A handful of gamers lately designated for task have gone unclaimed on waivers in current days.
- The Angels introduced at this time that outfielder Ryan Aguilar was outrighted to Triple-A Salt Lake. The 28-year-old is now in line for what’ll be the primary Triple-A expertise of his profession. Aguilar had by no means performed above Double-A earlier than he was referred to as up final month — first as a brief alternative for gamers unable to journey to Toronto after which as a proper addition to the 40-man roster. Aguilar solely bought into seven video games throughout his MLB look, although, putting out in 14 of 26 plate appearances earlier than being designated for task final week. He’d struck out in 27.2% of his plate appearances at Double-A Rocket Metropolis this yr, however he’d additionally drawn walks at an unbelievable 19% clip and posted an enormous .280/.427/.517 displaying in 88 video games there. The lefty-hitting outfielder will stick within the group for now, however he’ll qualify for minor league free company on the finish of the yr if he’s not reselected onto the 40-man roster.
- Infielder/outfielder Matt Beaty has cleared waivers after being designated for task by the Padres, in line with his transactions tracker at MLB.com. Acquired from the division rival Dodgers earlier than the season, Beaty solely appeared in 20 video games with San Diego and hit .093/.170/.163 with no residence run. He misplaced the majority of the yr to a shoulder impingement. It’s been a tricky season, however the left-handed hitter is barely a yr faraway from a productive .270/.363/.402 displaying over 234 plate appearances with Los Angeles. Beaty surpassed three years of MLB service this season, giving him the suitable to refuse an task to Triple-A El Paso in favor of free company.
- The Orioles introduced that right-hander Rico Garcia was outrighted to Triple-A Norolk. Baltimore designated the 28-year-old for task over the weekend upon claiming Cam Gallagher off waivers. Garcia has appeared in six large league video games this season, working eight frames of four-run ball. He’s solely struck out two batters, however he has a extra spectacular 27% strikeout charge in 30 1/3 innings with the Tides this yr. Garcia has by no means beforehand been outrighted and doesn’t have three years of service, so he’ll stick within the group with out occupying a 40-man roster spot. He’ll be eligible totally free company on the finish of the season if not added again to the roster.
- Athletics outfielder Luis Barrera has been outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas, in line with his MLB.com transactions log. Barrera misplaced his roster spot when Oakland claimed Conner Capel from the Cardinals final week. The left-hander has tallied a career-high 85 MLB plate appearances this yr, hitting .234/.294/.338 together with his first residence run. Barrera has barely below-average numbers in Triple-A and has been outrighted twice this season, giving him the suitable to check free company this time round.