RP,SP - SD - IL10
Craig Stammen pitched in 2 innings and gave up 2 earned runs for the Padres in their win over the Diamondbacks on Friday.
Stammen took over for Blake Snell in the 5th inning. Stammen looked good in his first inning of relief, striking out two. Stammen nearly made it out of the 7th unscathed, but gave up a two-run home run to Ketel Marte before being pulled.
Craig Stammen drew the start, his first since August 2010, on Friday and allowed one hit over 1 2/3 innings of work in the Padres 4-0 win over the Cardinals.
Stammen served as the opener in this one and was one of nine pitchers used by San Diego. He only allowed one hit before being replaced by Tim Hill in the second inning. The Padres won their first playoff series since 1998 and move on to the NLDS where they will face the division rival Los Angeles Dodgers.
Craig Stammen will draw the start for Friday’s Game 3 of the Wild Card round against the Cardinals.
Stammen will be used the opener and most likely toss anywhere from two-to-three frames. This is first start in the majors since 2010. Stammen owned a (4-2) record along with a 5.63 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and 20 strikeouts over 24 innings.
Craig Stammen pitched a scoreless fourth inning in the Padres' 3-1 victory against the White Sox.
Stammen has not allowed a run in three innings thus far in spring. The veteran is once again poised to contribute holds to fantasy owners this season after tallying 31 last year. He posted a 3.29 ERA in 82 innings in 2019, boasting an impressive 73:15 strikeout-to-walk ratio.
Robert Murray, previously of The Athletic, reports the Padres have reached a multi-year agreement with free-agent reliever Craig Stammen.
The deal is a two-year contract worth $9 million. There is also a club option for a third year valued at $4 million. In 2019 Stammen posted a 3.29 ERA in 76 appearances for the Padres, totaling four saves and a 1.16 WHIP. He'll remain a top set-up man for San Diego this season.