Josh Spence recalled by the Padres

The San Diego Padres today announced that they have recalled Josh Spence from Triple-A Tucson and placed right-handed pitcher Dustin Moseley on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder. Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcement.

Josh, 24, made his Big League debut with the Padres last season, becoming the second player from the 2010 First-Year Player Draft to reach the Majors.

He worked 29.2 innings over 40 relief appearances, posting a 2.73 ERA (9 ER) with 31 strikeouts. Over parts of three minor league seasons in the Padres organization, he has gone 6-3 with a 2.12 ERA (17 ER/72.1 IP) in 46 outings.

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