ALBERTO CALLASPO RUMORS

Oakland A’s 2014 Infield Preview

With spring training just around the corner and most of the deals finally finished, the Oakland A’s will now start looking to solidify their roster for the upcoming season. When we start looking at the infield from 2013 to 2014, it does not seem as though there will be that much change since most the players that the A’s acquired in the offseason were pitchers. But with multiple...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Did The Alberto Callaspo Trade Pay Off?

Many were awaiting Beane to make a move right before the All-Star break. Fans were wondering what move he would make to help push the team to the finish line. Many of us were pleased when he traded away prospect Grant Green for Alberto Callaspo. Grant Green didn’t have a single hit when he was called up over a period of more than just one or two games. Callaspo was a proven Major...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Who could be the Oakland A’s full-time DH in 2014?

In 2013, the Oakland A’s did not a permanent designated hitter and rotated this position between a few different players. However, none of these players really fit the role of DH such as David Ortiz does for the Red Sox. With so many moves and trades made during the off season, the Athletics are giving off the vibe that they are preparing to go for a World Series win in 2014. But...
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January 03, 2014  |  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

Athletics Acquire Alberto Callaspo from Angels

The A’s have been worn thin at infield this season according to General Manager Billy Beane, so before Wednesday’s trade deadline the Athletics acquired third baseman Alberto Callaspo from the Los Angeles Angels. Callaspo is a great addition to the team on both sides of the field. His defensive skills at third have been established over his eight-year career with Arizona...
Via Football Extra Points
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

The Oakland Athletics trade for Angels Alberto Callaspo

Los Angeles Angel Alberto Callaspo is traded for Oakland Athletic Grant Green And they have done it! The Oakland Athletics have found a deal they like and have traded just before the trade deadline. On Tuesday, the Athletics decided to trade Grant Green, one of their top prospective players, to the Los Angeles Angels for their third baseman Alberto Callaspo. The trade became official...
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July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

A’s Trade Grant Green to Angels for Alberto Callaspo

Breaking trade news: the A’s have acquired infielder Alberto Callaspo from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for Grant Green. Word broke minutes ago, and was confirmed even more recently: Source confirms A’s getting Alberto Callaspo from Angels for Grant Green. — Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) July 31, 2013 Green, a U.S.C. alum, went hitless in 15 official at-bats for the A’s in 2013...
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

From the department of meh - Alberto Callaspo

The off-seasons is filled with the news of signings. As such, MLB Rumors never gets shut down on this computer. Some of those signings bring a stir of interest as a team will sign a budding star to a contract to avoid arbitration or an interesting free agent that might make the team out of Spring Training. But an awful lot of them are of the kind that leave you simply making a mental...
Via The Flagrant Fan
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

BREAKING NEWS: Angels give Alberto Callaspo two years, $9 million to keep third base warm for ...

Do you like Alberto Callaspo?  Were you hoping the Angels would move on from him either during this season or after it?  Well, it sucks to be you because the Angels not only avoided arbitration with Callaspo for 2013, but also bought out his first year of free agency in 2014 as well. Through industry source, Callaspo's deal with the #Angels essentially done, pending...
Via Monkey with a Halo
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels agree to one- year deal with Callaspo

The Angels on Monday avoided arbitration withAlberto Callaspo, agreeing to terms with the third basemanon a one-year, 3.15-million contract that leaves shortstop Erick Aybar as the team's only unsigned, arbitration-eligible player. However, there is no immediate urgency to resolve Aybar's 2012 contract situation because the Angels are trying to secure the slick-fielding...
Via Fox Sports West
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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