The Marlins have despatched reliever Geoff Hartlieb outright to Triple-A Jacksonville, in keeping with his transaction log at MLB.com. He was designated for task on Wednesday.
Hartlieb pitched solely twice for Miami since his contract was chosen in early August. He threw 4 innings of one-run ball with three strikeouts and walks apiece. The 29-year-old righty has spent the majority of the season in Jacksonville after signing an offseason minor league pact. He has carried out properly in a hitter-friendly setting, working to a 3.29 ERA whereas placing out over 1 / 4 of opponents by way of 38 1/3 innings.
A former twenty ninth spherical decide of the Pirates, Hartlieb has logged elements of 4 large league seasons between Pittsburgh, the Mets and Miami. He has a 7.17 ERA in 70 1/3 MLB frames. He has a much better 3.86 ERA in elements of 4 seasons on the Triple-A degree.
Hartlieb has been outrighted twice in his profession, that means he can decline this task in favor of free company. If he chooses to stay with Miami, he’d qualify for minor league free company at the start of the offseason until the Fish name him again to the majors.