Twins Activate Michael Pineda

Twins Activate Michael Pineda The Twins activated right-hander Michael Pineda from the injured list Thursday, per Phil Miller of the Star Tribune. He’ll start the team’s game in Texas. The Twins optioned righty Randy Dobnak to Triple-A Rochester in a corresponding move. Pineda’s back after missing a little over the minimum of 10 days for…

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Giants Select Fernando Abad’s Contract, Designate Kyle Barraclough

Giants Select Fernando Abad’s Contract, Designate Kyle Barraclough The Giants announced a series of roster moves, including the news that Aramis Garcia and Williams Jerez were optioned to Triple-A and right-hander Kyle Barraclough has been designated for assignment.  Right-hander Dereck Rodriguez was called up and left-hander Fernando Abad’s contract was purchased from Triple-A. More analysis…

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Jones, Valera highlight NYPL All-Stars

Jones, Valera highlight NYPL All-Stars Rays first-round pick and No. 9 prospect Greg Jones and sixth-ranked Indians prospect George Valera will be among those representing their organizations in the New York-Penn League All-Star Game in Staten Island on Aug. 21. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190815&content_id=310014786&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Eugenio Suárez’s Step Back

Eugenio Suárez’s Step Back Over the past few seasons, fans of the Cincinnati Reds have gotten used to watching third baseman Eugenio Suárez improve year after year. When he was acquired from the Detroit Tigers in December 2014 with former first-round pick Jonathon Crawford in exchange for Alfredo Simon, he was a glove-first shortstop who…

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Reds Select Joel Kuhnel’s Contract

Reds Select Joel Kuhnel’s Contract The Reds have selected the contract of right-hander Joel Kuhnel from Triple-A Louisville, and also called up righty Matt Bowman from their top affiliate, the club announced (Twitter link).  Kuhnel and Bowman will take the roster spots of righty Sal Romano, who was optioned to Louisville, and Jared Hughes, who…

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