Tommy Hunter
Indians' Tommy Hunter: Signs one-year deal with Indians
Tommy Hunter, RP, CHC
5:37 PM
News: Hunter signed a one-year deal with the Indians on Friday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

Hunter got knocked around in his short stint with the Cubs in 2015, but he still has a decent enough track record in the last three years to warrant a roster spot. Since Opening Day 2013, he's registered a 3.26 ERA in 207.1 inning with a 1.095 WHIP. The 29-year-old could land in any number of roles with Cleveland, from set-up to long relief.

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Jenrry Mejia
Jenrry Mejia: Receives lifetime ban from MLB
Jenrry Mejia, RP, NYM
5:05 PM
News: Mejia has received a lifetime ban from the MLB after testing positive for PEDs for the third time, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.

Mejia was already going to miss most of 2016 while serving his 162-game suspension following his second positive PED test. Now, the Dominican Republic native joins Pete Rose as the only two living players on the MLB's banned list. The right-handed reliever had a 3.68 ERA over his five-year MLB career. At the age of 25, he still has his prime years ahead of him, but will now have to look for employment in another league.

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Edgar Olmos
Cubs' Edgar Olmos: Designated for assignment Friday
Edgar Olmos, RP, CHC
2:53 PM
News: Olmos was designated for assignment by the Cubs on Friday.

Olmos was DFA'd in order to make room for left-hander C.J. Riefenhauser, who was claimed off waivers on Friday. The 25-year-old had a 4.50 ERA and 1.71 WHIP in 14 innings pitched for the Mariners in 2015.

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Brian Schlitter
Rockies' Brian Schlitter: Receives invitation to spring training
Brian Schlitter, RP, COL
2/11/2016
News: Schlitter received an invitation to spring training Thursday.

Schlepper appeared in the majors with the Cubs the last two seasons, but he struggled both times, most recently to the tune of a 7.36 ERA. He'll need to improve against major league hitters if he wants to garner a spot in the Colorado bullpen.

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Brock Huntzinger
Rockies' Brock Huntzinger: Signs minor league contract with Rockies on Thursday
Brock Huntzinger, RP, COL
2/11/2016
News: Huntzinger signed a minor league contract with the Rockies on Thursday that includes an invitation to spring training.

Huntzinger spent the last three seasons at the Triple-A level, and last season definitely wasn't promising, either. He posted a 4.63 ERA in 56.1 innings pitched, meaning he'll have to vastly improve if he wants a chance to pitch with the Rockies after spring training.

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Nelson Gonzalez
Rockies' Nelson Gonzalez: Receives invitation to spring training
Nelson Gonzalez, RP, COL
2/11/2016
News: Gonzalez received an invitation to spring training.

The 25-year-old pitched in both Double-A and Triple-A last season, striking out a batter per inning while in Albuquerque. It will be tough to crack the Rockies bullpen, but a strong spring training could put him in the conversation to appear in the majors at some point of the season.

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Gonzalez Germen
Rockies' Gonzalez Germen: Receives invitation to spring training
Gonzalez Germen, RP, COL
2/11/2016
News: Germen received an invitation to spring training Thursday.

Germen compiled a 4.42 ERA in 38.2 innings with the Cubs and Rockies last season, so unless he can vastly improve his pitching, it'll be tough to crack the 25-man roster.

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Sam Moll
Rockies' Sam Moll: Receives invitation to spring training
Sam Moll, RP, COL
2/11/2016
News: Moll received an invitation to spring training Thursday.

Moll reached Double-A last season and pitched well, posting a 1.23 ERA and a 0.77 WHIP. That being said, he'll likely head back to the minors after spring training to face more upper-level hitters.

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Jason Gurka
Rockies' Jason Gurka: Signs minor league contract with Rockies on Thursday
Jason Gurka, RP, COL
2/11/2016
News: Gurka signed a minor league contract with the Rockies on Thursday that includes an invitation to spring training.

Gurka reached the major leagues for the first time last season with the Rockies, but he had significant struggles as his 9.39 ERA shows. He'll get another shot to prove his worth in major league camp, but he will likely head to the minors after spring training given the upgrades the Rockies have brought into their bullpen.

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Eric O'Flaherty
Pirates' Eric O'Flaherty: Signs minor league contract with Pirates on Thursday
Eric O'Flaherty, RP, NYM
2/11/2016
News: O'Flaherty signed a minor league contract with the Pirates on Thursday that includes an invitation to spring training, Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports reports.

O'Flaherty had a rough season last year with an 8.10 ERA in 30 innings pitched, but from 2010 to 2014, the left-hander was one of the better southpaws in baseball. There aren't a lot of lefties beyond Tony Watson in the Pirates bullpen at the moment, so he stands a good chance of getting a bullpen spot if he can return to his dominant form from when he was with Atlanta.

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