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Astros acquire right-hander Bass from Padres for PTBNL

The Canadian Press

12/11/2013 8:34:24 PM

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Right-hander Anthony Bass has been acquired by the Houston Astros from the San Diego Padres for a player to be named or cash.

The 26-year-old pitched 42 innings in 24 relief appearances this year, compiling a 5.36 ERA with no decisions. He also was 4-6 with a 5.45 ERA in 15 starts at Triple-A Tucson.

Bass made his big league debut in 2011 and has 4-8 career record with a 4.09 ERA in 18 starts and 57 relief appearances.

The trade was announced Wednesday. Houston also will get a player to be named or cash.