Recapping the recent trio of outrights:
- The Boston Red Sox outrighted utility man Nate Spears to Class Triple-A Pawtucket after clearing waivers, according to Brian MacPherson of the Procidence Journal. Spears, 26, was on the major-league roster for only eight days before being designated for assignment. Boston made the move to make room on the 40-man roster for call ups.
- The New York Yankees outrighted left-handed pitcher Steve Garrison to Class Double-A Trenton, according to Marc Carig of the Star-Ledger. Garrison got a "cup of coffee" with the Yankees before being designated for assignment on September 11th. The Yankees made to move to make room on the 40-man roster for catcher Austin Romine.
- The Washington Nationals outrighted right-handed pitcher Garrett Mock Class Triple-A Syracuse, according to William Ladson of MLB.com. Mock was designated for assignment last week, when the Nationals needed to make room on the 40-man roster for minor league call ups.