Over parts of three Major League seasons with the Seattle Mariners (2003) and Padres (2004, 2006), Sweeney is 3-0 with one save and a 3.62 ERA (28 ER/69.2 IP) in 43 career games (two starts).
Tim Stauffer was recalled from Triple-A Portland on Monday (August 21) and made his first start of the season for the Padres against the Los Angeles Dodgers that night. He improved to 1-0 with the win and holds a 1.50 ERA after allowing only one earned run (two runs overall) over 6.0 innings. Stauffer has appeared in 25 games (24 starts) for Triple-A Portland this season, going 6-12 with a 5.07 ERA (80 ER/142.0 IP).
Originally selected in the first round (fourth overall) of the 2003 First-Year Player Draft, Stauffer appeared in 15 games (14 starts) for the Padres in 2005, going 3-6 with a 5.33 ERA (48 ER/81.0 IP). Over three minor league seasons with the Padres, the 24-year-old Stauffer is 20-22 with a 4.13 ERA (177 ER/385.1 IP).