(10/15/2008) The Padres removed starting pitcher Tim Stauffer from the 60-day DL (surgery to repair a torn labrum in late May) and outrighted him to the minor leagues along with infielder Craig Stansberry and relief pitcher Kevin Cameron.
Stansberry suffers broken hand
(8/2/2008)The Sports Xchange reports that the same day that SS Khalil Greene broke his hand smashing it into a storage cabinet behind the Padres' dugout, the Padres shortstop at Triple-A Portland also suffered a broken bone in his hand. Craig Stansberry broke the hook of the hamate bone on his left hand.
Padres send Stansberry to minors
(7/1/2008) The Padres recalled right-hander Clay Hensley from Triple-A Portland on Tuesday and optioned infielder Craig Stansberry back down.
Stansberry a late addition Tuesday
(6/17/2008) Padres 2B Craig Stansberry was a late addition to the lineup Tuesday against the Yankees after third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff was scratched with a sore lower back. Edgar V. Gonzalez shifted from second to third. Stansberry hit ninth and finished 1-for-3 with one strikeout.
Stansberry called up
(6/6/2008) San Diego 2B Craig Stansberry was called up from Triple-A Portland Friday as Tadahito Iguchi went on the 15-day DL with a separated shoulder. Manager Bud Black said that Stansberry would split time at second with Edgar Gonzalez.
(12/12/2007) The Padres agreed to terms with free-agent second baseman Tadahito Iguchi, pending a physical scheduled for Monday. Iguchi will replace Marcus Giles, who slumped badly and eventually lost his starting job during his one season in San Diego. Iguchi had some offers to play third base, according to his agent, Rocky Hall. "His No. 1 desire was to play in San Diego and at second base," Hall said. The move means top prospect Matt Antonelli will likely open the season in Triple-A, while Oscar Robles, Luis Rodriguez, Rule-5 pick Callix Crabbe and Craig Stansberry are potential backups now.
Padres consider in-house options at 2B
(10/27/2007) After placing Marcus Giles on waivers Friday, Padres general manager Kevin Towers said the team has four in-house candidates to replace him at second base: Matt Antonelli, Oscar Robles, Luis Rodriguez and Craig Stansberry.
Stansberry singles in debut
(8/27/2007) 2B/3B Craig Stansberry had a single in his first major league at-bat Saturday. He went 0-for-2 Sunday. Stansberry is the first major leaguer born in Saudi Arabia.
Stansberry recalled by Padres
(8/25/2007) The San Diego Padres placed second baseman Marcus Giles on the 15-day disabled list because of a left knee sprain Saturday. The team recalled infielder Craig Stansberry from Triple-A Portland and was in uniform Saturday night game against Philadelphia.
Padres cut six
(3/15/2007) MLB.com reports the Padres optioned LHP Ryan Ketchner, SS Luis Cruz and 2B Craig Stansberry to Triple-A Portland. They also reassigned RHP Steve Watkins and 1B Brian Myrow to Minor League camp and gave RHP Mike Adams his unconditional release.
Padres get Stansberry off waivers
(12/21/2006) The Padres claimed minor league second baseman Craig Stansberry off waivers from the Pirates. Stansberry, who was born in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, split the 2006 season between Double-A Altoona and Triple-A Indianapolis, combining to hit .243 with 13 home runs, 55 RBI and 18 stolen bases.
Stansberry designated by Pirates
(12/19/2006) To make room for Cuban defector RHP Yoslan Herrera on their 40-man roster, the Pirates designated infielder Craig Stansberry for assignment. He had a combined 13 homers in 132 games with Triple-A Indianapolis and Double-A Altoona last season.
Stansberry optioned to Altoona
(3/14/2006) Pirates INF Craig Stansberry was optioned to Altoona (Double-A). He hit two three-run homers this spring and was initially believed he would start 2006 in Triple-A.
Stansberry hits another homer
(3/9/2006) 2B Craig Stansberry, added to the 40-man roster over the winter, hit his second three-run homer of the exhibition season Wednesday when he connected off Cincinnati RHP Josh Hall. Stansberry's six RBIs lead the Pirates, but he almost certainly will begin the season at Triple-A Indianapolis.
Stansberry goes 2-for-2, 3 RBI
(3/3/2006) Against the Nationals in spring training play, Pirates INF Craig Stansberry was 2-for-2 with three RBI thanks to a three-run homer off of Travis Hughes. He was a late-inning addition in the game and did well in his limited time.
Pirates agree with Stansberry
(2/10/2006) The Pirates agreed to terms with RHP Matt Capps, RHP Bryan Bullington, LHP Tom Gorzelanny, OF Rajai Davis, 3B Craig Stansberry and 2B Yurendell DeCaster on one-year contracts.
Pirates add four to 40-man roster
(11/21/2005) Utility infielder Yurendell DeCaster (.280, 11 HRs and 61 RBI in Triple-A), SS Javier Guzman (.279-8-59 in 137 Class A and Double-A games), 3B Craig Stansberry (.258-21-86 in 140 Class A and Double-A games) and pitcher Josh Sharpless were added to the Pirates' 40-man roster. Sharpless, a 24th-round draft pick in 2003, allowed only three earned runs in 36 1/3 innings -- an 0.74 ERA -- at Class A Lynchburg and Double-A Altoona.