Padres acquired OF Seth Smith from the Athletics for RHP Luke Gregerson.
Padres avoided arbitration with RHP Tim Stauffer by agreeing to a one-year, $1.6 million contract.
Padres and LHP Eric Stults avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $2.75 million contract.
Padres signed INF Alberto Gonzalez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Padres are "willing to listen to offers" for Chase Headley.
Bill Center of the San Diego Union Tribune believes that the Padres will soon trade Robbie Erlin, Burch Smith or Eric Stults in exchange for a left-handed bat.
Corey Brock of MLB.com reports that Rymer Liriano (elbow) is currently playing winter ball and should be fully healthy and ready to go for spring training.
Padres general manager Josh Byrnes indicated that Alex Dickerson will be an outfielder with his new organization.
Padres acquired OF Alex Dickerson from the Pirates in exchange for RHP Miles Mikolas and OF Jaff Decker.
Padres acquired RHP Devin Jones from the Orioles in exchange for RHP Brad Brach.
Padres acquired RHP Ben Paullus from the Yankees for 2B Dean Anna.
Padres purchased the contract of RHP Donn Roach from Double-A San Antonio.
Padres purchased the contract of RHP Keyvius Sampson from Triple-A Tucson.
Padres purchased the contract of LHP Juan Oramas from Double-A San Antonio.
Padres signed RHP Josh Johnson to a one-year, $8 million contract.