The Brewers signed RHP Josh Roenicke to a minor league contract, the team announced on Thursday. Roenicke has appeared in 190 MLB games since 2008, for the Blue Jays, Reds, Rockies and Twins. He has posted an 8-3 career record with two saves and a 4.17 ERA. Roenicke split last season between the Nationals' and Rockies' Triple-A franchises. He is the nephew of Brewers manager Ron Roenicke.
The Rockies have signed pitcher Josh Roenicke to a minor-league deal and will assign him to Triple-A Colorado Springs Tuesday, MLBDailyDish.com reports. Roenicke has yet to pitch in the majors this season. He had a 5.45 ERA in 79 1/3 innings with the Nationals' Triple-A affiliate in Syracuse.
The Nationals optioned outfielder Michael Taylor and starting pitcher Matt Purke to Double-A Harrisburg Thursday. The Nationals also reassigned pitcher Clay Hensley, pitcher Josh Roenicke, pitcher Daniel Stange and pitcher Danny Rosenbaum to minor-league camp.
The Nationals have signed right-handed reliever Josh Roenicke to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training. Roenicke will battle for a bullpen spot, but must improve his control. He has averaged five walks per nine innings throughout his career.
A "handful" of teams have shown an interest in signing free agent right-handed reliever Josh Roenicke, according to SB Nation, which has further reported that a deal could be done soon. Roenicke, who has never started a game in 190 career appearances, managed a 3-1 mark with a 4.35 ERA with Minnesota in 2013. He has struggled with his control throughout his career with 117 walks in 220 1/3 innings.