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Marlins' Eli Villalobos: Outrighted to Double-A
Miami outrighted Villalobos to Double-A Pensacola on Wednesday.
Villalobos was designated for assignment by the Marlins on Monday and passed through waivers unclaimed. The 26-year-old reliever has yet to make his MLB debut.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Eli Villalobos: Dropped from 40-man roster
Villalobos was designated for assignment by the Marlins on Monday, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
After being claimed off waivers by Miami on June 26, Villalobos was once again designated for assignment. He'll head back to waivers, where another team will be able to claim him. If he goes unclaimed, the 28-year-old will remain with Double-A Pensacola. In a corresponding move, Dane Myers was added to the Marlins' major-league roster, replacing Jazz Chisholm (oblique), who was placed on the 10-day injured list Monday.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Eli Villalobos: Scooped up by Fish
The Marlins claimed Villalobos off waivers from the Pirates on Monday and optioned him to Double-A Pensacola, Daniel Alvarez-Montes of ElExtraBase.com reports.
Villalobos will begin his second stint in the Marlins organization after he had previously been claimed off waivers by the Pirates in April when Miami designated him for assignment. Though he'll report to Pensacola initially, Villalobos has pitched exclusively at the Triple-A level this season, recording a 5.73 ERA and 1.82 WHIP in 22 innings out of the bullpen.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Eli Villalobos: Dropped from 40-man roster
The Pirates designated Villalobos for assignment Monday.
Villalobos will cede his spot on the 40-man roster to catcher/outfielder Henry Davis, whom the Pirates called up from Triple-A Indianapolis in a corresponding move. After being claimed off waivers from the Marlins in April, Villalobos pitched exclusively with Indianapolis, generating a 4.15 ERA and 1.70 WHIP across 16 relief appearances.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Eli Villalobos: Claimed off waivers by PIT
Villalobos was claimed off waivers by the Pirates on Tuesday and optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Villalobos had been designated for assignment Sunday by the Marlins. The 25-year-old right-hander was off to an ugly start this season at Triple-A Jacksonville, but he posted a 2.86 ERA and 101:29 K:BB over 78.2 innings of relief between the Double-A and Triple-A levels in 2022.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Eli Villalobos: Designated for assignment
The Marlins designated Villalobos for assignment Sunday, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
Designating Villabos for assignment clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Devin Smeltzer. The right-hander struggled to an 11.57 ERA over three appearances for the Jumbo Shrimp to open the Triple-A season. If unclaimed, Villalobos likely will remain with Miami as a bullpen option in Jacksonville.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Eli Villalobos: Dispatched to Triple-A
The Marlins optioned Villalobos to Triple-A Jacksonville on Monday, Christina De Nicola of MLB.com reports.
Villalobos was added to the Marlins' 40-man roster in November, but he'll miss out on a spot in the big club's Opening Day bullpen after giving up two runs on five hits -- including a pair of solo home runs -- and no walks over 4.2 innings in Grapefruit League play. The 27-year-old righty submitted a 2.86 ERA, 1.03 WHIP and 101:29 K:BB while holding opposing batters to a .191 average over 78.2 innings in 2022 between stops at Jacksonville and Double-A Pensacola.... See More ... See Less
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