McCreery cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Salt Lake on Friday.
McCreery was designated for assignment earlier in the week but will remain in the organization after going unclaimed on waivers. The 26-year-old has a 3.79 ERA, 1.64 WHIP and 43:25 K:BB over 40.1 innings between Double-A and Triple-A this season.
McCreery was designated for assignment by the Angels on Tuesday, Maria Torres of the Los Angeles Times reports.
McCreery was promoted to the majors Monday, though he failed to see any action before being booted from the 40-man roster. JC Ramirez (elbow) was reinstated from the 60-day injured list in a corresponding move.
McCreery was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Monday.
McCreery was dealt to the Angels from the Dodgers in mid-July, and he'll get a chance with his new big-league club after allowing one run over 4.2 innings at Triple-A Salt Lake. He last appeared in the majors during the 2018 season with Atlanta, though his stint lasted just one contest.
McCreery was traded across town from the Dodgers to the Angels on Friday along with Josh Thole in exchange for cash considerations.
McCreery owns a mediocre 4.04 ERA in 35.2 innings of relief across the two highest levels of the minors this season. The trade opens up a spot on the Dodgers' 40-man roster for A.J. Pollock (elbow), who returns from the 60-day injured list in a corresponding move.
McCreery was traded to the Dodgers from Atlanta on Wednesday in exchange for cash considerations.
In a corresponding move, the Dodgers designated Pat Venditte for assignment in order to make room on the 40-man roster for their newly-acquired pitcher. McCreery only appeared in one big-league game this past season but posted a 3.62 ERA and 71:37 K:BB across 54.2 innings between Double-A and Triple-A. In addition, the southpaw held left-handed hitters to a slash line of .218/.322/.282. He still has two options remaining so look for McCreery to begin the 2019 campaign back in the minor leagues.
McCreery was designated for assignment by Atlanta on Monday, David O'Brien of The Athletic reports.
McCreery was bumped off the 40-man roster to make room for the addition of Josh Donaldson. McCreery made his big-league debut during the 2018 season but spent the majority of the year at Double-A Gwinnett, posting a 3.83 ERA and 1.72 WHIP with 61 strikeouts over 47 frames.
McCreery was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on Friday.
McCreery made his big-league debut during Thursday's loss to the Nationals, allowing two earned runs on four hits while striking out a pair in one inning of relief. He will be a candidate to return to Atlanta when the club requires a fresh arm in the bullpen.
McCreery was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett on Tuesday.
McCreery will take the roster spot of Max Fried (groin), who was sent to the disabled list after injuring himself during Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Nationals. The 25-year-old has only pitched one inning above the Double-A level, so he'll likely be limited to mop-up duty during his time with the major-league team.
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