Xavier Nady 1B SD 18 Days

Xavier Nady will be on the Padres' Opening Day roster.

And he could get a decent amount of playing time early on while Carlos Quentin recovers from a knee injury. Nady hasn't appeared in the majors since the 2012 season, when he hit .184/.253/.316 in 166 plate appearances between the Nationals and Giants.

Xavier Nady 1B SD 1 Month

Xavier Nady went 2-for-3 with a double and a solo home run on Wednesday against the Indians.

Nady, a non-roster invitee, is trying to prolong his career with a solid spring. The 35-year-old entered Wednesday hitting .316 in 19 at-bats, but with no extra-base hits. Nady doubled in the fourth off of Corey Kluber and homered off of Mark Rzepczynski in the sixth.

Xavier Nady 1B SD 3 Months

Padres signed OF/1B Xavier Nady to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Nady didn't play in the majors last season and hit .296/.360/.456 with 15 home runs and 65 RBI over 124 games at the Triple-A level between the Royals and Rockies. The 35-year-old was a second-round pick of the Padres in 2000 and spent his first four MLB seasons with the club.

Xavier Nady 1B SD 10 Months

Rockies signed OF/1B Xavier Nady to a minor league contract, assigned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Nady opted out of his deal with the Royals because they didn't promote him despite a .310/.382/.486 batting line with 11 homers and 43 RBI at Triple-A. He figures to get a shot with the Rockies at some point later this summer.

Xavier Nady 1B SD 10 Months

Royals released OF/1B Xavier Nady.

It's not clear whether Nady had an opt-out clause in his contract, but that seems likely to be the case given that he was batting .310/.382/.486 with 11 homers and 43 RBI at Triple-A Omaha. He'll now look to catch on elsewhere.

Xavier Nady 1B SD Mar 27 '13

Royals re-signed OF Xavier Nady to a minor league contract.

Nady was released by the Royals on Tuesday, but the two sides were able to quickly hammer out a new agreement. The 34-year-old will return to major league camp, but he's likely to begin the season in the minors.

Xavier Nady 1B SD Mar 26 '13

Royals released OF/1B Xavier Nady.

Nady dealt with a foot injury while batting .346 (9-for-26) with two doubles and six RBI this spring. The Royals would like to bring him back, but he's now free to sign elsewhere.

Xavier Nady 1B SD Mar 17 '13

Xavier Nady is dealing with plantar fasciitis in his foot.

He's been sidelined since March 13 with the ailment. Nady is batting .333/.364/.381 in 11 games this spring, but the foot injury certainly won't help his chances at winning a roster spot. It's not clear how much longer he'll be out.

Xavier Nady 1B SD Dec 14 '12

Royals signed OF/1B Xavier Nady to a minor league contract.

They'll give him an invitation to spring training. Nady hasn't been productive for a few years and batted just .184/.253/.316 over 59 games in 2012 for the Nationals and Giants. He's organizational depth.

Xavier Nady 1B SD Sep 17 '12

Xavier Nady (hamstring) is in Monday's lineup against the Rockies.

Nady hasn't played since September 5 due to a straight left hamstring. The veteran outfielder went 4-for-12 (.333) with two doubles and three RBI in five games with the Giants prior to the injury.