Nationals To Select Aaron Barrett

Nationals To Select Aaron Barrett The Nationals have selected the contract of right-handed reliever Aaron Barrett to the Major League roster, Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post reports (via Twitter). Today’s promotion marks the culmination of an extraordinary comeback for Barrett, who underwent Tommy John surgery in 2015 and subsequently fractured his elbow during a…

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Cubs Activate Willson Contreras

Cubs Activate Willson Contreras Catcher Willson Contreras and left-hander Derek Holland have been activated from the 10-day injured list, the Cubs announced Tuesday. Contreras had been out since early August due to a hamstring strain, while Holland has been out since Aug. 25 owing to a wrist contusion. Contreras will return to a different catching…

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Brewers Release Jeremy Jeffress

Brewers Release Jeremy Jeffress Sept. 3: The Brewers announced that Jeffress has been released. He’s eligible to sign with any other club at this point but would not be postseason eligible in 2019. Sept. 1: The Brewers are set to release right-hander Jeremy Jeffress, tweets Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic. As Rosenthal notes, the veteran reliever is…

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Marlins Announce Series Of Roster Moves

Marlins Announce Series Of Roster Moves The Marlins announced Tuesday that they’ve selected the contract of left-hander Brian Moran and catcher Tyler Heineman from Triple-A New Orleans. In order to open space on the 40-man roster, Miami transferred Brian Anderson from the 10-day injured list to the 60-day injured list and designated catcher Wilkin Castillo for…

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Yankees Activate Edwin Encarnacion

Yankees Activate Edwin Encarnacion TODAY: As expected, Encarnacion has been activated. YESTERDAY: The Yankees are set to welcome Edwin Encarnacion back to the big league roster after a month-long absence due to a fracture in his right wrist, Conor Foley of the Scranton Times-Tribune tweets. Encarnacion cleaned out his locker with the Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate in…

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Pirates Select Steven Baron

Pirates Select Steven Baron The Pirates have selected the contract of catcher Steven Baron, per a club announcement. Also heading onto the active roster are outfielder Jason Martin, righty Yacksel Rios, and infielder Cole Tucker. More to come … Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/09/pirates-select-steven-baron.html

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