C,LF,RF - WSH - MiLB
The Nationals signed former top prospect Blake Swihart to a minor league contract.
Swihart was with the Rangers for a bit during 2020 but was released in August. He's a former first-round pick of the Boston Red Sox.
Blake Swihart has been released by the Texas Rangers.
Swihart can be left on the waiver wire in all formats as he searches for a new team.
The Diamondbacks placed Blake Swihart (oblique) on the 10-day IL on Saturday.
It's unclear how long he will be sidelined for. Swihart hasn't been a fantasy option this season.
Blake Swihart went hitless in four at bats as the D'Backs beat the Giants on Sunday.
Swihart is now batting .175 with a .579 OPS this season and isn't worth rostering in fantasy. The Diamondbacks refuse to play him at catcher for some reason.
Blake Swihart went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in the Diamondbacks' 2-1 loss to the Padres on Monday night.
Swihart had the tough task of facing Chris Paddack in this one, but he just hasn't gotten it going despite the trade to Arizona from Boston. The former first round pick is batting just .179 this year and doesn't need to be owned in any fantasy leagues.