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San Diego Padres place Craig Stammen on paternity leave list

Jun 29, 2021; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; San Diego Padres relief pitcher Craig Stammen (34) throws a pitch against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports

The San Diego Padres placed right-hander Craig Stammen on the paternity leave list on Tuesday.

In a corresponding move, the Padres recalled right-hander Miguel Diaz from Triple-A El Paso.

Stammen, 37, can remain on the paternity list for up to three games. In 42 games — one start — this season, the veteran is 4-2 with a 2.78 ERA and one save.

Diaz, 26, is 3-1 with a 3.38 ERA in 17 games — two starts — this year.

–Field Level Media