San Diego Padres acquire minor league pitcher Devin Jones
The San Diego Padres today announced that the club has acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Devin Jones from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for right-handed pitcher Brad Brach. Brach was designated for assignment by the Padres on November 20. Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcement.
The 23-year-old Jones spent nearly all of the 2013 campaign with Double-A Bowie, going 4-7 with a 5.84 ERA in 24 starts. He also made one start with High-A Frederick. The 6-foot-2 Jones was the Orioles' ninth round selection of the 2011 Draft out of Mississippi State University. The Mississippi native is 15-18 with a 4.47 ERA in 67 games (34 starts) over three seasons.