Blaine Hardy Elects Free Agency

Blaine Hardy Elects Free Agency 4:21PM: Hardy has indeed officially elected to become a free agent, as per a team announcement. 1:50PM: The Tigers have placed left-hander Blaine Hardy on outright waivers, as per MLB.com’s Jason Beck (Twitter link).  The move all but officially ends Hardy’s tenure in the Motor City, as he will become…

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Cesar Puello Elects Free Agency

Cesar Puello Elects Free Agency 3:15PM: Puello has elected free agency, the Marlins announced. 6:48AM: The Marlins outrighted well-traveled outfielder Cesar Puello to Triple-A New Orleans on Wednesday night, per the Pacific Coast League transactions page. As a player who has been outrighted previously, Puello will have a chance to elect free agency. Puello, a 28-year-old…

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Phillies Hire Joe Girardi

Phillies Hire Joe Girardi 3:06PM: The Phillies made the news official, announcing in a press release that Girardi has been signed to a three-year contract with a club option for the 2023 season. 8:03AM: The Phillies are expected to hire former Yankees and Marlins manager Joe Girardi as their new skipper, according to a tweet…

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Tigers Designate Daniel Stumpf

Tigers Designate Daniel Stumpf The Tigers have designated left-hander Daniel Stumpf for assignment, The Athletic’s Emily Waldon reports (Twitter link).  Stumpf has already cleared waivers, and MLB.com’s Jason Beck reports that Stumpf will opt for free agency rather than accept an outright assignment to the Tigers’ minor league system. More analysis to come… Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/10/tigers-designate-daniel-stumpf.html

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