Font will be added to the Dodgers roster before Saturday's game against San Diego, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports. It's unclear why the Dodgers are waiting until Saturday, but Font will join the many September call-ups on their way to Los Angeles. Font posted a slick 3.42 ERA and 1.11 WHIP over 134.1 innings for Triple-A Oklahoma City and struck out an absurd 178 batters. Expect the Dodgers to make extensive use of their large September bullpen, and Font could possibly called upon for some multiple-inning outings as the season winds down.
Font struck out 15 hitters over seven innings of one-run ball Monday against Triple-A Sacramento. Font now has a 4.29 ERA over 42 innings for Triple-A Oklahoma City, including an unexpected 13.5 K/9 and 1.9 BB/9. He could be an option at some point for the revolving door that is the Dodgers' rotation.
The Reds have signed three minor free agents to minor league deals. They are right-handers Jose De La Torre and Wilmer Font and infielder Irving Falu. All three have limited major league experience.
The Rangers claimed pitcher Alfredo Figaro off waivers Thursday from the Brewers. To clear a spot on the 40-man roster, pitcher Wilmer Font was designated for assignment.
Rangers pitching prospect Ben Rowen, whose progress this spring was hindered by biceps tendinitis, was sent down Wednesday to Triple-A Round Rock. Also banished to Round Rock was fellow reliever Wilmer Font . The team also announced that shortstop Luis Sardinas and pitcher Lisalverto Bonilla were demoted to Double-A and shortstop Rougned Odor and pitcher Nate Adcock have been reassigned.