The Reds have signed outfielder Thomas Neal to a minor-league deal with an invitation to spring training, MLB.com reports. Neal dislocated his shoulder in a game on Aug. 7, ending his season. He went 2 for 15 in the majors last season and hit .325/.391/.411 with two home runs and 29 RBI in 265 at-bats with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
The Cubs outrighted six players off their 40-man roster, MLB.com reports Wednesday. Outfielder Darnell McDonald, catcher J.C. Boscan and pitcher Trey McNutt all cleared waivers and were outrighted. Additionally, pitchers Rafael Dolis and Zach Putnam and outfielder Thomas Neal were activated from the 60-day disabled list, cleared waivers and were outrighted.
The Cubs moved outfielder Thomas Neal to the 60-day disabled list Saturday, ending his season. Neal was placed on the disabled list Thursday with a dislocated shoulder, and he is not eligible to return this season.
The Cubs announced Thursday they placed reliever Matt Guerrier (elbow) and outfielder Thomas Neal (shoulder) on the disabled list. Guerrier was placed on the 60-day disabled list, likely signaling an end to his season.
Cubs outfielder Thomas Neal is heading to the 15-day disabled list after dislocating his shoulder in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Phillies, Comcast SportsNet Chicago reports. Neal was playing in just his second game with the Cubs after going 2 for 11 with the Yankees earlier in the season.
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