Dana Eveland signs with Korean team

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After playing for seven teams in parts of eight seasons in the majors Dana Eveland is heading to Korea.

Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun reports that the 29-year-old left-hander has signed a one-year, $675,000 deal with the Hanwha Eagles of the Korea Baseball Organization and could earn up to $900,000 in total with incentives.

Eveland spent this year with the Orioles, making two starts and a dozen relief appearances, and has a 5.46 ERA in 393 career innings.

Brewers place Eric Thames on disabled list with torn UCL in left thumb

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On Wednesday, the Brewers placed first baseman Eric Thames on the 10-day disabled list with a torn UCL in his left thumb. In a corresponding roster move, the Brewers recalled pitcher Brandon Woodruff from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Thames, 31, exited Tuesday’s game against the Royals before the bottom of the ninth inning. After the game, manager Craig Counsell expressed concern about his thumb. As MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy reports, Brewers GM David Stearns says that surgery is likely but not definite, but that he expects Thames to be back for a “significant” portion of the 2018 season.

Thames was hitting quite well for the Brewers, owning a .250/.351/.625 triple-slash line along with seven home runs and 13 RBI in 74 plate appearances. Jesus Aguilar should handle first base while Thames is out. Ryan Braun could also see some action at first base.