Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:32:51 -0700
The Chicago White Sox are excited about RP Maikel Cleto after he has slightly altered his mechanics to give him improved command. He's walked only two hitters in 9 2/3 spring innings and has an ERA of 0.93. Cleto had walked 14 hitters in 14 1/3 innings in his last three spring camps. He is getting "down the hill better in his delivery" after working with pitching coaches Don Cooper and Bobby Thigpen. Cleto also has different release points for his secondary pitches.
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:39:25 -0700
Chicago White Sox RP Maikel Cleto tossed two scoreless innings Tuesday, March 18, for the second straight Cactus League spring outing. He has allowed just two hits and one walk with four strikeouts over six spring innings to help his bid for a bullpen job.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 12:07:25 -0800
The Chicago White Sox claimed RP Maikel Cleto off waivers from the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Feb. 26, and designated 2B Jake Elmore for assignment in a corresponding move.
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:25:26 -0800
The Kansas City Royals designated RP Maikel Cleto for assignment Monday, Feb. 17.
Sun, 23 Jun 2013 20:21:35 -0700
The Kansas City Royals claimed RP Maikel Cleto off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday, June 23. To make room on the 40-man roster, the team designated OF Quintin Berry for assignment.
Thu, 06 Jun 2013 11:33:22 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals recalled P Kevin Siegrist from Triple-A Memphis Thursday, June 6, and optioned RP Maikel Cleto to Memphis in a corresponding move.
Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:45:54 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals RP Victor Marte was optioned to Triple-A Memphis following the club's game on Tuesday, June 4. RP Maikel Cleto has been recalled from Memphis to take Marte's place.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013 07:56:27 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said he's happy RP Keith Butler is at Triple-A Memphis because RPs Maikel Cleto, Victor Marte and Eduardo Sanchez are struggling.
Fri, 29 Mar 2013 13:54:11 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals reassigned RP Maikel Cleto, C Rob Johnson and 2B Greg Garcia to minor league camp Friday, March 29.
Mon, 16 Jul 2012 08:14:33 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals recalled P Trevor Rosenthal from Double-A Springfield and optioned RP Maikel Cleto to Triple-A Memphis.