- Associated Press - Saturday, August 23, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) - The San Diego Padres have activated right-hander Andrew Cashner from the 15-day disabled list so he could start against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.

The Padres optioned left-hander Frank Garces to Double-A San Antonio.

Cashner had been on the DL with right shoulder soreness since June 23. He allowed six runs and struck out seven in 7 2-3 innings in three rehab starts with Single-A Lake Elsinore and Triple-A El Paso.

Cashner is 2-6 with a 2.36 ERA for the Padres this season.

Garces has worked three scoreless innings since making his major league debut Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide