Welcome to the LA Angels Insider Transaction Post, also called the ‘Halo Waiver Wire’, which is located within the Eppler’s Domain category. Here we will be listing daily Angels transactions for the 2016 regular season. Major transactions will be analyzed in separate articles. This will be a running post that will last throughout the end of the season. So let’s start with what’s been happening lately:
RHRP AJ Achter designated for assignment in order to clear a spot on the 40-man for LHRP Lucas Luetge.
— Alden Gonzalez (@Alden_Gonzalez) May 22, 2016
- Achter had a rough go in his two days with the Big Club, and Lute’s contract was selected, not only for the 40-man but also to take over Tim Lincecum’s spot on the 25-man roster. Timmy was technically on the active roster when he signed his Major League contract with the Halos, but then once the team optioned him to get his work in before making his 2016 debut, that spot on the club opened up, and Luetge was the man.
- We’re still wondering why all of this could not be resolved by just calling up Neal Cotts. There must have been something else that kept the club from bringing him up…