July 3, 2012; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; New York Yankees left fielder Dewayne Wise (45) runs the bases after he hit a solo home run in the third inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE
While general managers continue to work the phone lines looking for trades, let's take a quick look at a several players that were outrighted to the minors today...
- After clearing waivers, the New York Yankees have outrighted outfielder Dewayne Wise to Class Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, according to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News. However, Wise hasn't accepted the assignment and could opt for free agency instead. The 34-year-old was designated for assignment after the Yankees acquired Ichiro Suzuki.
- The Chicago Cubs have outrighted right-handed reliever Jairo Asencio to Class Triple-A Iowa, reports Carrie Muskat of MLB.com. The team acquired Asencio off waivers from the Indians in June. The 28-year-old Asencio posted a 3.07 ERA across 14 2/3 innings of work with the Cubs.