Found January 28, 2012 on The Flagrant Fan:
Juan Pierre just signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. That's quite a come-down for a guy who has played 318 games for the White Sox the last two seasons. The odds of Pierre making the Phillies' roster and/or seeing any significant playing time if he does, seems remote. And that's probably as it should be. Pierre earned negative value according to Fangraphs in 2011 and had zero value according to Even at your most optimistic, zero value in 158 games doesn't seem like much of a value proposition. And it's kind of too bad that Pierre has about as much chance of getting significant playing time as Ron Paul has of being president. Juan Pierre is a totally unique ballplayer. He is the bunt king. The one chance Pierre has of catching on with the Phillies (or anyone else) is with his legs. The Phillies were ponderous last year and Pierre has always been fast if nothing else. You could do worse to use him as a defensive ...

Phillies Sign Juan Pierre to Minor League Deal

Juan Pierre. (MLB)The Phillies have inked speedy outfielder Juan Pierre to a minor-league contract.Last season, Pierre, 34, was still a serviceable player with the Chicago White Sox, although we know he is completely one-dimensional. He will give you slap hits and speed and not much else. Over 158 games, Pierre hit .279 in 711 plate appearances, however, his steals fell from 68 in...

Phils Sign Juan Pierre To Minor-League Deal

Today, it was announced that the Phillies and outfielder Juan Pierre had agreed on a minor league contract. The details of the deal are not specified, but one would assume it includes a invitation to Spring Training. Duh, it’s only twenty-two days away. But nonetheless, the pickup of Pierre is a very good move by RAJ. Adding speed to this revamped-bench is just what the Phillies...

Juan Pierre a Phillie?

Looks like my wish might just come true. On Sunday I suggested the Phillies attempt to sign one of either Juan Pierre or Johnny Damon. Pierre seems to be Amaro's choice, and it's reportedly only a minor league deal. From Sunday's Blog Post:"Pierre is nothing more than a singles hitter, but he did lead the American League in stolen bases in 2010 with 68, and swiped...

Juan Pierre, Domonic Brown, and plans

Last week, the Phillies signed Juan Pierre to a minor-league contract. Pierre’s most likely role with the club is as the fifth or sixth outfielder. His primary duty might be to pinch run when Jim Thome reaches base in the late innings. Once Ryan Howard returns from his Achilles injury—projected sometime in May—Pierre may be designated for assignment. What makes this minor...

Juan Pierre gets minor league deal with Phils

The Phillies haven't completed their off-season shopping in the free agent market, just yet. The latest addition is veteran outfielder Juan Pierre, who agreed to a minor league deal with the Phillies.

Juan Pierre Likely To Sign Minor-League Deal With Phillies

The speedster, a.k.a. Juan Pierre, is likely to sign a minor league deal with the Phillies according to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly. Jon Heyman also backed up this report. Pierre last played for the Chicago White Sox.

Phillies, OF Pierre agree to minor league deal

Outfielder Juan Pierre has agreed to a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Phillies ink Pierre to Minor League deal

In a small but potentially significant move, the Phillies signed speedy Juan Pierre to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training on Friday.

Phils give OF Pierre minor league deal (AP)

Outfielder Juan Pierre has agreed to a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. The 34-year-old hit .279 with two homers, 50 RBIs and 27 steals for the Chicago White Sox last season, starting 152 games in left field. The left-handed batter hit .329 against lefties Pierre leads active players with 554 steals.

Phillies agree to minor league deal with Juan Pierre

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Phillies Sign Pierre, Mets Looking For LH Outfielder, Bay 2014 Option Is In Play

The Phillies have announced that they have signed free agent outfielder Juan Pierre to a minor league contract and it includes an invitation to Spring Training. Pierre, 34, spent the 2011 season with the White Sox and batted .279 with 27 stolen bases while playing everyday in left field. Yesterday, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reported that the New York Mets are keeping a close eye...

Impact: Ross, Pierre, Lidge

Not all moves are of the big impact variety, but they still can hold fantasy relevance nonetheless. Whether they have a chance to contribute to 12-team mixed leagues or maybe deeper formats, these three players are worth keeping tabs on. Cody Ross: Signed by the Red Sox Ross has been mixed league relevant from time-to-time over his career. He has some power and can swipe a base...

Mets Monitoring Left Handed Hitting Options?

#bbpBox_162591686814482432 a { text-decoration:none; color:#0084B4; }#bbpBox_162591686814482432 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; }The #Mets are diligently monitoring the LH-hitting OF market: Damon, Fukudome, Ankiel, Ibanez and Pierre.about 21 hours ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite@jcrasnickJerry Crasnick Today reports surfaced that the Mets are keeping tabs on the remaining left...
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