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Padres Release Left-Hander Tony Sipp

Posted By Charles Mager On May 1, 2014 @ 2:21 PM In MLB | No Comments

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Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union Tribune reports that the Padres have granted left-hander Tony Sipp’s request for a release so that he can sign a big-league deal with the Houston Astros.

Sipp signed a minor-league contract with the Padres during spring training and has been pitching at Triple-A, where he’s thrown 15 innings with a 4.30 ERA and 21/2 K/BB ratio.

Sipp has always been a useful middle reliever, logging 258 innings with a 3.84 ERA and more than a strikeout per inning for the Indians and Diamondbacks.

For more on this story visit: Aaron Gleeman, NBC Sports [2]

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