By James Brankley
Former Northampton Yellow Jacket, Tyler Webb was claimed by the San Diego Padres this past week. He will report to AAA. Webb has worked primarily as a reliever throughout his pro career, only making five starts in 156 career minor league appearances. Over 264 2/3 frames in the minors, Webb has a 3.64 ERA, 11.2 K/9, and a 4.45 K/BB ratio.
Webb moved up to the majors last season appearing in seven games for the New York Yankees and two for the Milwaukee Brewers.