Latos was exchanged for Boxberger, Yonder Alonso Edinson Vólquez and Yasmani Grandal on December 17, 2011. To begin his 2012 campaign, Boxberger was sent to the Class AAA Tucson Padres of the Pacific Coast League.
On June 10, he made his Major League debut, tossing a hitless eighth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park in Milwaukee.
After five appearances in relief, Boxberger was sent back to Tucson on June 26. To create room for new starter Andrew Werner, he was recalled to the majors on July 30 when Joe Thatcher went on the disabled list.
He was sent back down to Triple-A on August 22 after eight appearances. Back with the Padres for the final two months of the season, Boxberger made his return on September 4.
Boxberger pitched 37 innings in relief for Tucson and had a 2.70 ERA and 12.9 strikeouts per nine innings. In 2012, he pitched in 24 games with the Major League club and had a 2.60 ERA, striking out 33 while walking only 18 over 2723 innings pitched.
With Tucson, Boxberger began the 2013 season. On May 2, the Padres selected his contract and on May 11, they sent it back to the Tucson Diamondbacks. On June 2, the Padres summoned him back up to the big leagues.
Padres sold Logan Forsythe, Matt Lollis, Matt Andriese, and Maxx Tissenbaum to Rays in exchange for Alex Torres and Jesse Hahn on January 22nd of this year
Is Brad Boxberger Married?
Brad Boxberger is married to Anna Boxberger in 2013.
Who Is Brad Boxberger Wife, Anna Boxberger?
Brad’s partner and mother, Anna Boxberger, is a sweet southern girl. The family currently resides in Surprise, Arizona. The couple tied the knot in early January 2013 and honeymooned in Hawaii. After a year, they had a daughter they named Ava.