Outrighted: Vasquez, Walters, Carson

The latest outright assignments from around MLB…

  • The Twins announced that they have outrighted right-handers Jeff Manship, Luis Perdomo, Esmerling Vasquez, Kyle Waldrop and P.J. Walters and outfielder Matt Carson off of the MLB roster. All six players contributed to the MLB team in 2012. Vasquez (six starts) and Walters (12 starts) pitched out of the rotation while Manship (12 relief appearances), Perdomo (15 relief appearances) and Waldrop (17 relief appearances) spent time in the bullpen. Carson, the lone position player to lose his roster spot, appeared in 26 games as a corner outfielder. The Twins now have 35 players on their 40-man roster.

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2 Comments on "Outrighted: Vasquez, Walters, Carson"

Gary Zimmerli
2 years 9 months ago

What does it mean that they “outrighted” them? Did they just take them off the 40-man ML roster, and/or send them to AAA, or what?

Leon Engelun
2 years 9 months ago

Interesting. Mr. Terry Ryan has some plan. I wonder what it is? I figured he would end up using Carson, Walters and Waldrop in some sort of trade thing.