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Rangers add series of players to minor league deal

getty images The Texas Rangers added a slue of infielders and relief pitchers on Thursday. Doug Mathis, 30, is one of the players the Rangers signed. He spent the 2008-2010 seasons with the team but has not appeared in the major leagues since. He will get an invite to spring training. The Rangers also added Armando Rodriguez, 26, to a minor league deal. Rodriguez pitched at two different...
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Backman Suspended For Two Games, Valdespin Draws Three Game Suspension

Wally Backman, Jordany Valdespin and Armando Rodriguez were officially issued suspensions by the Pacific Coast League for their part in a bench-clearing incident on Monday. Backman was handed down a two-game suspension while Valdespin and Rodriguez were issued three-game suspensions. Rodriguez was also demoted to Double-A Binghamton and will serve out his suspension there. Looks...
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August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Valdespin, Backman and Rodriguez Set To Face Suspensions And Fines

The Las Vegas 51s are preparing internal suspensions and fines for Jordany Valdespin, Wally Backman, and Armando Rodriguez for their roles in a bench-clearing brawl on Monday evening. It was Mike Puma of the New York Post that I first saw this reported from — and I was a little disappointed at his word choice, which makes it seem a lot like it’s purely Valdespin’s fault. The...
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Bullpen Can’t Hold Lead In B-Mets 5-4 Loss

The Binghamton Mets jumped out to an early lead on Saturday night scoring four runs in the first two innings, but the Harrisburg Senators scored five unanswered runs, including those to tie and win the game in the final two frames, as the B-Mets dropped game two of their weekend series by a score of five to four. The B-Mets batters got to Harrisburg starter Dan Rosenbaum early, smacking...
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August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

MMO Farm Report: B-Mets Walk Off With A Dramatic 2-1 Victory

Binghamton 2, Harrisburg 1 By Joe DeCaro The B-Mets won in dramatic style on Sunday as Josh Rodriguez laced a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth to bring home Pedro Zapata and give Binghamton a 2-1 victory over the Harrisburg Senators at NYSEG Stadium. It was the first walk-off win of the season for the B-Mets. Greg Peavey started for Binghamton and delivered his best start...
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May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Arm-Rod made it through waivers

Photo by Michael BaronArmando Rodriguez and Josh Stinson were placed on waivers to make room for Miguel Batista and Mike Baxter.  It was learned yesterday that Stinson was claimed by the Brewers and is now with their AA team.  Rodriguez made it through waivers and has been assigned to Binghamton.  Despite already being 24 y/o and never above A+ the Mets seem high on him as a power...
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April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Stinson and Rodriguez on waivers

Photo by Michael BaronThe Mets have placed Josh Stinson and Armando Rodriguez on outright waivers to make room for Miguel Batista and Mike Baxter. I think Arm-Rod is a safe bet despite his power arm potential at 24 y/o he's never been above class A, I don't see another team giving him someone else's roster spot. Stinson on the other hand despite his ugly 6.42 ERA in the...
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April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Mets Top Prospects: #’s 41 – 50

Welcome to the final installment of the 2012 Mets Top Prospects series here on MMO. Today we bring you numbers 41 through 50, which you will notice is rather pitching heavy, as only three position players made the final ten. Although the farm system is still undergoing a rebuilding, the strong drafts the Mets had in 2010 and 2011, have gone a long way towards adding quality depth...
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January 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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