Nady among Padres non-roster invitees
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Xavier Nady is one of three players with major league experience who've been invited to spring training with San Diego on minor league contracts.
Nady was a second-round draft pick of the Padres in 2000 and made his big league debut with San Diego that season.
He most recently played for San Francisco in 2012.
Right-hander Blaine Boyer and infielder Alberto Gonzalez also have big league experience. They signed as minor league free agents, as did Nady and right-hander Anthony Carter.
Among the prospects invited are outfielder Alex Dickerson, a native of suburban Poway who was acquired from Pittsburgh, and catcher Austin Hedges.