Doug Slaten RP PIT Jul 22 '78

Doug Slaten has elected free agency.

Slated had been outrighted by the Pirates, but he'll instead search for another organization this winter. The left-hander put up a 2.77 ERA and 1.31 WHIP over 10 appearances for the Bucs this season.

Doug Slaten RP PIT Apr 16 '78

Pirates RHP Doug Slaten has cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Slated was waived to create room on the 40-man roster for Oscar Tejada. He compiled a 2.77 ERA and 6/8 K/BB ratio over 13 innings with the Pirates, and will continue to serve as bullpen depth at the minor league level.

Doug Slaten RP PIT Apr 07 '78

Pirates designated LHP Doug Slaten for assignment.

He was cleared to make room for the newly-claimed Oscar Tejeda on the 40-man roster. Slaten was recently optioned to the minors after posting a 2.77 ERA and 6/8 K/BB ratio over 13 innings.

Doug Slaten RP PIT Mar 08 '78

Pirates purchased the contract of LHP Doug Slaten from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Slaten was rocking a 0.36 ERA in 25 1/3 innings for Indianapolis. The 32-year-old righty will act as bullpen depth while Juan Cruz deals with a personal matter.

Doug Slaten RP PIT Oct 21 '77

Pirates signed LHP Doug Slaten to a minor league contract.

Slaten, who turns 32 in February, was non-tendered by the Nationals in December after posting a 4.41 ERA and 13/9 K/BB ratio over 16 1/3 innings in 2011. He'll try to secure a bullpen spot during spring training.

Doug Slaten RP PIT Sep 22 '77

Nationals non-tendered LHP Doug Slaten.

As expected. Slaten, who turns 32 in February, was limited to just 31 appearances this season due to ulnar neuritis in his left elbow, posting a 4.41 ERA and 13/9 K/BB ratio over 16 1/3 innings. He was arbitration-eligible for the second time this winter.

Doug Slaten RP PIT Jun 11 '77

Nationals activated LHP Doug Slaten from the 15-day disabled list.

Slaten hasn't appeared in a major league game since June 3 after getting a diagnosis of ulnar neuritis in his left elbow. He'll be available on Thursday night.

Doug Slaten RP PIT May 07 '77

Doug Slaten (elbow) has begun a throwing program at the Nationals' spring training complex in Viera, Florida.

Slaten hasn't pitched since June 3 due to ulnar neuritis in his left elbow. He has had some stops and starts in his rehab, but is finally ready to go. However, there is no timetable for him to begin a minor league rehab assignment.

Doug Slaten RP PIT Apr 11 '77

Doug Slaten (elbow) has begun a throwing program.

Slaten, who has been sidelined since June 4 with irritation in his pitching elbow, will need a rehab assignment before returning. He's still a couple weeks away.