Josh Outman RP ATL 3 months ago

Outman (shoulder) was placed on the 60-day DL on Monday, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Outman struggled throughout camp, and an injury to his throwing shoulder was seemingly the main reason why. He will be out for the first couple months at least with this move, and it's no lock the Braves will actually bring him back onto the active roster once he's healthy. The team reportedly discussed releasing Outman before the injury was found.

Josh Outman RP ATL 3 months ago

Outman (shoulder) has made the Opening Day roster in what is expected to be a short-term move, MLB.com's Mark Bowman reports.

Outman will likely be placed on the disabled list in short order, but for now he'll be used like a placeholder while the Braves search for their final bench option. Expect a follow-up move to be announced in the next few days.

Josh Outman RP ATL 3 months ago

Outman (shoulder) will begin the season on the disabled list, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports.

James Russell was released late last month and with Outman nursing the shoulder injury, Luis Avilan appears primed to open the year as the Braves' top lefty out of the bullpen. Outman posted a 2.86 ERA in 40 appearances last year despite a 5.1 BB/9, but was knocked around for six runs in 6.2 innings this spring.

Josh Outman RP ATL 3 months ago

Outman will likely begin the season on the disabled list, David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Outman had to have his left shoulder evaluated after experiencing pain there last week, though the exact nature of the injury is not yet clear. The lefty was expected to slot in to the Braves' bullpen, but his season debut may have to be delayed beyond Opening Day.

Josh Outman RP ATL 6 months ago

Outman signed a one-year deal with the Braves on Monday.

Outman was designated for assignment by the Yankees in late September, and decided to become a free agent. It appears he has now been signed to the Braves' major league roster, and could fill a spot in the bullpen left by Jordan Walden, who was traded to the Cardinals.

Josh Outman RP ATL 9 months ago

Outman has been designated for assignment Monday.

The Yankees claimed outfielder Eury Perez off waivers from Washington on Monday, so Outman was the corresponding move to make room on the 40-man roster.

Josh Outman RP ATL 10 months ago

Outman has been called up by the Yankees, Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News reports.

He'll add a left-handed option to the relief corps for manager Joe Girardi, while taking the roster spot formerly held by Rich Hill.

Josh Outman RP ATL 10 months ago

Outman has been traded to the Yankees for a player to be named later or cash, Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Outman could see work as a September call-up, but for now, will be used as organizational depth in the minors. The 29-year-old reliever owns a 4.43 ERA in the minors this season, but has elevated his game in the big leagues to the tune of a 3.18 ERA.

Josh Outman RP ATL 1 year ago

Indians sent LHP Josh Outman outright to Triple-A Columbus.

The Indians designated Outman for assignment on June 18 and, somewhat surprisingly, he passed through waivers. He'll serve as organizational depth for the Indians.

Josh Outman RP ATL 1 year ago

Indians designated LHP Josh Outman for assignment.

Outman posted a 3.24 ERA with 24 strikeouts over 24 2/3 innings, but the Indians evidently grew tired of his control issues (16 walks). He's making just $1.25 million this season and could draw some interest on waivers.