Triple-A Columbus pitcher J.C. Romero was placed on the seven-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation, MLB.com reports Monday. Romero was signed by the Indians in early June. Romero has appeared in two games for Columbus, allowing a run over two innings with two walks and two strikeouts.
Newly acquired pitcher J.C. Romero is expected to report to Triple-A Columbus Thursday as long as he passes a physical, MLB.com reports. He's expected to sign a minor-league contract with the Indians. Romero was 0-1 with a 2.84 ERA in 13 relief appearances for Triple-A Syracuse before opting out of his contract with Washington.
Veteran reliever J.C. Romero opted out of his minor-league contract with the Nationals, according to FOX Sports. The Indians are working on finalizing a deal with Romero, who could report to Triple-A Columbus as soon as Thursday. Romero was 0-1 with a 2.84 ERA in 13 relief appearances for Triple-A Syracuse.
The Nationals are in a bind with regards to minor-league reliever J.C. Romero, who nearly broke camp with the team in spring training. Romero has an opt-out clause in his minor-league contract if he is not on the major-league roster by June 1, however he has not pitched since May 8 due to shoulder stiffness, according to The Washington Post. Romero has begun a throwing program, but has yet to take the mound again. Prior to the injury, he posted a 2.84 ERA for Triple-A Syracuse, but has a 9.00 ERA in 12 innings in the majors last year.
The Nationals reassigned relief pitcher J.C. Romero to their minor-league camp on Sunday after he failed to secure a spot on the opening day roster. Romero fired two scoreless innings over two Grapefruit League games for Washington.
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