RP - WSH - IL10
The Nationals have optioned Hunter Harvey to Triple-A Rochester.
The 27-year-old reliever still needs time to build his arm up and the Nationals needed to make a move in order to put Anibal Sanchez on the major league roster. In three seasons with Baltimore, Harvey tallied a 3.42 ERA and 1.183 WHIP. However, his FIP is 4.71, suggesting significant regression is possible.
Hunter Harvey was DFA'd by the Giants to make room for Jakob Junis on the 40-man roster.
Harvey is a talented arm who has struggled with injuries throughout his career. He was claimed off waivers by the Giants in November and can be claimed by another team now that he has been DFA'd. Harvey has just 23.2 MLB innings under his belt, but a team may be willing to take a chance on him as a reclamation project.
Orioles RHP Hunter Harvey experienced some discomfort while warming up on Wednesday.
Harvey didn't wind up pitching. He has already missed a big chunk of the 2021 season due to an oblique issue, and it sounds like another IL stint could be in store.
The Orioles reinstated pitcher Hunter Harvey (oblique) from the 60-day injured list on Friday.
Harvey returns to action after being sidelined since mid-March with a strained left oblique. He was activated ahead of Friday’s game against Cleveland and will be available out of the bullpen. Harvey will most likely be used in high-leverage situations and can be rostered in leagues that reward solds (saves and holds).
Orioles pitcher Hunter Harvey (oblique) allowed two hits while striking out two across one 2/3 scoreless innings during a rehab assignment with Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday.
Harvey was solid during his rehab assignment on Tuesday and removed after 30 pitches. The Orioles could activate him from the 60-day injured list this week. Harvey is expected to be used in high-leverage situations once activated from the 10-day injured list.