The Guardians as well as left-hander Phillip Diehl remain in arrangement on a minors agreement, tweets Robert Murray of FanSided. The Dynamic Sports Group customer will certainly remain in major league camp this springtime.
Diehl, 28, has actually shown up partly of 3 minors periods yet tallied simply 19 innings. He most lately hung around with the Reds in 2022, though he was identified for 7 runs in 5 2/3 innings because quick job. Diehl has never ever had a prolonged search in the major leagues as well as has actually been rather homer-prone in his quick appearances with Colorado as well as Cincinnati, eventually dishing out 20 runs in his 19 MLB frameworks.
A 27th-round choice by the Yankees back in 2016, Diehl has actually made out better in the minors, where he lugs a 3.50 period with plus strikeout as well as stroll prices of 29.8% as well as 7.3%, specifically. The 2022 period was a battle for him in all degrees (5.90 period in 39 2/3 Triple- A innings), yet as lately as 2021 he kipped down 54 2/3 innings of 2.47 period round with a substantial 33% strikeout price as well as an exceptional 5.6% stroll price for the Reds’ Triple- An associate in Louisville.
As points stand, Sam Hentges is the only lefty that’s taken into consideration a secure the Cleveland bullpen. Other choices on the 40-man lineup consist of Konnor Pilkington, Joey Cantillo as well as Tim Herrin— although Pilkington as well as Cantillo have actually both been established as beginning bottles. Former Giants as well as D-backs southpaw Caleb Baragar was authorized to a minors offer as well as welcomed to spring training previously in the offseason, as well as the Guards additionally welcomed 2019 32nd-rounder Andrew Misiaszek to camp. Diehl will certainly sign up with that team when bottles as well as catchers record later on this month, as well as if he does not make the lineup out of camp, he’ll provide Cleveland a lefty with a little bit extra experience than most of their internal choices.
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