The San Diego Padres reached an agreement with former Red Jerry Hairston Jr. on a one-year deal worth $2.125 million on Monday, according to MLB.com.
He will be the second member of the Hairston acquired by the team in three days.
On Saturday, the Padres reacquired Scott Hairston from the A’s for third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff. Scott Hairston played parts of three seasons (2007-09) with the Padres before he was traded to the A’s in July.
We say good for Jerry Jr. Chase Weems, the player we acquired for Jerry Jr. from the Yankees last season, hit .179 in 67 at-bats in Dayton after we got him, but he just turned 21 yesterday. Speaking of birthdays …