Giants Designate Steve Edlefsen For Assignment

The Giants have designated Steve Edlefsen for assignment, reports Hank Schulman of The San Francisco Chronicle (on Twitter). The move clears a 40-man roster spot for Yusmeiro Petit.

Edlefsen, 27, has made 27 relief appearances for San Francisco over the last two seasons, pitching to a 6.75 ERA with more walks (16) than strikeouts (15) in 26 2/3 innings. The right-hander owns a 3.79 ERA in 38 relief innings down in Triple-A this year.


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9 Comments on "Giants Designate Steve Edlefsen For Assignment"


Guest
2 years 11 months ago

That should be Petit. Machi is already on the 40-man roster.

Please don't lose 100
2 years 11 months ago

How long til the Cubbies claim him? I hope next year is better for the north siders.

vtadave
2 years 11 months ago

This is an outrage.

rainyperez
2 years 11 months ago

He’s like a poor man’s Brandon League. If he can harness that two-seamer he’d be pretty good.

hopper15
2 years 11 months ago

his fastball can’t touch brandon league’s. Edlefsen looked very bad in mostly every outing i saw him pitch with the giants.

gmenfan
2 years 11 months ago

Agreed. A VERY poor man’s Brandon League.

Cubbie4Life
2 years 11 months ago

Actually have seen him throw in person. Best 2 seamer I’ve probably ever seen. Like Rainy Perez said, if he can figure that out he’s an instant elite big league setup man

D.j. Wilson
2 years 11 months ago

Petit is the man!!

2 years 11 months ago

Really? This is one of the top stories in MLBTR? Do regular readers not have a life? :^D

Good luck to Edlefsen. I read about how good his slider was in BA, best in system, but unfortunately it never turned out for him.