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Cardinals sign OF Peguero to minor-league deal with invite to spring training

The St. Louis Cardinals have signed outfielder Carlos Peguero to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. Peguero, who as seen sparse action in the majors over the course of five seasons with four teams, is considered to be a power threat, hitting 30 home runs in the minors in 2014. Issues making consistent contact has stunned his progress to being a regular on...
Via FOX Sports
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Sign Carlos Peguero

On Tuesday, the Texas Rangers announced that the team had signed free agent outfielder Carlos Peguero to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training. This acquisition is one of the very few transactions that Texas has made in what has amounted to a very quiet offseason. Although Peguero will have a very outside chance to make the big league roster, he will...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Flanny's Five: Royals OF Carlos Peguero, the next Jose Bautista? Could be

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A look at five Royals players to keep an eye on this spring training. CARLOS PEGUERO Peguero, acquired during the off-season from the Mariners, could be the most interesting man in camp. Built like a 3-4 defensive end at 6-foot-5, 270 pounds, Peguero probably has more raw power than anyone on the roster, according to Royals officials. But he will be in for a serious...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 17, 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

Mariners trade Peguero to Royals, add Baker

The Royals acquired outfielder Carlos Peguero from the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday for a player to be named or cash. The 26-year-old Peguero has spent parts of the last three seasons with Seattle. He is a career .195 hitter with nine home runs and 27 RBIs in 219 at-bats in the majors. He ranked seventh in the Pacific Coast League with 19 homers in 2013, along with a .260 batting...
Via Associated Press
January 29, 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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