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Padres select INF Ronny Cedeno from Single-A Lake Elsinore

The San Diego Padres today announced that they have selected infielder Ronny Cedeno from Single-A Lake Elsinore. Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcement.

Cedeno, 30, was signed by the Padres to a minor league contract on August 2 and has played in two games for the club's California League affiliate in Lake Elsinore, going 1-for-8 (.125) with a double, a run scored and two walks.   In 51 games for the Houston Astros this season, the infielder hit .220 (31-for-141) with six doubles, one triple, one home run, 12 RBI and 12 runs scored before being designated for assignment on July 22. A veteran of parts of nine Major League seasons with the Chicago Cubs (2005-08), Seattle Mariners (2009), Pittsburgh Pirates (2009-11), New York Mets (2012) and Astros (2013), the native of Venezuela has hit .245 (596-for-2433) with 114 doubles, 18 triples, 38 home runs, 230 RBI and 253 runs scored in 830 games played.

The San Diego Padres today announced that they have selected infielder Ronny Cedeno from Single-A Lake Elsinore. Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcement.

Cedeno, 30, was signed by the Padres to a minor league contract on August 2 and has played in two games for the club's California League affiliate in Lake Elsinore, going 1-for-8 (.125) with a double, a run scored and two walks.   In 51 games for the Houston Astros this season, the infielder hit .220 (31-for-141) with six doubles, one triple, one home run, 12 RBI and 12 runs scored before being designated for assignment on July 22. A veteran of parts of nine Major League seasons with the Chicago Cubs (2005-08), Seattle Mariners (2009), Pittsburgh Pirates (2009-11), New York Mets (2012) and Astros (2013), the native of Venezuela has hit .245 (596-for-2433) with 114 doubles, 18 triples, 38 home runs, 230 RBI and 253 runs scored in 830 games played.

With today's transaction, the Padres currently have a full 40-man roster. 

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