CINCINNATI (AP) —Cincinnati Reds minor leaguers were injured in a car accident Saturday morning in the Dominican Republic http://www.bravesfanproshop.com/authentic-brandon-mccarthy-jersey
, a team official said.Dick Williams, the Reds’ president of baseball operations, confirmed Capellan’s death and said pitcher Raul Hernandez was in critical condition and outfielder Emilio Garcia in stable condition. The club released no details about their injuries.Capellan was 19, the same age as the two injured players. All three played on the Reds’ rookie team in the Dominican Summer League.“We received this terrible news and send our condolences and support to the families, friends and teammates of Jairo, Raul and Emilio Ender Inciarte Jersey
,” owner Bob Castellini said. “Our Dominican operations are an integral part of the Reds organization, and this tragedy affects us all.”Capellan completed his first year in professional baseball, going 2-3 in 18 relief appearances. Hernandez has played on the rookie team each of the last two years and went 2-4 with a 2.29 ERA in 13 starts this season. Garcia batted .205 with no homers and 11 RBIs in his first professional season.“Jairo was a talented young pitcher with a bright future who was taken from us much too soon,” said Joe Noboa, the Reds’ field coordinator in Latin America. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have acquired right-handed reliever Cory Gearrin from the Texas Rangers for minor league right-handers Abdiel Mendoza and Teodoro Ortega.The teams announced the deal Friday http://www.bravesfanproshop.com/authentic-jose-ramirez-jersey
, the last day that players can be traded and be eligible for the postseason.Gearrin has combined to go 2-1 with a 3.51 ERA and one save in 56 relief appearances this season with Texas and San Francisco. He began the season with the Giants and was traded to the Rangers in July.The acquisition adds depth to an already formidable A’s bullpen.“To be able to go over and be a part of that bullpen, I feel like it’s going to be something special,” Gearrin said Friday in the Rangers’ clubhouse. “They’ve really been investing in that bullpen.”Gearrin’s versatility figures to be a valuable asset, A’s manager Bob Melvin said.“You would envision more of a matchup righty-righty guy, but he’s shown the ability to get lefties out,” Melvin said. “He can pitch a couple of innings Ronald Acuna Jr. Jersey
, he’s got a funky arm slot. The ball moves a lot.“I know he’s excited about being here. I talked to him for a while today. He said, ‘I’ll do whatever you ask me to do.'”The 19-year-old Mendoza was 2-3 with a 3.32 ERA at Class-A Vermont. The 18-year-old Ortega is 3-1 with a 2.11 ERA in the Dominican Summer League.The A’s also transferred right-hander Paul Blackburn to the 60-day disabled list to clear a spot on the 40-man roster.