Padres Designate Neil Wagner For Assignment

The Padres announced that they designated right-hander Neil Wagner for assignment. The move creates 40-man roster space for Thad Weber, who was claimed off of waivers from the Tigers today. The Padres placed right-hander Jason Marquis on the 15-day disabled list and recalled right-hander Brad Boxberger in related moves.

The Padres claimed Wagner off of waivers from the Athletics at the end May, but haven't promoted him to the MLB level. The 28-year-old has a 5.28 ERA with 8.4 K/9 and 3.3 BB/9 in 58 innings of relief pitching for the Pacific Coast League affiliates of the A's and Padres this year.

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2 Comments on "Padres Designate Neil Wagner For Assignment"

3 years 5 days ago

Misread this the first time as, “Pirates designate Neil Walker for assignment.” I’m glad the problem was just that I can’t read. LOL

3 years 4 days ago

HOLY CRAP I thought it said Neil Walker..