Schlitter cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas on Wednesday.
Schlitter recorded a solid 3.72 ERA in 9.2 innings for Oakland before being designated for assignment. It's not terribly surprising that he went unclaimed on waivers, as he's a 33-year-old with a career 5.20 ERA at the big-league level.
Schlitter was designated for assignment by the Athletics on Monday, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports.
Schlitter compiled a 3.72 ERA, 1.66 WHIP and 6:4 K:BB in 9.2 innings (six appearances) with the Athletics before being removed from their 40-man roster. Jake Diekman will take his spot on the active roster, while Jharel Cotton (elbow) -- who was activated from the 60-day injured list and optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas on Monday -- will replace him on the 40-man roster.
Schlitter's contract was selected by the Athletics on Sunday.
The 33-year-old owns an unimpressive 5.40 ERA in 71.2 career big-league innings, none of which has come since 2015. He threw 34.2 innings for Triple-A Las Vegas prior to earning the callup, posting a 3.89 ERA. Blake Treinen (shoulder) landed on the 10-day injured list in a corresponding move.
Schlitter signed a minor-league contract with the Athletics that includes an invitation to spring training, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Schlitter represents organizational pitching depth. The 33-year-old last appeared in the majors in 2015 and owns a career 5.40 ERA and 42:26 K:BB across parts of three big-league seasons (71.2 innings).
Schlitter signed a minor-league contract with the Dodgers that includes an invitation to spring training, Eric Stephen of TrueBlueLA.com reports.
The 32-year-old appeared in the majors in three different seasons, but his most recent playing time came in Japan. As a part of the Seibu Lions in the NPB, Schlitter produced a 2.83 ERA in 68.2 innings pitched. His strikeout rate plummeted, however, so it's hard to believe he'll stand much of a chance to crack an already crowded bullpen.
Schlitter was released by the Rockies, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.
Schlitter spent the entire season at Triple-A Albuquerque, and although he didn't pitch badly by any means, the Rockies have too many prospects coming through their system to warrant having a 30-year-old clogging up their farm system. The right-hander does have some major league experience (even if none of it really went well), so he could garner some interest as a veteran middle-relief option with some teams.
Schlitter was reassigned to minor league camp Monday, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports.
The right-hander struggled significantly in spring training, giving up seven runs on 17 hits in eight spring innings, so this comes as no surprise. He'll head to Triple-A and act as organizational bullpen depth.
Schlitter received an invitation to spring training Thursday.
Schlepper appeared in the majors with the Cubs the last two seasons, but he struggled both times, most recently to the tune of a 7.36 ERA. He'll need to improve against major league hitters if he wants to garner a spot in the Colorado bullpen.
Schlitter signed a minor league contract with Colorado on Monday, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reports.
Schlitter spent most of the 2015 season pitching in Triple-A Iowa, but made a few appearances for the Cubs. He struggled at the big league level last year, and will try to turn things around in Colorado and try to secure a spot in their bullpen in 2016.
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