Padres Designate Steve Garrison For Assignment

The Padres have designated Steve Garrison for assignment, according to Corey Brock of  The move was made in order to create space for outfielder Mike Baxter.

The lefty, who will turn 24 on Sunday, was acquired by the Padres from Milwaukee in a package for Scott Linebrink back in July of 2007.  Garrison got knocked around in five Triple-A starts this season but has a career 4.05 ERA with 7.4 K/9 and 2.5 BB/9 at the Double-A level.