Hayes was traded to the White Sox on Wednesday for cash considerations, according to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic. Hayes had been with Triple-A Reno, where he batted .161/.175/.196 across 56 at-bats (18 games). He last appeared in the big leagues in 2015, when he played in 14 games for the Indians.
Indians catcher Brett Hayes has accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Columbus, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Hayes cleared waivers and was sent outright to Columbus earlier this week, but he had the opportunity to reject the assignment and become a free agent. He went 5 for 32 with three home runs and six RBI with the Indians before the move was made.
Indians catcher Brett Hayes has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Columbus. Hayes, who is a seven-year veteran, has the right to refuse the assignment, according to MLB.com. However, it has not been revealed if Hayes will indeed reject the assignment, or if he will head to Columbus. Hayes was designated for assignment on Sunday when Yan Gomes was activated off of the disabled list. In limited playing time, Hayes had just five hits in 32 at-bats this season.
The Indians activated catcher Yan Gomes from the 15-day disabled list on Sunday. Gomes has been out with a knee injury. He'll make his return behind the plate on Sunday, for the first time since mid-April, batting seventh in the lineup. To make room on the roster, the Indians designated Brett Hayes for assignment.
The Indians are reportedly set to designate catcher Brett Hayes for assignment, according to The Chronicle-Telegram. Hayes will be moved in order to make room for Yan Gomes, who is expected to be activated on Sunday from the disabled list. Hayes is hitting .156 with three home runs and six RBI in 32 at-bats this season.