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Giovanny Urshela traded to Blue Jays

Urshela treks north to Toronto

MLB: ALDS-New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

On May 4th, Giovanny Urshela was designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians. The Tribe then had seven days to do one of the following three options:

  • Trade him
  • Release him
  • Place him on waivers

As of this afternoon, the Cleveland Indians have chosen door #1:

Urshela probably won’t get much playing time thanks to Josh Donaldson and Yangervis Solarte, but what do I know?

It’s unclear where exactly Cash Considerations will play. He’s young but pretty advanced for his age, so I’d imagine he’ll start in Akron and may earn a mid-season promotion to Columbus if he keeps up his hot start to 2018.