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CARLOS QUENTIN RUMORS

Quentin, Mauer homer as Twins top Red Sox

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Carlos Quentin homered in his bid to earn a roster spot and Joe Mauer also connected Friday as the Minnesota Twins beat the split-squad Boston Red Sox 8-6.Quentin, who retired last May, is trying to restart his career. He hit a two-run homer.Tyler Duffey, competing for a spot in the Twins rotation, faced six batters in the first inning, giving up a run on three...
Via Associated Press
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Carlos Quentin to try comeback with Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Outfielder Carlos Quentin and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a minor league contract, giving the 33-year-old a chance to revive his career. The deal, announced Tuesday, would give Quentin a $750,000 salary if he is added to the 40-man roster. He will report to big league spring training. Quentin announced his retirement last May through the Seattle Mariners...
Via Associated Press
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

All-Star OF Quentin retires in minors with Mariners

  Carlos Quentin has announced his retirement after chronic knee injuries cut short his All-Star career. In a news release Friday night, the Seattle Mariners announced Quentin has decided to hang up his spikes. The outfielder and designated hitter was playing at Triple-A Tacoma after signing a minor league contract with the Mariners on April 22. The 32-year-old Quentin was released...
Via Associated Press
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves trade Craig Kimbrel, B.J. Upton to Padres

By Joe Lucia You thought all of the major trades were over, huh? You thought there wouldn’t be any big names getting moved until the trade deadline, right? You were wrong. The Atlanta Braves have traded All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel and salary black hole Melvin Upton Jr. to the San Diego Padres for a package that includes outfielders Cameron Maybin and Carlos Quentin. Source...
Via The Outside Corner
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres: Carlos Quentin’s new home

Carlos Quentin San Diego Padres manager Bud Black and General Manager A.J. Preller each brought up the possibility this week of outfielder/walking corpse Carlos Quentin potentially getting some reps at first base in an effort to get his bat in the lineup. This all feels like a massive farce and a way for the Padres to showcase Quentin’s bat for the rest of the league. I’ve long...
Via isportsweb.com
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Quentin: Not Quite Top 20

Padres General Manager Josh Byrnes joined Darren Smith yesterday to give an injury update on Andrew Cashner. Byrnes didn’t go into much detail with Darren, but the team later released a statement saying that Cashner had irritation and soreness in his elbow. **** yeah no surgery! However, the Padres said there was no timetable for Cashner’s return, so there’s still a great deal...
Via Padres Public
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rockies turn very improbable triple play

In the third inning of the Padres-Rockies game on Sunday, Colorado turned the third triple play in team history – and they did it in usual fashion. With men on first and second, Carlos Quentin hit a grounder to third baseman Nolan Arenado. Arenado stepped on the bag for the first out, and threw to second baseman D.J. LeMahieu for the second out. LeMahieu’s throw to Justin Morneau...
Via The Outside Corner
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Quentin says knees feel good heading into camp

Carlos Quentin made it to 82 games and 276 at-bats last season before his knees let him down again. A little more than five months removed from another surgery on his right knee, the San Diego Padres slugger says he's pain-free going into spring training. During a recent workout at Petco Park, Quentin said he's looking forward to a productive spring training as opposed to last...
Via Associated Press
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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