Minor MLB Transactions: 8/20/19

Minor MLB Transactions: 8/20/19 We’ll use this post to track the latest minor transactions from around baseball… The Royals have agreed to a deal with left-handed pitcher Jake Brentz, per Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com. After he was released by the Pirates, he’ll now be assigned to Double-A with his new organization. Brentz, 24, has had…

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Steven Duggar Avoids Shoulder Surgery

Steven Duggar Avoids Shoulder Surgery After receiving a second opinion on his injured left AC joint, Giants outfielder Steven Duggar has received the best possible news, tweets Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle: he won’t require surgery. Instead, the 25-year-old is looking at a four-to-six week rehab timeline. He’ll still miss the remainder of…

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Carlos Correa Likely Headed To IL

Carlos Correa Likely Headed To IL Astros shortstop Carlos Correa is likely to land on the 10-day injured list after exiting last night’s game with back discomfort, manager A.J. Hinch told reporters including Brian McTaggart of MLB.com. An official decision won’t be made until later tonight, but Hinch and the Astros are “not optimistic” that…

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A’s Release Marco Estrada

A’s Release Marco Estrada The Oakland Athletics released starting pitcher Marco Estrada today, the team announced. The move doesn’t come as a total surprise, as Estrada has not pitched for Oakland since April 16th. It’s a disappointing turn nonetheless for the veteran Estrada. The San Francisco Chronicle’s Susan Slusser tweets that Estrada was simply unable…

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