Weber signed a minor league deal with Detroit for the 2017 season. The journeyman hasn't pitched in the majors since 2013, and he's spent the last two seasons at Double-A and Triple-A within the Tigers organization. In 26 appearances at the two levels in 2016, Weber posted a combined 5.08 ERA across 147.0 innings. He'll likely begin the 2017 campaign at Triple-A Toledo.
The Blue Jays have released pitcher Thad Weber, who has signed with a team in the Korean Baseball League. Weber made eight major-league appearances and went 12-6 with a 2.95 ERA, 2.95 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 114:25 K:BB ratio in 134 1/3 innings with two Triple-A teams last season
The Blue Jays optioned reliever Thad Weber back to Triple-A Buffalo Tuesday after he was recalled as the 26th man for Toronto in the doubleheader against the Yankees. Weber pitched in the first game of the doubleheader and gave up two runs -- one earned -- on three hits and a walk over two innings. He struck out two and his ERA is at 3.00 after eight major league appearances.
The Blue Jays have optioned pitcher Thad Weber back to Triple-A Buffalo Monday. The move clears room for Munenori Kawasaki to return off the paternity leave list. Weber should return to the club on Tuesday to play as the team's 26th man in a doubleheader at the Yankees.
The Blue Jays have recalled Thad Weber from Triple-A Buffalo Tuesday with Josh Johnson going on the disabled list, the National Post reports. General manager Alex Anthopoulos said either Weber or Esmil Rogers will start Wednesday against Boston in Johnson's place. Weber, who is 0-1 this season over four appearances for Toronto with a 2.25, has made 15 appearances and 12 starts for Triple-A Buffalo this season. He's 5-3 with a 2.74 ERA over his last 10 outings with 54 Ks over 65 2/3 innings. Rogers was recently demoted from the starting rotation. He would be the obvious choice to return to starting, though he's 3-7 on the season with Toronto with a 5.12 ERA. He's 2-5 with a 5.76 ERA over his last 12 starts.
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