CHONE FIGGINS RUMORS

Former major leaguer Adam Kennedy takes a shot at ex-teammate Chone Figgins

It is well documented that Chone Figgins has been a well below average baseball player since leaving the Los Angeles Angels following the 2009 season. Since 2010 he has failed to even hit .200 and didn’t even play in the major leagues in 2013. Former teammate Adam Kennedy took to twitter on Friday night to take a couple shots at Figgins with the following: Figgins actually is on...
Via Players View
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Chone Figgins likely going to Australia & other notes

“He’ll be on the plane, as of right now.” (By: Dustin Nosler) GLENDALE, Ariz. — Not much is happening early at Camelback Ranch this morning, as the players aren’t taking batting or fielding practice. They only just came out to stretch and play some catch. Rockies Dodgers 1:05pm PT Glendale, Ariz. LF Blackmon RF Puig CF Barnes ...
Via Dodgers Digest
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chone Figgins trying multiple spots for Dodgers

For a veteran who hasn’t played in a year, Chone Figgins is definitely getting a chance to show his versatility. Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times spoke with manager Don Mattingly and discovered that Figgins is certainly a front-runner for a bench spot on the Dodgers roster. Figgins, who was released by the Marlins prior to the start of last season, last played Major League ball...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers could benefit from Chone Figgins' intent to give more effort

Chone Figgins apparently impressed the Dodgers enough in his workout/speech that they invited him to camp, and given the competition (Dee Gordon, Justin Sellers, Brendan Harris, Michael Young?), he has a good chance of making the team.We all know Figgins was terrible with Seattle, but why exactly? And is there hope for a turnaround?Figgins was a good, even borderline great...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chone Figgins, Dodgers agree to minor league contract

The Dodgers, in search of infield depth, signed former Angels infielder/outfielder Chone Figgins to a minor league contract with an invite to Major League camp. If Figgins makes the Dodgers in spring training, he would provide depth at second base, third base and in the outfield. He also could compete for the starting job at second base if the Dodgers decide Cuban rookie Alexander...
Via Fox Sports West
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chone Figgins, Dodgers Sign Minor League Contract

The grass was not greener in Seattle. Not by a long shot; just ask Chone Figgins. After a stellar career with Angels, Chone Figgins pulled a Adrian Beltre and jumped ship from So-Cal to Seattle. Well now that that’s all over, the Los Angeles Dodgers are taking an absolutely zero risk by signing Chone to a minor league contact, in hopes that he’ll compete for a bench position...
Via Dodgers Rumors
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Figgins works out for scouts, shows passion in comeback attempt

There was the workout. And there was the speech. By all accounts, Chone Figgins made a strong impression during his audition for nine clubs Wednesday in Tampa. But he made an even stronger impression afterward, speaking from the heart while giving an impromptu address to the assembled scouts. "I wanted them to see the passion in my eyes," said Figgins, a super-utility...
Via Fox Sports
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chone Figgins auditioning for a 2014 MLB roster spot

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, Chone Figgins is on the comeback trail:Chone Figgins wants to continue playing after sitting out all of 2013. He's working out for MLB teams this week in Tampa.— Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) January 12, 2014Figgins, 35, hasn't been a reliable, everyday major league player since 2009, when he slashed .298/.395/.393 for the Los Angeles...
Via MLB Injury News
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chone Figgins doesn't want to be a Mariner anymore

Apparently, Mariners utility player Chone Figgins doesn't want to be with the team anymore. He told John Hickey of SportsPressNW.com that "I can't take 2 more years of this." Well Chone, I'm sure the feeling is mutual from your employers. They've paid you $28 million over the last three seasons (which includes a $2 million signing bonus), and you've...
Via The Outside Corner
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners Chone Figgins is going to ride some serious pine

Going…going…gone? When the news first hit that the Seattle Mariners penned big time free agent Chone Figgins to a 4 year contract the air around Seattle seemed a bit sweeter than normal. Figgins had long since plagued the M’s during his time with the Divsion rivals, the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim. 2010 was to be the year that the M’s would reclaim the glory that was...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
May 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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