White Sox Outright Odrisamer Despaigne

White Sox Outright Odrisamer Despaigne White Sox right-hander Odrisamer Despaigne has accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Charlotte, James Fegan of The Athletic tweets. The club designated Despaigne on June 24. Despaigne could have rejected an outright in favor of a return to free agency, but he’ll stick with Chicago, which signed him to a…

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Astros Place Brad Peacock On Injured List

Astros Place Brad Peacock On Injured List The Astros have placed right-hander Brad Peacock on the 10-day injured list with shoulder discomfort and recalled lefty Reymin Guduan from Triple-A Round Rock, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle was among those to report. The severity of Peacock’s injury is unknown, but regardless, it’s the latest unfortunate…

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The All-Star Starters By WAR

The All-Star Starters By WAR With last night’s announcement of the starters for the 2019 All-Star Game, baseball’s experiment with a new fan voting process officially came to its completion. Ten of the 17 All-Star starters currently lead their respective league in WAR at their position, with two more — Gary Sanchez and Nolan Arenado…

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Rangers Claim Jesse Biddle

Rangers Claim Jesse Biddle The Rangers have claimed left-hander Jesse Biddle off waivers from the Mariners, according to announcements from both clubs. Texas transferred Jeffrey Springs from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL to open a spot on the 40-man roster. The 27-year-old Biddle is a former first-round pick who bounced back from injuries…

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