6/14/2013 6:56 P.M. ET
Padres reinstate RHP Huston Street from 15-day DL and option LHP Tommy Layne and OF Jaff Decker to Triple-A Tucson
INF Pedro Ciriaco reports to San Diego
By / MLB.com
SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Padres today announced that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Huston Street from the 15-day disabled list and have optioned both left-handed pitcher Tommy Layne and outfielder Jaff Decker to Triple-A Tucson. In addition, infielder Pedro Ciriaco, acquired earlier today from the Boston Red Sox, has reported to San Diego and will be active for the club's 7:10 p.m. game tonight against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Petco Park. Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcements.
Street, 29, was placed on the 15-day disabled list on June 1, retroactive to May 30, with a strained left calf muscle. He appeared in one rehabilitation game with Single-A Lake Elsinore on Wednesday, June 12, working 1.0 scoreless inning. In 21 outings for the Padres this year, he has compiled a 0-3 record with 11 saves in 12 opportunities, a 4.43 ERA (10 ER, 20.1 IP) and 13 strikeouts against eight walks. Since being acquired by the Padres on December 7, 2011, he has gone 2-4 with 34 saves in 36 chances, a 2.73 ERA (18 ER, 59.1 IP) and 60 strikeouts against just 19 walks over 61 relief appearances. Over parts of nine Major League seasons with the Oakland Athletics (2005-08), Colorado Rockies (2009-11) and Padres (2012-13), he has gone 32-35 with 212 saves, a 3.07 ERA (169 ER, 495.2 IP) and 501 strikeouts against 130 walks in 478 relief appearances.
Layne, 28, was recalled from Triple-A Tucson for his second stint with the Padres this season on June 1. In six games total for San Diego this year, he has gone 0-1 with a 1.59 ERA (1 ER, 5.2 IP) and four strikeouts against no walks. The left-hander was also recalled for the first time on May 24 and worked in one game for San Diego before being optioned back to Tucson on May 26. In 20 relief outings total for Tucson this season, he has gone 1-3 with a 3.79 ERA (8 ER, 19.0 IP) and 15 strikeouts against 12 walks.
Decker, 23, was recalled this past Wednesday, June 15, from Triple-A Tucson for his first career Major League stint but did not appear in a game. In 58 games with Tucson this season, the left-handed hitter has hit .240 (43-for-179) with 10 doubles, one triple, five home runs, 20 RBI, 33 runs scored, 34 walks and a .370 on-base percentage. Originally signed by the Padres as a supplemental-round selection (42nd overall) in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft, he has hit .262 (436-for-1666) with 93 doubles, 13 triples, 66 home runs, 284 RBI, 342 runs scored, 370 walks and a .402 on-base percentage in 482 games played over parts of six minor leagues seasons (2008-13) in the Padres organization.
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