Fri, 13 Jun 2008 17:49:38 -0700
Roch Kubatko, of The Baltimore Sun, reports the Baltimore Orioles have granted SP Steve Trachsel release waivers. He will become a free agent if he is not claimed by Tuesday, June 17.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 12:37:41 -0700
The Sports Network reports the Baltimore Orioles designated P Steve Trachsel for assignment Tuesday, June 10.
Sun, 08 Jun 2008 23:39:09 -0700
The Washington Post's Marc Carig reports a difficult relief appearance may cost Baltimore Orioles RP Steve Trachsel a spot on the team. Orioles manager Dave Trembley said that a decision on Trachsel's fate could be approaching. Trembley said he plans to discuss the matter with pitching coach Rick Kranitz.
Tue, 03 Jun 2008 03:33:24 -0700
The Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Orioles P Steve Trachsel will remain in the bullpen for the foreseeable future.
Mon, 02 Jun 2008 00:26:43 -0700
The Washington Post's Marc Carig, updating a previous item, reports Baltimore Orioles SP Steve Trachsel allowed just two runs in five innings of a relief stint June 1 against the Boston Red Sox. It was Trachsel's first relief appearance since September 1995. The pitcher's future with the team remains in doubt, but Trachsel said he would be willing to give relief work a chance.
Sun, 01 Jun 2008 18:37:07 -0700
Baltimore Orioles P Steve Trachsel had his second career relief appearance Sunday, June 1, reports The Associated Press' David Ginsburg. Trachsel has started 417 games over his career, including eight this year, but he now appears to have lost his rotation spot.
Mon, 26 May 2008 18:04:58 -0700
Dan Connolly, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Orioles SP Steve Trachsel will have his rotation spot skipped. It is not known when he will start again.
Sun, 25 May 2008 14:58:11 -0700
Baltimore Orioles SP Steve Trachsel allowed nine runs over 1-2/3 innings Saturday, May 24, against the Tampa Bay Rays, according to the Associated Press. Trachsel, who was pitching on 14 days' rest, thought he might have been tipping off his pitches, but manager Dave Trembley doesn't believe that was the case.
Mon, 19 May 2008 15:12:43 -0700
Jeff Zrebiec, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Orioles manager Dave Trembley said SP Steve Trachsel will start one of the games against the Tampa Bay Rays this weekend.
Tue, 13 May 2008 15:06:45 -0700
Roch Kubatko, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Orioles SP Steve Trachsel will have his spot in the starting rotation skipped because of open dates in the schedule. Trachsel could be used out of the bullpen, but manager Dave Trembley is hesitant to do so because of Trachsel's lack of relief experience.