The Marlins signed LHP Tyler Robertson to a minor league contract on Friday. Robertson pitched in 42 games with the Twins in 2012 and 2013, going 2-2, with a 5.54 ERA. He spent last season in the Nationals' organization at Triple-A. He appeared in 12 games, saving one and recording a 4.15 ERA.
The Nationals outrighted reliever Tyler Robertson to Triple-A Syracuse on Monday. Robertson, who was claimed off waivers from the Twins last June, had been designated for assignment last Wednesday.
The Nationals designated pitchers Fernando Abad and Tyler Robertson for assignment Wednesday, clearing two spaces on the 40-man roster. Abad went 0-3 with a 3.35 ERA, 1.38 WHIP and 32:10 K:BB ratio in 37 2/3 innings with the Nationals last season. Robertson made one appearance for the Twins during the regular season and went 4-2 with a 3.04 ERA, 1.67 WHIP and 44:24 K:BB ratio in 47 1/3 innings with Triple-A Rochester and Triple-A Syracuse.
The Nationals have claimed reliever Tyler Robertson off waivers from the Twins, MLB.com reports. Robertson owns a 3.05 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 20 2/3 innings at Triple-A, but his 16 walks are typical of the control problems that have kept him from major league success.
Twins pitcher Tyler Robertson was designated for assignment Monday to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for outfielder Clete Thomas. The left-handed reliever is 2-0 with a 3.05 ERA and .289 opponents' batting average in 21 outings for Triple-A Rochester.
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