SP - San Diego Padres
Waldron pitched six solid innings, allowing two earned runs on five hits and two walks while striking out two Wednesday.
Waldron has enjoyed a nice run for the Padres over the season's final month, Going back to Aug. 31, the 27-year-old righty has made six appearances (four starts), posting a 3.69 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, and 24-to-8 K/BB ratio across 31 2/3 innings. Waldron has positioned himself as a potential option for the Padres' pitching staff in 2024.
The Padres recalled Matt Waldron from Triple-A El Paso.
Waldron will provide the Padres with some pitching depth after Michael Wacha (shoulder) landed on the injured list and Domingo Tapia was optioned to Triple-A.
Matt Waldron took the loss on Saturday against the Padres in his MLB debut, allowing two runs on four hits across 4 2/3 innings to go along with two strikeouts and one walk.
Waldron allowed a pair of solo home runs, but was otherwise solid in his debut. The Padres were unable to provide him any run support, but it was a nice debut for the right-hander.