Sean Henn, who was claimed off waivers from the New York Yankees yesterday, will be in uniform wearing No. 39 for the Padres game tonight against Colorado. The 27-year-old left-handed pitcher went 1-0 with a 0.84 ERA (1 ER/10.2 IP) in eight relief appearances this season between Single-A Tampa and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Originally selected by the Yankees in the 26th round of the 2000 First-Year Player Draft, Henn has made 36 Major League appearances with New York (five starts) over parts of three seasons (2005-07), posting a 2-6 record with a 7.53 ERA (48 ER/57.1 IP). In 116 career minor league games (81 starts), he is 26-23 with a 3.53 ERA (190 ER/484.0 IP).
Padres outright Rusch to Portland
Glendon Rusch, 33, is 1-2 with a 6.41 ERA (14 ER/19.2 IP), 12 strikeouts and 11 walks in 12 relief outings with the Padres this season. Signed by San Diego as a minor league free agent on December 14, 2007, Rusch has a career Major League record of 61-96 with four saves and a 5.03 ERA (779 ER/1394.2 IP) in 308 appearances (211 starts) over parts of 11 seasons with the Kansas City Royals (1997-99), New York Mets (1999-2001), Milwaukee Brewers (2002-03), Chicago Cubs (2004-06) and Padres (2008).
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