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Catcher Chris Gimenez elects free agency

Lucky for Gimenez I hear the market on relief pitchers is insane right now. Backup catcher Chris Gimenez has elected for free agency, the Cleveland Indians confirmed Monday on Twitter. The Tribe outrighted Gimenez to the Triple-A Columbus Clippers in order to make room for rising prospect Francisco Mejia and protect him from the Rule 5 draft in December. Gimeinez, 33, rejected...
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November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

ALCS Roster: Merritt added, Gimenez dropped

Ryan Merritt replaces Chris Gimenez on the roster Embiggened version Google Docs version Each team has an opportunity to make changes to their roster between playoff series, as long as the players being added are eligible (on 40-man roster as of Aug 31, and not suspended for a PED during the current season). The Indians have made one minor move with the change from a 5-game...
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October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Gimenez pitches two innings for Cleveland Indians during rout in Toronto

Morning news and notes for July 4, 2016 The Fourth of July represents a lot of things for a lot of people. Freedom and independence. Cookouts with family and friends. Fireworks and scared pets. Baseball is a part of that too. My parents took my brother and I to a few Tribe games over the years on the Fourth. Great memories for sure. Here’s hoping you and yours have a...
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July 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians trade for catcher Chris Gimenez

You can try to keep Chris Gimenez away from Cleveland, but clearly you won't succeed. The Indians have acquired catcher Chris Gimenez from the Texas Rangers in exchange for cash considerations. Catcher Adam Moore has been designated for assignment in order to make room for Gimenez on the roster. The team was in the market for a new backup catcher because Roberto Perez is on the...
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May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Rangers' Chris Gimenez shares horrifying story of near-decapitation

Texas Rangers catcher Chris Gimenez is even more thankful than most to report to spring training.In fact, he's happy to be anywhere.Gimenez shared the details of a freak accident --€“ one that nearly proved fatal -- with the Reno Gazette-Journal.A couple of weeks ago, he was stuck in traffic in Reno, Nevas, and was trying to get off the highway when a 36-pound drain grate crashed...
Via FOX Sports
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Gimenez enjoying career-best month with Rangers

Chris Gimenez is the quintessential 'journeyman' ballplayer. The 32-year-old catcher has spent parts of seven seasons in the big leagues but has logged even more time in the minors.  Currently, however, he's enjoying the best month or so of his major-league career with the Texas Rangers. In 19 games with Texas, Gimenez has hit five home runs (already his career high for a season...
Via FOX Sports
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ambitious cameraman at Rangers game gets hit by Gimenez homer

This cameraman at Globe Life Park took one for the team -- literally -- on Friday night. When Texas Rangers catcher Chris Gimenez sent a deep drive toward the center-field seats in the fifth inning, the cameraman out there was so focused on tracking the ball that he didn't realize it was coming right at him. The ball struck the cameraman on the right shoulder, but it didn't faze...
Via FOX Sports
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers C Gimenez from paternity leave to DFA

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Texas Rangers catcher Chris Gimenez has been removed from the paternity leave list and designated for assignment. The moves were announced Thursday, an off day for Texas. Rangers catcher Geovany Soto is eligible to be activated from the disabled list Friday before the opener of a weekend series in Houston. Gimenez went on paternity leave Monday, and remained...
Via Associated Press
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rangers C pitches, showcases filthy changeup

It’s always fun when position players come in to pitch in MLB games. And on Thursday night, we were treated to such a feat in the Angels-Rangers matchup. Entering the top of the ninth inning, the game was out of reach, with Los Angeles leading, 15-4. This seemed like a perfect time for Rangers catcher Chris Gimenez to make his first major league appearance as a pitcher. And he...
Via The Sports Daily
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers call on catcher Gimenez to pitch

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers have used eight positon players to pitch since they started playing in 1972. Two of those have come during the trying 2014 season. And just like Mitch Moreland did earlier this season, catcher Chris Gimenez shined in his time on the mound. Gimenez pitched the top of the ninth in a 15-6 loss to the Los Angeles Angels, retiring all three batters...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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