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Yahoo Sports
6 days ago
Boston Red Sox

Report: White Sox to call up Robinson

Chuckie Robinson set to be called up by the Chicago White Sox after Martin Maldonaldo was designated for assignment. [ more ]
Pinstripe Alley
1 month ago
New York Yankees

Yankees trade catcher Luis Torrens to Mets

The Mets made significant roster moves, including acquiring catcher Luis Torrens from the Yankees due to poor performance by Omar Narváez. [ more ]
NBC Sports Bay Area & California
2 months ago
San Francisco Giants

Giants place Bailey on 7-day concussion IL; Sabol recalled

The Giants placed catcher Patrick Bailey on the 7-day concussion IL after sustaining a blow with blurred vision. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
3 months ago
New York Mets

Mets Acquire Joe Hudson From Cubs

The Cubs traded journeyman catcher to the Mets for additional depth behind the plate. [ more ]
Battery Power
3 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves sign catcher Sandy Leon; re-sign pitcher Jackson Stephens to Minor League deals

The Atlanta Braves signed Sandy León and brought back Jackson Stephens for organizational depth.
Sandy León adds catching depth with Sean Murphy injured, while Jackson Stephens offers relief pitching support. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
3 months ago
Major League Baseball

Royals Sign Brian O'Keefe To Minor League Deal

1. Royals signed catcher Brian O'Keefe to a minor league contract for Triple-A Omaha.
2. O'Keefe provides experienced depth behind the plate for the Royals in case of injuries. [ more ]
Yahoo Sports
6 days ago
Boston Red Sox

Report: White Sox to call up Robinson

Chuckie Robinson set to be called up by the Chicago White Sox after Martin Maldonaldo was designated for assignment. [ more ]
Pinstripe Alley
1 month ago
New York Yankees

Yankees trade catcher Luis Torrens to Mets

The Mets made significant roster moves, including acquiring catcher Luis Torrens from the Yankees due to poor performance by Omar Narváez. [ more ]
NBC Sports Bay Area & California
2 months ago
San Francisco Giants

Giants place Bailey on 7-day concussion IL; Sabol recalled

The Giants placed catcher Patrick Bailey on the 7-day concussion IL after sustaining a blow with blurred vision. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
3 months ago
New York Mets

Mets Acquire Joe Hudson From Cubs

The Cubs traded journeyman catcher to the Mets for additional depth behind the plate. [ more ]
Battery Power
3 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves sign catcher Sandy Leon; re-sign pitcher Jackson Stephens to Minor League deals

The Atlanta Braves signed Sandy León and brought back Jackson Stephens for organizational depth.
Sandy León adds catching depth with Sean Murphy injured, while Jackson Stephens offers relief pitching support. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
3 months ago
Major League Baseball

Royals Sign Brian O'Keefe To Minor League Deal

1. Royals signed catcher Brian O'Keefe to a minor league contract for Triple-A Omaha.
2. O'Keefe provides experienced depth behind the plate for the Royals in case of injuries. [ more ]
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#will-smith
Dodger Blue
1 month ago
LA Dodgers

Dodgers News: Will Smith Joins Mike Piazza, Roy Campanella & Steve Yeager With 100th Home Run

Will Smith hit his 100th career home run and joined the exclusive club of fourth Dodgers catchers to achieve this milestone. [ more ]
Dodger Blue
5 months ago
LA Dodgers

2023 Los Angeles Dodgers Player Reviews: Will Smith

Will Smith is one of the best catchers in baseball and earned an All-Star Game selection in 2023.
Smith had a strong first half but experienced a prolonged slump after the All-Star break and played through a fractured rib. [ more ]
Dodgers Nation
6 months ago
LA Dodgers

Dodgers News: Will Smith Continues To Look For Ways To Improve His Game

The Dodgers have a history of strong catchers, with Will Smith continuing the trend as one of the best in baseball.
Smith has improved his defensive skills and earned his first All-Star appearance in 2023. [ more ]
Dodger Blue
1 month ago
LA Dodgers

Dodgers News: Will Smith Joins Mike Piazza, Roy Campanella & Steve Yeager With 100th Home Run

Will Smith hit his 100th career home run and joined the exclusive club of fourth Dodgers catchers to achieve this milestone. [ more ]
Dodger Blue
5 months ago
LA Dodgers

2023 Los Angeles Dodgers Player Reviews: Will Smith

Will Smith is one of the best catchers in baseball and earned an All-Star Game selection in 2023.
Smith had a strong first half but experienced a prolonged slump after the All-Star break and played through a fractured rib. [ more ]
Dodgers Nation
6 months ago
LA Dodgers

Dodgers News: Will Smith Continues To Look For Ways To Improve His Game

The Dodgers have a history of strong catchers, with Will Smith continuing the trend as one of the best in baseball.
Smith has improved his defensive skills and earned his first All-Star appearance in 2023. [ more ]
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Bluebird Banter
2 months ago
Major League Baseball

Happy Birthday Josh Phelps

Josh Phelps was a top prospect catcher for the Blue Jays but transitioned to DH, showcasing power-hitting prowess throughout his career. [ more ]
#baseball
MLB Trade Rumors
3 months ago
Major League Baseball

Mariners Sign Beau Taylor To Minor League Deal

Beau Taylor signs a minor league deal with the Mariners, returning to affiliated ball for catching depth. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
New York Mets

Mets' Francisco Alvarez working on throwing out more base stealers

Alvarez prefers throwing runners out to hitting home runs.
Alvarez aims to improve his throwing accuracy in the upcoming season. [ more ]
Bluebird Banter
4 months ago
Major League Baseball

Better Know Your Blue Jays 40-man: Alejandro Kirk

Alejandro Kirk's performance fluctuated between strong and average seasons, excelling in hitting and pitch framing initially but facing challenges in later years.
Kirk's perceived lack of athleticism as a catcher continues to be a subject of discussion, with attention shifting to his physical appearance during games. [ more ]
Dodgers Nation
5 months ago
LA Dodgers

Will Smith Says He Hasn't Talked Extension With Dodgers, Loves Being in LA

Will Smith had a successful All-Star season with the Dodgers in 2023 despite multiple injuries.
Smith emphasizes the importance of improving as a game-caller and setting up pitchers for success. [ more ]
South Side Sox
5 months ago
Chicago White Sox

South Side Sox Top Prospect No. 55: Troy Claunch

Troy Claunch signed with the White Sox as an undrafted free agent in 2022 after playing college baseball at Oregon State and Texas A&M.
Claunch is known for his solid game-calling skills and leadership abilities, and has a strong defensive presence behind the plate. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Tony Wolters Announces Retirement

Tony Wolters has retired from professional baseball after 13 years and will be joining the Rockies as a bench coach.
Wolters was known for his strong defense as a catcher, finishing his career with positive metrics in pitch-framing and throwing. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
3 months ago
Major League Baseball

Mariners Sign Beau Taylor To Minor League Deal

Beau Taylor signs a minor league deal with the Mariners, returning to affiliated ball for catching depth. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
New York Mets

Mets' Francisco Alvarez working on throwing out more base stealers

Alvarez prefers throwing runners out to hitting home runs.
Alvarez aims to improve his throwing accuracy in the upcoming season. [ more ]
Bluebird Banter
4 months ago
Major League Baseball

Better Know Your Blue Jays 40-man: Alejandro Kirk

Alejandro Kirk's performance fluctuated between strong and average seasons, excelling in hitting and pitch framing initially but facing challenges in later years.
Kirk's perceived lack of athleticism as a catcher continues to be a subject of discussion, with attention shifting to his physical appearance during games. [ more ]
Dodgers Nation
5 months ago
LA Dodgers

Will Smith Says He Hasn't Talked Extension With Dodgers, Loves Being in LA

Will Smith had a successful All-Star season with the Dodgers in 2023 despite multiple injuries.
Smith emphasizes the importance of improving as a game-caller and setting up pitchers for success. [ more ]
South Side Sox
5 months ago
Chicago White Sox

South Side Sox Top Prospect No. 55: Troy Claunch

Troy Claunch signed with the White Sox as an undrafted free agent in 2022 after playing college baseball at Oregon State and Texas A&M.
Claunch is known for his solid game-calling skills and leadership abilities, and has a strong defensive presence behind the plate. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Tony Wolters Announces Retirement

Tony Wolters has retired from professional baseball after 13 years and will be joining the Rockies as a bench coach.
Wolters was known for his strong defense as a catcher, finishing his career with positive metrics in pitch-framing and throwing. [ more ]
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#minor-league-deals
MLB Trade Rumors
3 months ago
Major League Baseball

Phillies Sign Jose Godoy, Beau Burrows To Minor League Deals

The Phillies signed Beau Burrows and Godoy to minor league deals.
Godoy brings strong Triple-A level performance and defensive skills to the Phillies' catching roster. [ more ]
Dodgers Nation
6 months ago
LA Dodgers

Dodgers Sign Catcher, Bring Back Former LA Draft Pick on Minor League Contracts

The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed catcher Chris Okey and utility man Brendon Davis to minor league deals.
Okey has previous major league experience with the Cincinnati Reds and the Los Angeles Angels, while Davis was previously with the Detroit Tigers. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
3 months ago
Major League Baseball

Phillies Sign Jose Godoy, Beau Burrows To Minor League Deals

The Phillies signed Beau Burrows and Godoy to minor league deals.
Godoy brings strong Triple-A level performance and defensive skills to the Phillies' catching roster. [ more ]
Dodgers Nation
6 months ago
LA Dodgers

Dodgers Sign Catcher, Bring Back Former LA Draft Pick on Minor League Contracts

The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed catcher Chris Okey and utility man Brendon Davis to minor league deals.
Okey has previous major league experience with the Cincinnati Reds and the Los Angeles Angels, while Davis was previously with the Detroit Tigers. [ more ]
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#trade
McCovey Chronicles
3 months ago
San Francisco Giants

Minor League round up, 4/2: Sacramento's bats have arrived!

Sacramento River Cats won a game 9-8 after position player Donovan Walton pitched two scoreless innings.
Catcher Jakson Reetz stands out after Giants traded Joey Bart, providing valuable MLB-playable AAA depth. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Tigers Outright Donny Sands

Catcher Donny Sands has cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Toledo by the Detroit Tigers.
Sands had a disappointing 2023 season in the minors, with a lower batting line compared to the previous year with the Phillies' Triple-A team. [ more ]
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Chicago White Sox acquire veteran Max Stassi to provide catching depth

The Chicago White Sox acquired catcher Max Stassi from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for a player to be named later or cash
Stassi provides catching depth for the Sox and has a career .212/.295/.361 slash line with 41 home runs and 128 RBIs [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
New York Mets

Mets open to trading catcher Omar Narvaez after Francisco Alvarez's emergence

The Mets have indicated they are open to trading Omar Narvaez.
Narvaez expressed openness to a trade if it meant more playing time. [ more ]
McCovey Chronicles
3 months ago
San Francisco Giants

Minor League round up, 4/2: Sacramento's bats have arrived!

Sacramento River Cats won a game 9-8 after position player Donovan Walton pitched two scoreless innings.
Catcher Jakson Reetz stands out after Giants traded Joey Bart, providing valuable MLB-playable AAA depth. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Tigers Outright Donny Sands

Catcher Donny Sands has cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Toledo by the Detroit Tigers.
Sands had a disappointing 2023 season in the minors, with a lower batting line compared to the previous year with the Phillies' Triple-A team. [ more ]
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Chicago White Sox acquire veteran Max Stassi to provide catching depth

The Chicago White Sox acquired catcher Max Stassi from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for a player to be named later or cash
Stassi provides catching depth for the Sox and has a career .212/.295/.361 slash line with 41 home runs and 128 RBIs [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
New York Mets

Mets open to trading catcher Omar Narvaez after Francisco Alvarez's emergence

The Mets have indicated they are open to trading Omar Narvaez.
Narvaez expressed openness to a trade if it meant more playing time. [ more ]
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#minor-league
MLB Trade Rumors
3 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves Sign Sandy Leon, Jackson Stephens To Minor League Deals

The Braves signed Jackson Stephens and Sandy Leon to minor league contracts for depth.
Sandy Leon provides defensive skills and experience to the Braves as a backup catcher. [ more ]
Pinstripe Alley
5 months ago
New York Yankees

Around the Empire: Yankees news - 1/26/24

The San Francisco Giants are struggling to land bats in free agency, with the Yankees among the teams interested in third baseman Matt Chapman.
The Yankees signed catcher Luis Torrens to a minor league deal, bringing back a player they originally signed as an international free agent. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
3 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Braves Sign Sandy Leon, Jackson Stephens To Minor League Deals

The Braves signed Jackson Stephens and Sandy Leon to minor league contracts for depth.
Sandy Leon provides defensive skills and experience to the Braves as a backup catcher. [ more ]
Pinstripe Alley
5 months ago
New York Yankees

Around the Empire: Yankees news - 1/26/24

The San Francisco Giants are struggling to land bats in free agency, with the Yankees among the teams interested in third baseman Matt Chapman.
The Yankees signed catcher Luis Torrens to a minor league deal, bringing back a player they originally signed as an international free agent. [ more ]
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#pittsburgh-pirates
MLB Trade Rumors
3 months ago
Major League Baseball

Pirates Outright Canaan Smith-Njigba, Ali Sanchez

The Pirates have outrighted outfielder Canaan Smith-Njigba and catcher Ali Sánchez to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Smith-Njigba's journey through waiver claims and his utility as a depth option at Triple-A. [ more ]
Yahoo News
5 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Pirates announce deals with former All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal and left-hander Josh Fleming

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed one-year contracts with catcher Josh Fleming and left-hander Josh Grandal.
Grandal will receive a $2.5 million salary, while Fleming will earn $850,000 in the major leagues and $240,000 in the minors. [ more ]
Yahoo Sports
5 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Former White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal agrees to one-year deal with Pirates: report

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal to a one-year contract worth $2.5 million.
Grandal's addition provides depth at catcher for the Pirates while they search for a replacement for injured catcher Endy Rodríguez. [ more ]
Yahoo Sports
5 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Report: Pirates adding catching depth by signing two-time All-Star Yasmani Grandal - Yahoo Sports

The Pittsburgh Pirates are adding catcher Yasmani Grandal on a one-year, $2.5 million contract.
Grandal will provide depth at catcher for the Pirates while Endy Rodríguez recovers from Tommy John surgery. [ more ]
Cbsnews
5 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Pirates signing two-time All-Star Yasmani Grandal, AP source says

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed catcher Yasmani Grandal to a one-year contract worth $2.5 million.
Grandal will provide depth at catcher for the Pirates, who are in need of a replacement for injured catcher Endy Rodríguez. [ more ]
Yahoo News
5 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Pirates adding catching depth by signing two-time All-Star Yasmani Grandal, AP source says

The Pittsburgh Pirates are adding two-time All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal to their roster.
Grandal has agreed to a one-year contract worth $2.5 million pending a physical. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
3 months ago
Major League Baseball

Pirates Outright Canaan Smith-Njigba, Ali Sanchez

The Pirates have outrighted outfielder Canaan Smith-Njigba and catcher Ali Sánchez to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Smith-Njigba's journey through waiver claims and his utility as a depth option at Triple-A. [ more ]
Yahoo News
5 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Pirates announce deals with former All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal and left-hander Josh Fleming

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed one-year contracts with catcher Josh Fleming and left-hander Josh Grandal.
Grandal will receive a $2.5 million salary, while Fleming will earn $850,000 in the major leagues and $240,000 in the minors. [ more ]
Yahoo Sports
5 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Former White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal agrees to one-year deal with Pirates: report

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal to a one-year contract worth $2.5 million.
Grandal's addition provides depth at catcher for the Pirates while they search for a replacement for injured catcher Endy Rodríguez. [ more ]
Yahoo Sports
5 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Report: Pirates adding catching depth by signing two-time All-Star Yasmani Grandal - Yahoo Sports

The Pittsburgh Pirates are adding catcher Yasmani Grandal on a one-year, $2.5 million contract.
Grandal will provide depth at catcher for the Pirates while Endy Rodríguez recovers from Tommy John surgery. [ more ]
Cbsnews
5 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Pirates signing two-time All-Star Yasmani Grandal, AP source says

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed catcher Yasmani Grandal to a one-year contract worth $2.5 million.
Grandal will provide depth at catcher for the Pirates, who are in need of a replacement for injured catcher Endy Rodríguez. [ more ]
Yahoo News
5 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Pirates adding catching depth by signing two-time All-Star Yasmani Grandal, AP source says

The Pittsburgh Pirates are adding two-time All-Star catcher Yasmani Grandal to their roster.
Grandal has agreed to a one-year contract worth $2.5 million pending a physical. [ more ]
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Dodgers Nation
3 months ago
LA Dodgers

What Does the Will Smith Extension Mean for the Dodgers' Top Catching Prospects?

The Dodgers signed catcher Will Smith to a record deal, likely transitioning him to a corner infield position in the future.
The team has a surplus of talented catchers in their farm system, potentially leading to trades to optimize playing time. [ more ]
#miami-marlins
MLB Trade Rumors
3 months ago
Major League Baseball

Marlins Release Curt Casali

Curt Casali released by the Marlins, returning to free agency
Casali's recent batting performance and defensive skills evaluated [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
5 months ago
Major League Baseball

Marlins, Curt Casali Agree To Minor League Deal

The Miami Marlins have reached an agreement with free agent catcher Curt Casali on a minor league contract.
Casali will be in MLB camp as a non-roster invitee. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
3 months ago
Major League Baseball

Marlins Release Curt Casali

Curt Casali released by the Marlins, returning to free agency
Casali's recent batting performance and defensive skills evaluated [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
5 months ago
Major League Baseball

Marlins, Curt Casali Agree To Minor League Deal

The Miami Marlins have reached an agreement with free agent catcher Curt Casali on a minor league contract.
Casali will be in MLB camp as a non-roster invitee. [ more ]
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#kansas-city-royals
MLB Trade Rumors
4 months ago
Major League Baseball

Royals Release Sandy Leon

Experience and reputation as a glove-first catcher kept Pedro Leon playing despite his modest performance at the plate.
Pedro Leon's release from the Royals was due to redundancy in catching options after the signing of Austin Nola. [ more ]
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Veteran catcher Martin Maldonado brings his durability to the Chicago White Sox: 'I love to play'

Catcher Martín Maldonado signed a one-year, $4.25 million deal with the Chicago White Sox.
Maldonado is excited to work with manager Pedro Grifol again, as they previously worked together with the Kansas City Royals. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Royals Sign Sandy Leon To Minor League Deal

The Royals have signed Sandy León to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
León is a glove-first catcher with a career batting average of .208. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
4 months ago
Major League Baseball

Royals Release Sandy Leon

Experience and reputation as a glove-first catcher kept Pedro Leon playing despite his modest performance at the plate.
Pedro Leon's release from the Royals was due to redundancy in catching options after the signing of Austin Nola. [ more ]
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Veteran catcher Martin Maldonado brings his durability to the Chicago White Sox: 'I love to play'

Catcher Martín Maldonado signed a one-year, $4.25 million deal with the Chicago White Sox.
Maldonado is excited to work with manager Pedro Grifol again, as they previously worked together with the Kansas City Royals. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Royals Sign Sandy Leon To Minor League Deal

The Royals have signed Sandy León to a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
León is a glove-first catcher with a career batting average of .208. [ more ]
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#yankees
Pinstripe Alley
4 months ago
New York Yankees

Yankees 2024 Season Preview: Jose Trevino

Jose Trevino had a standout first half in 2022 as an unexpected All-Star catcher but faced a significant drop in performance in 2023 due to a wrist injury.
Yankees' catching roster dynamics have shifted with Kyle Higashioka leaving, Ben Rortvedt not securing a starting spot, and Austin Wells emerging as a potential competitor for playing time. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
5 months ago
Major League Baseball

Yankees Sign Luis Torrens To Minor League Deal

Catcher Luis Torrens has agreed to a minor league contract with the Yankees.
Torrens has struggled at the plate in recent seasons. [ more ]
Pinstripe Alley
4 months ago
New York Yankees

Yankees 2024 Season Preview: Jose Trevino

Jose Trevino had a standout first half in 2022 as an unexpected All-Star catcher but faced a significant drop in performance in 2023 due to a wrist injury.
Yankees' catching roster dynamics have shifted with Kyle Higashioka leaving, Ben Rortvedt not securing a starting spot, and Austin Wells emerging as a potential competitor for playing time. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
5 months ago
Major League Baseball

Yankees Sign Luis Torrens To Minor League Deal

Catcher Luis Torrens has agreed to a minor league contract with the Yankees.
Torrens has struggled at the plate in recent seasons. [ more ]
moreyankees
#tampa-bay-rays
MLB Trade Rumors
4 months ago
Major League Baseball

Rays Finalizing Deal With Francisco Mejia

The Rays are finalizing a deal to bring Francisco Mejia back on a minor league contract with an invite to spring training.
Tampa Bay plans to have a defensive standout as starting catcher, with Alex Jackson as backup; Mejia provides depth behind this tandem. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Rays Sign Rob Brantly To Minor League Deal

The Tampa Bay Rays have signed catcher Rob Brantly to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
Brantly will compete for playing time alongside other catchers, including non-roster invitee Alex Jackson. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
4 months ago
Major League Baseball

Rays Finalizing Deal With Francisco Mejia

The Rays are finalizing a deal to bring Francisco Mejia back on a minor league contract with an invite to spring training.
Tampa Bay plans to have a defensive standout as starting catcher, with Alex Jackson as backup; Mejia provides depth behind this tandem. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Rays Sign Rob Brantly To Minor League Deal

The Tampa Bay Rays have signed catcher Rob Brantly to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
Brantly will compete for playing time alongside other catchers, including non-roster invitee Alex Jackson. [ more ]
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McCovey Chronicles
5 months ago
San Francisco Giants

Community Prospect List No. 25

Catcher Onil Perez has been voted as the No. 24 prospect in the San Francisco Giants organization.
Perez had a strong first year of full-season ball, hitting .300/.364/.403 with a low strikeout rate and stealing 21 bases in 23 attempts. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
5 months ago
Major League Baseball

Brewers To Sign Gary Sanchez To One-Year Deal

The Milwaukee Brewers are reportedly signing free agent catcher Gary Sánchez to a one-year deal with a mutual option and a $7 million guarantee.
Sánchez had a strong season in 2023 with the San Diego Padres, hitting 19 home runs in 72 games and improving his defense. [ more ]
#triple-a
MLB Trade Rumors
5 months ago
Major League Baseball

Nationals Outright Israel Pineda

Catcher Israel Pineda cleared outright waivers and has been assigned to Triple-A Rochester by the Nationals.
Pineda will stick with the club but without taking up a roster spot. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

White Sox Outright Carlos Perez

Catcher Carlos Perez has been assigned outright to Triple-A by the White Sox.
Perez will remain in the White Sox organization as non-roster depth for the 2024 season. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
5 months ago
Major League Baseball

Nationals Outright Israel Pineda

Catcher Israel Pineda cleared outright waivers and has been assigned to Triple-A Rochester by the Nationals.
Pineda will stick with the club but without taking up a roster spot. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

White Sox Outright Carlos Perez

Catcher Carlos Perez has been assigned outright to Triple-A by the White Sox.
Perez will remain in the White Sox organization as non-roster depth for the 2024 season. [ more ]
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#boston-red-sox
Boston.com
5 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Red Sox acquire catcher Tyler Heineman in trade with Mets

Tyler Heineman joins the Red Sox as a third catcher on the 40-man roster.
Heineman has one minor league option remaining. [ more ]
NESN.com
5 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Connor Wong Ready To Continue Growth With 2024 Red Sox

Connor Wong is entering his second full season as the starting catcher for the Boston Red Sox.
Wong is focused on improving his hitting and defensive skills, aiming for more consistent at-bats and fixing areas such as receiving and blocking. [ more ]
Boston.com
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Have the Red Sox found their catcher of the future in Kyle Teel?

Kyle Teel, a 21-year-old catcher, is on the fast track to the big leagues with the Boston Red Sox.
Teel has impressed with his high contact rate and defensive skills, earning call-ups to higher levels of the minor leagues. [ more ]
Boston.com
5 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Red Sox acquire catcher Tyler Heineman in trade with Mets

Tyler Heineman joins the Red Sox as a third catcher on the 40-man roster.
Heineman has one minor league option remaining. [ more ]
NESN.com
5 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Connor Wong Ready To Continue Growth With 2024 Red Sox

Connor Wong is entering his second full season as the starting catcher for the Boston Red Sox.
Wong is focused on improving his hitting and defensive skills, aiming for more consistent at-bats and fixing areas such as receiving and blocking. [ more ]
Boston.com
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

Have the Red Sox found their catcher of the future in Kyle Teel?

Kyle Teel, a 21-year-old catcher, is on the fast track to the big leagues with the Boston Red Sox.
Teel has impressed with his high contact rate and defensive skills, earning call-ups to higher levels of the minor leagues. [ more ]
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#minor-league-deal
MLB Trade Rumors
5 months ago
Major League Baseball

Angels Sign Caleb Hamilton To Minor League Deal

Catcher Caleb Hamilton has signed a minor league deal with the Angels
Hamilton has limited MLB experience and has shown a high strikeout rate in the minor leagues [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Athletics Re-Sign Carlos Perez To Minor League Deal

Carlos Pérez has been re-signed by the Athletics to a minor league deal.
The A's have added depth to their catching position with the addition of Yohel Pozo on a minor league deal. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
5 months ago
Major League Baseball

Angels Sign Caleb Hamilton To Minor League Deal

Catcher Caleb Hamilton has signed a minor league deal with the Angels
Hamilton has limited MLB experience and has shown a high strikeout rate in the minor leagues [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

Athletics Re-Sign Carlos Perez To Minor League Deal

Carlos Pérez has been re-signed by the Athletics to a minor league deal.
The A's have added depth to their catching position with the addition of Yohel Pozo on a minor league deal. [ more ]
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Pinstripe Alley
5 months ago
New York Yankees

Around the Empire: Yankees news - 1/29/24

The New York Yankees are still in the market for free agents, with Cody Bellinger mentioned as a potential target.
Catcher Austin Wells has shown promise and has the opportunity to take on a bigger role for the Yankees next season. [ more ]
#chicago-white-sox
South Side Sox
5 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Today in White Sox History: January 27

The White Sox acquired catcher Ralph Weigel from Cleveland for center fielder Thurman Tucker.
White Sox GM Ken Williams signed Japanese second baseman Tadahito Iguchi after scouting him solely by watching video tape. [ more ]
Chicago Sun-Times
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Veteran catcher Martin Maldonado 'worth every penny' to White Sox

Martin Maldonado is highly respected by pitchers and known for his ability to run the game plan and adjust better than previous catchers.
The White Sox pitching staff has several question marks and reclamation projects that need to step up their careers. [ more ]
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Veteran catcher Martin Maldonado brings his durability to the Chicago White Sox: 'I love to play'

Martín Maldonado joins the Chicago White Sox on a one-year deal
Maldonado will provide guidance to young pitchers [ more ]
Twin Cities
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Chicago White Sox

Veteran catcher Martin Maldonado brings his durability to the Chicago White Sox: 'I love to play'

Catcher Martín Maldonado signed a one-year, $4.25 million deal with the Chicago White Sox.
Maldonado emphasized his desire to help guide young pitchers as a key factor in joining the team. [ more ]
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox sign 37-year-old catcher Martin Maldonado - a veteran of the last 6 postseasons - to a 1-year deal

Martín Maldonado signed a one-year deal with the Chicago White Sox.
Maldonado is known for his reputation of working with pitching staffs. [ more ]
Twin Cities
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Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox GM Chris Getz breaks down recent roster additions - and what's next for pitcher Garrett Crochet

The Chicago White Sox have prioritized defense in their offseason moves, particularly at the catcher position.
The White Sox signed Martín Maldonado and acquired Max Stassi to strengthen their defense behind the plate. [ more ]
South Side Sox
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Chicago White Sox

Today in White Sox History: January 27

The White Sox acquired catcher Ralph Weigel from Cleveland for center fielder Thurman Tucker.
White Sox GM Ken Williams signed Japanese second baseman Tadahito Iguchi after scouting him solely by watching video tape. [ more ]
Chicago Sun-Times
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Veteran catcher Martin Maldonado 'worth every penny' to White Sox

Martin Maldonado is highly respected by pitchers and known for his ability to run the game plan and adjust better than previous catchers.
The White Sox pitching staff has several question marks and reclamation projects that need to step up their careers. [ more ]
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Veteran catcher Martin Maldonado brings his durability to the Chicago White Sox: 'I love to play'

Martín Maldonado joins the Chicago White Sox on a one-year deal
Maldonado will provide guidance to young pitchers [ more ]
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Veteran catcher Martin Maldonado brings his durability to the Chicago White Sox: 'I love to play'

Catcher Martín Maldonado signed a one-year, $4.25 million deal with the Chicago White Sox.
Maldonado emphasized his desire to help guide young pitchers as a key factor in joining the team. [ more ]
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox sign 37-year-old catcher Martin Maldonado - a veteran of the last 6 postseasons - to a 1-year deal

Martín Maldonado signed a one-year deal with the Chicago White Sox.
Maldonado is known for his reputation of working with pitching staffs. [ more ]
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox GM Chris Getz breaks down recent roster additions - and what's next for pitcher Garrett Crochet

The Chicago White Sox have prioritized defense in their offseason moves, particularly at the catcher position.
The White Sox signed Martín Maldonado and acquired Max Stassi to strengthen their defense behind the plate. [ more ]
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South Side Sox
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

2024 South Side Sox Top Prospect No. 65: Colby Smelley

Colby Smelley's college stats were impressive, earning him a spot in the 2021 draft.
Smelley struggled defensively as a catcher in 2022 but showed improvement in 2023. [ more ]
Dodger Blue
6 months ago
LA Dodgers

This Day In Dodgers History: Roy Campanella Voted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

Roy Campanella was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1969, receiving 79.4% of the BBWAA ballots.
Campanella was considered one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and played a significant role in breaking the color barrier with teammate Jackie Robinson. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
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Chicago Cubs

Blue Jays Claim Brian Serven Off Waivers From Cubs

The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed catcher Brian Serven off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.
Serven has spent his entire career with the Colorado Rockies until earlier this month. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
6 months ago
Major League Baseball

White Sox Designate Zach Remillard For Assignment

White Sox sign Martin Maldonado as catcher
Infielder Zach Remillard designated for assignment [ more ]
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Mets Indicating Willingness To Trade Omar Narvaez

The Mets are open to trading catcher Omar Narvaez.
They would likely have to pay down some of his contract to facilitate a move. [ more ]
Dodger Blue
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LA Dodgers

Dodgers Rumors: Tucker Barnhart Signing Minor League Contract With Diamondbacks

Tucker Barnhart has signed a Minor League deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks after being released by the Chicago Cubs.
Barnhart provides depth and defensive skills as a catcher, but struggled offensively in his first season with the Cubs. [ more ]
MLB Trade Rumors
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Major League Baseball

Orioles Sign Michael Perez, Albert Suarez To Minor League Deals

The Orioles have announced seven minor league deals, with Michael Perez and Albert Suarez being the only ones with major league experience.
Perez has had a journeyman career, playing for multiple teams and struggling with his performance at the plate. [ more ]
Twin Cities
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Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox sign 37-year-old catcher Martin Maldonado - a veteran of the last 6 postseasons - to a 1-year deal

Martín Maldonado has a strong reputation for working with pitching staffs.
NESN.com
6 months ago
Boston Red Sox

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Red Sox Target Lands With AL Team

Perhaps to the chagrin of Rafael Devers, Martín Maldonado will not wear a Red Sox uniform in the 2024 Major League Baseball season.
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox sign 37-year-old catcher Martin Maldonado - a veteran of the last 6 postseasons - to a 1-year deal

Martín Maldonado has a strong reputation for working with pitching staffs.
Twin Cities
6 months ago
Atlanta Braves

Chicago White Sox acquire veteran Max Stassi to provide catching depth

The Chicago White Sox teamed up with the Atlanta Braves for another trade Saturday, acquiring catcher Max Stassi and cash considerations in exchange for a player to be named later or cash.
UPI
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

White Sox, ex-Astros catcher Martin Maldonado agree to 1-year deal - UPI.com

Dec. 27 (UPI) -- The Chicago White Sox agreed to a one-year, $4 million deal with free agent catcher Martin Maldonado.
www.chicagotribune.com
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox sign 37-year-old catcher Martin Maldonado a veteran of the last 6 postseasons to a 1-year deal

Martin Maldonado has a strong reputation for working with pitching staffs.
The Chicago White Sox signed the 37-year-old catcher to a one-year deal Tuesday, a source confirmed to the Tribune.
ESPN.com
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Sources: White Sox, Maldonado have 1-year deal

Jesse Rogers, ESPN Staff WriterDec 26, 2023, 09:33 PM ET Close Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers MLB for ESPN.com.
Yahoo Sports
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox sign 37-year-old catcher Martin Maldonado - a veteran of the last 6 postseasons - to a 1-year deal

Martín Maldonado has a strong reputation for working with pitching staffs.
ClutchPoints | Chicago White Sox News
6 months ago
Chicago White Sox

White Sox agree to 1-year deal with Martin Maldonado after Astros exit

Former Houston Astros catcher Martin Maldonado appears to have found a new home, with MLB insider Jon Heyman reporting Tuesday night that the veteran has agreed to play for the Chicago White Sox.
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