Minor MLB Transactions: 8/21/19

Minor MLB Transactions: 8/21/19 Here are the latest minor moves from around baseball… The Nationals have agreed to a minor-league deal with left-handed pitcher Sam Freeman, according to Mark Zuckerman of MASN. He’ll report to Triple-A Fresno. Though he was a mainstay in Braves bullpens over the last two years, he has only appeared in one big…

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FanGraphs Audio: Eric Longenhagen Rejects Line Dancing

FanGraphs Audio: Eric Longenhagen Rejects Line Dancing Episode 868 I welcome FanGraphs lead prospect writer Eric Longenhagen back to the program. We contemplate surprisingly expensive adult hobbies before Eric details his recent amateur scouting trip through various Southern California showcases, including Area Codes and the Perfect Game All-American Classic, while I share some take aways…

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Tigers Shut Down Top Prospect Casey Mize

Tigers Shut Down Top Prospect Casey Mize The Tigers are shutting down former first-overall selection and top pitching prospect Casey Mize, per Jason Beck of MLB.com. While he’s out of commission, he’ll remain with the Double-A Erie Seawolves before reporting to instructional league in mid-September. As Beck notes, no one injury motivated the Tigers’ decision;…

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Angels Place Griffin Canning On IL With Elbow Inflammation

Angels Place Griffin Canning On IL With Elbow Inflammation The Angels have placed right-handed pitcher Griffin Canning on the 10-day injured list with right elbow inflammation, according to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register. It’s the same issue that landed the 23-year-old rookie on the injured list in early August. More to come. Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/08/angels-place-griffin-canning-on-il-with-elbow-inflammation.html

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