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Astros acquire pitcher Anthony Bass from Padres

Published On: Dec 11 2013 09:28:32 PM CST

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -

Right-hander Anthony Bass has been acquired by the Houston Astros from the San Diego Padres for a player to be named or cash.
    
The 26-year-old pitched 42 innings in 24 relief appearances this year, compiling a 5.36 ERA with no decisions. He also was 4-6 with a 5.45 ERA in 15 starts at Triple-A Tucson.
    
Bass made his big league debut in 2011 and has 4-8 career record with a 4.09 ERA in 18 starts and 57 relief appearances.
    
The trade was announced Wednesday. Houston also will get a player to be named or cash.