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"

3 years 11 months ago

Hope the Garfoose got enough material for another book. 

Pseudonymus Bosch
3 years 11 months ago

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

3 years 11 months ago

Hopefully another team will give Dirk a Chance.

3 years 11 months ago

Why do we care?

3 years 11 months ago

If you were released, Dirk would care about you.

3 years 11 months ago

We care for a variety of reasons.

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

3 years 11 months ago

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