Rays Designate Dusten Knight For Assignment

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Steve Adams www.mlbtraderumors.com The Rays announced a series of roster moves Friday, with right-hander Dusten Knight being designated for assignment and lefty Ryan Yarbrough hitting the 15-day injured list due to a strained right oblique. In their place, the Rays have selected the contract of righty Cristofer Ogando from Triple-A […]

Reds Place Mike Minor On Injured List

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Steve Adams www.mlbtraderumors.com The Reds announced Friday that left-hander Mike Minor has been placed on the 15-day injured list due to soreness in his left shoulder. Cincinnati also reinstated righty Connor Overton from the 60-day injured list and, in order to make room for him on the 40-man roster, transferred […]

Twins Designate Aaron Sanchez For Assignment

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Steve Adams www.mlbtraderumors.com The Twins announced Friday that they’ve recalled right-hander Louie Varland from Triple-A St. Paul and designated fellow righty Aaron Sanchez for assignment in order to open a spot on the roster. Sanchez, 30, has appeared in seven games with the Twins this season and pitched to a […]

Pirates To Select Ji-Hwan Bae

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Steve Adams www.mlbtraderumors.com The Pirates are set to promote infield prospect Ji-hwan Bae, as first reported by Ryan Palencer of PiratesProspects.com (Twitter link). He’ll need to have his contract formally selected to the 40-man roster, though the Pirates currently have two vacancies in that regard, so Bae’s promotion will only […]

Rays Designate Kevin Herget For Assignment

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Steve Adams www.mlbtraderumors.com The Rays announced Thursday that they’ve designated righty Kevin Herget for assignment. His spot on the 40-man roster will go to infielder/outfielder Miles Mastrobuoni, whose selection to the Major League roster (covered here this morning) is now official. Catcher Rene Pinto was optioned to Triple-A Durham, as […]

Giants Select Shelby Miller – MLB Trade Rumors

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Steve Adams www.mlbtraderumors.com 12:23pm: The Giants formally announced that Miller has been selected from Sacramento and Waites has been optioned there in his place. 12:21pm: The Giants are selecting the contract of veteran right-hander Shelby Miller from Triple-A Sacramento prior to Thursday’s game against the Rockies. Susan Slusser of the […]

Rays To Select Miles Mastrobuoni

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Steve Adams www.mlbtraderumors.com The Rays appear set to select the contract of infielder/outfielder Miles Mastrobuoni and option catcher Rene Pinto to Triple-A Durham. Former big league outfielder Denard Span, now a special assistant with the Rays’ baseball operations department, tweeted that Mastrobuoni has been informed he’s going to the big […]

Six Teams Set To Pay Luxury Tax In 2022

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Steve Adams www.mlbtraderumors.com Six teams are set to pay penalties under the newly restructured competitive balance/luxury tax for their 2022 payrolls, per a report from the Associated Press. Each of the Mets, Dodgers, Yankees, Phillies, Padres and Red Sox is currently over the threshold. That marks just the second time […]

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