Whitley was outrighted to Triple-A Gwinnett on Saturday. Whitley has appeared in two games for the Stripers in 2018, tossing 13 innings and allowing four runs while fanning 14. The 29-year-old was called up to the big leagues for a brief stint with the Braves in April, but he was sent down after surrendering two runs over one inning out of the bullpen.
Whitley was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on Monday. Whitley was removed from the roster to make room for Mike Soroka, who is set to make his major-league debut Tuesday. Whitley pitched just one inning in his brief stint with the Braves, allowing two runs. He'll likely shuttle back and forth between Atlanta and Gwinnett throughout the year, providing depth in the bullpen whenever the big club needs a fresh arm.
Whitley was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday. As expected, Whitley will be summoned to the big leagues to provide bullpen depth. He'll likely operate primarily in lower-leverage situations. To make room for him on the active roster, Matt Wisler was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett.
Whitley will be recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett prior to Friday's game against Philadelphia, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports. Whitley will likely serve in low-leverage situations with the Braves. A corresponding move is likely to be announced Friday, alongside Whitley's official call up to the big leagues. Over four appearances in Triple-A this year, he's posted a 2.16 ERA and 1.11 WHIP over 8.1 innings.
Whitley (heel) was activated from the DL and optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday, David O'Brien of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. After opening the season on the disabled list, Whitley has returned to full health. Although he was sent to Gwinnett, it's possible that he could return to the big club if the Braves need help in the bullpen. Over 41 games (57.1 innings) with the Rays last season, Whitley threw to the tune of a 4.08 ERA and 1.12 WHIP.
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