|Aug. 3 4:37 PM PT5:37 PM MT6:37 PM CT7:37 PM ET19:37 ET23:37 GMT7:37 CST4:37 PM MST6:37 PM EST7:07 PM VEN3:37 UAE (+1)6:37 PM CT-The Padres designated Wells for assignment Friday.
Analysis: The 35-year-old Wells made seven starts for the Padres, going 2-4 with a 4.58 ERA. Over parts of 12 major league seasons, he has played with nine organizations, compiling a 69-103 record with a 4.71 ERA in 296 games.
|July 28 4:58 PM PT5:58 PM MT6:58 PM CT7:58 PM ET19:58 ET23:58 GMT7:58 CST4:58 PM MST6:58 PM EST7:28 PM VEN3:58 UAE (+1)6:58 PM CT-Wells (2-3) allowed two runs in six innings of Friday's 7-2 win over Miami.
Analysis: Wells has allowed two runs or fewer in four of six starts.
|July 2 2:28 PM PT3:28 PM MT4:28 PM CT5:28 PM ET17:28 ET21:28 GMT5:28 CST2:28 PM MST4:28 PM EST4:58 PM VEN1:28 UAE (+1)4:28 PM CT-Wells tossed seven strong innings for his first win in nearly three years, and the San Diego Padres beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0 on Sunday.
Analysis: Wells' last win came Sept. 20, 2009, when he beat the Marlins 8-1 as a member of the Cincinnati Reds. He pitched seven innings of five-hit ball that day, and he was just as effective Sunday against the Rockies. Wells (1-1, 1.50 ERA) allowed just six hits, walked two and struck out two in his longest outing since his last win. The Padres signed Wells to a minor league contract May 7, and he was 1-4 with a 4.97 ERA in seven starts for Tucson. He was called up Tuesday.
|Apr. 7 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET17:58 ET21:58 GMT5:58 CST2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST5:28 PM VEN1:58 UAE (+1)4:58 PM CT-The Chicago White Sox have signed veteran right-hander Kip Wells, their former No. 1 draft pick, to a minor league deal. The deal was announced Saturday, two weeks before Wells' 35th birthday.
Analysis: Wells hasn't pitched in the major leagues since 2009 for Cincinnati, his eighth team over 11 seasons in a career that started with the White Sox from 1999-2001. Chicago picked Wells 16th overall in 1998 out of Baylor. He made his major league debut the following year going 4-1 with a 4.04 ERA in seven starts. His career record is 67-99 with a 4.71 ERA in 289 games for the White Sox, Pittsburgh, Texas, St. Louis, Colorado, Kansas City, Washington and Cincinnati.