Padres call up RHP Pat Neshek, option OF Tekotte



CINCINNATI (AP) — The Padres called up right-handed reliever Pat Neshek from Triple-A Tucson and optioned outfielder Blake Tekotte to the minors before the final game of their series against the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.

Neshek began his fourth stint with the Padres this season. He was sent to Tucson on July 29. Neshek is 1-1 with a 3.75 ERA in 24 games.

Tekotte was sent back to Double-A San Antonio. He’s had three stints with the Padres, batting .182 in 18 games. He was called up Aug. 6.