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MLB Rumors: Royals trade Laird to Nationals

It was announced yesterday that the Kansas City Royals have worked out a deal with Washington to send infielder Brandon Laird to the Nationals, it is unknown who the Royals will be receiving from the Nationals at this time.#Royals send INF Brandon Laird to #Nationals in trade.— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) March 16, 2014This move will definitely help out the Nationals depending...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals sign Brandon Laird to Minor League contract

The Kansas City Royals signed infielder Brandon Laird to a Minor League contract on Saturday, as reported by Dick Kaegel at was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 27th round of the 2007 amateur draft.  He made his Major League debut with the Yankees on July 22, 2011.  He only had 21 at bats in 11 games with the Yankees, and hit .190 with an RBI and three walks...
Via MLB Injury News
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Astros Shake Up Roster, Purchase Contract of Brandon Laird

MLB News: The Houston Astros, finding themselves 7.5 games back in the division just 15 games into the  year decided to shake up their roster in hopes of making a better first impression during their first season in the American League. They purchased the contract of third baseman Brandon Laird from Triple-A Oklahoma City, optioned first baseman Brett Wallace down to Oklahoma City...
Via FF Locker Room
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Laird, Ankiel lead Astros over Yankees split squad

Brandon Laird hit a grand slam and Rick Ankiel hit his first home run of the spring, leading the Houston Astros to a 7-6 victory over a split squad of New York Yankees on Thursday. Laird's grand slam came in the sixth inning off loser Shane Greene. Ankiel, trying to make the Astros as a 33-year-old outfielder, has six hits in nine spring at-bats. His homer off Mike O'Brien...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

The Astros celebrated a walkoff win against a pitching machine

During an intrasquad scrimmage on Thursday, Astros non-roster invitee Brandon Laird hit a single up the middle to give his team the win in the game. Laird and the rest of his team. That's all well and good, but it's not as if Laird got his game-winning hit against an established major league pitcher, or a top prospect on the rise. No, Laird (and for that matter, the rest...
Via The Outside Corner
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Laird provides Astros an option at third base

The Houston Astros have added to the competition for a roster spot at third base next year, claiming Brandon Laird off waivers. Previously, with Brett Wallace settling in at first, the options had basically been Matt Dominguez or a free agent, but general manager Jeff Luhnow found a way to add a bat still just 24 with a waiver claim from the Yankees. That's the long term. In...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros claim Brandon Laird

Via PRO Rumors
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

What Shall We Engrave For Brandon Laird's Future With The Yankees?

With the Yankees sudden trade to the Pirates, exchanging the highly-sought after Chad (?) Quarles for the third baseman wanted by all 32 (?) mlb teams, the Yankee future for AAA ( the Scranton travelers ) gold-glove third baseman, Brandon Laird, is now cast in stone.Per the usual Yankee approach to their own prospects, Brandon received no consideration once A-Rod went down with...
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Could Brandon Laird Be The Answer at Third Base?

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-9832\">Brandon Laird could be the Yankees’ best internal option for a platoon with...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankeetorial: It's time to give Brandon Laird a chance

Last September, Brandon Laird was a shiny, happy 23-year-old Yankee prospect. He arrived with his coffee mug from Scranton after hitting .260 with 16 HRs, plus a Triple A Gold Glove at 3B. He became our best high-level position prospect after Jesus Montero, if view you view DH as a position. As a Yankee, he delivered four hits in 11 at bats and dazzled John Sterling with...
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