Athletics Designate Brian Schlitter

Athletics Designate Brian Schlitter The Athletics have designated righty Brian Schlitter for assignment, per a club announcement. His roster spot goes to the just-acquired Jake Diekman. Additionally, the Oakland org announced that right-hander Jharel Cotton has been activated from the 60-day injured list. He was optioned down to Triple-A. Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/07/athletics-designate-brian-schlitter.html

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Brewers To Acquire Jordan Lyles

Brewers To Acquire Jordan Lyles The Brewers have reached a deal to acquire right-hander Jordan Lyles from the division-rival Pirates, reports Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (via Twitter). Milwaukee will send Double-A right-hander Cody Ponce to Pittsburgh in return, tweets Robert Murray of The Athletic. More to come. Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/07/pirates-trade-jordan-lyles-brewers.html

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Blake Parker Elects Free Agency

Blake Parker Elects Free Agency Right-hander Blake Parker rejected an outright assignment from the Twins and has instead elected free agency, the team announced to reporters (Twitter link via Betsy Helfand the St. Paul Pioneer Press). The 34-year-old Parker was non-tendered by the Angels last winter and went on to sign a one-year, $1.8MM deal…

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