Diamondbacks Select Stefan Crichton

Diamondbacks Select Stefan Crichton The Diamondbacks announced Tuesday that they’ve selected the contract of right-hander Stefan Crichton from Triple-A Reno and optioned right-hander Jimmie Sherfy to Reno in a corresponding move. Crichton, 27, got some experience at the big league level with the Orioles back in 2017, though he tallied just 12 1/3 innings and…

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Indians Promote Zach Plesac

Indians Promote Zach Plesac May 28: Plesac has been called up for his Major League debut, the Indians announced. Righty Josh Smith was optioned to Triple-A Columbus in his place. May 25: The Indians will select right-hander Zach Plesac’s contract from Triple-A Columbus, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports. The 24-year-old will make his major…

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Athletics Release Fernando Rodney

Athletics Release Fernando Rodney The Athletics announced Tuesday that they’ve released veteran right-hander Fernando Rodney. He’d been designated for assignment over the weekend. Rodney, 42, got out to an awful start with the A’s this season, pitching to a 9.42 ERA through 14 1/3 innings of work. In that series of 17 appearances, he’s allowed…

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Sean Burnett Announces Retirement

Sean Burnett Announces Retirement Veteran left-handed reliever Sean Burnett has announced his retirement from baseball in a lengthy, heartfelt statement via the New York Post’s Ken Davidoff (Twitter links). The 36-year-old southpaw had been pitching for the Mets’ Triple-A affiliate before deciding to call it career. Burnett last saw big league action with the Nationals in 2016…

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