=== Padres sign OF Venable to two-year extension ===
San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - The San Diego Padres have signed outfielder
Will Venable to a two-year contract extension.
The extension, which runs through the 2015 season, was announced Tuesday.
Venable, 30, is batting .273 with a .315 on-base percentage in 129 games this
season. He has 20 home runs, 18 doubles, seven triples, 15 stolen bases and 49
In parts of six major league seasons, all with the Padres, Venable has batted
.257 with a .323 on-base percentage. He has played right field and center
field this season.
09/03 13:41:48 ET