The Nationals acquired pitcher P.J. Walters from the Dodgers on Monday, per MASN Sports. Walters will report to Triple-A Syracuse. He was 2-1, 4.70 in four games with Triple-A Oklahoma City in the Dodgers' organization. Washington acquired Walters in exchange for cash considerations.
The Blue Jays released right-hander P.J. Walters Sunday. Walters, who split 2014 between the Royals and Blue Jays organizations, spent the entire season in the minors, compiling a 4.82 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings in 27 appearances, including 25 starts between Double- and Triple-A.
The Royals traded outfielder Melky Mesa and pitcher P.J. Walters to the Blue Jays for cash considerations, reports the Kansas City Star.
The Royals announced Sunday they optioned pitcher Danny Duffy and Donnie Joseph to Triple-A Omaha. They also announced they reassigned pitchers Cory Wade and P.J. Walters to minor-league camp.
The Royals signed right-hander P.J. Walters, 28, to a minor-league deal with an invitation to spring training Thursday. Walters made eight starts for the Twins last season, going 2-5 with a 5.95 ERA and 1.75 WHIP. He went 7-5 with a 4.18 ERA and 1.51 WHIP in 19 starts at Triple-A Rochester.
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