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Cubs' Luke Farrell: Back in action at Triple-A
Farrell (undisclosed) has struck out five over 3.1 innings while giving up one run on one hit and three walks across two appearances for Triple-A Iowa since being reinstated from the 7-day injured list Tuesday.
Farrell was sidelined for about two and a half weeks with the unspecified injury. The journeyman right-hander owns a 4.39 ERA and 1.45 WHIP across 26.2 innings with Iowa on the season.... See More ... See Less
Cubs' Luke Farrell: Placed on injured list
Farrell was placed on the 7-day injured list at Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday with an unspecified injury, Tommy Birch of the Des Moines Register reports.
Farrell has made six appearances (four starts) in Iowa this year and has posted a 4.63 ERA and 1.47 WHIP in 23.1 innings. He gave up four runs in 4.1 innings during Saturday's start and is apparently dealing with an injury that will force him to miss at least a week.... See More ... See Less
Cubs' Luke Farrell: Lands with Cubs
Farrell signed a minor-league contract with the Cubs on Monday, Chris Hilburn-Trenkle of Baseball America reports.
Farrell spent the 2021 campaign with the Twins, finishing the year with a 4.74 ERA, 1.66 WHIP and a 25:13 K:BB across 24.2 frames (one start). Following Monday's signing, he'll likely head to Triple-A Iowa where he'll serve as bullpen depth.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Luke Farrell: Sent to Triple-A
Farrell was outrighted to Triple-A St. Paul on Friday, Aaron Gleeman of The Athletic reports.
Farrell finished the campaign as a member of the big-league bullpen, but he's been removed from the 40-man roster heading into the offseason. The 30-year-old made 20 appearances for Minnesota this year and had a 4.74 ERA, 1.66 WHIP and 25:13 K:BB over 24.2 innings.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Luke Farrell: Lit up as opener
Farrell (1-1) allowed five runs on seven hits and struck out one in one inning, taking the loss Sunday versus Toronto.
The right-hander started the bullpen game for Minnesota, but he allowed Toronto to go all the way through the order while piling up five runs. Farrell's ERA inflated from 1.31 to 3.45 with the nightmarish start Sunday, which suggests he may not be asked to open another game any time soon. He also has a 1.29 WHIP, 22:8 K:BB and one hold through 21.2 innings this season.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Luke Farrell: Starting bullpen game
Farrell will start Sunday's game against the Blue Jays, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Farrell has a 1.31 ERA, 1.02 WHIP and 21:8 K:BB across 20.2 innings this season, and he'll make his first start of the campaign Sunday with the Twins employing a bullpen game. The 30-year-old covered a season-high 2.1 frames his last time out Monday and shouldn't be expected to go much deeper than that in Toronto.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Luke Farrell: Back from IL
Farrell (oblique) was activated from the 60-day injured list Sunday, Brandon Warne of Access Twins reports.
Farrell is back in Minnesota's bullpen after an oblique strain sidelined him since late June. The righty was an effective relief option in 13 games before getting injured, as he posted a 1.76 ERA and 17:6 K:BB in 15.1 innings. He takes the roster spot of Andrew Albers, whom the Twins optioned Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Luke Farrell: Shifts to 60-day injured list
Farrell (oblique) was transferred to the 60-day injured list Friday.
The move clears room on the 40-man roster for the Twins to select Ian Gibaut's contract. It won't affect Farrell's timeline, as he's already been out for more than 60 days with an oblique strain. He could be back fairly soon, as he's already made a pair of rehab appearances.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Luke Farrell: Opens rehab at Triple-A
Farrell (oblique) struck out three of the four batters he faced and walked the other in his first rehab appearance Sunday with Triple-A St. Paul.
Farrell, who is working his way back from an oblique strain, needed 18 pitches to retire the side in what marked his first appearance at any level since June 22. He'll likely make at least one or two more appearances with St. Paul before the Twins reinstate him from the 10-day injured list.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Luke Farrell: Set to begin throwing
Farrell (oblique) is expected to throw a light bullpen session Aug. 9, MLB.com reports.
Farrell landed on the injured list June 25 and hadn't made much progress in his recovery. His upcoming bullpen session suggests he could return later this season.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Luke Farrell: Recovery going slow
Farrell (oblique) has "slowed" in his recovery, according to manager Rocco Baldelli, and has not yet started throwing, MLB.com reports.
Farrell landed on the injured list June 25 and it sounds like he'll be out several weeks or more with an oblique strain.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Luke Farrell: Sidelined with oblique strain
Farrell landed on the injured list with a strained oblique Friday, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports.
Farrell has pitched well in 15.1 relief innings this season, posting a 1.76 ERA and 1.17 WHIP while striking out 27.0 percent of opposing batters. Daniel Coulombe was recalled in a corresponding move.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Luke Farrell: Recalled by Twins
Farrell was recalled by the Twins on Wednesday, Aaron Gleeman of The Athletic reports.
Farrell began the minor-league season with Triple-A St. Paul and posted a 1.93 ERA, 0.86 WHIP and 9:2 K:BB in 4.2 innings across three relief appearances. He'll now rejoin the major-league roster after Michael Pineda (thigh) was placed on the 10-day injured list in a corresponding move.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Luke Farrell: Sent down by Minnesota
Farrell was optioned to the Twins' alternate training site Saturday, Brandon Warne of Access Twins reports.
Farrell's contract was selected by the Twins on Tuesday, and he allowed no hits and two walks while striking out one in one scoreless inning during his lone relief appearance. He'll now head back to the team's alternate camp after Caleb Thielbar was activated from the COVID-19 injured list.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Luke Farrell: Contract purchased by Twins
Farrell's contract was selected prior to Tuesday's doubleheader in Oakland, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Caleb Thielbar was placed on the COVID-19 injured list in a corresponding move. Farrell will work in low-leverage situations in the short term.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Luke Farrell: Bound for MiLB camp
The Twins reassigned Farrell to their minor-league camp Thursday.
Farrell was one of seven players sent back to the Twins' alternate site as Minnesota trimmed down its group at big-league camp to 36 men. The 29-year-old made four relief appearances for Texas in 2020, giving up five earned runs over 5.1 innings.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Luke Farrell: Lands minor-league deal
Farrell signed a minor-league contract with the Twins on Thursday as a non-roster invitee, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Farrell elected free agency in early November after he was outrighted to the minors by the Rangers. He'll be invited to spring training with the Twins in 2021, where he should compete for a spot as a low-leverage reliever. The right-hander made four relief appearances for Texas last season, posting an 8.44 ERA and 1.88 WHIP over 5.1 innings.... See More ... See Less
Luke Farrell: Joins free-agent pool
Farrell elected free agency Sunday, Chris Hilburn-Trenkle of Baseball America reports.
Farrell opted to hit the open market after the Rangers outrighted him to Triple-A Nashville over the weekend. The 29-year-old right-hander made four appearances out of Texas' bullpen in 2020, giving up five earned runs and striking out eight over 5.1 innings.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Luke Farrell: Outrighted to minors
Farrell cleared waivers and was outrighted to the minors Friday.
Farrell appeared in four games during 2020 and gave up five runs on five hits with eight strikeouts and five walks over 5.1 innings. The right-hander figures to be in big-league camp at spring training.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Luke Farrell: Back at alternate site
The Rangers optioned Farrell to their alternate training site Sunday.
Farrell was dropped from the active roster after joining the Rangers as the 29th man for their doubleheader Saturday with the Athletics. The 29-year-old appeared out of the bullpen in the second game of the twin bill, striking out two over two scoreless, no-hit innings.... See More ... See Less
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