Blake Swihart Clears Waivers, Accepts Outright Assignment

Blake Swihart Clears Waivers, Accepts Outright Assignment Catcher/outfielder Blake Swihart went unclaimed on waivers after being designated for assignment by the Diamondbacks and accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Reno, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports (via Twitter). Swihart, 27, has enough service time that he could’ve rejected the assignment, but doing so would’ve…

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Mets To Release Adeiny Hechavarria

Mets To Release Adeiny Hechavarria Aug. 14: The Mets placed Hechavarria on release waivers today, tweets MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo. He’ll be a free agent once he clears in 48 hours. Aug. 9: The Mets have designated infielder Adeiny Hechavarria for assignment to make room for newly signed second baseman Joe Panik, the team announced. The 30-year-old…

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Phillies Select Logan Morrison

Phillies Select Logan Morrison 4:26pm: Morrison’s contract has indeed been selected, per a club announcement. He’ll fill the 25-man roster spot that was vacated with Jake Arrieta landing on the 10-day IL with what looks to be a season-ending elbow issue. Righty Jerad Eickhoff was moved to the 60-day injured list to open a 40-man…

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