RP - FA
Brandon Workman returned to the Red Sox on Thursday against Houston, allowing one run in one inning pitched.
Workman struck out two in the outing. His contract was purchased from Triple-A Worcester prior to the game. Expect him to pitch in middle relief for now.
Former Red Sox reliever Brandon Workman rejoins the franchise after signing a minor league contract. The team assigned him to Triple-A for the time being.
Workman made ten appearances in 2021 with a 6.75 ERA in eight innings pitched. In 2019 and 2020, he recorded 25 saves in 34 appearances. He's not fantasy-relevant even in the deepest leagues quite yet.
Brandon Workman was designated for assignment by the Cubs on Thursday.
Workman was designated for assignment by the Cubs to make room for left-hander Justin Steele, who was recalled in a corresponding move. The 32-year-old owned an (0-2) record to go along with a 6.75 ERA, 2.38 ERA, and 11 strikeouts across eight innings before being sent down.
The Cubs activated RHP Brandon Workman from the COVID-19 injured list.
Workman will return to his usual setup role after missing about a week due to COVID-19 protocols.
MLB Network's Jon Heyman confirms the Cubs signed free agent RHP Brandon Workman to a major league deal.
Workman will earn $1 million and the deal also includes some incentives. He spent the 2020 season with the Red Sox and Phillies, though his Philadelphia tenure was a brutal disaster. Workman was highly effective as recently as 2019, however. He should pitch in middle relief to begin the season.