Rays pitcher Josh Lueke cleared waivers and will join Triple-A Durham, reports SB Nation. Lueke was designated for assignment Saturday.
Rays pitcher Josh Lueke was designated for assignment Saturday, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Lueke's locker was cleared out prior to the game, indicating a move had been made. He struggled over 30 1/3 innings, posting a 5.64 ERA.
Rays pitcher Josh Lueke was saddled with the loss in Wednesday's 6-4, 12-inning defeat at the hands of the Twins. Lueke (0-1) gave up two earned runs on four hits in two innings of action while striking out one. The Twins put two guys in scoring position with no outs in Lueke's second frame, and a subsequent single gave the Twins the winning margin. He owns a 4.38 ERA and 9:2 K:BB ratio in 12 1/3 innings.
The Rays recalled reliever Josh Lueke from Triple-A Durham Sunday. Lueke will pitch out of the bullpen down the stretch. Lueke appeared in 14 games for the Rays earlier in the year. He had a 4.91 ERA and 1.50 WHIP over 14 2/3 innings.
The Rays optioned reliever Josh Lueke back to Triple-A Durham Monday after claiming Wesley Wright off waivers from Houston, The Tampa Tribune reports. Lueke saw 2 2/3 innings in relief during this stint with the Rays. He gave up three runs on four hits for an ERA of 10.13.
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