The Cleveland Guardians designated for project beginning pitcher Zach Plesac, who was despatched to Triple-A Columbus earlier this season
With the transfer on Sunday, the staff is letting go of a pitcher who began 49 video games over the 2021-22 seasons and was within the rotation on Opening Day this season.
In a corresponding transaction, the Guardians activated right-hander Triston McKenzie from the 60-day injured record to make his season debut in Sunday’s sport towards the host Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis
Plesac, 28, went 1-1 with a 7.59 ERA in 5 begins this season. The suitable-hander is 26-27 with a 4.20 ERA in 84 profession video games (83 begins) with Cleveland.
At Columbus, he began 5 video games with a 1-3 file and seven.56 ERA.
Additionally on Sunday, the Guardians optioned Michael Kelly to Triple-A Columbus
Kelly, 30, had but to pitch for the Guardians this season. He recorded a 2.25 ERA with no choice in 4 reduction appearances with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2022
McKenzie was shut down a few days earlier than the beginning of the season after an MRI revealed a pressure in his proper teres main muscle. He made his last rehab begin final Tuesday however was restricted to 43 pitches due to a rain delay.
McKenzie, 25, went 11-11 for the Guardians final season with a 2.96 ERA, ninth-best within the American League. He’s 18-21 with a 3.68 ERA in 64 profession video games (60 begins) with Cleveland
–Discipline Stage Media