Pitcher Armando Galarraga has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds and will try to win a job at spring training.
The 31-year-old right-hander was 0-4 with a 6.75 ERA in five starts last year with the Houston Astros. When he pitched for Houston on July 28, it was his first major league appearance since May 16, 2011, for Arizona.
Galarraga has a 26-34 record...
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February 10, 2013
A pitcher who once came within a blown call of a perfect game in 2010 has inked a minor league deal with the Reds, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.
Right-hander Armando Galarraga, 31, is the newest member of the Cincinnati organization. He is most well-known for his near-perfect game when he came within one out, and a Jim Joyce blown call, from perfection.
He pitched last...
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According to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com, the Houston Astros have signed veteran right hander Armando Galarraga to a Minor League deal. McTaggart adds that Galarraga “will help the Astros fill a rotation spot at Triple-A Oklahoma City.”
The Orioles released the 30-year old started back in April. Last season, Galarraga went 3-4 with Arizona while posting a 5.91 ERA, 2.1 HR/9, 4...
Former Tigers righty, Armando Galarraga, who became famous for pitching an perfect game that was stolen from him by the first base umpire has been working out in Tampa with the Yankees and could sign with the team soon, according to Augusto Cardenas of Desde el Home, a Venezuelan baseball blog.
Galarraga, 30, has a career 4.69 ERA, 5.7 K/9, and 4.6 BB/6 over parts of five seasons...
Remember the call in the Armando Galarraga perfect game from a couple years ago? That was at least a bang-bang play. Check out this call by first base umpire Tim Welke, which was much, much worse. Jerry Hairston grounds it to third baseman Chris Nelson, who makes a nice diving stop and throws over to Todd Helton at first. Not only does Hairston appear to beat the throw to the bag...
SARASOTA, Fla. The man who came within one famously blown call of baseball immortality sits at his locker, blending inconspicuously into the clubhouse of the Baltimore Orioles.
You could easily walk by and not notice him amid the clatter of pre-game preparations. If not for his hand in an epic event that made the sports world stand still on June 2, 2010, he would just be another...
The Baltimore Orioles have signed Mr. Perfect Armando Galarraga to a minor league deal, the Detroit Free Press reports.
Last season, Galarraga went 3-4 with Arizona while posting a 5.91 era.
Prior to last season Galarraga agreed to a one-year $2.3mm deal with Detroit and then released the next day. At that time, the Orioles were interested in the right hander.
The 29-year-old shot...
Pitchers Armando Galarraga and Pat Neshek have been signed by the Baltimore Orioles and invited to participate in spring training camp.
The Orioles also announced Monday the signing of Korean left-hander Seong-Min Kim to a minor league contract.
Galarraga went 3-4 in eight starts with Arizona last season. He fell one out short of a perfect game against Cleveland on June 2, 2010...
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January 30, 2012
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Wednesday, January 18, 2012 1:22 am ET
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
The Baltimore Orioles have signed Armando Galarraga.
He signed a minor league contract with the team. And will be invited to spring training with an opportunity to earn a spot in the rotation.
He made eight starts with the Arizona Diamondbacks last season. He struggled by going 3-4 with a 5.91...