Padres released SS Jason Bartlett.
The Padres have requested unconditional release waivers on Jason Bartlett.
John Maffei of the North County Times writes that Jason Bartlett "has likely played his last game for the Padres."
Padres transferred SS Jason Bartlett from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Dan Hayes of the North County Times writes that the Padres have "made it clear the shortstop position is (Everth) Cabrera's to win."
Padres placed SS Jason Bartlett on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 15, with a strained right knee.
Jason Bartlett was scratched from Friday's lineup against the Phillies due to a stomach virus.
Dan Hayes of the North County Times writes that the acquisition of Alexi Amarista "is another sign" that the Padres are "closer to parting" with Jason Bartlett and Orlando Hudson.
Jason Bartlett went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and a two-run homer Thursday against the Cubs.
Jason Bartlett (knee) will make his Cactus League debut Saturday against the Indians.
Corey Brock of MLB.com reports that the Padres will begin the season with both Jason Bartlett and Orlando Hudson.
Jon Paul Morosi of FOXSports.com reports that teams are hesitant to trade for Padres shortstop Jason Bartlett because his $5.5 million option for 2013 becomes guaranteed if he has 432 plate appearances in 2012.
Dan Hayes of the North County Times considers it more likely that the Padres will trade Jason Bartlett than Orlando Hudson.
According to FOX Sports, the Padres want to trade either Jason Bartlett or Orlando Hudson.