The Chicago Cubs have assigned CJ Riefenhauser to Triple-A Iowa after no team claimed him on waivers. Since 2014, the lefty has bounced between the majors and minors with both the Tampa Bay and Chicago organizations. Cubs announce pitcher CJ Riefenhauser has cleared waivers and been assigned outright to Iowa. Their 40-man roster is now at 37 — Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) May...
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May 26, 2016
CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have claimed reliever C.J. Riefenhauser off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles. The 26-year-old left-hander spent parts of the past two seasons with the Tampa Bay Rays, going 1-0 with a 6.30 ERA in 24 appearances. He was traded to Seattle in November and dealt to Baltimore in December before being designated for assignment on Feb. 4. To make room...
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February 12, 2016 | Discuss
C.J. Riefenhauser is on the move again. The Cubs claimed Riefenhauser off waivers today after the Orioles designated him for assignment last week. They designated left-hander Edgar Olmos for assignment to make room for Riefenhauser. In a strange twist, the Cubs had claimed Olmos from the Orioles on Dec. 23. ... Read More
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wanting to have a long reliever in the bullpen after a pair of extra-inning games, the Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of left-hander Everett Teaford from Durham of the Triple-A International League. Left-hander C.J. Riefenhauser was optioned to the Bulls before Saturday's game against the New York Yankees. To clear a spot on the Rays' 40-man roster, the first...
The Tampa Bay Rays have been inconsistent throughout the first month of the season, and this trend continued in their series against the AL East leading New York Yankees. The Rays lost 5-1 in a twelve-inning game on Sunday afternoon. Joe Maddon decided to have CJ Riefenhauser intentionally walk Jacoby Ellsbury to load the bases, and face Dean Anna with two outs. Riefenhauser then...
"C.J.! C.J.! C.J.!" A crowd of about 100 people started developing in the section behind me at Citi Field during the 2013 All-Star Futures Game. It was between innings, and the announcers had just told the crowd that a new pitcher would be entering the game for the U.S. Team. "C.J.! C.J.! C.J.!" At the time, I hadn't heard of C.J. Riefenhauser, the left-handed relief pitcher from...
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