The Orioles today announced that they have acquired CA NICK HUNDLEY and cash considerations from the San Diego Padres in exchange for LHP TROY PATTON. The Orioles have also recalled INF STEVE LOMBARDOZZI from Triple-A Norfolk for today's game against Cleveland.
Hundley, 30, batted .271 (16-59) with a homer and three RBI in 33 games for the Padres. Over seven seasons with the Padres, Hundley is a career .238 hitter (392-1644) with 47 homers and 195 RBI in 510 games. In 467 major league games behind the plate, he has a .990 fielding percentage and has thrown out 130 of 470 runners attempting to steal (28 percent).
Patton, 28, was 0-1 with a 8.10 ERA (6.2IP, 6ER) in nine games for the Orioles. Over five seasons with the Orioles, Patton was 5-2 with a 3.26 ERA (149.0IP, 54ER) in 140 games.
Lombardozzi, 25, has batted .292 (21-72) with two RBI in 19 games with the Orioles in 2014. He batted .294 (20-68) with eight RBI in 17 games for Norfolk. In 276 career major league games, he has batted .266 with five homers and 52 RBI.