Cubs Activate Tony Barnette

Cubs Activate Tony Barnette The Cubs have activated right-handed reliever Tony Barnette from the 60-day injured list and optioned righty Rowan Wick to Triple-A Iowa, Bruce Levine of 670 The Score tweets. Barnette’s reinstatement gives the Cubs a full 40-man roster. The 35-year-old Barnette is in line for his first major league action since last…

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Rays Place Diego Castillo On IL

Rays Place Diego Castillo On IL The Rays have placed right-handed reliever Diego Castillo on the 10-day injured list with shoulder inflammation, Juan Toribio of MLB.com tweets. Righty Hunter Wood is coming up from Triple-A Durham to take Castillo’s spot. This is another notable blow to the Rays’ bullpen. The unit has already been without…

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Prospect Roundup: Games of June 22

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 22 For the third time in five Triple-A appearances, Rays left-hander Brendan McKay did not allow an earned run, while Marlins outfielder Victor Victor Mesa posted his first career four-hit game. Source: http://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190623&content_id=308382090&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Anthony Banda Begins Rehab Assignment

Anthony Banda Begins Rehab Assignment Rays left-hander Anthony Banda, on the mend from June 2018 Tommy John surgery, will begin a rehab assignment at the High-A level Sunday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times tweets. Now 25, Banda isn’t far removed from a run as a well-regarded prospect. When Banda’s previous team, the Diamondbacks,…

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Braves Option Mike Foltynewicz

Braves Option Mike Foltynewicz 9:15am: The Braves have optioned Foltynewicz and recalled reliever Chad Sobotka, per a team announcement. 8:24am: Right-hander Mike Foltynewicz was the Braves’ No. 1 starter a year ago, when he seemingly broke out with a 2.85 ERA/3.37 FIP in 183 innings. Now, after a rough opening to 2019, he’ll be the…

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Indians Call Up Bobby Bradley

Indians Call Up Bobby Bradley The Indians have promoted first base prospect Bobby Bradley and optioned reliever Josh Smith to Triple-A Columbus, the team announced. Bradley’s already on the Indians’ 40-man roster. The 23-year-old Bradley, an Indian since they selected him in the third round of the 2014 draft, earned his first MLB promotion by…

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