Padres requested unconditional release waivers on RHP Rod Beck.
Rod Beck, who was perfect as a closer in place of Trevor Hoffman last year, has struggled with his sixth-inning and mop-up role this season.
Rod Beck gave up four runs in the 12th inning today to take the loss to the Yankees.
Padres activated RHP Rod Beck from the restricted list.
Rod Beck is scheduled to rejoin the Padres next Thursday if he keeps on throwing well at extended spring training.
Rod Beck is to pitch an inning today against minor leaguers at extended spring training.
Padres GM Kevin Towers said Rod Beck should be ready to return to the team by May 20.
Rod Beck gave Padres' GM Kevin Towers a positive report yesterday in their first talk since March 10 and, according to Towers, Beck will rejoin the club within 30 days.
Padres GM Kevin Towers said there's "zero" chance Rod Beck will be on the active roster on Opening Day.
Rod Beck is out indefinitely while he deals with personal problems and probably won't be ready for Opening Day.
Rod Beck, out first by an illness, later by a personal problem, has yet to pitch this month.
Padres re-signed RHP Rod Beck to a one-year, $1.85 million contract with an option for 2005.
Rod Beck will probably re-sign with the Padres for $1.5 million this weekend.