Try digitalPLUS for 10 days for only $0.99
Topics

San Diego Padres

Orioles acquire right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne from Padres for minor league pitcher

Orioles acquire right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne from Padres for minor league pitcher

The Orioles acquired right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne (pronounced OH-drees-ah-meer DES-pawn-yay) from the San Diego Padres for minor league pitcher Jean Cosme on Thursday, adding an optionable piece who has started and relieved in the majors over the past two seasons.

Executive vice president Dan Duquette said Despaigne, a sinker-ball pitcher, is “in the mix to help our staff. [He’s a] very capable and crafty pitcher.”

“Despaigne is a solid addition to our pitching staff because of his versatility,” Duquette added in a statement. “Our scouts have liked him for some time. He has proven he can start and serve as a long-relief option out of the...

Loading
45°