Jake Lamb Elects Free Agency

Darragh McDonald

Darragh McDonald www.mlbtraderumors.com The Mariners announced that infielder/outfielder Jake Lamb, designated for assignment earlier this week, has cleared waivers and rejected an outright assignment in favor of electing free agency. As a player with more than five years of MLB service time, Lamb has the right to reject an outright […]

Mariners, Luis Castillo Agree To Extension

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Darragh McDonald www.mlbtraderumors.com The Mariners and Luis Castillo are in agreement on a five-year, $108MM extension, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN. There is a sixth-year vesting option that can take the total to $133MM. Daniel Kramer of MLB.com reports that the vesting option will trigger if Castillo throws at least […]

A’s Designate Sheldon Neuse For Assignment

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Darragh McDonald www.mlbtraderumors.com The A’s announced that they have designated infielder Sheldon Neuse for assignment in order to open a roster spot for infielder Ernie Clement, who was claimed off waivers from the Guardians yesterday. The move drops Oakland’s 40-man roster count to 39. More to come.

Rockies To Promote Ezequiel Tovar

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Darragh McDonald www.mlbtraderumors.com The Rockies are going to promote shortstop prospect Ezequiel Tovar, according to Daniel Álvarez-Montes of El Extra Base. Tovar is already on the club’s 40-man roster, though the Rockies will need to open a spot for him on the active roster. Tovar, 21, signed with the Rockies as […]

Mariners Select Luis Torrens, Designate Jake Lamb

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Darragh McDonald www.mlbtraderumors.com The Mariners announced a series of roster moves today, recalling outfielder Jarred Kelenic and selecting the contract of catcher Luis Torrens. In corresponding moves, outfielder Taylor Trammell was optioned to Triple-A while infielder/outfielder Jake Lamb was designated for assignment. Torrens, 26, had a strong season for Seattle […]

Guardians Designate Ernie Clement, Select Will Brennan

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Darragh McDonald www.mlbtraderumors.com The Guardians announced a series of roster moves prior to today’s game, recalling infielder Gabriel Arias and selecting outfielder Will Brennan. In corresponding moves, outfielder Richie Palacios was optioned while infielder Ernie Clement was designated for assignment. Clement, 26, was first added to Cleveland’s 40-man roster in […]

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