Padres acquire Giles, but not Kendall

Originally Published: August 26, 2003
ESPN.com news services

PITTSBURGH -- Brian Giles was traded by the Pirates to the San Diego Padres on Tuesday in a long-rumored deal that sends left-hander Oliver Perez, outfielder Jason Bay and a player to be named to Pittsburgh.


Also Tuesday, the Padres traded All-Star outfielder Rondell White to the Royals for two pitching prospects.

Perez, a 22-year-old starter who is 4-7 with a 5.38 ERA with San Diego, and Bay, currently with Triple-A Portland, are expected to join the Pirates in time ...

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