Justin Germano made his debut on Saturday and made just a few mistakes. A three run homer from hot…
First Germano, now Tankersley
Signed as a free agent on June 2, 2003, Beck has gone 38-43 with 286 saves and a 3.21 ERA (265 ER/742.0 IP) in 678 career appearances between San Francisco (1991-97), Chicago Cubs (1998-99), Boston (2000-01) and San Diego (2003).
Eddie Oropesa, 32, posted a 2-1 record with an 11.00 ERA (11 ER/9.0 IP) in 16 games out of the bullpen with the Padres. Signed as a minor league free agent on Dec. 23, 2003, Oropesa is 8-4 with a 6.94 ERA (75 ER/92.0 IP) in 109 career appearances since breaking into the big leagues in 2001.
Ramon Vazquez, 27, batted .100 (4-for-40) with a triple, three RBI and two runs scored in 22 games. He has started four games at shortstop and four at third base while making 10 pinch-hitting appearances.
Dennis Tankersley, 25, went 3-2 with a 2.29 ERA (13 ER/51.0 IP) in eight starts with the Portland Beavers. He was promoted to San Diego, leading the Pacific Coast League in ERA and tied for fifth in innings pitched. Over his final five starts with the Beavers, Tankersley posted a perfect 3-0 record and a 1.69 ERA (6 ER/32. IP) April 23-May 14.
Acquired from Boston with infielder Cesar Saba in exchange for infielder Ed Sprague on June 30, 2000, Tankersley is 1-5 with a 9.29 ERA (53 ER/51.1 IP) in 18 career appearances (10 starts) with the Padres.
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