Cameron Maybin CF SD 7 Hrs

Maybin entered in the ninth inning of Wednesday's win at the Dodgers as a defensive replacement in center field.

Maybin was reinstated Wednesday after serving a 25-game suspension for a banned substance, but due to the productive nature of the outfield of late, he didn't immediately earn an at-bat. With five full-time outfielders on the roster -- also, Seth Smith, Will Venable, Rymer Liriano, and Abraham Almonte -- regular playing time may be difficult for Maybin to come by in the short term.

Cameron Maybin CF SD 1 Day

Maybin was reinstated from the restricted list but remains out of the lineup Wednesday.

Manager Bud Black has chosen to not immediately return Maybin to the lineup and will instead go with Abraham Almonte in center against right-hander Roberto Hernandez. Maybin has hit just .247/.286/.368 this season but may still have a slight edge over the likes of Almonte and Will Venable over the rest of the season.

Cameron Maybin CF SD 1 Day

Maybin (suspension) was reinstated from the restricted list Wednesday.

Maybin is back with the Padres after serving his 25-game suspension for violating the league's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. He was sent to Triple-A El Paso last weekend for a tuneup and went 5-for-16 with a double in five games with the affiliate. The 27-year-old figures to play regularly in center field over the final weeks of the season, though Abraham Almonte will likely remain in the mix at the position.

Cameron Maybin CF SD 6 Days

Maybin (suspension) is expected to play for Triple-A El Paso on Friday, Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Suspended last month for violating the league's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, Maybin has joined El Paso and is expected to play in his first of five games with the affiliate Friday. He'll attempt to get his timing back before his 25-game major league ban ends next Wednesday.

Cameron Maybin CF SD 12 Days

Maybin will be eligible to play in five Minor League games before his suspension ends on Aug. 20, Corey Brock of MLB.com reports.

Maybin is working his way back into the Padres' lineup and five games in the minors should help him knock off the rust from his 25-game suspension. During 62 MLB outings this season, he's averaging .247 with one homer, nine runs batted in, and 18 runs.

Cameron Maybin CF SD 29 Days

Cameron Maybin has been suspended 25 games by Major League Baseball for testing positive for amphetamines.

It was Maybin's second positive test as you're only given a warning and eventually more testing after testing positive the first time. Maybin is batting just .247/.286/.368 over 62 games for the Padres this season. Jeff Francoeur has replaced him on the roster.

Cameron Maybin CF SD 2 Months

Cameron Maybin delivered an RBI double on Sunday, leading the Padres to a 2-1 victory over the Diamondbacks.

He finished the afternoon 1-for-2 and also drew a walk. His RBI knock off Mike Bolsinger in the fourth inning got the Padres on the board. He has looked good at the plate in his limited time this season, hitting .273/.316/.413 with a homer, six RBI and two stolen bases in 49 games.

Cameron Maybin CF SD 2 Months

Cameron Maybin went 2-for-3 with an RBI triple and a run scored in Thursday's win over the Mariners.

Maybin tripled in a run in the seventh inning and later came around to score in what turned out to be a four-run inning for the Padres. The 27-year-old outfielder has been in a bit of a funk offensively, as his slash line is down to .279/.318/.418. He had gotten off to a hot start after being activated from the disabled list in late April.

Cameron Maybin CF SD 2 Months

Cameron Maybin singled in Chase Headley in the bottom of the 11th to give the Padres a 4-3 win over the Nationals on Saturday.

Maybin also doubled in Headley in the fourth, marking the first time this season that he'd driven in a baserunner (he had one homer and one RBI in his previous 96 at-bats). The Padres had a 2-0 lead at that point, but coughed it up by allowing three runs in the seventh. They went on to tie it in the ninth on Yonder Alonso's homer off Rafael Soriano and then win it against Craig Stammen two innings later.

Cameron Maybin CF SD 3 Months

Cameron Maybin returned to action on Tuesday June 3.