RP - SEA
Keynan Middleton earned his second save of the season for Seattle in game two of Thursday's doubleheader against Baltimore, tossing a scoreless inning with one hit allowed.
Middleton drew the save opportunity in game two after Kendall Graveman earned the save in game one of Thursday's doubleheader.
Keynan Middleton threw a 1-2-3 10th inning Saturday, earning the save in the Mariners 4-3 win over Minnesota.
Middleton was called upon to close the game after Rafael Montero and Kendall Graveman appeared in the eighth and ninth inning. It was a nice bounce back performance for Middleton, who allowed four runs in his last appearance against the White Sox.
The Mariners signed RHP Keynan Middleton to a one-year deal.
Middleton receives a Major League contract from Seattle. He was recently non-tendered by the Angels and is part of the Mariners' efforts to rebuild their bullpen this offseason. The 27-year-old posted a 5.25 ERA this past season but was much more effective in years prior.
Reliever Keynan Middleton was non-tendered by the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday, the team announced.
Middleton had a 5.25 ERA and 1.50 WHIP in 13 appearances in 2020 before being optioned to the alternate training site. However, he was excellent over 27 appearances combined in 2018 and 2019 and is still just 27 years old, so he is likely to earn a big-league contract this offseason.
The Angels optioned RHP Keynan Middleton to the team's alternate training site.
Middleton posted a 5.25 ERA in 12 appearances this summer. He'll likely be back to serve a middle-relief role before the end of the season.