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CHRIS GETZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chris Getz Retires, Outlasting Teahen and Fields

Chris Getz announced his retirement yesterday. The former White Sox and Royals second baseman was outrighted by the Blue Jays after 28 plate appearances (16 wRC+). In his statement, Getz makes clear that he is ready to move on with his life. Given his performance on the field the last few years, that life probably […]
Via Fangraphs
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Royal Getz says he won't look at time here as 'it didn't work out'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The understandably paltry crowd at cold and rain-soaked Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night perked up when they heard the name of the Blue Jays' No. 9 hitter being introduced -- Chris Getz, the former Royal. And even on a night when raindrops hitting the batting helmets seemed to be the loudest noise inside the stadium, it wasn't hard to distinguish a slight...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays to recall Chris Getz, Ryan Goins demoted

getty The Toronto Blue Jays will recall infielder Chris Getz prior to Tuesday’s game. Getz will take the roster spot of Ryan Goins who will head to Triple-A Buffalo. While playing 18 games at Buffao, Getz was hitting .309/.382/.338 with nine RBI and six stolen bases. Getz figures to get a good look at second base with the Blue Jays. Goins was doing himself no favors of keeping...
Via Tireball.com
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

RBI Baseball is coming back

On Tuesday night, MLB announced that they would be making dreams come true for baseball fans across the world. MLB announced...that RBI Baseball would be returning. The game will be released for current and next-gen consoles (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One), as well as mobile platforms. There aren't any more details yet, but this is a day worth celebrating for baseball fans ...
Via The Outside Corner
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Moves Kansas City Royals Must Try to Pull off at the 2013 MLB Winter Meetings

The Kansas City Royals have taken a swift approach to the offseason thus far. So far, they signed Jason Vargas to bolster their rotation, non-tendered Chris Getz and traded catcher George Kottaras to the Chicago Cubs. Baseball’s annual conference known as the Winter Meetings will convene next week at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando. Here, general...
Via i70baseball
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Getz non-tender good omen for Royals

by John Viril— Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore’s decision to non-tender 2B Chris Getz on December 1st is a hopeful sign for the upcoming season.  Last year, patience with RF Jeff Francouer, SP Wade Davis, and the aforementioned Getz cost the Royals an unknown number of games. With the team finishing five games out of the wild card race at 86 wins, the slow hook...
Via The Viril View: On the KC Royals
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals non-tender Chris Getz as Twitter rejoices

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In a move that hardly came as a surprise, the Royals on Monday chose not to tender second baseman Chris Getz a contract, thus removing him from their 40-man roster and making him a free agent. Getz made 1.05 million in 2013 and despite a poor season likely would have been granted a raise through arbitration, possibly to as high as 1.3 million. The Royals likely...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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