Found August 22, 2013 on
Baseball News Source:
The Tampa Bay Rays have signed Delmon Young to a minor league deal, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The 27-year-old was released by the Phillies last week and will now return to the organization that selected him first overall in the 2003 draft.
Young played one full season in the major leagues with Tampa Bay before being traded to the Minnesota Twins in a trade that brought Matt Garza and Jason Bartlett to the Rays. He hit .261/.302/.397 in 291 plate appearances for the Phillies this season before being released.
Young will report to AA Montgomery where the assumption is he will play a few games before joining the Rays next week
The Rays also claimed claimed David DeJesus on revocable waivers from the Washington Nationals. The team will have until 1PM of Friday to strike a deal with Washington. DeJesus is owed $2.5 million for the remainder of 2013.
The Nationals acquired DeJesus on Monday and immediately placed him on revocable waivers. DeJesus is hitting .248/.328/.399.
BEST OF MAXIM
David DeJesus traded to Tampa Bay for a player-to-be-named or cash.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. And so, as Nationals fans mourn the end of the David DeJesus Era, take a moment to reflect upon your favorite moments of his glorious four day career with the Nationals. More from his wife, on Twitter:
Oh yeah...and were headed to Tampa now, ya know just...
The Tampa Bay Rays signed outfielder Delmon Young to a minor league contract on Thursday.
Young has been assigned to Double-A Montgomery.
Released by the Phillies a week ago, the 2003 first overall pick is back with the club where his career began.
Young hit just .261/.302/.397 in 80 games with Philadelphia and should not be counted on to be a difference maker even if he returns to the majors.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A blue Chicago Cubs duffle bag was placed near David DeJesus' locker Friday afternoon at Tropicana Field, more proof that this has been a whirlwind week. Later, he spoke of the past five days as being "crazy" and "up and down," appropriate terms but minor prices to pay for what the Tampa Bay Rays hope leads to valuable depth.
David DeJesus’ wife Kim was the highlight of the trade deadline this season. The former Chicago Cubs outfielder’s name was the subject of a number of trade rumors on July 31, but he ended up staying put. Or should we say, he ended up staying put for a couple more weeks. Last month, Kim DeJesus […]
Do the Washington Nationals truly want David DeJesus? We're about to find out.
The Tampa Bay Rays have claimed DeJesus on revocable trade waivers, giving the Nats the chance to escape the approximately $2.5 million left on his contract, according to major-league sources.
The deadline for a resolution on DeJesus is 1 p.m. ET on Friday. A player who is claimed can be traded to...
The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired outfielder David DeJesus from Washington just four days after the Nationals picked him up from the Chicago Cubs.
Washington will receive a player or cash considerations in the deal announced on Friday.
DeJesus is expected to join the Rays before they host the New York Yankees on Friday night. He was acquired by the Nationals on Monday and played...
After bouncing from Chicago to Washington to Tampa Bay during the past week, David DeJesus can probably unpack his suitcase for the rest of the season. But you can't blame the guy if he doesn't settle in and get comfortable in his new surroundings just yet. He might still nervously eye the calendar until the waiver trade deadline of Aug. 31 passes.
The David DeJesus Era in Washington lasted all of four days. And never even made it to Washington.
The Nationals traded DeJesus to the Rays today for a player-to-be-named or cash considerations acquiring and then moving the veteran outfielder in a manner that only a Wall Street day trader could truly appreciate.
Monday's acquisition of DeJesus in a waiver-claim trade with the...
The Tampa Bay Rays acquired outfielder David DeJesus from the Washington Nationals, two days after claiming him on revocable trade waivers.
The Nats, who acquired DeJesus on Monday after claiming him on waivers from the Cubs, will escape the approximately $2.5 million left on his contract, according to major-league sources.
A player who is claimed on waivers can be traded to the...
According to Marc Topkin the Tampa Bay Rays have acquired David DeJesus from the Washington Nationals. The team claimed DeJesus on waivers on Wednesday. The deal with the Nats is for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
The Nationals acquired DeJesus on Monday in a trade with the Cubs that was essentially a straight waiver claim, and then promptly placed him on revocable...
The Rays signed outfielder Delmon Young to a minor-league deal
Thursday and are working toward a resolution on their waiver claim
of outfielder David DeJesus, according to major-league sources.
Outfielder David DeJesus has been claimed on revocable trade
waivers by an unspecified team, giving the Washington Nationals the
chance to escape the approximately $2.5 million left on his
contract, according to major-league sources.
- David DeJesus ends up going to the Rays, essentially confirming hat the Nationals weren't all that interested in DeJesus afterall and claimed him only in a hope to block him from another team. Instead they ended up with $2.5M committment that they were able to shift to the Rays. The Rays will throw a player to be named later or cash (more likely cash...
The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired outfielder David DeJesus from the Washigton Nations as part of a trade on Friday.
DeJesus, 33, will switch teams for the second time this season. Originally DeJesus began the season with the Chicago Cubs but was sent to Washington in mid-August.
The Rays will employ DeJesus as their fourth outfielder. In 87 games DeJesus is hitting .247...
Delmon Young is returning to his first franchise.
The Tampa Bay Rays signed the outfielderdesignated hitter to a minor-league contract Thursday, and he reported to Double-A Montgomery the same day.
The Rays selected Young as the first overall pick in the 2003 amateur draft and played for them in 2006-07, when he hit .293 (226 for 771) with 16 home runs and 103 RBI in 192 games...