Padres sign Fick, DaVanon, Megrew to minor league deals

Updated: January 4, 2008, 1:20 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- Catcher Robert Fick, outfielder Jeff DaVanon and left-hander Mike Megrew agreed to minor league contracts with the San Diego Padres on Thursday and were invited to spring training.

Fick returns to the Padres after spending the last two seasons with the Washington Nationals. He was with the Padres in 2004 and 2005. He is a career .258 hitter in parts of 10 big league seasons with five teams.

DaVanon split the 2007 season between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Oakland Athletics, hitting .213. He's played parts of eight big league seasons with three teams, batting .259.

Megrew made 19 starts and had 21 appearances for Double-A Jacksonville in 2007, going 6-6 with a 5.30 ERA.


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