Found November 18, 2011 on Rockies Locker:
The Rockies have signed 26-year old righty swinging infielder Brandon Wood to a minor league deal. Wood played in 105 games for the Angels & Pirates last year and he was 54 for 250 (.216 avg, .610 OPS) with 26 runs scored, 7 homers and 31 RBIs. He has now played in 272 games in his first five years in the majors and he is 130 for 700 (.186 avg, .513 OPS) with 65 runs scored, 18 homers, 64 RBIs and 5 stolen bases. Wood has whiffed a stunning 218 times while only walking 32 times so far in his career. The Rockies are just taking a flier on Wood, who was one of the best prospects in all of baseball not too long ago.

Bucs claim two off waivers, outright Pagnozzi

The Pirates made two pretty head-scratching waiver claims today, adding pitcher Jeremy Hefner from San Diego and catcher Brian Jeroloman from Toronto. They also outrighted catcher Matt Pagnozzi (who they added late in the season for extra depth) to Indy – he can become a minor league free agent or accept a minor league offer from the Pirates. Hefner is 25 and was the Padres’...

Mets and Rockies talked about trading Street for Pelfrey

#bbpBox_137254323276087296 a { text-decoration:none; color:#0084B4; }#bbpBox_137254323276087296 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; }#Mets and #Rockies briefly talked about building something around Huston Street and Pelfrey but Mets do not seem overly enamored with Streetabout 6 hours ago via TweetDeckReplyRetweetFavorite@Joelsherman1Joel Sherman Huston Street has been the Rockies’...

Pirates shake up roster in advance of Rule 5 Draft

The Pirates waited until pretty late last night to announce all of the roster moves they made in advance of the Rule 5 Draft, but the news finally did get out. They started early in the day by claiming Brian Jeroloman and Jeremy Hefner off of waivers and outrighting Matt Pagnozzi to the minors. Jeroloman, from the Blue Jays system, doesn't appear to hit much, but he's got...

Three NECBL Pitchers Added to 40-Man MLB Rosters

From Don Leypoldt Three former NECBL pitchers were added to Major League Baseball 40-man rosters this morning. The Colorado Rockies added lefty Christian Friedrich. The newly christened Miami Marlins called up righty Tom Koehler while the Chicago Cubs selected southpaw Jeff Beliveau. Adding the players to the 40-man roster protects them from the Major League Rule 5 Draft, which...

Doumit Signs With Minnesota

This afternoon, Ryan Doumit – part of my Off-season Plan B – signed a one year, $3 million deal with the Twins. First off, I wouldn’t suggest losing much sleep over this, as Doumit was more of an example of a low cost, average-to-just-above average hitter who could bat from the left side and share some time at 1B/LF/DH with Smoak, Carp, and Wells. It’s not that Doumit is...

Source: Doumit, Twins reach 1-year, $3M deal

Free agent catcher Ryan Doumit has reached agreement on a one-year, $3 million contract with the Twins, a baseball source said.

Doumit, Twins agree to 1-year, $3 million deal

Free agent catcher Ryan Doumit has reached agreement on a one-year, $3 million contract with the Twins.

125th anniversary: Pirates join the NL

Today marks a big anniversary for the Pittsburgh Pirates. It was 125 years ago today, on Nov. 18, 1886, that they entered the National League, where they have been ever since. This move would be a turning point not just for Pittsburgh, but for the National League itself. (Well, if you want to get technical, they were the Pittsburgh Alleghenays back then, but nickname change...

Twins sign free-agent catcher Ryan Doumit to one-year deal

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