RP - FA
Roenis Elias had a setback with his forearm and there is no timetable for his return.
Elias sustained a left flexor elbow strain and was placed on the injured list. He will be brought along slowly and will most likely not pitch again in 2020. Elias appeared in only four games this season, owning a 9.00 ERA and 2.00 WHIP across three innings.
Roenis Elias was placed on the 60-day injured list Sunday with a left flexor elbow strain.
Elias threw Saturday and felt pain afterwards, prompting this move. He'll be able to return after a minimum of 45 days.
Roenis Elias was traded to the Nationals in exchange for pitchers Elvis Alvarado and Taylor Guilbeau.
Elias will now work in a setup role the Nationals and improves a bullpen which currently has a league worst 5.97 ERA. He owns a 4.40 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, with a 45:17 K:BB through 47 innings this season. Hunter Strickland was also traded, so it remains to be seen who will take over the Mariners closer role.
Roenis Elias allowed a hit in a scoreless inning in Tuesday's 8-5 win over the Rangers. He earned his 14th save of the season.
Even with Hunter Strickland off the IL, Elias still got the call in a save situation. The Mariners could be show casing his skills right before the trade deadline. If Elias remains with the Mariners, he could start ceding some save opportunities to Hunter Strickland. Elias owns a 4.40 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, with 45 strikeouts and 14 saves through 47 innings this season.
Roenis Elias (3-2) pitched a scoreless inning and earned the win in Friday's 3-2 victory over the Tigers.
Elias entered in a non-save situation with the game tied at two to begin the ninth inning. Mallex Smith produced a walkoff single in the bottom of the ninth to credit Elias with the win. Elias owns a 4.60 ERA with 13 saves and a 44:17 K:BB in 45 innings this season.