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Guardians' Chris Vallimont: Remains in organization
Vallimont was outrighted to Triple-A Columbus on Wednesday.
Vallimont will remain in the Cleveland organization after the Guardians moved him off their 40-man roster last week. Since being acquired from the Orioles in July, Vallimont has pitched exclusively at Columbus, turning in a 7.84 ERA and 1.94 WHIP across seven appearances.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Chris Vallimont: Loses 40-man roster spot
The Guardians designated Vallimont for assignment Monday.
The transaction clears a spot on the 40-man roster for waiver pickup Ramon Laureano. Vallimont was acquired from the Orioles last month but never made an appearance for Cleveland.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Chris Vallimont: Shipped to Cleveland
The Orioles traded Vallimont to the Guardians on Thursday in exchange for cash considerations, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports.
The Orioles designated Vallimont for assignment Wednesday, and he now finds himself in a new organization just one day later. The 26-year-old has been used as both a starter and reliever, and he could find himself in the majors if Cleveland is in need of a fresh arm later this season. Vallimont holds a 5.02 ERA and 1.40 WHIP through 57.1 innings in Triple-A. Triston McKenzie was transferred to the 60-day injured list to make room for Vallimont on the Guardians' 40-man roster.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Chris Vallimont: Exits 40-man roster
The Orioles designated Vallimont for assignment Wednesday, Andy Kostka of TheBaltimoreBanner.com reports.
Vallimont was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday and a day later he's lost his spot on the 40-man roster. The righty reliever will now go through the waiver process.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Chris Vallimont: Optioned to Triple-A
Vallimont was optioned to Triple-A Nofolk on Tuesday, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports.
Vallimont made a scoreless appearance Monday in his major-league debut but is now headed back to the minors. He's been used as both a starter and reliever with Norfolk this season, but it's not clear what the plan is for his role in the immediate future.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Chris Vallimont: Selected from Triple-A
The Orioles selected Vallimont's contract from Triple-A Norfolk on Saturday.
Vallimont hasn't been spectacular in Norfolk this season, recording a 5.02 ERA and 1.40 WHIP with a 64:30 K:BB through 57.1 innings. He's primarily been used as a starter in the minors, though he'll likely come out of the bullpen while in Baltimore. Vallimont will take the place of Bruce Zimmermann, who was optioned to Norfolk in a corresponding move.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Chris Vallimont: Outrighted to Triple-A
Vallimont cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk by the Orioles on Tuesday.
The right-hander had been removed from the 40-man roster a week ago but will remain in the organization. Vallimont posted a 5.63 ERA between Double-A Bowie and Triple-A Norfolk last season.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Chris Vallimont: Designated for assignment
Vallimont was designated for assignment by the Orioles on Tuesday.
The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Ryan O'Hearn. A waiver claim last May, Vallimont posted a 5.63 ERA and 105:50 K:BB over 104 innings between Double- and Triple-A in 2022. The 25-year-old has shown he can miss some bats in the minors, but that hasn't translated to much success to this point.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Chris Vallimont: Bumped up to Triple-A
Vallimont was promoted from Double-A Bowie to Triple-A Norfolk on Monday.
Vallimont struggled with Double-A Wichita while a member of the Twins' organization to begin the year. He was designated for assignment in May and claimed off waivers by the Orioles. In three starts with Bowie, he allowed just one earned run with an 18:4 K:BB across 13 innings. He'll look to continue his success at Norfolk, which will mark his first taste of Triple-A ball.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Chris Vallimont: Claimed by Baltimore
Vallimont was claimed off waivers by the Orioles and optioned to Double-A Bowie on Wednesday.
Vallimont began the season at Double-A Wichita and posted a 9.95 ERA and 2.68 WHIP in 19 innings over seven appearances (six starts). He was cast off the Twins' 40-man roster Saturday but will now attempt to carve out a role in Bowie.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Chris Vallimont: Cast off 40-man roster
Vallimont was designated for assignment by the Twins on Saturday, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Vallimont has made seven appearances (six starts) at Double-A Wichita this year, and he's posted a 9.95 ERA and 2.68 WHIP in 19 innings. The 25-year-old was a fifth-round pick by the Marlins in 2018, but it's not yet clear whether he'll remain in the Twins organization if he goes unclaimed on waivers.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Chris Vallimont: Goes to Double-A
The Twins optioned Vallimont to Double-A Wichita on Wednesday, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.
Vallimont was one of six pitchers optioned to minor-league camp as the Twins made their first round of cuts. He'll report back to Wichita for a second go-around after he struggled during his first taste of the Double-A level in 2021, finishing with a 6.03 ERA and 1.67 WHIP in 91 innings over his 21 innings. Vallimont did at least demonstrate an ability to miss bats, as he fanned 31.1 percent of the batters he faced.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Chris Vallimont: Protected from Rule 5 draft
Vallimont was added to the Twins' 40-man roster Friday.
The 24-year-old righty's future likely lies in the bullpen, as he walked 61 batters in 91 innings at Double-A last season. While he has logged some high strikeout rates in the minors, Vallimont doesn't have typical ninth-inning stuff.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Chris Vallimont: Returns from injury
Vallimont (undisclosed) made his 2021 debut Sunday in a rehab outing with Low-A Fort Myers, covering three scoreless innings while striking out six and allowing two hits and no walks.
Vallimont was on the 7-day injured list for just over two weeks with the unspecified injury. With his rehab assignment completed, Vallimont's next outing should come with Double-A Wichita.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Chris Vallimont: Begins season on injured list
Vallimont will begin the 2021 season on the injured list at Double-A Wichita, Twins Daily reports.
His injury is undisclosed. Vallimont split the 2019 season between Low-A and High-A, posting a 3.16 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 122:37 K:BB over 105.1 innings.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-5, 240 lbs
|Birthplace: Erie, PA
|Bats/Throws: R, R