Minor Moves: Hayhurst, Banks

The latest minor moves…

  • The Rays released Triple-A right-hander Dirk Hayhurst, according to the Tampa Tribune (on Twitter). Hayhurst, author of the highly entertaining book The Bullpen Gospels, last appeared in the Major Leagues with the 2009 Blue Jays. He had a 4.12 ERA with 6.6 K/9 and 3.2 BB/9 in 59 innings for the Rays' top affiliate this year.
  • The independent Long Island Ducks announced that they signed former Major LeaguerJosh Banks. The 2003 second rounder pitched for the Astros last year and also has MLB experience with the Blue Jays and Padres.

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7 Comments on "Minor Moves: Hayhurst, Banks"

4 years 1 month ago

Hope the Garfoose got enough material for another book. 

Pseudonymus Bosch
4 years 1 month ago

Hayhurst’s already finished the second book – think he tweeted that last week.

4 years 1 month ago

Hopefully another team will give Dirk a Chance.

4 years 1 month ago

Why do we care?

4 years 1 month ago

If you were released, Dirk would care about you.

4 years 1 month ago

We care for a variety of reasons.

Better question. If you don’t care, why post?

4 years 1 month ago

“I hardly think being the greeter at walmart is a better job than this.”