Doug Slaten RP PIT Jul 06 '12
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 Jan 11 '12
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 Dec 12 '11
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 Jul 28 '11
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.