Padres trade Bumstead, Spiehs for Valdez
He was recently designated for assignment by the club.
To get Valdez, the Padres sent right-handers Mike Bumstead and R.D. Spiehs packing.
Bumstead went 2-2 with a 5.26 ERA in 12 games (four starts) for Triple-A Portland, while Spiehs compiled a 1-1 mark with a 4.70 ERA and one save in 12 relief appearances.
In other news, Angel Tovar was demoted from Triple-A Portland to Double-A Mobile on Thursday. Tovar takes the place of Wilmer Villatoro who was sent back down to Lake Elsinore late Wednesday.
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