|Dec. 30 11:54 AM PT12:54 PM MT1:54 PM CT2:54 PM ET14:54 ET19:54 GMT3:54 CST12:54 PM MST2:54 PM EST3:24 PM VEN23:54 UAE1:54 PM CT-The Rangers have acquired right-hander Miles Mikolas from Pittsburgh in exchange for first baseman Chris McGuiness. The deal Monday came three days after Texas designated McGuiness for assignment to clear room on its roster after free-agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo signed a $130 million, seven-year deal.
Analysis: Mikolas spent most of 2013 at Triple-A Tucson, going 4-2 with 26 saves and a 3.25 ERA in 54 games. He was designated for assignment by the Padres in November, then traded to Pittsburgh.
|July 30 8:04 PM PT9:04 PM MT10:04 PM CT11:04 PM ET23:04 ET3:04 GMT11:04 CST8:04 PM MST10:04 PM EST10:34 PM VEN7:04 UAE (+1)10:04 PM CT-The San Diego Padres have recalled Mikolas from Triple-A Tucson and placed right-handed starter Sean O'Sullivan on paternity leave.
Analysis: Mikolas was called up Tuesday for the fourth time this season. He's made one appearance this year, pitching a scoreless ninth inning at home against San Francisco on July 11. In 44 games at Tucson, he is 3-1 with 21 saves and a 2.86 ERA. Mikolas made his big league debut with the Padres last season, going 2-1 with a 3.62 ERA in 25 relief appearances.
|2012||SD||2||1||0 - 1||25||0||0||32.1||32||15||13||4||15||0||23||1.45||3.62||$28.83|
|2013||SD||0||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||1.2||0||0||0||0||1||0||1||0.60||0.00||$2.17|
|Career||2||1||0 - 1||27||0||0||34.0||32||15||13||4||16||0||24||1.41||3.44|