Worth noting

• Xavier Nady, who was designated for assignment on Monday, declined an assignment to Triple-A El Paso and is now a free agent. Nady hit .135 with four home runs in 22 games for the Padres this season.

• Also designated for assignment by the Padres, pitcher Hector Ambriz, accepted his assignment to El Paso.

Tim Powers is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.