Josh Spence RP MIA Dec 19 '12
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 Dec 14 '12
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 Nov 06 '12
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 May 13 '12
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 Apr 08 '12
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.