The San Diego Padres traded right-hander Brandon Puffer to the Boston Red Sox in exchange for a…
Sweeney out; Puffer in
Puffer had an amazing run of scoreless innings pitched of 20 with Portland and had been near unhittable until recently where he has allowed eight runs in his last two outings.
Brian Sweeney, 30, made his first Major League start against Arizona Tuesday, earning his first win of the season after limiting the Diamondbacks to one run on four hits over 5.1 innings.
Overall, Sweeney appeared in three games with the Padres (one start), going 1-0 with a 3.68 ERA (3 ER/7.1 IP). He returns to Portland where he began the 2004 season, going 6-2 with a 3.61 ERA (27 ER/67.1 IP) in 12 games (11 starts).
Sweeney has allowed more than three earned runs only once in 12 Portland starts.
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