Rockies lose Deduno to Padres on waivers
The San Diego Padres claimed pitcheron waivers from the Colorado Rockies. Deduno, a 27-year-old right-hander who had been in the Rockies organization since 2003, was designated for assignment Jan. 24 when the team acquired pitcher from the Oakland Athletics.
In seven seasons in the Rockies’ minor-league system, Deduno was 40-37 with a 4.35 ERA. He missed the entire 2008 season recovering from Tommy John surgery and battled various injuries and control problem before making his major-league debut with the Rockies last season. He made four relief appearances with the Rockies and had a 3.38 ERA in 2 2/3 innings.