Padres bringing up Kelly from Triple-A
The San Diego Padres will call up right-hander Casey Kelly to
start against Atlanta on Monday night and activate reliever Dale
Thayer off the paternity list.
Padres manager Bud Black says left-hander Josh Spence and
right-hander Brad Boxberger will be sent to Triple-A Tucson to make
room on the roster.
Kelly is San Diego’s top-ranked prospect and one of the key
parts in the 2010 trade that sent Adrian Gonzalez to Boston. The
22-year-old, who will take Jason Marquis’ spot in the rotation, has
been bothered by a strained right elbow, but is healthy now.
Thayer missed this weekend’s series against Arizona after the
birth of his third child with wife, Lisa. The right-hander is 2-2
with seven saves and a 3.89 ERA in a career-high 45
The Padres beat the Diamondbacks 5-4 on Sunday for their seventh