Found January 03, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Jo-Jo Reyes
TEAMS: Baltimore Orioles
Lefty Jo-Jo Reyes has agreed to a Minor League deal with the Pirates, a source confirmed to Terms of the deal were not immediately known, though Reyes is expected to participate in the Pirates' big league camp this spring.

Pirates sign Jo-Jo Reyes to minor league deal

Jen Langosch is reporting tonight that the Pirates have signed lefty Jo-Jo Reyes to a minor league deal and from Reyes' own tweet, it's probably safe to assume that he'll be a non-roster invite to spring training. Reyes spent 2011 with the Blue Jays and Orioles after being traded from the Braves to the Royals in 2010. He was drafted by the Braves in the second round...

Pirates sign Jo-Jo Reyes to Minor League deal

The Pirates have signed lefty Jo-Jo Reyes to a minor league deal, which will likely include an invitation to spring training. Reyes is 27 and has been terrible in the big leagues. His career ERA is 6.05 and he just tied the major league record for most consecutive starts without a win (28 before snapping it with a complete game in May). Wins are a terrible indicator of a pitcher’s...

The BP First Take: Tuesday, January 3 by Daniel Rathman

The Orioles have had little trouble stockpiling top pitching prospects in recent years. Turning them into big leaguers, however, has been another matter entirely. Brandon Erbe and Pedro Beato in 2007. Chorye Spoone and Radhames Liz in 2008. Chris Tillman, Brian Matusz, Jake Arrieta, and Erbe in 2009. Matusz, Arrieta, and Zach Britton in 2010. That’s eight four- or five-star pitching...

Pirates Sign Jo-Jo Reyes

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed left handed pitcher Jo-Jo Reyes to a minor league deal, according to Jenifer Langosch of We heard the Pirates were interested in Reyes back in December. Reyes is 27 yeas old and had a career 6.05 ERA in 334.2 innings in the majors. In that time he has a 5.8 K/9, a 3.9 BB/9, and a 1.5 HR/9 ratio. He’s a good flier to take on a minor league...

Orioles Rumors: Adam Jones, Tommy Hanson, Fielder

Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun has produced a good amount of Orioles information today; let's discuss the highlights. The Orioles are fairly confident they will add another outfielder, though that wouldn't necessarily portend an Adam Jones trade.  The Orioles were not overly intrigued by the Braves' offer of Jair Jurrjens, Martin Prado, and a minor league...

Texas trades for Snyder, re-signs Nelson

The Rangers acquired infielder Brandon Snyder from the Orioles for cash considerations on Tuesday. Texas also re-signed left-handed-hitting first baseman Brad Nelson to a Minor League contract. He will be assigned to Minor League camp.

Pirates sign two minor league free agents

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the signing of left-handed pitcher Jo-Jo Reyes and right-handed pitcher Logan Kensing to minor league contracts, which include invitations to spring training.

The Baltimore Inferiority Complex

If you have grown up in Baltimore you know what I am talking about - if you don't know what I am speaking of allow me to explain. Virtually everyone that has grown up in the greater Baltimore area suffers from a unique condition called the "Baltimore Inferiority Complex" (BIC). The BIC results in your average Baltimorean taking a salty attitude towards virtually every...

Brandon Snyder talks about being traded to Rangers

When the Orioles acquired Mark Reynolds and Derrek Lee last offseason and then traded for Chris Davis in July, first baseman Brandon Snyder knew his opportunities in Baltimore were shrinking. So when the former first rounder – Snyder received a $1.7 million bonus as the 13 th overall pick in 2005 – was traded on Tuesday to the Texas Rangers for cash considerations, it wasn’t a shock.

Orioles Notes: Jones, Hardy, Fielder, Saunders

Orioles executive VP of baseball operations Dan Duquette recently told Roch Kubatko of that he's not sure if this year's everyday second baseman is currently on the team's roster. The Orioles are also looking for starters and outfielders while considering trades. Here's the latest...  Talks between the Braves and Orioles about Adam Jones are...

Orioles Acquire Jai Miller

The Orioles acquired outfielder Jai Miller from the Athletics for cash considerations, according to a press release.  Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said in a statement, "Jai Miller has the power, speed, base stealing skills and good athletic ability to be an asset in our outfield as he competes for a spot on our ballclub this spring...

Orioles acquire OF Miller from A's (AP)

The Baltimore Orioles have obtained outfielder Jai Miller from the Oakland Athletics, who parted with the part-time player for cash considerations. Miller was designated for assignment by Oakland on Dec. 23 after the A's received four players for pitcher Gio Gonzalez. The 26-year-old Miller went 3 for 12 with a homer and two RBIs for Oakland last season after being called up in September.

Pirates sign Logan Kensing

In announcing the signing of Jo-Jo Reyes to a minor league deal, the Pirates also announced that Logan Kensing will get a minor league deal and an invite to spring training. Kensing's a reliever who's spent most of his career with the Marlins, and he spent 2011 in the Yankees' system. He hasn't pitched in the Majors since 2009, as he missed all of 2010 with an injury...
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