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Oliver Drake's ridiculous waiver wire tour continues

We typically talk about teams having busy offseasons if they sign a handful of free agents and change the roster up with a couple of trades. It's rare that we talk about players having busy offseasons. Sure, a player may go on a vacation or two and post some sick workout videos, but, compared to the daily activity of the regular season, it's hard to unironically call it busy.

Nevertheless, relief pitcher Oliver Drake has had a busy offseason. On Friday, the Rays announced that they designated Drake for assignment to make room on the roster for their latest free agent acquisition -- outfielder Avisail Garcia. This comes just two weeks after the Rays traded for Drake and marks the third time in as many months he's been DFA'd. Yeah, he's been busy:

Somehow, his last three months undersell just how much Drake has been moving around. Since May, he has been designated for assignment eight times and been in six different organizations. The comparisons to 16th century explorer Sir Francis Drake are obvious:

Drake made history in 2018 by pitching for five different teams during the season. He managed that feat after not changing teams at all last offseason. Based on his movement over the last year, he figures to be in good shape to smash his own record in 2019.