The Blue Jays released reliever Michael Schwimer Wednesday. Schwimer was designated for assignment Monday. The right-handed relief pitcher has been hurt for most of the season. Schwimer last pitched in a major league game back on Aug. 19 of last season with Philadelphia.
Blue Jays reliever Michael Schwimer was designated for assignment Monday. Schwimer did not pitch in the majors this season, and had not appeared at Triple-A Buffalo for a while. His last game with the team was May 28. He is currently listed on the seven day disabled list. In six games at Triple-A, Schwimer had not allowed any runs.
The Blue Jays activated pitcher Michael Schwimmer from the 15-day disabled list Friday and optioned him to Triple-A Buffalo, the team announced. Schwimmer was acquired from the Phillies during the offseason after going 2-1 with a 4.46 ERA in 35 games for Philadelphia.
Blue Jays reliever Michael Schwimer was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday due to a strained right shoulder. The move was retroactive to March 22.
The Phillies traded relief pitcher Michael Schwimer to the Blue Jays on Saturday in exchange for minor-league first baseman Art Charles. Schwimer made 35 appearances for Philadelphia last season and registered a 2-1 record with a 4.46 ERA and 36 strikeouts.