The Toronto Blue Jays designated RP David Pauley (2001 Padre) for assignment Thursday. The Blue Jays picked Pauley up off waivers two weeks ago, and the 29-year-old right hander made four appearances for Toronto, surrendering four earned runs in 31/3 innings. The Blue Jays are the fifth Major League club Pauley has pitched for in his career. He started the year with the Detroit Tigers, but the Tigers cut him before the start of the season. He then signed a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and made five appearances before getting his release. Pauley’s best season as a pro came last year between the Seattle Mariners and the Tigers. He appeared in 53 games and threw 74 innings with a 3.16 ERA, 44 strikeouts and 22 walks.
… Baseball America named OF Wil Myers (2009 Chukar) the No. 3 prospect in all of minor league baseball Thursday in its midseason Top 50 prospects list. Continue reading “Ex-Chukar updates, July 8”