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The Indians have signed free agent catcher Omir Santos to a minor league contract.
The 31-year-old Santos split last season with Detroit and Colorado. He batted a combined .310 with two homers and 30 RBIs in 61 games between Triple-A Toledo and Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Santos, who has played in 121 major league games since 2008, was called up by the Tigers last May and played in three games.
He appeared in 96 games for the New York Mets in 2009, batting .260 with seven homers and 40 RBIs. Santos was drafted by the Yankees in 2001.
Santos will be one of six catchers in Cleveland's training camp at Goodyear, Ariz.
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Longtime Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton was arrested for suspicion of DUI in Colorado early Wednesday morning, and his mugshot isn't pretty.
Longtime Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton, who has been with the organization since 1997, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence on Wednesday in Thornton, Colo. A Thornton police report indicates that Helton was arrested mere blocks from his home at approximately 2:39 a.m. There was no indication in the police report of Helton’s blood alcohol content...
Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton is in the headlines this week, but it’s not for anything baseball-related.
Helton, 39 and at the end of his career, was arrested Wednesday morning nearby his home on suspicion of driving under the influence. His DUI is not what is captivating the minds of America; it’s the amazing mug shot that has everyone fascinated.
Just look at...
DUI’s are not funny and should be handled harshly, but I am supremely puzzled by what Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton was thinking when this photo was snapped.
The 39-year-old Helton was arrested for DUI early Wednesday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and careless driving in Denver.
Helton released a statement through his lawyer per the...
The Colorado Rockies say first baseman Todd Helton has been arrested on a charge of driving under the influence.
The team says Helton was arrested Wednesday morning in the Denver suburb of Thornton. No other details have been released.
Team spokesman Nick Piburn says Helton had no immediate comment.
Piburn says Helton ''clearly understands the seriousness of his poor decision...
Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton was arrested early Wednesday morning for driving under the influence of alcohol in Thornton, CO. Helton, 39, refused to give comment but did apologize when the Denver Post reached out to him. Helton did release a statement through his lawyer: “Last evening I exercised poor judgment and was charged with drinking and driving after driving...
Former Colorado Rockies first base coach Glenallen Hill will manage the organization's top farm team in Colorado Springs this season.
Hill had coached first base with the Rockies from 2007-2012. Hill spent 13 seasons in the major leagues as an outfielder with seven different teams, including five years with the Chicago Cubs.
The Rockies announced their minor league staff on...
Longtime Colorado Rockies slugger Todd Helton is entering his retirement season and things are already off to a poor start. Helton was arrested at 2:30 this morning in a Denver suburb and charged with drunk driving and careless driving. Police haven’t released his blood alcohol level yet. While this isn’t a good thing I’ve got to give Helton credit for stepping right up...