The San Francisco Giants have purchased the contract of relief pitcher Chad Gaudin to their major leaguer roster.
Gaudin signed a minor-league deal with an invite to spring training in December of last year, and impressed the Giants enough to earn a spot on the roster.
He went 2-0 with a 2.81 ERA in nine games in Cactus League action.
Gaudin will make $750,000 with additional incentives for making the team.
The 10-year veteran has pitched for seven different teams, compiling a 40-42 record with a 4.63 ERA. Bay Area fans may remember him with the A’s, where he won 11 games as a starter in 2007.
Since then, Gaudin has bounced around from coast-to-coast. After being traded to the Cubs in 2008, he has pitched for the Padres, Yankees , A’s (again), Nationals, and Marlins.
Last season, Gaudin was 4-2 with a 4.54 ERA with the Miami Marlins in 46 games out of the bullpen.