The Marlins have reportedly signed pitcher Travis Blackley and catcher Jesus Flores to minor-league contracts, according to Baseball America. Blackley last pitched in the majors in 2013, posting a 2-2 record with a 4.83 ERA and 40 strikeouts in 50 1/3 innings pitched. Flores last played in the majors in 2012, posting a .213 average with six home runs and 26 RBI in 277 at-bats.
Former Rangers pitcher Travis Blackley signed a one-year contract with the Rakuten Golden Eagles of the Japanese league, Nikkan Sports reports Thursday. Blackley appeared in 46 games and was 2-2 with a 4.83 ERA for the Rangers last season.
Former Texas Rangers pitcher Travis Blackley has cleared waivers and has elected to become a free agent Monday. The Rangers waived Blackley after the season. He appeared in 46 games and was 2-2 with a 4.83 ERA for the Rangers this season.
The Rangers have an open date in the rotation for Sunday's game in Anaheim after they moved Derek Holland's next start up one day, the Dallas Morning News reports. Texas manager Ron Washington is likely to go with either Travis Blackley or Nick Tepesch for the outing against the Angels.
Rangers starter Travis Blackley (2-2) endured a rough outing as he failed to make it out of the fifth inning Sunday afternoon against the Twins. The left-hander permitted three runs on eight hits and no walks while striking out four over 4 1/3 innings of a 4-2 defeat.Blackley has allowed eight earned runs combined over his first three starts with the Rangers (14 1/3 innings). He is scheduled to make his next start Saturday against the Angels in Los Angeles.
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