MLB.com reports that the Astros released outfielder Eric Thames, who will play in Korea next season, on Monday. The Astros claimed Thames off waivers from the Orioles in September after he hit .252 with three home runs in 36 games for Triple-A Norfolk.
Orioles outfielder Eric Thames has been claimed by the Astros, according to ESPN. Thames was recently designated for assignment by Baltimore. He has not appeared in the majors this year.
The Orioles designated Eric Thames for assignment Sunday. Thames played at Triple-A Tacoma and Triple-A Norfolk this season in the Mariners and Orioles organizations, respectively. Thames hit .252 with Norfolk over his final 36 games with three homers and 13 RBI.
Orioles newly-acquired outfielder Eric Thames, who is with Triple-A Norfolk but has a hand injury, will resume swinging a bat Sunday, MASNSports.com reports. Thames is coming back from a fractured left hand. He was acquired as outfield depth for the Baltimore organization from the Mariners.
Newly-acquired outfielder Eric Thames is not healthy right now, MASNSports.com reports Sunday. Thames, who was traded to the Orioles from the Mariners for Tyler Kelly, has a nondisplaced fracture of the second metacarpal in his left hand. Thames suffered the injury playing with Triple-A Tacoma on June 15. He's expected to be cleared for baseball activities within the next 10 days.
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