Marlins right-hander Chi Chi González went unclaimed on waivers over the weekend, per the transaction log at MLB.com. He was despatched outright to Triple-A Jacksonville.
It’s the second time this season during which González cleared waivers after Miami designated him for project. Every of his main league stints was moderately transient. He spent eight days on the energetic roster in Could and three days with the large league membership final week. Skip Schumaker has referred to as upon him thrice, with González permitting three runs over 3 2/3 frames.
The previous first-round choose has spent nearly all of the season beginning video games in Jacksonville. He has logged 121 2/3 innings over 24 appearances, working to a 6.07 ERA in a hitter-friendly Triple-A setting. González has thrown strikes for the Jumbo Shrimp however has solely fanned 13% of opponents on the prime minor league degree.
González forewent a possibility to check free company when Miami outrighted him earlier within the yr. He has that possibility once more, although he’ll presumably stick to the Fish at this level. The 31-year-old will likely be a minor league free agent at the start of the offseason except Miami provides him again to the roster.