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Per Sam Miller of the Register, who gets it from MLB Trade Rumors. Chatwood made his major league debut as a 21-year-old, and it's hard for me to conceive of how you unload a guy like that as a youngster. For the Rockies, Ianetta has been their starting catcher since 2008; his 2013 option is now voided thanks to the trade. In a sense, it looks like Tony Reagins continues to curse the team by making this deal (or one like it) necessary. Couldn't the Angels have signed the similarly meh Ramon Hernandez — as the Rockies are said to be doing — without taking the hit to their starting rotation? Why does Jerry Dipoto suddenly start to look a lot like Tony Reagins?
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Ramon Hernandez is now a former Red. Clutch Man Monie has signed a two-year deal with Colorado. That ends a pretty good three-year tenure for Hernandez behind the plate in Cincinnati.
I’m not surprised Ramon is leaving, but I was very surprised at how productive he was as a Red. I wish him nothing but the best of luck, and will remember his Reds career in a positive light.
A fourth-place finish has made an open mind a top priority. Looking for ways to reshape a disappointing offense, the Rockies have contacted catcher Ramon Hernandez's agent, the first indication
The Colorado Rockies completed two moves involving catchers Wednesday night, reaching an agreement with free-agent Ramon Hernandez while dealing Chris Iannetta to the Los Angeles Angels for right-hander Tyler Chatwood.
Hernandez will replace Iannetta as the Rockies' starting catcher, while Chatwood addresses Colorado's need for starting rotation depth.
The Colorado Rockies made two moves that would make a veteran fantasy baseball owner smile had this been done in a fantasy league as they essentially swapped catchers while picking up a young starting pitcher. In their first move, the Rockies traded catcher Chris Iannetta to the Los Angeles Angels for starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood. The team then signed free agent catcher Ramon...
On Wednesday afternoon, the Colorado Rockies completed a trade sending catcher Chris Iannetta to the Los Angeles Angeles in exchange for starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood.The move coincides with the Rockies nearing a deal with free agent catcher Ramon Hernandez. The deal with the former Red is reportedly a two-year deal worth just over $6 million.The move brings a power arm in the...
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New general manager Jerry Dipoto will lead the newly designed Angels front office into Dallas for the Winter Meetings hoping to make a move or two while laying groundwork for improvements down the road.
So, C.J. Wilson wants $100 million from the Angels, eh? What a preposterous notion, right? Well, most Angel fans seem to think so and that if he really thinks he is worth, then good luck to him finding some other fools to pay him. To others, they think that if that is what the market dictates, then give it to him. So who's right?
Not that it is going to make a lick of...
According to Fox Sports, the Colorado Rockies have signed catcher Ramon Hernandez to a two-year, $6.4 million free agent contract and traded catcher Chris Iannetta to the Angels for right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood