It has been an especially busy day at MLBTR, since immediately was the deadline for numerous roster machinations across the league. Free company, each the main league and minor league selection, kicked off at 4:00 pm Central. That was additionally the deadline for choices on numerous contract choices, in addition to the deadline for golf equipment to determine whether or not to challenge qualifying gives to eligible gamers. These deadlines led to many roster strikes, a few of which received misplaced within the shuffle. Right here’s a put up rounding up some strikes that have been missed all through the day.
- The Rays introduced that they added right-hander Manuel Rodríguez to their 40-man roster, stopping him from reaching minor league free company. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reported on the transfer previous to the official announcement. The 27-year-old was acquired from the Cubs in a commerce simply earlier than the deadline. He made 34 main league appearances with the Cubs over 2021 and 2022 however spent all of 2023 within the minors. Between the 2 golf equipment, he had a 3.99 ERA in 56 1/3 innings on the farm, placing out 32.4% of hitters in opposition to a ten.5% stroll fee. The membership additionally introduced that infielder Tristan Grey, outfielder Raimel Tapia and right-hander Cole Sulser, all of whom have been positioned on waivers final week, cleared waivers and can grow to be free brokers.
- The Cubs added infielder Luis Vázquez to their 40-man roster, per Meghan Montemurro of Chicago Tribune, to stop him from reaching minor league free company. The 24-year-old has spent his whole skilled profession with the Cubs, having been chosen by them within the 14th spherical of the 2017 draft. He cut up this 12 months between Double-A and Triple-A, hitting .271/.361/.456 for a wRC+ of 112. He performed the three infield place to the left of first base, giving the membership some depth at these positions going ahead.
- The Marlins introduced they despatched right-hander Tommy Nance outright to Triple-A Jacksonville. The righty had an encouraging season for the Fish in 2022, making 35 appearances with a 4.33 ERA, 29.1% strikeout fee, 10.7% stroll fee and 46.4% floor ball fee. Sadly, a shoulder pressure stored him on the injured checklist till August, at which level he was optioned, which means he didn’t pitch within the majors in 2023. He additionally completed the 12 months on the IL as a consequence of an indirect pressure. His 17 innings within the minors resulted in a 1.59 ERA.