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Carlos Peguero Trade Adds Left-Handed Pop To Red Sox’s Outfield Equation

This embed is invalid" /> Carlos Peguero isn’t going to save the Boston Red Sox’s 2015 season. That’s not the point of Wednesday’s trade. Acquiring Peguero from the Texas Rangers is a “why not?” transaction for the Red Sox, who desperately need another left-handed bat. Peguero could sink or swim in his new duds, but Boston needed to relinquish...
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Red Sox make a move in the outfield

(Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer The Red Sox think to have found an answer to their outfield problems in Carlos Peguero who was acquired Wednesday from the Texas Rangers for cash considerations.Wait a minute, the Red Sox have an abundance of outfielders, right?This is partially true, but none of them seem to be able to hit from the left side...
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Red Sox Acquire OF Carlos Peguero from Rangers

Red Sox management appears to be grasping at straws at the moment. On the same day the team suffers a sweep at the hand of the Minnesota Twins the team has announced they have acquired 28-year-old Carlos Peguero from the Texas Rangers for cash considerations. The move serves as a quick summary of the type of season the Red Sox have had thus far. During Spring Training, Boston...
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Red Sox Acquire Outfielder Carlos Peguero From Texas Rangers For Cash

The Boston Red Sox announced Wednesday that the team has acquired outfielder Carlos Peguero from the Texas Rangers in exchange for cash considerations. In order to clear room on the roster, Anthony Varvaro has been transferred to the 60-day DL. Peguero, 28, has played parts of five seasons in the majors with Seattle, Kansas City, and Texas. The left-handed...
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Kansas City Royals are baseball’s best organization

After the Kansas City Royals completed their most successful year of baseball in the last 29 years, they came out with a bit more than holding the title of American League Champions. Baseball America recently named the Royals the Organization of the Year for the 2014 season. The Royals haven’t been honored with this accolade since 1994, a year where Bob Hamelin led the Royals...
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Uh-oh...Was that Peguero belting an opposite-field homer?

Yes, the Royals beat the Royals on Monday in the first intrasquad game of the spring, 5-2, and, of course, we should caution any Royals fan not to read too much into the matter. As pitching coach Dave Eiland told Andy McCullough of The Kansas City Star afterward, "It looked like it was a game Feb. 24." Right-hander Yordana Ventura, whom club officials are praying will snatch the...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals were aware of Peguero's wife's legal issues

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals were aware of the legal issues facing the wife of former Seattle outfielder Carlos Peguero before they acquired him Wednesday. Peguero's wife, Maria, was charged last October with three counts of wire fraud for allegedly charging $180,000 worth of unauthorized credit card purchases while using a card that belonged to the wife of Mariners star pitcher...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

When It’s Time to Give Up on a Carlos Peguero

The other day, in making room for John Buck, the Mariners designated for assignment a player named Carlos Peguero. This means absolutely nothing to most of you, but absolutely something to some of you. Peguero’s out of options now, so in order to return to the minors, he’ll have to make it through waivers. Peguero […]
Via Fangraphs
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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