Athletics Pitcher Designated For Assignment

The Oakland Athletics have designated Miguel Romero for assignment.

This is a tough development for Romero, as he was hoping to make his major league debut with Oakland this season. However, given this news, he will now have to be placed on waivers. It will be interesting to see if a team elects to claim him but time will tell on that front. 

Romero's first four games in Triple-A this season have not gone well. He has allowed six runs on 12 hits in just 5.2 innings pitched. With that, he also had a 3-6 record and 6.27 ERA in 28 games in Triple-A last season. Thus, he will now be aiming to bounce back from a very rough stretch of play from here.

Nevertheless, we will have to wait and see what happens with Romero, but there's no question that this is hard news for the pitcher.

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