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Yacksel Rios: Tests free agency
Rios (shoulder) elected to become a free agent Friday.
Rios had the option of getting an early start to free agency after the Athletics outrighted him off their 40-man roster Wednesday. The 30-year-old reliever was lit up for seven earned runs in just 1.2 major-league innings (three appearances) this season and is recovering from July surgery for a branch aneurysm in his right shoulder.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Yacksel Rios: Sent outright to Triple-A
The Athletics outrighted Rios (shoulder) to Triple-A Las Vegas on Wednesday.
Rios surrendered seven earned runs in 1.2 innings of relief this year with the A's before being diagnosed with Raynaud's syndrome in June. He subsequently underwent surgery in mid-July to repair an axillary branch aneurysm in his right shoulder. The 30-year-old owns a career 6.32 ERA in 92 major-league appearances and is no longer part of the 40-man roster in Oakland.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Yacksel Rios: Undergoes shoulder surgery
Rios underwent surgery Monday to repair an axillary branch aneurysm in his right shoulder, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
Rios had been diagnosed with Raynaud's Syndrome and surgery was deemed the best option to correct it. He has been declared out for the season.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Yacksel Rios: Shifts to 60-day injured list
Rios (finger) was transferred to the 60-day injured list Saturday.
Rios underwent surgery Friday to address his Raynaud's Syndrome. An exact timetable for his recovery is unclear, but he won't make it back until the tail end of August at the earliest.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Yacksel Rios: Will undergo surgery
Rios (fingers) will undergo a procedure Friday to address his Raynaud's Syndrome, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
Rios received the diagnosis last week, and it was determined after a visit with a specialist that surgery was the best course of action for his circulatory condition. There's currently no timetable for his return, but more clarity could be available after the operation.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Yacksel Rios: Placed on 15-day IL
Rios has been diagnosed with Raynaud's Syndrome and was placed on the 15-day injured list Friday.
Rios had surrendered a whopping seven earned runs over just 1.2 innings (three relief appearances) since being promoted to the A's bullpen June 20, and he left his most recent appearance Wednesday after just three pitches complaining of numbness in his right index and middle fingers. He might be sent back to the minors whenever he's healthy enough to pitch again, but there's no timeline for his return to the mound.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Yacksel Rios: Selected from Las Vegas
The Athletics selected Rios' contract from Triple-A Las Vegas on Tuesday.
After acquiring Rios in a trade with Atlanta on Sunday, the A's will immediately call on him to help bolster the bullpen. The 29-year-righty hasn't pitched in the majors since 2021, but he's been great in Triple-A this season with a 2.49 ERA and 0.88 WHIP through 25.1 innings. Chad Smith was optioned to Las Vegas to make room for Rios on the MLB roster, and Drew Rucinski (knee) was transferred to the 60-day IL to clear a spot on the 40-man.... See More ... See Less
Athletics' Yacksel Rios: Dealt to Oakland
Rios was traded from Atlanta to Oakland in exchange for cash considerations Sunday.
Rios began the 2023 campaign at Triple-A Gwinnett, where he's posted a 1.46 ERA and 0.79 WHIP in 24.2 innings over 21 relief appearances. The 29-year-old hasn't appeared in the majors since 2021, but he'll now attempt to carve out a role with a new organization.... See More ... See Less
Braves' Yacksel Rios: Re-assigned to minors camp
Rios was re-assigned Sunday to minor-league camp by Atlanta.
Rios signed a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training at the start of February. The right-hander heads to minor-league camp to provide some organizational depth, and he will likely begin the season as a bullpen option for Triple-A Gwinnett.... See More ... See Less
Braves' Yacksel Rios: Gets NRI deal with Atlanta
Atlanta announced Wednesday that Rios has been signed to a minor-league deal that includes an invitation to big-league spring training.
Across stints with the Phillies, Pirates, Mariners and Red Sox, the 29-year-old Rios made 89 MLB relief appearances between the 2017 and 2021 seasons, logging a 5.77 ERA in 96.2 innings. He spent the 2022 campaign exclusively at Triple-A Charlotte while he was a member of the White Sox organization, submitting a 4.91 ERA and 1.82 WHIP across 33 frames.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yacksel Rios: Goes to minor-league camp
The White Sox reassigned Rios to minor-league camp Tuesday.
Rios spent time in three organizations during the 2021 season and saw big-league action with the Mariners and Red Sox, covering 27.1 innings over 23 MLB appearances and generating a 4.28 ERA and 1.24 WHIP. He was forced to settle for a minor-league deal with the White Sox over the winter and will now have to bide his time at Triple-A Charlotte with the hope that an opportunity in the big-league bullpen opens up at some point.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Yacksel Rios: Joins White Sox on minors deal
Rios signed a minor-league contract with the White Sox on Friday.
Rios has generally failed to impress across parts of five major-league seasons, struggling to a 5.77 ERA in 96.2 innings. His decent 4.28 ERA in 2021 was his best mark yet, but it came in just 27.1 innings and wasn't supported by his peripherals, as he struck out just 20.2 percent of opposing batters while walking 14.0 percent. He's unlikely to see anything more than low-leverage opportunities if he finds his way onto the roster in 2022.... See More ... See Less
Red Sox's Yacksel Rios: DFA'd by Boston
Rios was designated for assignment by the Red Sox on Thursday.
Rios spent time on the 7-day minor-league injured list in late August and early September, but he tossed two scoreless innings across two relief appearances after he was activated Sept. 12. However, the righty will now be removed from the 40-man roster to make room for Jarren Duran and Jonathan Arauz, who were reinstated from the COVID-19 injured list Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Red Sox's Yacksel Rios: Placed on injured list
Rios was placed on the 7-day minor-league injured list for an undisclosed reason Saturday, Bill Koch of The Providence Journal reports.
Rios returned to the minors last weekend and made two relief appearances at Triple-A Worcester since then. He allowed two runs on five hits and two walks while striking out five in three innings during those outings but is now dealing with an injury that will force him to miss at least a week. The specifics of the right-hander's injury aren't yet known, so it's not yet clear when he'll return to game action.... See More ... See Less
Red Sox's Yacksel Rios: Optioned to Triple-A
Rios was optioned to Triple-A Worcester on Saturday, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports.
Rios had been on the roster since mid-June, posting a 3.70 ERA and 1.11 WHIP across 20 relief appearances. He'll be the one to make way as Chris Sale returns from Tommy John surgery to pitch for the first time in over two years.... See More ... See Less
Red Sox's Yacksel Rios: Earns win despite walking two
Rios (3-0) earned the win in relief Friday against the Yankees after tossing two scoreless innings, walking two and striking out one.
Rios pitched the fifth and sixth innings, and while he allowed two baserunners, he didn't suffer any damage and recorded the fifth scoreless outing over his last six appearances. The right-hander gave up runs in each of his first three outings of the season, but he settled down afterward. He has allowed six runs over his last 14.2 innings of work and owns a 4.58 ERA on the season.... See More ... See Less
Red Sox's Yacksel Rios: Earns win Tuesday
Rios (2-0) tossed 1.2 scoreless innings while allowing just a walk and striking out a batter as he secured a win over the Royals on Tuesday.
Rios entered the game with one out in the fifth after Nick Pivetta allowed the Royals to re-take the lead on a two-run homer by Ryan O'Hearn. He recorded an easy five outs and was awarded the win after the Red Sox got the lead back in the bottom half of the sixth. The 28-year-old owns a 2.70 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and 7:6 K:BB over 6.2 innings since being acquired June 14.... See More ... See Less
Red Sox's Yacksel Rios: Joining active roster
The Red Sox will activate Rios ahead of Wednesday's game in Atlanta, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.
Rios' status was in limbo after he was acquired from the Mariners on Monday, but rather than assigning him to Triple-A Worcester, the Red Sox will have him fill the 26th spot on the active roster. Utility man Michael Chavis was optioned to Worcester to create room for Rios, who gave up three runs in three innings over his three relief appearances for Seattle before he was traded.... See More ... See Less
Red Sox's Yacksel Rios: Acquired by Red Sox
Rios was traded from the Mariners to the Red Sox on Monday in exchange for cash considerations, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.
Rios was designated for assignment by Seattle on Friday, but he'll now be added to Boston's 40-man roster after Ryan Weber was designated for assignment as part of a shuffle. He'll likely report to Triple-A Worcester to begin his time with his new organization but could provide bullpen depth for the major-league club at some point.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Yacksel Rios: Designated for assignment
Rios was designated for assignment by the Mariners on Friday.
Rios was acquired by Seattle from Tampa Bay on June 4 and was called up to the big leagues a day later. He failed to impress during his time with the Mariners, allowing a run in each of his three one-inning outings. The right-hander will be placed on waivers, where he could draw interest from team's in need of bullpen help.... See More ... See Less
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|Birthplace: Caguas, Puerto Rico|
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