Cordero (elbow) was activated from the 7-day injured listing Thursday and joined Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Conor Foley of The Scranton Occasions-Tribune stories. Cordero is ready to make his return from Tommy John surgical procedure, becoming a member of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday. He final pitched in 2020 with the White Sox, posting a 6.08 ERA and 1.58 WHIP with 22 strikeouts over 26.2 innings in 30 appearances. The 28-year-old will possible be on the Yankees‘ radar for a possible name up within the coming months.
Cordero (elbow) was placed on the injured list at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Conor Foley of The Scranton Times-Tribune reports. Cordero underwent Tommy John surgery in March of 2021, so it's not much of a surprise he'll open this season on the injured list as he continues his recover. The 30-year-old inked a minor-league deal with the Yankees in December after being let go by the White Sox earlier in the offseason.
Just because teams can’t make moves with players who are on a 40-man roster doesn’t mean they can’t still make significant additions. Last offseason, the Yankees signed Lucas Luetge to a minor league deal, and the left-hander ended up winning a job in spring training on his way to becoming a reliable arm in the bullpen.
The Chicago White Sox had a decent bullpen in 2021. It never really reached that full potential that we thought it had going into the year but they were really good. Liam Hendriks was the best reliever in the American League and guys like Michael Kopech, Craig Kimbrel, Aaron Bummer, and Garrett Crochet mostly did a good job to get to him.
Former Chicago White Sox pitcher Jimmy Cordero has a new team. Per Jon Heyman, the 28-year-old right-hander has signed a minor league deal with the New York Yankees. Cordero, who was picked up by the White Sox in 2019 after he was designated for assignment by both the Blue Jays and the Mariners, recently spent the 2021 season on the shelf recovering from Tommy John surgery.
Cordero (elbow) signed a minor-league contract with the Yankees on Thursday, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports. Cordero elected free agency in early November after he was outrighted to Triple-A Charlotte. He's expected to be sidelined until at least the middle of the 2022 campaign after he underwent Tommy John surgery in March.
The White Sox outrighted Cordero to Triple-A Charlotte on Friday, making him a free agent, LaMond Pope of the Chicago Tribune reports. The righty underwent Tommy John surgery in March and is unlikely to pitch sooner than the middle of next season, so his free agent market figures to be small. Cordero posted a 6.08 ERA and 1.58 in his most recent big-league action in 2020.
Chicago White Sox right-hander Jimmy Cordero underwent successful Tommy John surgery Friday and will miss the 2021 season. Cordero made 30 relief appearances for the White Sox in each of the last two seasons. He had a 6.08 ERA during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, with 22 strikeouts in 26 2/3 innings and his 30 games were second most among American League pitchers.