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Minor MLB Transactions: 7/8/21 – MLB Commerce Rumors

At this time’s minor strikes:

  • The Blue Jays introduced they’ve acquired outfield prospect Darlin Guzman from the Reds because the participant to be named later within the groups’ January deal that despatched right-hander Héctor Pérez to Cincinnati. Guzman joined the Reds throughout the 2017-18 worldwide signing interval and spent the subsequent two seasons within the Dominican Summer time League. He hit .306/.361/.537 over 391 plate appearances within the DSL and was with the Reds’ Arizona Advanced League staff in 2021. The 20-year-old has by no means appeared on a Reds system rating at Baseball America or FanGraphs. Pérez, in the meantime, was outrighted off the 40-man roster final month after battling Triple-A Louisville. He stays within the group however hasn’t made an enormous league look with Cincinnati.
  • The Cubs introduced that catcher Taylor Gushue has cleared waivers and been despatched outright to Triple-A Iowa. The 27-year-old doesn’t have the requisite service time to refuse an outright task, so he’ll stay within the group as excessive minors depth. A longtime Nationals farmhand, Gushue signed with the Cubs over the winter and has hit .272/.328/.440 over 137 plate appearances with Iowa this season. That earned him his first promotion to the main leagues final week, however he was designated for task having appeared in simply two video games when Chicago signed Robinson Chirinos to an enormous league deal.

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