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Red Sox's Matt Dermody: Sent to minors camp
The Red Sox reassigned Dermody to minor-league camp Wednesday, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.
The 32-year-old left-hander had previously seen big-league action in parts of four seasons from 2016 through 2022, logging a 5.60 ERA over 30 career relief appearances. He'll likely open the season at Triple-A Worcester and provide Boston's top minor-league affiliate with experienced depth out of the bullpen.... See More ... See Less
Red Sox's Matt Dermody: Gets NRI deal from Red Sox
Dermody agreed Tuesday with the Red Sox on a minor-league deal which includes an invitation to spring training, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.
Dermody has made 30 MLB appearances over his career with the Blue Jays and Cubs. The left-hander spent the end of 2022 with the NC Dinos of the Korea Baseball Organization and registered a 4.54 ERA over 39.2 innings spanning eight starts with the club. He faces long odds on making the Red Sox roster out of the Grapefruit League.... See More ... See Less
Matt Dermody: Moving to Korea
Dermody confirmed Monday that he will be granted his release from the Cubs to sign with the NC Dinos of the Korea Baseball Organization, Tommy Birch of The Des Moines Register reports.
Dermody was recently promoted to the majors and made a relief appearance during last Thursday's doubleheader with the Cardinals before being optioned back to Triple-A Iowa a day later. He had been serving as a member of Iowa's rotation for much of the season, compiling a 3.74 ERA and 1.30 WHIP in 79.1 innings. As a 32-year-old who wasn't likely to get many opportunities down the stretch for a rebuilding team, the Cubs were presumably comfortable with letting Dermody make the jump overseas. His move to Korea creates an opening on the 40-man roster.... See More ... See Less
Cubs' Matt Dermody: Returns to minors
The Cubs optioned Dermody to Triple-A Iowa on Friday.
Dermody was up with the Cubs for just one day, as the left-hander was deployed as the team's 27th man for Thursday's doubleheader with the Cardinals. The 32-year-old appeared out of the bullpen in the Cubs' 7-2 loss in the second game of the twin bill, working one inning and striking out one while allowing two earned runs on two hits and two walks. Dermody had been serving in a starting role at Iowa, but his time with the affiliate -- and the Cubs organization -- could soon be coming to an end. Dermody is rumored to be nearing an agreement with the NC Dinos of the Korea Baseball Organization, but no contract has been finalized at this time.... See More ... See Less
Cubs' Matt Dermody: Joins North Siders for twin bill
The Cubs selected Dermody's contract from Triple-A Iowa, optioned him and then recalled him to serve as the 27th man for the Thursday's doubleheader with the Cardinals.
Chicago added Dermody to the 40-man roster and active roster in a roundabout way, but he'll be with the big club for the twin bill before likely heading back to Iowa. Though he'll work out of the bullpen Thursday, Dermody had been starting at Iowa and should be capable of handling multiple innings behind doubleheader starters Marcus Stroman and Sean Newcomb, if necessary.... See More ... See Less
Cubs' Matt Dermody: Reaches deal with Cubs
Dermody signed a minor-league contract with the Cubs on Feb. 8.
Following a one-year stop in Japan with the Saitama Seibu Lions, Dermody will return to North America ahead of his age-31 season. The southpaw has previously appeared in the majors in the 2016, 2017 and 2020 seasons with the Blue Jays and Cubs, compiling a 5.13 ERA and 1.29 WHIP across 29 career relief appearances. He'll likely open the 2022 campaign with Triple-A Iowa.... See More ... See Less
Matt Dermody: Heads to open market
Dermody elected free agency Monday.
Chicago outrighted Dermody off the 40-man roster earlier in September, and since he wasn't a candidate to pitch for the Cubs in the postseason, he'll part ways with the organization entirely. Dermody made one appearance for the Cubs this season, tossing a scoreless frame in relief.... See More ... See Less
Cubs' Matt Dermody: Clears waivers
Dermody was outrighted to the Cubs' alternate training site Thursday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
He passed through waivers and will remain in the organization after getting designated for assignment earlier this week.... See More ... See Less
Cubs' Matt Dermody: Bounced from 40-man roster
The Cubs designated Dermody for assignment Monday, Maddie Lee of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Chicago selected Dermody's contract ahead of Sunday's game, and he ended up making his first big-league appearance since 2017 in the 7-3 loss, tossing a scoreless inning in relief. The Cubs apparently didn't view Dermody as part of their long-term plans, so he'll lose his spot on the 40-man roster a day later with Chicago scooping speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton up off waivers from the Mets.... See More ... See Less
Cubs' Matt Dermody: Signs with Cubs
Dermody signed a minor-league contract with the Cubs on Saturday, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.
Dermody spent last season in the Toronto organization at Triple-A Buffalo, where he posted a 5.48 ERA and 1.39 WHIP in 23 innings across 15 appearances. The southpaw will serve as organizational pitching depth for the Cubs during the 2020 campaign and should report to the team's alternate training site.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Matt Dermody: Outrighted to Triple-A
Dermody was outrighted to Triple-A Buffalo on Saturday, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Dermody will stick with in Blue Jays' organization after passing through waivers untouched. The 27-year-old, who split time between Triple-A and the big club last season, will serve as organizational bullpen depth in 2018.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Matt Dermody: Designated for assignment
Dermody was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on Wednesday, Mike Wilner of Sportsnet 590 The Fan reports.
The Blue Jays needed to open up a spot on their 40-man roster following the acquisition of Sam Gaviglio, and Dermody was the odd man out. The 27-year-old has struggled so far in camp, allowing six runs on 11 hits across six frames. He'll take a spin through waivers to determine his landing spot for 2018, though he doesn't figure to serve as anything more than a mop-up man or lefty specialist wherever he lands.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Matt Dermody: Called up for bullpen reinforcement
Dermody was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo on Sunday, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.
The left-hander will return to the big club to provide an extra arm out of the bullpen after Dominic Leone (personal) was placed on the bereavement list. Dermody has previously made five appearances with the Blue Jays on the season, yielding eight runs (seven earned) on eight hits and two walks over four innings. He'll likely be used as a mop-up man or situationally against left-handed hitters.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Matt Dermody: Heads back to Buffalo
Dermody will be sent back to Triple-A Buffalo to make room for the Jays' Wednesday starter, Nick Tepesch, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet reports.
Dermody is the guy who will continue to bounce between levels depending on what the club needs for any given week. For now, the Jays will be evaluating some new rotation possibilities, so Dermody heads back after a two-week stay in Toronto. He's only pitched in five MLB games this year, but the 26-year-old has posted impressive marks (3.29 ERA and 37:9 K:BB) through 32 games and 41 innings with the Bisons.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Matt Dermody: Back in big leagues
Dermody was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo on Tuesday, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reports.
Dermody has been a solid relief arm for the Bisons this season, amassing a 3.29 ERA and a 37:9 K:BB in 41 innings of work. With Danny Barnes (shoulder) landing on the disabled list Tuesday, Dermody will replace him on the active roster to fill the void in the bullpen, although it's unlikely that the latter will fill as integral of a role moving forward given his one disastrous performance earlier in the season.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Matt Dermody: Cruising since return to Triple-A
Dermody has allowed just one run over 10 appearances and 11.1 innings since returning to Triple-A Buffalo.
Dermody's one MLB appearance this season didn't go well -- he allowed five runs on four hits, including three homers while recording just one out April 16 against Baltimore. Despite proving to be an effective minor-league reliever since 2013, the righty has failed to make a positive impression in his limited major-league service over the past two years. Dermody will likely get another crack with the Jays once a hole opens in the team's bullpen.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Matt Dermody: Optioned to Triple-A
Dermody was optioned back to Triple-A Buffalo on Saturday, Sportsnet's Ben Nicholson-Smith reports.
This is the corresponding move for when Aaron Sanchez (finger) gets activated from the DL prior to Sunday's start. Dermody will continue to serve as organizational bullpen depth at the Triple-A level.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Matt Dermody: Called up to majors
Dermody was called up to the Blue Jays' big-league roster on Friday, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet reports.
Dermody takes the roster spot of fellow reliever Casey Lawrence, who was sent down to Triple-A Buffalo in a corresponding move. Dermody will look to provide the Blue Jays with some added depth to their bullpen, which is currently 22nd in baseball in total bullpen ERA.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Matt Dermody: Sent back to minors
Dermody was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo on Monday, Mike Wilner of 590 The Fan reports.
Dermody was sent back after making just one appearance with the Blue Jays, which saw him allow five runs on four hits (three homers) while walking one and recording only one out. It's unclear who will take his place on the roster, but Toronto should announce the corresponding move Tuesday.... See More ... See Less
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