Lucas signed a minor-league contract with the Diamondbacks on May 13 and was assigned to Triple-A Reno last week.
The 30-year-old right-hander will add some depth to an Arizona pitching staff that has been hit hard by injuries over the first two months of the season. While he'll need to perform well at Reno to earn a call-up to the big club, Lucas does have prior experience in the majors. He appeared in 22 games in the big leagues across stints with the Cardinals, Athletics and Orioles from 2017 through 2019, producing a 5.54 ERA over 37.1 career innings.
Lucas signed a contract with the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League.
He spent most of 2019 in the Orioles' system, missing time with a shoulder injury while getting designated for assignment multiple times during the season. The 29-year-old righty has a 5.54 ERA in 37.1 MLB innings.
Lucas signed a minor-league contract with the Nationals on Monday.
Before being released by Baltimore earlier this month, Lucas logged 29 appearances between Triple-A Norfolk and the majors, posting a 5.74 ERA in 15.2 innings with the latter club. He was assigned to Triple-A Fresno and will function as organizational relief depth for Washington.
Lucas was released by the Orioles on Monday, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.
Lucas appeared in nine games this season with the big-league club, posting a 5.74 ERA and 1.34 WHIP with a 16:7 K:BB over 15.2 innings this season. Matt Wotherspoon was also let go Monday.
Lucas was ourighted to Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports.
Lucas was designated for assignment Saturday, and after passing through the waivers, he'll report to Triple-A. The right-hander has posted a 5.74 ERA and 1.34 WHIP with 16 strikeouts over 15.2 innings this season in the big leagues.
Lucas was designated for assignment Saturday.
Lucas was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on Friday after posting a 5.74 ERA across 15.2 innings with Baltimore this season. His designation created a spot on the 40-man roster for the recently acquired Aaron Brooks.
Lucas was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on Friday.
Lucas has an unimpressive 5.74 ERA in 15.2 innings of work for the Orioles this season. A corresponding move has not yet been announced.
Lucas (shoulder) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Tuesday.
Lucas had been out since mid-June with a strained right shoulder. He posted a poor 5.74 ERA in 15.2 innings of work prior to suffering the injury. Tom Eshelman was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk in a corresponding move.
Lucas (shoulder) said he felt good coming out of his bullpen session Saturday and won't require a rehab assignment before he's activated from the 10-day injured list, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Lucas has been on the shelf since June 14 with a right shoulder strain. Expect the Orioles to formally reinstate him from the IL at some point during their upcoming series with the Rays that runs Monday through Wednesday.
Lucas (shoulder) started playing catch Monday and will progress to throwing off a mound soon, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
He says he feels a lot better of late, but some side sessions will be required before he comes off the injured list. Once activated, Lucas should offer big-league bullpen depth.
Lucas was placed on the 10-day injured list Friday due to a right shoulder strain.
Lucas surrendered three runs and struck out two over three innings Thursday night against Toronto, and it appears he suffered the injury sometime during the outing. Baltimore has yet to release a timetable for the right-hander's return. Josh Rogers was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk in a corresponding move.
Lucas struck out two and allowed one hit and one walk over three innings to earn his first save of the season in a 9-6 win over the Rockies on Saturday.
Four of Lucas' five appearances this year have been multi-inning efforts. The stellar performance Saturday lowers his ERA to 3.48, and he has 11 strikeouts over 10.1 innings. The 28-year-old should continue to serve a long-relief role and is not expected to enter the mix for ninth-inning duties.
Lucas' contract was selected by the Orioles on Monday.
Lucas spent a brief period on the big-league roster early in the season, allowing a pair of runs in 4.1 innings of work before being designated for assignment in late April. He's back to fill a bullpen spot, with Nathan Karns (forearm) transferred to the 60-day injured list in a corresponding move.
Lucas cleared waivers on Friday and will report to Triple-A Norfolk, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Lucas was designated for assignment earlier this week but will remain with the organization after going unclaimed on waivers. The 28-year-old spent the bulk of his time at Triple-A last season and posted a 2.56 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 32:15 K:BB over 38.2 innings.
The Orioles designated Lucas from assignment Monday.
Lucas' time on the active roster came to an end when he was demoted to Triple-A Norfolk on Saturday, and he'll now surrender his spot on the 40-man roster to utility man Stevie Wilkerson. As a 28-year-old, soft-tossing righty with a career 5.19 ERA in the majors, Lucas is likely to go unclaimed off waivers and should stick in the Orioles organization.
Lucas was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on Saturday.
Lucas made three appearances for the Orioles, allowing three runs (two earned) in 4.1 innings. He'll make way on the roster for Alex Cobb (back), who was activated off the injured list ahead of his scheduled start in a corresponding move.
The Orioles selected Lucas' contract from Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.
Baltimore already had an extra spot open on the 40-man roster, so the team won't need to make a corresponding transaction to facilitate Lucas' addition. Lucas and Tanner Scott were both summoned from the minors to provide fresh arms out of the bullpen after Richard Bleier (shoulder) was placed on the 10-day injured list and Josh Rogers was optioned to Norfolk.
Lucas gave up three runs on three hits with one strikeout over two-thirds of an inning during Tuesday's spring game against the Pirates.
Lucas tossed two scoreless innings during his first spring appearance but didn't fare nearly as well Tuesday. The 28-year-old has spent time with the Cardinals and Athletics over the past two years, compiling a 5.40 ERA, 1.66 WHIP and 21:13 K:BB across 21.2 innings.
Lucas signed a minor-league contract with Baltimore on Wednesday, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Lucas pitched in eight big-league games for Oakland in 2018, logging a disastrous 6.28 ERA and 1.74 WHIP with 14 strikeouts in 14.1 innings. The 28-year-old right-hander will serve as organizational depth for the Orioles during this upcoming season. Expect to see him begin the year at Triple-A Norfolk.
Lucas was outrighted to Triple-A Nashville on Saturday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Lucas has been with Nashville since July, but the Athletics needed space on their 40-man roster for their September callups. The 27-year-old allowed 11 runs (10 earned) over 14.1 innings during multiple stints in the majors this season.
|Minor League Pitching Stats|
|2011||R-Johnson City Cardina||45.0||8||8||0||4||1||0||25||9||57||4.00||1.467|
|2013||ASX-State College Spikes||3.2||1||1||0||0||0||0||4||1||6||8.44||2.188|
|2014||AFA-Palm Beach Cardinals||5.0||4||0||0||0||0||0||5||2||3||1.80||1.000|
|2014||ASX-State College Spikes||28.2||19||0||0||2||2||5||32||8||16||0.32||0.851|
|2015||AFA-Palm Beach Cardinals||56.0||41||0||0||4||3||9||41||12||42||1.29||0.964|