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MLB Rumors: Cesar Izturis sitting on minor league offers

Infielder Cesar Izturis is still a free agent and has multiple minor league offers but he's still waiting in hopes of a major league deal, according to MLB Daily Dish's Chris Cotillo.FA Cesar Izturis has received a few AAA offers, but is looking for a major league opportunity.— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) April 18, 2014 The 34-year-old hit .269 in 13 games on seven...
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April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

INF Izturis heading to camp with Astros

Veteran infielder Cesar Izturis is among the 24 non-roster players the Houston Astros have invited to major league spring training. Izturis was an All-Star in 2005. He hit .209 in with 11 RBIs in 63 games for Cincinnati last season. Other free agent invitees are outfielder Adron Chambers, right-hander Peter Moylan and infielder Gregorio Petit. Among the Houston minor leaguers...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds sign former All-Star Cesar Izturis, release non-roster invite list for spring training

After a period of great silence, the Reds have finally awaken us all from our winter slumber with some rare news on Monday. According to beat writer Mark Sheldon, the team has announced the signing of veteran shortstop Cesar Izturis to a minor league contract. The 32-year old owns a career batting average of .255 over 12 seasons in the big show. However, his bat certainly...
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January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals claim Izturis off waivers from Brewers

Shortstop Cesar Izturis has been claimed by the Washington Nationals off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers. Izturis, an NL All-Star and Gold Glove winner in 2004, is batting .235 with two homers and 11 RBIs in 57 games this season. He is making $875,000. Washington also placed utility man Mark DeRosa on the 15-day disabled list because of a left abdominal strain, a move retroactive...
Via AP on Fox
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Nationals acquire INF Izturis from Brewers

The Washington Nationals acquired infielder Cesar Izturis from the Milwaukee Brewers in a waiver wire trade Monday. Izturis, who has seen time at all four infield positions this season, was claimed by the Nationals who needed depth around the infield with shortstop Ian Desmond on the disabled list and Mark DeRosa (groin) day-to-day. Izturis is in the final year of his contract...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Izturis' injury tempers joy of win for Brewers

MILWAUKEE Another day, another player heading to the disabled list for the Milwaukee Brewers. The team announced shortly after their 7-1 win over the Diamondbacks on Friday that shortstop Cesar Izturis will be sent to the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Infielder Edwin Maysonet will return to the Brewers from Triple-A Nashville to take his place. Since filling...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Brewers place SS Izturis on DL with hamstring pull

The Milwaukee Brewers have placed shortstop Cesar Izturis on the 15-day disabled list after he pulled his left hamstring running the bases against Arizona on Friday night. The Brewers made the move right after the 7-1 victory, recalling shortstop Edwin Maysonette from Triple-A Nashville. Maysonette was optioned to Nashville on Wednesday when Milwaukee claimed Cody Ransom off waivers...
Via AP on Fox
May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Izturis brings intangibles to Brewers' infield

Cesar Izturis hasn't exactly been spraying the ball all over the field this spring, as his .173 exhibition batting average suggests. Yet, the 32-year-old infielder is spreading his wisdom around the Milwaukee Brewers' locker room, and there's value in that. "I made it to the big leagues when I was 21, and I'm 32 years old (now), you know," Izturis said...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Brewers sign Cesar Izturis and Juan Perez

MILWAUKEE The Milwaukee Brewers signed two players, infielder Cesar Izturis and left-hander Juan Perez, to minor league contracts Wednesday with invitations to Spring Training in 2012. Izturis spent the last three seasons with Baltimore where he hit .240 with 27 doubles and 59 RBI. In his 11-season career which included stints with Toronto, the Dodgers, Cubs, Cardinals and Pirates...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Several teams interested in Cesar Izturis

According to Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun, infielder Cesar Izturis won't be back with the Orioles for 2012, but his agent says he has drawn interest from “several teams.” Izturis says he wants to keep playing and is looking for a Major League deal adds Connolly. The 31-year old agreed to a one-year deal with the Orioles back in December 2010. Last season, Izturis hit...
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November 24, 2011  |  Discuss
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