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Shogo Akiyama, Ian Krol opt out of minors deals with Padres

Outfielder Shogo Akiyama and relief pitcher Ian Krol have each triggered opt-out clauses in their minor-league contracts with the Padres, reports Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union-Tribune (on Twitter). The players’ respective transactions logs at MLB.com indicate both have been released, suggesting the Friars declined to add either to their MLB roster.
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Padres sign lefty Ian Krol to minors deal

The Padres announced Friday afternoon that they’ve signed left-handed pitcher Ian Krol to a minor league contract. The deal includes an invite to major league spring training. Krol, 30, joined the free-agent market last November following the Tigers’ decision to outright him from their 40-man roster. After scattering usable...
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Padres' Ian Krol: Gets camp invite from Padres

Krol signed with the Padres as a non-roster invitee Friday. This veteran lefty owns a 4.49 ERA in 208.2 career major-league innings and posted a similar 4.34 ERA in 18.2 frames last season. He'll have the chance to earn a lower-leverage relief role in camp.
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Detroit Tigers pitchers Drew Hutchison, Ian Krol become free agents after clearing waivers

The Detroit Tigers announced Friday that two pitchers were waived by the organization: right-hander Drew Hutchison and left-hander Ian Krol. Hutchison and Krol were set for raises in salary arbitration, but the Tigers removed them from the roster to clear space in preparation for their offseason tasks. Both players cleared waivers and elected free agency, rather than accepting their assignments to Triple-A Toledo.
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Ian Krol: Bound for free agency

Krol elected free agency Friday after refusing an outright assignment to the minors. Krol tossed 18.2 innings for the Tigers this season, his first major-league action since 2018. His 4.34 ERA was nothing special, but being left-handed could make him at least somewhat interesting on the open market.
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Tigers' Ian Krol: Designated for assignment

Krol was designated for assignment by the Tigers on Friday, Evan Petzold of the Detroit Free Press reports. Krol had seven consecutive scoreless appearances following the All-Star break, but he struggled in his last three appearances and gave up six runs (five earned) in three innings. He'll be cast off the 40-man roster since Jose Urena is expected to be called up to start Saturday's game against the Blue Jays.
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