Padres Sign 2 Players

The San Diego Padres are adding to their depth, as they have signed Trayce Thompson and Brandon Dixon to minor league contracts. 

Thompson appeared in 15 games with the Chicago Cubs last season. During them, he had four home runs, nine RBIs, and a .250 batting average. Although the sample size was small, this was an impressive showing for the 31-year-old. He will be aiming to carry this over to Spring Training and earn himself a spot on San Diego's major league roster. 

Dixon, on the other hand, last played in the majors during the 2020 season with the Detroit Tigers. Yet, his 2019 season is more noteworthy, as he appeared in 118 games with the Tigers. During them, he had 15 home runs, 52 RBIs, and a .248 batting average.

At worst, the Padres have added two more options to their system. Yet, with both of these players having a decent chunk of major league experience, there certainly is potential that they could be used as extra players on the team's major league roster. 

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