CARLOS CORPORAN RUMORS

As the Yankees' bargain basement winter continues, a question: How did we get this way?

Yesterday, the Retrieval Empire added journeyman catcher Carlos Corporan to the Scranton playlist, continuing our K-Mart austerity plan in a time when every other MLB franchise is buying at Bloomingdales.    For the record, I wish Carlos luck. He's 32, a career .212 hitter, and a few years ago, he and his wife suffered a terrible tragedy, when their 16-month old son died from...

Yankees sign catcher to minor league deal, report says

Corporan hit just .178 last year Watch video SB Nation's Chris Cotillo reported Tuesday that the Yankees signed catcher Carlos Corporan to a minor league deal. (The team did not immediately confirm the report when asked by NJ Advance Media.) Corporan, 32, has played parts of six years in the big leagues and owns a .218 batting...
Via NJ.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers claim LHP Rearick, send Corporan on rehab assignment

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have added left-hander Chris Rearick on a waiver claim from San Diego and assigned him to Triple-A Round Rock. Texas also sent catcher Carlos Corporan to Double-A Frisco on Wednesday for his second rehab assignment since spraining his left thumb in July. The Padres designated Rearick for assignment Aug. 21. The 27-year-old made his major league...
Via Associated Press
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers fill 2 big voids with trades for pitcher and catcher

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) After filling a big void in their rotation with a hometown starter, the Rangers have added one of the catchers who will be behind the plate for Yovani Gallardo. Texas completed its second trade in three days Wednesday, acquiring switch-hitting catcher Carlos Corporan from the AL West rival Houston Astros. ''That was our primary goal going into this offseason...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers acquire C Corporan from Astros for minor leaguer

HOUSTON -- The Houston Astros have traded catcher Carlos Corporan to the Texas Rangers for minor league right-handed pitcher Akeem Bostick. Houston designated Corporan for assignment on Tuesday to make room on the 40-man roster for free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus. The 31-year-old Corporan hit .235 with six homers and 19 RBIs in 55 games for Houston last season. The Astros chose...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers Acquire Carlos Corporan From Astros for Akeem Bostick

The Texas Rangers have acquired catcher Carlos Corporan from the Houston Astros in exchange for minor-league pitcher Akeem Bostick. Evan Drellich of the Houston Cronicle had Corporan going to Texas while Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram had the Bostick return. Source: Astros and Rangers have agreed on trade for Carlos Corporan. Player(s) being informed. — Evan Drellich...
Via Baseball Essential
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros trade Corporan to Rangers for minor leaguer

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Astros have traded catcher Carlos Corporan to the Texas Rangers for minor league right-handed pitcher Akeem Bostick. Houston designated Corporan for assignment on Tuesday to make room on the 40-man roster for free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus. The 31-year-old Corporan hit .235 with six homers and 19 RBIs in 55 games for Houston last season. The Astros chose...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros fan has fallen trying to catch a foul ball and can't get up (VIDEO)

Carlos Corporan sent a foul popup into the left-field stands of Minute Maid Park during Wednesday's Twins-Astros game. It looked like it might be an easy catch for a fan sitting just off the third-base line. He got set, had both hands ready and waited for his big moment.Then those pesky seats got in the way.The worst part? Some dude in a retro Astros jersey snags the souvenir ball...
Via The Other Paper
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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