MLB News and Updates: March 27, 2014


Posts From Sports Unbiased and Outside Pitch Sports Network keeping you up to date on what happened today around the league!!

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Other MLB Highlights:

  • *Nationals Signed LHP Mike Gonzalez to a minor league contract. Optioned LHP Xavier Cedeno, OF Jeff Kobernus, RHP Ryan Mattheus and 1B Ted Moore to Syracuse (IL) and C Sandy Leon to Harrisburg (EL).
  • *Blue Jays Placed LHP J.A. Happ on the 15-day DL. Optioned C Erik Kratz to Buffalo (IL).
  • *Mariners Agreed to terms with RHP Chris Young on a one-year contract. Designated LHP Bobby LaFromboise for assignment.
  • *Pirates Agreed to terms with OF Starling Marte on a six-year contract. Optioned RHP Brandon Cumpton to Indianapolis (IL). Acquired OF Keon Broxton from Arizona for a player to be named and assigned him to Altoona (EL).
  • *Phillies Released OF Bobby Abreu. Placed RHP Mike Adams, RHP Miguel Gonzalez, RHP Ethan Martin, SS Freddy Galvis, LHP Cole Hamels and 1B Darin Ruf on the 15-day DL.
  • *Yankees Reassigned RHP Danny Burawa, RHP Chris Leroux and LHP Fred Lewis to minor league camp.
  • *Mets
  • *Twins Assigned LHP Scott Diamond and OF Chris Parmelee outright to Rochester (IL).
  • *Marlins Optioned OF Jake Marisnick and INF Donovan Solano to New Orleans (PCL). Reassigned RHP Henry Rodriguez, RHP Chris Hatcher, OF Matt Angle, INF Juan Diaz and INF Austin Nola to their minor league camp.
  • *Royals Returned LHP Patrick Schuster, a Rule 5 draft pick, to Arizona, where he was assigned to Reno (PCL).
  • *Astros Claimed OF Alex Presley off waivers from Minnesota. Designated LHP Raul Valdes for assignment.
  • *Tigers Optioned INF Eugenio Suarez to Erie (EL).
  • *Rockies Optioned C Mike McKenry, INF Josh Rutledge and INF Ryan Wheeler to Colorado Springs (PCL). Reassigned OF Jason Pridie and OF Tim Wheeler to their minor league camp.
  • *Indians Optioned INF Justin Sellers to Columbus (IL). Reassigned RHP Matt Capps, C Luke Carlin, RHP Shaun Marcum and C Matt Treanor to their minor league camp.
  • *Red Sox Placed LHP Craig Breslow and RHP Steven Wright on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 21.
  • *Braves Optioned RHP Ernesto Mejia to Gwinnett (IL).
  • *Diamondbacks Assigned RHP Archie Bradley to their minor league camp.


*Information regarding player transactions are courtesy of ESPN.com

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