Bednar was traded from the Padres to the Pirates on Monday as part of a three-team trade that sent Joe Musgrove to the Padres and Joey Lucchesi to the Mets, source reports.
Bednar is part of a large package of players heading to Pittsburgh as part of the deal. The 26-year-old righty is arguably one of the less interesting pieces in the deal, as he owns a 6.75 ERA in 17.1 career innings at the highest level.
Bednar was optioned to the alternate training site Wednesday.
The 25-year-old has been recalled and optioned numerous times throughout the season, and he'll return to the alternate training site after spending the past couple days in the majors. Bednar has surrendered five runs on 11 hits with a 5:2 K:BB over 6.1 innings this season.
Bednar was recalled from the Padres' alternate training site Monday.
Bednar has been up and down between the big club and the alternate site multiple times during the campaign, most recently before and after serving as the 29th man for a doubleheader last week. He has pitched 6.1 innings this season, allowing five earned runs on 11 hits and two walks while striking out five.
The Padres recalled Bednar from their alternate training site Thursday.
He'll join the Padres as the 29th man for the team's doubleheader Thursday against the Mariners. The right-handed reliever has made three appearances for San Diego in 2020, giving up three earned runs on seven hits and a walk over 4.1 innings.
The Padres optioned Bednar to their alternate training site Sunday.
Outfielder/first baseman Josh Naylor was recalled from the alternate site in a corresponding move. Bednar was unlikely to be available out of the San Diego bullpen for the next two days anyway after working two innings in relief during Saturday's 7-6 loss to the Diamondbacks.
Bednar was recalled from the Padres' alternate training site Saturday.
Bednar was demoted to alternate camp in early August, but he'll return to the Padres' bullpen after Kirby Yates (elbow) was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday. Bednar allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits and no walks while striking out one over 2.1 innings to begin the season. He should pitch mainly in low-leverage situations.
Bednar was optioned to the Padres' alternate training site Tuesday.
Bednar made the Padres' Opening Day roster but appeared just twice, allowing two runs (one earned) in 2.1 innings of work. Highly rated prospect Luis Patino will take his place in the bullpen.
Bednar is included on the Padres' 30-man roster.
Bednar had been on the bubble for a spot on the active roster, and the Padres confirmed his spot with the big-league club Thursday. The right-hander posted a 6.55 ERA and 1.36 ERA over 11 innings in his first major-league stint last season, though five of the eight earned runs he allowed came in his final outing.
Bednar is likely to open the season with Triple-A El Paso if he doesn't make the Padres' Opening Day roster, Bill Center of FriarWire reports.
Bednar spent most of last season with Double-A Amarillo, posting a 2.95 ERA and racking up 14 saves in 15 chances while compiling an 86:18 K:BB over 58 innings. That earned the right-hander a late-season callup to the big club, during which he gave up eight earned runs over 11 frames. Bednar was more effective than those numbers indicate, however; five of the earned runs he allowed came in a disastrous final outing, and he posted an impressive 29.2 percent strikeout rate overall. A deep and crowded San Diego relief corps could prevent Bednar from opening the campaign in the big leagues, but he figures to be one of the first options should the Padres need a bullpen arm along the way.
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