Posts Tagged Joining

  • Avast ye matey, John Axford dons Pirate garb to celebrate joining Pirates (photo)

    When the Pittsburgh Pirates claimed John Axford off waivers on Thursday, the team probably did not expect that the relief pitcher would so wholeheartedly greet the sudden change of scenery. So much so, in fact, that Axford, something of an eccentric fellow in his own right, outfitted himself in full...

  • Vernon Wells could be joining Yankees

    Vernon Wells is grossly overpaid for being a fourth outfielder. Wells signed a massive contract with the Los Angeles Angels but has hit just .222 with 33 home runs over the last two seasons. There is $42 million left on the now 34 year old’s contract. A trade is being discussed between the Angels ...

  • Rangers’ Profar joining Dutch WBC team

    Jurickson Profar, who debated whether or not to play in the World Baseball Classic throughout the early part of spring training, has been added to the roster for the Netherlands for the final round. The Dutch team is scheduled to play Monday in the championship round at AT&T Park in San Francisco. ...

  • Taft joining Nats mascot race

    The Presidents Race put on by the Washington Nationals during every home game has become one of the more entertaining in-game events around the league, mostly because of the ridiculous ways Teddy manages to blow the race nearly every time. For the 2013 season, a fifth president will be joining Teddy...

  • Is Justin Upton Close to Joining his Brother in Atlanta?

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have talked about trading Justin Upton for quite some time now. There was a lot of talk around the trade deadline and at the winter meetings but nothing has gone through. The D-Backs were said to be looking for a major league ready shortstop in any deal for Upton. They got t...

  • Quote: Michael Pineda talks about joining the Yankees

    After the Yankees snagged Michael Pineda from the Mariners the NY Daily News sent Christian Red down to the Dominican Republic to catch up with him for an article. The result is nice look at the area Pineda is from and shows you a little bit of his family life. It’s a good article and worth the re...

  • Greg Maddux joining brother to help Rangers

    One of the possible perks for Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux about the managerial job with the Chicago Cubs was the possible opportunity to work with his brother Greg. As it turns out, it will happen even though the Cubs hired somebody else. A source confirmed that future Hall of Famer G...

  • Sources: Molina close to joining Rays

    Free-agent catcher Jose Molina is close to signing a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays that includes an option for the 2013 season, major-league sources told FOXSports.com. A deal could be completed within the next several days. Molina, 36, is known for his expert handling of pitchers and ...

  • Joe Nathan open to joining Mets

    Closer Joe Nathan told Newsday that he would be open to joining the New York Mets. Nathan went to high school and college in New York. On Tuesday, he had his $12.5 million option for 2012 declined by the Minnesota Twins, making him a free agent. "The Mets are going to be on my radar," Nathan told ...

  • Sam Fuld: Tampa Bay Rays Outfielder Is Hitless Since Joining Twitter

    Sam Fuld came as a much-needed spark following a dismal start by the defending AL East champion Tampa Bay Rays. The relatively unknown outfielder came to the Rays as part of the trade for Matt Garza. He jumped on the scene and got the opportunity to start following Manny Ramirez’s retirement f...