Padres activate Carlos Quentin
Quentin, acquired from the Chicago White Sox in December, had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee in March.
He was slated to bat cleanup in his Padres' debut.
To open a roster spot, the Padres optioned outfielder Blake Tekotte to Triple-A Tucson. The 25-year-old was 2 for 15 (.133) in 11 games with San Diego.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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