PHOENIX — The San Diego Padres have purchased the contract of slugging infielder Cody Decker and recalled right-hander Casey Kelly and left-hander Robbie Erlin from Triple-A El Paso.
San Diego also placed infielder Yonder Alonso on the 60-day disabled list with a lower-back strain and purchased the contract of right-hander Jay Jackson.
The 28-year-old Decker has 154 career homers since being drafted in the 22nd round of the 2009 draft, most of any major-league-affiliated minor leaguer in that span.
Erlin has appeared in 24 career games with the Padres, most recently last September, going 7-8 with a 4.58 ERA.
Kelly appeared in six games in the majors before having Tommy John surgery in 2013. Jackson will be making his first appearance in the majors.
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