Padres want Eaton to pitch more in minors
San Diego Padres: Right-hander Adam Eaton was put back on the disabled list so he can go down to the minor leagues and make at least three starts.
Eaton (9-2, 3.76 ERA) was on the DL from June 16 through July 31 with a strained tendon in his right middle finger. He pitched out of the bullpen on the recently completed road trip, throwing two innings in two appearances, but that arrangement didn't work out as intended.
"This is the one way to get me some innings," Eaton said.
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