Originally posted on Friarhood  |  Last updated 5/20/12
Press Release Courtesy of the San Diego Padres media department:SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The San Diego Padres today announced they have selected right-handed pitcher Matt Palmer from Triple-A Tucson and optioned right-handed pitcher Nick Vincent to Tucson. Additionally, the club has transferred left-handed pitcher Cory Luebke to the 60-day disabled list. Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcement.Palmer, 33, has made seven starts for Tucson this year, going 4-2 with a 4.64 ERA (17 ER/33.0 IP). Signed by the Padres as a minor league free agent on December 1, 2011, Palmer has gone 13-7 with a 4.52 ERA (92 ER/182.1 IP) in 60 Major League games (20 starts) over parts of four seasons with the San Francisco Giants (2008) and Los Angeles Angels (2009-11).Vincent, 25, has appeared in three games so far with Triple-A Tucson. A native of Poway, Calif. and graduate of Ramona High School (CA), he was signed by the Padres as an 18th-round selection in the 2008 First-Ye...
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