Joaquin Benoit RP SEA 2 weeks ago

The Padres traded Benoit to the Mariners on Thursday in exchange for prospects Enyel De Los Santos and Nelson Ward, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.

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Benoit will head back to the AL ...

Joaquin Benoit RP SEA 3 weeks ago

Benoit's club option for 2016 was exercised by the Padres on Tuesday.

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The right-hander was excellent ...

Joaquin Benoit RP SEA 2 months ago

Benoit (back) returned to the mound Thursday against the Rockies, serving up the go-ahead solo homer to Daniel Descalso to take the loss.

Joaquin Benoit RP SEA 3 months ago

Benoit (back) is unavailable to pitch on Monday, Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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He's still considered day-to-day...

Joaquin Benoit RP SEA 3 months ago

Benoit was unavailable for Sunday's game against the Dodgers due to back spasms, the Union Tribune's Jeff Sanders reports.

Joaquin Benoit RP SEA 3 months ago

Benoit retired the side in order in the ninth inning of Thursday's 10-7 win over the Dodgers to claim his second save of the season.

Joaquin Benoit RP SEA 5 months ago

Benoit earned the win in relief Friday night against the Cardinals with a scoreless eighth inning.

While he's worked in front of Craig Kimbrel all season, Benoit has managed to pick up five wins and 10 holds while posting excellent ratios (2.12 ERA, 0.79 WHIP) on the strength of a 30:13 K:BB. If the Padres are looking to shed payroll at the non-waiver trade deadline, Benoit could be flipped to a club seeking a bullpen upgrade in the coming weeks.

Joaquin Benoit RP SEA 7 months ago

Benoit (arm) tossed a scoreless inning against the Rockies on Sunday.

He did not pitch in four consecutive games after getting roughed up by the Astros on April 27. The Padres indicated that Benoit was slowed by a case of dead arm, but the return to action Sunday suggests that it's not a serious ailment.

Joaquin Benoit RP SEA 7 months ago

Benoit (arm) will play catch Sunday,'s Corey Brock reports.

Benoit is being listed as day-to-day for now, but there's legitimate concern but the dead-arm phase that he's dealing with could result in his eventual placement on the DL. The Padres will use his performance following Sunday's catch session as a gauge for determining how much time he might be forced to miss as a result of the issue.

Joaquin Benoit RP SEA 7 months ago

Manager Bud Black indicated Saturday that Benoit is suffering from dead arm, Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Benoit struggled in his last outing Apr. 27, allowing three runs on two walks and two hits. It looks as though that can partially be chalked up to the dead arm. There was no indication of whether or not a DL stint will be required, consider him day-to-day for now.