Cut loose like a deuce

The first cuts of camp have come, and it’s a small group.

Not that he was a favorite for the position anyway, but count left-hander Rich Rundles out of the running for the open bullpen job. He has been optioned to Triple-A Columbus. Rundles, who made his big-league debut with the Tribe toward the end of last season, gave up nine runs (eight earned) on nine hits in four spring innings over five appearances.

Right-hander Tomo Ohka and left-hander Ryan Edell have also been cut loose, reassigned to Minor League camp.

Ohka, a veteran brought in as a non-roster invitee, gave up 10 runs (six earned) on 14 hits in just 3 2/3 innings over three appearances this spring.

Edell, who was in the Double-A Akron rotation last year, got his first taste of big-league camp and gave up a run on two hits with a walk in two innings over three relief appearances.

5 Comments

AC,
I thought you were better than this…
Everyone knows it’s “revved up like a ******.”

The cuts are always tough. Players try hard. Good luck to all.

Julia
http://werbiefitz.mlblogs.com/

Uh, no, djacks. I’m referring to the far superior original version of “Blinded By the Light” by Bruce Springsteen.

Apparently, the first cut is NOT the deepest.

Glad to see my sarcasm was evident…haha.

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