Cubs to promote Haydn Wisinski, Dafa Kerven Castro

The Cubs are set to pick a potential promotion contract Hayden Wisinski For his first appearance in the league, According to the team’s transaction history at MLB.com. Valid Kervin Castro He was assigned the task in order to unlock a place in the list of 40 men. the left Justin SteelIn the meantime, they will be listed as infected for 15 days. Steve Greenberg from the Chicago Sun-Times chirp Yesterday, Steele’s next start – which was scheduled for today – was pushed into the weekend with a nagging back injury. Now, it looks like the cubs will now be giving him a break of at least two weeks to recover.

Wesneski, 24, was acquired by the Yankees in One-to-one trade that sent the good Scott Evros to New York before the trade deadline. Currently arranging VI Among the cubs of farmers in American baseball, twelveth at MLB.com and sixteen At FanGraphs.

Wesneski 6’3″, 210 pounds has appeared in five games for the Cubs Organization, all of which come with a Triple-A Iowa. He posted an ugly 5.66 ERA at the time, though that’s primarily due to his disastrous eight-stroke clunker with only 1 and 2/3 innings in his organizational debut. Wesneski recovered his rebound with a 2.37 ERA and 21 to 6 K/BB over his next four appearances (three starts, one relief run, 19 runs total).

Wesneski spent the entire season in Triple-A even though this was just his second full season after being drafted in the sixth round in 2019. (Of course, there was no minor league season in 2020). 3.92 Era with 23.2% strike rate, 7.9% walking rate and 42.7% globe rate. Primarily working with two and four less used seamstresses (the latter making it into the upper ’90s at times), Wesneski complements these two heaters with three widths of speed, all of which are at least medium potential.

Even at the time of the deal, Wesneski was touted as a fast-rising, almost-ready MLB arm that could find his way into the Cubs rotation in the very near future. Whether this will prove to be just an instant start or the first step into a more permanent test remains to be seen, but Wesinski’s characters get a legitimate chance to break the rotation next spring, even if this is just a one-off promotion. necessity. Exploratory reporting in BA, MLB.com, and FanGraphs all put it fourth/5th most likely. It will be controllable through at least the 2028 season.

As for the 23-year-old Castro, he secured a Giants waiver in early August that ended up throwing 10 2/3 innings from the Chicago Bullpen. Castro’s average ball speed of 92.7 mph was almost 2 mph less than his 2021 speed, and he’s had major throwing problems in both the big leagues and in Triple-A this season (with both the Giants and Cubs). He has been tagged 14 times in 12 1/3 MLB frames this year (10.22 ERA) and also has a 5.19 ERA in Triple-A. He’s walked 15.1% of his opponents between Triple-A and Majors this year. The Cubs will either make concessions or release Castro within a week.