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• The Padres have signed 30-year-old right-handed pitcher Billy Buckner and sent him to extended spring camp in Arizona. Buckner wasn't with a big league team in Spring Training, but he kept his arm in shape working out with a junior college team in Georgia. Buckner has a 6.07 ERA in parts of five seasons in the big leagues with three teams: the Royals (2007), D-backs (2008-10) and Angels ('13).

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View Full Game Coverage • The Padres have signed 30-year-old right-handed pitcher Billy Buckner and sent him to extended spring camp in Arizona. Buckner wasn't with a big league team in Spring Training, but he kept his arm in shape working out with a junior college team in Georgia. Buckner has a 6.07 ERA in parts of five seasons in the big leagues with three teams: the Royals (2007), D-backs (2008-10) and Angels ('13).

Corey Brock is a reporter for MLB.com. Keep track of @FollowThePadres on Twitter.

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