San Diego Padres Option Jesse Hahn And Recall Jace Peterson


San Diego, CA- The San Diego Padres have optioned Jesse Hahn to Triple-A El Paso and recalled infielder Jace Peterson.

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Jesse Hahn is being sent to the minors to monitor his innings and return to the San Diego Padres after the all-star break.

Jesse Hahn improved to (5-2) on the season Friday as the San Diego Padres defeat the Dodgers 6-3, allowing only one run on three hits with six strikeouts in six innings of work. Since being called up for the second time this season in June, Jesse Hahn has been dominant for the San Diego Padres with a (5-2) record and 2.21 ERA with 47 strikeouts.

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  • Jesse Hahn has already pitched 79 innings between the minor and major leagues this season and the San Diego Padres have set his innings limit at 110. So expect to see Jesse Hahn for only a few more starts after the all-star break. Jesse Hahn has been one of the few highlights from the Padres dreadful season and his performance have given the San Diego Padres another pitching cornerstone to build with going forward.

    For Jace Peterson this is his third appearance with with the San Diego Padres this season. Peterson has struggled in his brief time with the San Diego Padres, batting only .100 in his 50 at-bats with the team. Peterson has been solid in the minors this season, batting .294 between San Antonio and El Paso. The San Diego Padres also needed another position player on the roster, after first baseman Tommy Medica injured his right groin on Thursday.