The following transaction has been officially announced for today:
- RHP Jairo Asencio has been signed to a minor-league contract with an invitation to Major League camp
Asencio (6’2″, 180 lbs) went 1-1 with a 4.91 ERA in 30 relief appearances between the Cleveland Indians (18 G, 1-1, 5.96 ERA) and Chicago Cubs (12 G, 0-0, 3.07 ERA) last season.
Asencio (28) has pitched in the big leagues in parts of three major league seasons, appearing in three games in 2009 and six games in 2011 with the Atlanta Braves.
Any additional transactions today will be updated in this space.