Padres sign Cuban hurler Despaigne

The Sports NetworkMay 2, 2014 

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Diego Padres have signed Cuban pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne to a minor league contract.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Despaigne played professionally for the Havana Industriales of Cuba's Serie Nacional for eight seasons. The 27-year-old right-hander posted a record of 61-43 with a 3.55 ERA in 213 games.

The News Tribune is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service