Found December 23, 2012 on
The Florida Marlins have signed right handed pitcher John Maine to a minor league deal. Maine has not appeared in the major leagues since 2010 and spent last season at Triple-A.
With the Yankees Triple-A team last season Maine was 8-5 with a 4.97 ERA.
Maine’s deal includes an invitation to spring training. While a large number of players are invited to spring training as a courtesy there is a chance that Maine will see some playing time at the major league level this year. The Marlins are not deep in terms of pitching.
A once promising arm with the Mets, Maine has a career 41-36 record in the big leagues to go along with a 4.35 ERA.
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The Miami Marlins have signed John Maine to a minor-league deal, Jon Frisaro of MLB.com reports. The deal includes an invite to Spring Training.
Maine who last appeared in the Majors in 2010, spent last season at the Yankees Triple-A affiliate where he went 8-5 with a 4.97 ERA in 16 games.
In 2010 with the Mets, Maine went 1-3 with a 6.13 ERA and a career best 8.8 K/9.
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Right-handed pitcher John Maine signed a minor league deal with the Miami Marlins, MLB.com reported Monday. Maine, 31, has not pitched in the major leagues since 2010 and has had shoulder problems in recent years. He spent five of his seven major-league seasons with the New York Mets, including 2010. Last year, Maine was 8-5 with a 4.97 ERA in 16 games (15 starts) for the...