Coulombe agreed to a minor-league contract with the Twins on Wednesday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
Coulombe recorded no time in the majors in 2019, but he made 11 appearances at the Triple-A level, where he recorded a 4.50 ERA with a 64:19 K:BB over 38 innings. The southpaw has had some success in the big leagues in past seasons, and it wouldn't be surprising to see him appear in the Twins' bullpen at some point in 2020. The report doesn't explicitly say so, but Coulombe will likely be a non-roster invitee for spring training.
Coulombe was signed by the Yankees and assigned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Coulombe was released by Milwaukee on Aug. 29 but didn't take long to return to the Yankees organization, where he has spent the majority of 2019. In 31 minor-league games between Triple-A San Antonio and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this season, he has posted a 4-2 record, 4.71 ERA and 61:17 K:BB in 36.1 innings. The 29-year-old has pitched in 153 games in the majors across five seasons with the Dodgers and Athletics, compiling a 4.27 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 134:61 K:BB in 143.1 frames.
Coulombe was released by the Brewers on Thursday.
Coulombe has spent the entire season at Triple-A, posting a combined 4.79 ERA, 1.54 WHIP and 60:17 K:BB across 35.2 innings between the Yankees' Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and Milwaukee's San Antonio. The 29-year-old owns a career 4.27 ERA across parts of five big-league seasons (143.1 innings) and will look to latch on elsewhere as organizational bullpen depth.
Coulombe (undisclosed) was activated from the injured list Tuesday, Conor Foley of The Times-Tribune reports.
Coulombe was on the 7-day injured list, but he's been activated and will rejoin Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He was erratic in his last action at the big-league level with the Athletics, with a 4.56 ERA in 23.2 innings last season, so he'd likely only be in line for a callup to the Yankees in an emergency situation.
Coulombe was reassigned to minor-league camp Friday.
Coulombe posted a solid 2.79 ERA and 10:3 K:BB through 9.2 innings this spring, but there simply isn't room for him in the Yankees' stacked bullpen. The southpaw, who owns a career 4.27 ERA across parts of five big-league seasons (143.1 innings), should provide bullpen depth for New York.
Coulombe agreed to a minor-league deal with the Yankees on Thursday which includes an invite to spring training.
Coulombe will try to secure a spot on the Yankees' Opening Day roster after a tumultuous 2018 campaign in Oakland. The southpaw wound up being designated for assignment in early September after logging a pedestrian 4.56 ERA and 1.48 WHIP in 23.2 innings across 27 relief appearances. Considering New York's bullpen is one of the best in baseball, it seems likely that Coulombe will begin the year back in the minors.
Coulombe was outrighted to Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.
Coulombe was recently cast off the 40-man roster and will head to the Triple-A level after passing through waivers unclaimed. On the year, he's logged a 4.56 ERA with 26 strikeouts in 23.2 innings with Oakland.
Coulombe was designated for assignment by the A's on Monday, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.
The A's needed to free up a spot on their 40-man roster for Aaron Brooks, who was acquired from the Brewers via trade Monday. Coulombe posted a 4.56 ERA and 26:11 K:BB across 23.2 innings with the big club before being DFA'd. He could garner some interest on waivers given his serviceable 4.27 ERA across parts of five major-league seasons (143.1 innings).
Coulombe was recalled from Triple-A Nashville on Saturday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Coulombe spent a good chunk of the season's first half in the majors, posting a 4.56 ERA and 1.44 WHIP over 23.2 innings. The 28-year-old was last with Oakland as the 26th man for a doubleheader in June and brings some depth to the bullpen for the final month of the regular season.
Coulombe was optioned back down to Triple-A Nashville on Saturday.
Coulombe served as the club's 26th man during Game 2 of Friday's doubleheader and narrowly escaped a jam after allowing three hits. The left-hander will likely return to Oakland in the near future once the bullpen needs some replenishments, as he's been relatively sharp over his last 15 appearances, logging a 2.13 ERA and 1.34 WHIP dating back to May 5. In a corresponding move, Nick Martini was recalled from the minors.
Coulombe will be recalled for the second game of Friday's doubleheader against the White Sox as the club's 26th man, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Coulombe will provide added depth in the Athletic's bullpen after spending the past week at the Triple-A level. In 25 appearances with the big-league club this year, he's posted a 4.70 ERA and 1.35 WHIP.
Coulombe was optioned to Triple-A Nashville on Thursday.
The Athletics need some fresh bullpen arms after Wednesday's starter, Paul Blackburn, recorded just four outs, so Coulombe will swap places with right-hander Carlos Ramirez, who was recalled from Nashville in a corresponding roster move. Coulombe owns a 4.70 ERA and 25:11 K:BB across 23 innings this season. He should be back up when a fresh reliever is needed next.
Coulombe (1-1) fired a scoreless 1.1 innings in a win over the Blue Jays on Friday, allowing a walk and recording three strikeouts.
The Athletics were forced to put together a patchwork relief effort for the second consecutive night, as starter Brett Anderson exited the game early with a shoulder injury. Coulombe was the next man up after Josh Lucas racked up seven strikeouts over 3.2 innings, and the veteran lefty kept the bats missing during his time on the mound as well. The 28-year-old now has back-to-back three-strikeout outings, and he owns an impressive 12:2 K:BB across 6.1 innings over seven May appearances.
Coulombe struck out the side in his one inning during Wednesday's loss to the Red Sox.
The veteran lefty set down the trio of Xander Bogaerts, Mitch Moreland and Eduardo Nunez in the eighth on just 16 pitches, 12 of which found the strike zone. Coulombe was a liability in late April and his first outing of May, allowing eight runs (seven earned) across four appearances. However, he's bounced back with five straight scoreless efforts, and he's generated an impressive nine strikeouts combined in three of those outings.
Coulombe fired a scoreless ninth inning in a loss to the Astros on Wednesday, allowing one hit.
The 28-year-old southpaw is seemingly beginning to settle down after a rough late-April, three-appearance stretch. Coulombe allowed seven runs (six earned) across three innings over that trio of outings, partly as a result of a pair of home runs. He also surrendered a run over an inning against the Mariners in his first appearance of May, but he's subsequently bounced back with three consecutive scoreless efforts.
Coulombe allowed two earned runs on two hits over two-thirds of an inning in a loss to the Astros on Saturday.
Coulombe got out of a two-on, one-out jam in the third before running into trouble to open the fourth. The left-hander surrendered a leadoff single to Brian McCann before surrendering a 380-foot home run to right off the bat of Derek Fisher, which extended the Astros' lead to 7-0 at the time. Coulombe's struggles are unfortunately nothing new, as he'd allowed a combined six runs (five earned) over his last three appearances before being demoted to Triple-A Nashville on April 20.
Coulombe was called up from Triple-A Nashville on Friday.
Coulombe will return to the big-league club after being sent down to Nashville a week ago. The southpaw has posted a 5.79 ERA over 9.1 innings of relief for Oakland this season, but tossed a clean two innings during his lone appearance in Triple-A on Wednesday. Expect him to serve out of low-leverage situations moving forward.
Coulombe was sent down to Triple-A Nashville prior to Friday's game, Jane Lee of MLB.com reports.
Coulombe has been unable to get into a groove this season, appearing in nine games and logging a 5.79 ERA and 1.50 WHIP. Over 9.1 innings, his K:BB sits at 7:5 and he recently gave up two earned runs off one hit and three walks during Wednesday's game against the White Sox. The left-hander will look to settle down and get back on track at the Triple-A level.
Coulombe (0-1) was charged with an earned run on a hit and a walk over one-third of an inning in a 7-4 loss to the Mariners on Friday.
Coulombe only faced one batter -- Robinson Cano -- who he walked on six pitches. Chris Hatcher subsequently came in and promptly allowed a three-run homer to Mitch Haniger, with Cano one of the runs that crossed the plate. Coulombe has now sandwiched two one-run outings around a pair of scoreless frames versus the Dodgers last Tuesday.
Coulombe struck out three over two perfect frames in a 4-0 loss to the Dodgers on Tuesday.
The lefty bounced back from the only outing in which he's given up a run, working a season-high two innings. Coulombe has notched multiple strikeouts in two of his last three appearances, and he's seen a significant workload thus far in April. Factoring in Tuesday's appearance, the 28-year-old logged five appearances over the first 10 days of the month, pitching at least one inning in four of those outings.
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