Fried, who has been dealing with soreness in his pitching elbow all season, was diagnosed with a torn UCL in recent days after finishing a rehab assignment. He is set to have surgery Aug. 20 and will be out 12-14 months while recovering.
Fried, the team's first pick in the 2012 draft, allowed six runs in 10 2/3 innings of work between rookie-league and Class A before he was hsut down.
Fried reported soreness in his pitching elbow after his last start Monday. He got a late start to the season while dealing with forearm soreness in the first half, and he's made just two starts with Class A Fort Wayne.
Fried allowed two runs on five hits and three walks in four innings for the AZL Padres. He struck out seven.
Fried has yet to pitch this season due to a forearm injury. If he can avoid a setback, he will could move on to a minor-league affiliate shortly.
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