Minor MLB Transactions: 1/16/20

Minor MLB Transactions: 1/16/20 The latest minor moves from around baseball…. The Astros have outrighted right-hander Dean Deetz to Triple-A, the club announced.  Deetz cleared waivers after being designated for assignment last week.  Over six seasons in Houston’s farm system, Deetz has some solid numbers overall but has struggled at the Triple-A level, with a…

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Jessica Mendoza, Mets advisor, backtracks after ripping Mike Fiers

Jessica Mendoza, Mets advisor, backtracks after ripping Mike Fiers Jessica Mendoza whiffed. So, she’s taking another swing at it. Just hours after the ESPN broadcaster and Mets special assistant denounced former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers for exposing his former team’s secret sign-stealing system, Mendoza backtracked on her original point after facing widespread criticism. “Thought it…

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Diamondbacks Claim Pat Valaika

Diamondbacks Claim Pat Valaika The Diamondbacks announced that they have claimed infielder Pat Valaika off waivers from the Orioles.  Right-hander Jimmie Sherfy was outrighted to Triple-A in order to create room for Valaika on the 40-man roster. More analysis to come… Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2020/01/diamondbacks-claim-pat-valaika.html

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