Padres complete two-year deal with reliever Joaquin Benoit

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Joaquin Benoit, who turns 37 in July, is expected to replace setup man Luke Gregerson.

Joaquin Benoit, who turns 37 in July, is expected to replace setup man Luke Gregerson.

To make room for Benoit on the 40-man roster, the Padres designated minor league right-hander Adys Portillo for assignment.