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4 responses to “Mitch Atkins Designated for Assignment”

  1. N

    They took Caridad off the 60 day DL in the same move. I wonder if there’s some winter league where you can’t be eligible if you’re on the DL at the end of the season? Caridad is definitely going to be pitching innings somewhere.

    1. Bric

      My guess (or hope) would be back in Japan somewhere.

  2. wax_eagle

    perhaps the cubbies think its a good time to sneak him through waivers back to the minors…doesn’t make sense any other way.