Padres send outright RHP Falkenborg to Portland

SAN DIEGO (TICKER) —The San Diego Padres on Friday sent outright righthander Brian Falkenborg to Class AAA Portland.

The club also announced that righthanders Charlie Haeger and Scott Patterson, both of whom were claimed off waivers earlier this week, have reported to the team.

Falkenborg, 30, was claimed by San Diego on August 13 after being waived by the Los Angeles Dodgers. He has appeared in 25 games overall this season, going 2-3 with a 5.24 ERA.

For his career, Falkenborg is 3-5 with a 5.59 ERA in 64 appearances over parts of six seasons with the Baltimore Orioles, St. Louis Cardinals, Dodgers and Padres.

Haeger, 24, was claimed from the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday, while the 29-year-old Patterson was claimed from the New York Yankees the following day.

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Updated Friday, Sep 12, 2008