This week's recurring theme in the world of transactions were disappointment and development as a number of teams sent down struggling players they would like to see play prominent roles on the MLB roster. Some were sent down simply to get consistent playing time, while others were sent down to re-find their game. Some are more likely to succeed than others.
The Diamond Exchange has moved to a weekly format, appearing every Sunday. For organization’s sake, I have moved to a league by league, team by team format, analyzing the transactions of note. For a key of the transaction abbreviations, go to the bottom of the article.