Padres sign Ohlendorf, designate Palmer

BY foxsports • June 5, 2012

The San Diego Padres have signed right-hander Ross Ohlendorf to a big league contract and designated right-hander Matt Palmer for assignment.

Ohlendorf was 4-3 with a 4.61 ERA in 10 starts for Triple-A Pawtucket in the Boston Red Sox organization this season. Over parts of five major league seasons with the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates, he is 14-28 with a 4.77 ERA.

Palmer made three appearances for the Padres, posting a 9.00 ER. He had made seven starts for Triple-A Tucson prior to having his contract selected on May 20.

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