Padres Sign Aaron Harang

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June 15, 2010 - Cincinnati, United States - epa02204188 Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Aaron Harang throws in the first inning of the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati Ohio, USA, on 15 June 2010.

Source: YardBarker.com

As reported by the Friarhood, the San Diego Padres have come to terms with Starting Pitcher Aaron Harang. Harang has spent the his last seven seasons with the Cincinnati Reds. He struggled his last season with the Reds and is looking to bounce back with PETCO Park as his home ballpark.

He will be turning 33 this season and the terms of his contract have not yet been announced. Last season, he made $12.5 million with the Reds and his contract should be significantly lower with the Padres. He is a San Diego product, going to school at Patrick Henry and then moving on to SDSU. In 2006, he led the NL in wins and strikeouts.

Harang will be join the starting rotation of Mat Latos, Clayton Richard and Tim Stauffer. He will be a solid veteran presence for the young pitchers that can eat up innings. He will enjoy the benefits of PETCO, a solid defense behind him, and some home cooking.

Year Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA GS IP SO WHIP SO/BB
2002 OAK AL 5 4 .556 4.83 15 78.1 64 1.570 1.42
2003 OAK AL 1 3 .250 5.34 6 30.1 16 1.648 1.78
2003 CIN NL 4 3 .571 5.28 9 46.0 26 1.261 2.60
2004 CIN NL 10 9 .526 4.86 28 161.0 125 1.429 2.36
2005 CIN NL 11 13 .458 3.83 32 211.2 163 1.266 3.20
2006 CIN NL 16 11 .593 3.76 35 234.1 216 1.272 3.86
2007 CIN NL 16 6 .727 3.73 34 231.2 218 1.144 4.19
2008 CIN NL 6 17 .261 4.78 29 184.1 153 1.383 3.06
2009 CIN NL 6 14 .300 4.21 26 162.1 142 1.411 3.30
2010 CIN NL 6 7 .462 5.32 20 111.2 82 1.585 2.16
9 Seasons 81 87 .482 4.33 234 1451.2 1205 1.345 2.96
162 Game Avg. 12 12 .482 4.33 34 208 173 1.345 2.96
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 12/3/2010.
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