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Sport Pirates DFA reliever Tyler Bashlor to make space for infielder Wilmer Difo

22:35  04 april  2021
22:35  04 april  2021 Source:   mlbtraderumors.com

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The Pirates are designating reliever Tyler Bashlor for assignment, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was among those to relay. The move opens 40-man roster space for infielder Wilmer Difo, whose previously reported selection has been made official.

a baseball player throwing a ball: Tyler Bashlor has been DFA'd to open a roster spot. © Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Tyler Bashlor has been DFA'd to open a roster spot.

Bashlor, 27, has pitched 62.1 MLB innings with the Mets and Pirates over the past three seasons. He has only a 5.78 ERA with poor strikeout and walk rates (18.5% and 12%, respectively) in that time. Bashlor has been much better in the minors, with a 1.63 ERA in 38.2 Double-A innings and a 3.41 mark in 37 frames at Triple-A.

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The Pirates have a week to trade Bashlor or place him on outright waivers. The hard-throwing righty still has a minor league option remaining, so he can be shuttled back and forth between the majors and the alternate training site/Triple-A for the rest of the year if another team acquires him.

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