Josh Spence RP MIA 11 Months

Marlins signed LHP Josh Spence to a minor league contract.

Spence spent all of last season at Triple-A with the Yankees, posting a 3.98 ERA with 41 strikeouts over 43 innings. He'll provide organizational depth.

Josh Spence RP MIA Sep 29 '78

Yankees sent LHP Josh Spence outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Spence was designated for assignment last week and will remain with the Yankees after clearing waivers. He posted an underwhelming 4.20 ERA in 31 appearances at the Triple-A level this past season but pitched well for San Diego in 2011.

Josh Spence RP MIA Sep 24 '78

Yankees designated LHP Josh Spence for assignment.

The move was made in order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for the arrival of Kevin Youkilis. Spence, who was claimed off waivers from the Padres last month, struggled in 2012 but pitched well for San Diego in 2011.

Josh Spence RP MIA Aug 18 '78

Yankees claimed LHP Josh Spence off waivers from the Padres.

The Yanks claimed a couple relievers off waivers Tuesday, as they also scooped up David Herndon. Spence struggled in his brief time with the Pads this season, but he pitched well for them in 2011 and has struck out over a batter per inning during his career.

Josh Spence RP MIA Aug 13 '78

Padres designated LHP Josh Spence for assignment.

Spence appeared in just 11 games for the Padres this year and posted an underwhelming 4.20 ERA in 31 appearances at the Triple-A level. However, some team could take a chance that he'll rebound to his 2011 form.

Josh Spence RP MIA Jul 16 '78

Padres recalled LHP Josh Spence from Triple-A Tucson.

Spence appeared in just 11 games for the Padres this year and didn't pitch that well at Triple-A, posting a 4.20 ERA over 31 contests. It was a disappointment after he fared so well in 2011.

Josh Spence RP MIA Jun 07 '78

Padres optioned LHP Josh Spence to Triple-A Tucson.

The move clears a spot for Dale Thayer's return from the paternity leave list. Spence didn't make an appearance during his brief stint with the team.

Josh Spence RP MIA Jun 04 '78

Padres recalled LHP Josh Spence from Triple-A Tucson.

He'll take the roster spot of Dale Thayer, who was placed on the paternity leave list Friday. Spence had a 4.35 ERA and 10/5 K/BB ratio over 10 1/3 innings of relief with the Padres earlier this year.

Josh Spence RP MIA Feb 21 '78

Padres optioned LHP Josh Spence to Triple-A Tucson.

With Tim Stauffer to be activated from the disabled list on Monday, San Diego needed to open a roster spot and did so at the expense of Spence. The 24-year-old southpaw posted a 4.35 ERA and 1.74 WHIP over 11 appearances after producing a 2.73 ERA and 31 strikeouts over 29 2/3 innings in 2011. He'll be back later this season.

Josh Spence RP MIA Jan 17 '78

Padres recalled LHP Josh Spence from Triple-A Tucson.

He takes the spot of Dustin Moseley, who needs a DL stint. Spence will provide the Padres with another left-hander arm in their bullpen. He held a 2.73 ERA and struck out 31 batters over 29 2/3 innings last season.