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ADAM ROSALES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rosales bounces between Texas, A's

Adam Rosales is a wanted man in the AL West race. The utility infielder with a .220 career batting average has spent the first half of August going back and forth between the Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics, who are in the closest division race in the majors. "(The A's) were hoping I would go back to (Triple-A) Sacramento, and they would call me up in September. Obviously...
Via Fox Sports
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

How to fix MLB's waiver system

On July 31st, in need of a roster spot for newly acquired Alberto Callaspo, the A’s designated Adam Rosales for assignment. Two days later, he was claimed on waivers by the Texas Rangers, as they were scrambling for depth with the uncertainty surrounding Nelson Cruz‘s suspension and appeal situation. After a brief weekend on the […]
Via Fangraphs
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers, Athletics play ping pong with Rosales

Adam Rosales now knows what it's like to be a middle schooler at a Friday dance. Rosales has been picked up and dumped four times in the last 10 days, with the Texas Rangers being his current employer. The strange Rosales odyssey when he was designated for assignment by Oakland two weeks ago after being with the Athletics since 2010. The infielder, who is batting just .191...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Back and forth: Rangers claim INF Rosales, again

The wayward saga of infielder Adam Rosales has resumed, with the Texas Rangers once again claiming him off waivers from Oakland. The Rangers made the move Monday. Texas and Oakland are bunched at the top of the AL West race. In the last two weeks, Rosales has twice been with the Athletics and twice been with the Rangers. Each time he's been cut, the other team has acquired...
Via Fox Sports
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland claims Rosales back from Rangers

Infielder Adam Rosales, who spent three days with the Texas Rangers after being claimed on waivers from Oakland, is heading back to the Athletics. Oakland has claimed Rosales on waivers after he was designated for assignment Monday by Texas. Rosales didnt appear in a game for the Rangers but was active for all three games in Oakland. The Rangers claimed Rosales from Oakland last...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers claim Rosales off waivers from Oakland

The Texas Rangers have claimed infielder Adam Rosales off waivers from the Oakland Athletics. The Rangers claimed Rosales before opening a three-game series at Oakland on Friday night. The A's designated the utility infielder for assignment Wednesday to clear a spot on the 25-man roster for infielder Alberto Callaspo, who was acquired in a trade from the Los Angeles Angels on...
Via Fox Sports
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Adam Rosales homerun theft showcases modern officiating issues

It all started when Oakland Athletics shortstop Adam Rosales was robbed of a home run on Wednesday. The homer would have tied the game in the top of the ninth inning with two outs. Instead, the Cleveland Indians were able to finish the save attempt and go on to win the game. How did this happen? How did Angel Hernandez’s crew screw-up a blatant ninth inning home run with the...
Via Players View
May 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Angel Hernandez, Athletics-Indians Umpiring Crew Blows Home Run Call Even After Looking at Replay (Video)

Athletics utility guy Adam Rosales is known for his home run trot — rather than the slow jog of most players, he sprints all 360 feet around the bases. Rosales didn’t get that chance during the ninth inning of Oakland’s Wednesday game against the Indians, hitting a ball that appeared to be off the wall and parking himself happily on second base. Except that on second look,...
Via NESN.com
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss
REVIEW FAIL

A's screwed on botched review by umpires

The Athletics trailed the Indians 4-3 going into the ninth inning in Cleveland on Wednesday night. A's shortstop Adam Rosales hit a ball to deep left center field that hit off of the railing on top of the fence, above the yellow line, at Progressive Field. Ground rules say that's a home run. The umpires reviewed the call...and ruled that the ball was in play, and Rosales...
Via The Outside Corner
May 08, 2013  |  1 Comment

Adam Rosales robbed of home run after umpires blow instant replay

Your browser does not support iframes. Adam Rosales was robbed of a home run after the umpires blew the review of the instant replay in the ninth inning of Wednesday’s game between the Oakland A’s and Cleveland Indians. The A’s were down 4-3 with two outs in the top of the ninth. Rosales was facing Indians closer Chris Perez and took him deep to left. The ball traveled out...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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