The San Francisco Giants optioned Tyler Beede back to Sacramento after his unfortunate start in Cincinnati Friday night. Beede pitched 2.1 innings allowing 8 runs (7 earned) on 7 hits with 3 strikeouts and 2 walks for a no decision in the Giants come from behind 12-11 win.
The corresponding roster move sends ambidextrous pitcher Pat Vendetta to the Giants bullpen. Venditte came to the Giants on a free agent deal over the Winter and spent the first part of the season with the AAA Sacramento Rivercats. His record 1-1 with a 2.40 ERA in 9 games with 18 strikeouts in 15 innings pitched.