Herget cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Nashville on Thursday.
The 26-year-old was designated for assignment twice following the end of the 2019 season, but he cleared waivers this time around and was assigned outright to Triple-A Nashville. The right-hander made his major-league debut last season, posting a 4.26 ERA over 6.1 innings for the Reds.
Herget was designated for assignment by the Rangers on Saturday.
Herget finds himself removed from a 40-man roster for the second time in less than a month, as he faced the same fate with the Reds back in late November. This time around, the transaction makes room for Adolis Garcia, acquired in a trade with the Cardinals in a corresponding move.
Herget was claimed off waivers by the Rangers on Monday.
Herget made his major-league debut last season, pitching 6.1 innings for the Reds. He did not strike out a single batter, quite a surprise given his strong 27.1 percent strikeout rate in 58.2 innings for Triple-A Louisville. He'll compete for a bullpen spot in camp.
Herget was designated for assignment by the Reds on Monday.
Herget will clear a space on the 40-man roster for Justin Shafer, acquired from the Blue Jays in a corresponding move. Herget posted a respectable 4.26 ERA in his 6.1 inning big-league debut last season, though he didn't strike out a single one of the 26 batters he faced.
Herget was recalled by the Reds on Sunday.
Herget made the first three big-league appearances of his career back in July, allowing three runs in 3.2 innings of work. He recorded a 2.91 ERA in 58.2 innings for Triple-A Louisville this season, though that came with a worryingly high 14.3 percent walk rate and a good but not great 27.1 percent strikeout rate.
Herget was optioned to Triple-A Louisville on Saturday, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Herget had been up since the start of July but was called on just three times, allowing three runs in 3.2 innings. He did not strike out a single batter.
Herget was called up from Triple-A Louisville on Monday.
Hergert was added to the 40-man roster in November and is set for his major-league debut after posting a 3.58 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 44:24 K:BB over 37.2 innings at Louisville. The 25-year-old figures to fill a low-leverage bullpen role for the Reds.
Herget joined Cincinnati's 40-man roster Tuesday.
Herget was shifted to the Reds' 40-man roster for Rule 5 protection. The 25-year-old has served as strictly a reliever through four seasons of minor-league ball, making him one of the least relevant fantasy prospects shielded.
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