In Athletics Left Handed Players Cole Irwin In exchange for cash considerations in a deal with Philips, MLB Network’s John Heyman reports (Twitter link) is. Irwin’s departure will clear space for 40-man roster Matt moore, Who agreed terms on a one-year deal earlier this week. Will need to take another step to adjust Didi GregoriusApart from the roster, once his two-year deal was finalized.
Irwin, 27 yesterday, has picked up nineteen MLB appearances (three starts) in the past two seasons. In 45.2 innings, he has a 6.75 ERA / 4.87 SIERA. He does not remember many bats; His 17.2% strike rate is well below the league average of 23.4%. However, Irvine compiled a long track record of throwing assaults at minors and continued to do so at the highest level, running 6.9% of those opposing only as a big disguise.
Southeastern is ranked one of America’s top thirty prospects in the system of baseball twice. He still has one minor-league option left, meaning that the A’s could shuffle him between Major and Triple-A Las Vegas if he survives an offseason on the 40-man roster.