SEATTLE (AP) 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...
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22 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) The Seattle Mariners have signed outfielder Carlos Quentin to a minor league contract.
The team announced the deal Wednesday. Quentin will report to Triple-A Tacoma.
Quentin, 32, was released by the Atlanta Braves on April 14, shortly after being acquired from San Diego as part of a six-player trade that sent reliever Craig Kimbrel to the Padres.
Quentin is a nine-year...
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April 22, 2015
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 ARE 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: Braves have...
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.
Despite having the third best team ERA in the Major Leagues, the San Diego Padres are 65-71 on the season, third in the National League West. A big reason is a woeful offense that is 30th in runs scored. Part of the is due to injuries to key players such as Carlos Quentin and Yonder Alonso, who have both been transferred to the 60-day DL and are likely out for the rest of the season...
The San Diego Padres began a week long, six-game road trip in Arizona last night, falling to the Diamondbacks 7-5 in a dramatic ending. They'll look to get back in to the win column tonight when they hand the ball to Eric Stults (2-5) to take on Wade Miley (3-5). The Padres were happy to welcome one of their players back to the starting lineup last night while scratching another...
San Diego Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin had a delayed start to 2014 due to a bone bruise in his left knee. He began the season on the disabled list before making his debut Tuesday night against the Cincinnati Reds.#174733878 / gettyimages.comDarren Smith of The Mighty 1090 AM radio station tweeted good news to San Diego fans Monday night with regard to Quentin's status:Carlos...
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...
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February 17, 2014