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Sep 6, 2017

MLB Daily Roster Roundup: Moncada, Richards, Salazar

ROSTER MOVES BY TEAM NATIONAL LEAGUE ATLANTA BRAVES | Depth Chart Activated from DL: INF Johan Camargo, INF/OF Danny Santana Promotions: SP Luiz Gohara (contract purchased) TOP PROSPECT CHICAGO CUBS | Depth Chart Promotions: C Taylor Davis (contract purchased) Injuries: SP Jake Arrieta (strained hamstring) is expected to miss 1-2 starts. CINCINNATI REDS | Depth Chart Promotions: SP Amir Garrett, SP/RP Rookie Davis, SP/RP Cody Reed, SP/RP…
Sep 5, 2017

Minor MLB Transactions: 9/5/17

Here are the day’s minor moves from around the league… The Orioles announced that right-handers Tyler Wilson and Logan Verrett have both cleared waivers and been assigned outright to Triple-A Norfolk. The O’s exposed both players to waivers as a means of opening 40-man spots for Pedro Alvarez and top catching prospect Chance Sisco. Wilson,…
Sep 5, 2017

Free Agent Stock Watch: Andrew Cashner

Andrew Cashner took a one-year, $10MM deal with the Rangers last winter — far shy of the kind of earning power that was anticipated a few years back, when Cashner seemed to be one of the better young pitchers in baseball. Still, that was a significant one-year payout and came with hopes for a bigger…
Sep 5, 2017

Angels Activate Garrett Richards, Designate Mike Morin, Vicente Campos

The Angels announced that they’ve activated right-hander Garrett Richards from the 60-day disabled list and selected the contract of right-hander Deolis Guerra from Triple-A Salt Lake prior to tonight’s game. To clear room on the 40-man roster, right-handers Mike Morin and Vicente Campos have been designated for assignment. In 2014-15, Richards looked like an emergent…
Sep 5, 2017

Giants Designate Carlos Moncrief For Assignment

The Giants have designated outfielder Carlos Moncrief for assignment in order to clear a spot on the roster for fellow righty Roberto Gomez, whose contract has been selected from Triple-A Sacramento (Twitter link via Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area). Moncrief, 28, spent most of his career with the Indians organization but has been with…
Sep 5, 2017

Orioles Designate Jayson Aquino, Promote Austin Hays

The Orioles announced that they’ve promoted outfield prospect Austin Hays to the Majors and designated left-hander Jayson Aquino to clear space on the 40-man roster. Hays will be making his Major League debut the first time he enters a game for the O’s. The 22-year-old Hays has ridden a monster season in the minors to…
Sep 5, 2017

Red Sox Activate Carson Smith, Designate Kyle Martin

The Red Sox announced that they have activated right-handed reliever Carson Smith from the 60-day disabled list and designated fellow righty Kyle Martin for assignment to clear a spot on the 40-man roster. Now 27 years old, Smith was acquired by the Red Sox in the 2015-16 offseason with the hope that he could serve…
Sep 5, 2017

Mariners Release Evan Scribner

The Mariners announced on Tuesday that they’ve requested release waivers on right-hander Evan Scribner. Seattle also announced that outfielder Jacob Hannemann, who was claimed off waivers from the Cubs yesterday, and first baseman Dan Vogelbach are both being brought up to the Majors. Scribner, 32, has been on the 60-day disabled list for most of…
Sep 5, 2017

Red Sox Reportedly Caught Stealing Signs From Yankees

In one of the more eyebrow-raising stories of the season, Michael S. Schmidt of the New York Times reports that MLB investigators have determined that the Red Sox used an Apple Watch and other technology to steal signs from the Yankees earlier this season. Furthermore, the Red Sox also filed their own complaint against the…
Sep 5, 2017

Pirates Announce Extensions Of Neal Huntington, Clint Hurdle

The Pirates have announced matching, four-year extensions for both GM Neal Huntington and manager Clint Hurdle. Both are now under contract through the 2021 season.
Sep 5, 2017

White Sox Release Derek Holland

The White Sox announced that they have placed lefty Derek Holland on release waivers. He will almost certainly clear, in which case he’d return to the open market while the remainder of his $6MM annual salary remains on Chicago’s books. Chicago announced a series of other moves as well. Top prospect Yoan Moncada has been…
Sep 5, 2017

Braves Promote Luiz Gohara

The Braves have selected the contract of young lefty Luiz Gohara and scheduled him for his MLB debut tonight, as David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution first reported. Atlanta will push back Julio Teheran, who had been scheduled to start. Gohara, who only recently turned 21, came to the Atlanta organization in an offseason swap that also…
Sep 5, 2017

Brewers Designate Aaron Brooks, Select Quintin Berry

The Brewers have designated righty Aaron Brooks for assignment, per a club announcement. His 40-man spot will go to outfielder Quintin Berry, whose contract was selected. Brooks, 27, was claimed off waivers recently from the Cubs. He has not pitched in the majors since brief showings with the Royals and Athletics in 2014 and 2015.…
Sep 5, 2017

NL Injury Notes: Imhof, Goldschmidt, Ahmed, Carpenter, Fedde

Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer sat down with former Phillies pitching prospect Matt Imhof to discuss the tragic accident that derailed his once-promising career and left him without his right eye. His journey offers worthwhile lessons to everyone, especially those with a passion for baseball. Here are the latest updates on injury situations from around the…
Sep 5, 2017

MLB Daily Roster Roundup: Altherr, Chen, Herrera

ROSTER MOVES BY TEAM NATIONAL LEAGUE ATLANTA BRAVES | Depth Chart Activated from DL: 3B/OF Adonis Garcia Promotions: 2B/OF Micah Johnson LOS ANGELES DODGERS | Depth Chart Promotions: INF Charlie Culberson (contract purchased) Activated from DL: RP Josh Fields Transferred to 60-Day DL: SP Brandon McCarthy MIAMI MARLINS | Depth Chart Activated from DL: RP/SP Wei-Yin Chen Chen will pitch out of the bullpen. He threw a…