura, Ross Grimsley
Career year (1984) 17-12, 3.12 ERA, 140 strikeouts and 64 walks in 257 innings.

January 6, 2006

Adrian Gonzalez



Player most similar to | Justin Morneau
Career statistics | .287/.358/.485, 317 HRs, 1,202 RBIs
Career year (2009) .277/.407/.551, 40 HRs, 99 RBIs, 119 walks

Teams | Rangers (2004-05), Padres (06-10), Red Sox (11-12), Dodgers (12-17), Mets (18)

Acquired | Traded by the Rangers with Chris Young and Terrmel Sledge to the Padres for Adam Eaton, Akinori Otsuka and Billy Killian (minors) on Jan. 6, 2006.

Gone | Traded by the Padres to the Red Sox for Anthony Rizzo, Casey Kelly, Rey Fuentes and a player to be named on Dec. 6, 2010.

Resume
• Four-time All-Star (2008-11)
• Top 10 in MVP voting (2010-11, 14)
• Four Gold Glove awards (2008-09, 11, 14)

League leader
• RBIs (2014)
• Hits (2011)
• Walks (2009)
• Games (2008)