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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||62.20||3.00||4.00||3.00||3.01||1.15||58.00||17.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs L.A. Dodgers|| 2.2||0||0|| 3.38||0||1||1|
|vs LHB|| 5.1||0||0|| 1.69||0||2||1|
|vs RHB|| 4.0||0||0|| 2.25||0||0||2|
|Last 10 Games|
Padres pitcher Dale Thayer available to pitch Tuesday
|by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com|
|(4/7/15) Padres pitcher Dale Thayer is available to pitch out of the bullpen Tuesday after dealing with an illness Monday, manager Bud Black said before the game per U-T San Diego.
Thayer is still not 100 percent but is doing better, Black said. Thayer posted a 4-5 record in 2014 with a 2.34 ERA in 65 1/3 innings.
Padres' Dale Thayer dealing with stomach illness
|by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com|
|(4/6/15) Padres relief pitcher Dale Thayer has a stomach illness that kept him from competing in Monday's 6-3 loss to the Dodgers, according to MLB.com.
Thayer finished his 2014 season 4-5 with a 2.34 ERA in 70 games.
Padres' Black: Joaquin Benoit to close, happy with options
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(3/5/15) Padres manager Bud Black said Thursday that while Joaquin Benoit is set to be the team's closer, other relievers could see save chances as well, MLB.com reports.
"You want to get your closer in games because that means you have a lead … and if he's closing games that means you are winning," Black explained. "That means at some point, we have got to put Joaquin down [because], he can't pitch every game. That's what I want."
Black said he has five players available that he's comfortable using in the ninth inning: Benoit, Kevin Quackenbush, Shawn Kelley, Nick Vincent and Dale Thayer.
"Joaquin is projected to be our closer but if he's down then we have a number of options to choose from, guys who have closed major-league games and guys who have been successful at it," Black said. "We have five guys we feel comfortable giving the ball to. That's one of those situations we won't know until we get into the season to see how guys are throwing, how well they're executing their pitches, their confidence, their arms, their stuff … all that stuff adds into the daily decision as to who might close a game if Joaquin is down."
Benoit earned 11 saves in 12 chances with the Padres in 2014, posting a 1.49 ERA and 64:14 K:BB ratio in 54 1/3 innings.
Padres, Dale Thayer agree to one-year, $1.375 million contract
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(1/16/15) The Padres and right-hander Dale Thayer have avoided arbitration with a one-year, $1.375 million contract, according to MLB.com. Thayer made $515,800 in 2014. Last season, he went 4-5 with a 2.34 ERA, a 1.06 WHIP and 62:16 K:BB ratio over 65 1/3 innings of work.
Dale Thayer takes loss Tuesday vs. Rockies
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(9/24/14) Padres pitcher Dale Thayer was stuck with a loss Tuesday, giving up one earned run on one hit in one inning while striking out two in his team's 3-2 defeat against the Rockies.
Thayer (4-4) came into a 2-2 game and served up his ninth home run allowed this season. It's the first time he had allowed a run since surrendering another home run on Aug. 29. Thayer owns a 2.09 ERA, 1.01 WHIP and 61:14 K:BB ratio in 64 2/3 innings.
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|4/26/15||LAD||4:10 pm||Brett Anderson|
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|4/29/15||HOU||3:40 pm||Dallas Keuchel|
|5/1/15||COL||10:10 pm||Jorge De La Rosa|
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