MLB News: Guardians signs two namesake pitchers; one is left handed and the other right handed

The Cleveland Guardians announced they have signed a pair of Calebs namesakes for minor league deals. The pitcher lefty Caleb Baragar and righty Caleb Simpson they will join the organization and receive invitations to Major League Baseball’s 2023 spring training.

Baragar, 29 as of April, has played some time in the majors with the Giants, making 49 appearances for them during the 2020 and 2021 seasons. In that time, he posted a 2.78 ERA despite mid-rate states. His 18.8% strikeout rate, 9.1% walk rate and 21.7% ground ball rate are worse than the league average:

Things weren’t so easy in the minors, as he posted an 8.46 ERA in 22 1/3 Triple-A innings in 2021, surely pushed north by a whopping 17.6% walk rate. The Giants designated him for assignment in March 2022 and he landed with the Diamondbacks on a Waivers claim, who subsequently cut him in April.

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simpsons, The 31-year-old has yet to reach the major leagues, although he was named to the Boston Red Sox’s 60-man roster during the 2020 season. Overall, he has posted solid numbers on the minor league ladder, but has struggled so far in Triple-A.

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MLB News: Guardians signs two namesake pitchers; one is left handed and the other right handed