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Next: The Beavers wrap up their opening homestand with games against Sacramento at 7 p.m. today, Wednesday and Thursday. Then they're off to Salt Lake and Colorado Springs for two four-game series.

• It didn't take long for San Diego to make the first of what should be many transactions this season. The Padres optioned outfielder Jody Gerut to Portland on Saturday, two days after the Pacific Coast League opener, and transferred infielder Marshall McDougall to Class AA San Antonio.