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Chad Gaudin to Make First Start Saturday for AAA-Portland

Published by on April 15, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The San Diego Padres' newest addition, right-hander Chad Gaudin, is scheduled to make his first start for the Portland Beavers when they play their home opener on Saturday April 17th. To make room for Gaudin, the Beavers placed pitcher Josh Banks on the disabled list with a sprained right ankle.

Gaudin was signed to a minor league deal by the Padres on April 12th after being released by the Chicago Cubs on April 5. The only way Gaudin was going to sign with the Padres was being given the chance to be a starter. So, Kevin Towers signed him knowing he could be an insurance arm should they lose Kevin Correia, Walter Silva or Shawn Hill to injury.

Gaudin has played all or part of the last six seasons with Tampa Bay (2003-0...

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