Andrew Carpenter Rumors

Minor Moves: Figueroa, McPherson, Bocock, Bush

Tonight’s minor moves, courtesy of Baseball America’s Matt Eddy (all links go to Twitter)..

Mets Sign Drew Carpenter

The Mets announced that they signed right-hander Andrew Carpenter to a minor league contract and assigned him to Double-A Binghamton (Twitter link). Carpenter elected free agency this week after the Blue Jays designated him for assignment.

Carpenter appeared in six games for the Blue Jays last month, allowing seven hits and six walks in nine innings, while striking out nine. The 27-year-old spent most of the season at Triple-A Las Vegas, where he posted a 3.38 ERA with 6.8 K/9 and 2.3 BB/9 in 74 2/3 innings as a starter and reliever.

Outrighted To Triple-A: Wells, Carpenter, Sutton

The latest outright assignments from around MLB…

Blue Jays Designate Andrew Carpenter For Assignment

The Blue Jays have designated Andrew Carpenter for assignment, according to Richard Griffin of the Toronto Star (via Twitter).  In related moves, Toronto called up shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria and right-hander Jesse Chavez.

Carpenter, 27, spent the bulk of July with the Blue Jays and saw just nine innings of work across six appearances.  In parts of five Triple-A seasons, the right-hander owns a 3.37 ERA with 7.3 K/9 and 2.7 BB/9.