Padres bringing up Casey Kelly

Updated: August 26, 2012, 10:30 PM ET
Associated Press

PHOENIX -- The San Diego Padres will call up right-hander Casey Kelly to start against Atlanta on Monday night and activate reliever Dale Thayer off the paternity list.

Padres manager Bud Black says left-hander Josh Spence and right-hander Brad Boxberger will be sent to Triple-A Tucson to make room on the roster.

Kelly is San Diego's top-ranked prospect and one of the key parts in the 2010 trade that sent Adrian Gonzalez to Boston. The 22-year-old, who will take Jason Marquis' spot ...

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