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CHRIS GIMENEZ RUMORS

Rangers agree on $975,000 deal with catcher Chris Gimenez

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Rangers have agreed to a $975,000, one-year contract with catcher Chris Gimenez while allowing right-hander Nick Tepesch and recently acquired outfielder James Jones to become free agents. Tepesch and Jones were not offered 2016 contracts by Wednesday night's deadline. Gimenez hit .255 over 36 games with AL West champion Texas last season, with five...
Via Associated Press
December 03, 2015  |  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

Chris Gimenez hits cameraman with home run (Video)

Texas Rangers catcher Chris Gimenez hit a cameraman with his solo home run in the fifth inning of Friday night's game against Baltimore. The ball bounced off the arm and shoulder of cameraman Dick Sosa before changing direction and landing in the stands. To Sosa's credit, he didn't even flinch. Now that's a true professional.Video via MLB. This post appeared first on Holdout...
Via Holdout Sports
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers re-sign catcher Chris Gimenez after trading him in August

  The Texas Rangers have signed catcher Chris Gimenez and right-hander David Martinez to minor league contracts with invitations to major league spring training. Texas also Thursday signed left-hander Efrain Nieves to a minor league deal. He will be in minor league camp. Gimenez was on the Rangers' Opening Day roster last season after being acquired on a waiver claim from Oakland...
Via Associated Press
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians acquire Chris Gimenez from the Rangers

The Cleveland Indians have acquired catcher Chris Gimenez from the Texas Rangers, according to Anthony Andro of Fox Sports Southwest. The Rangers are to receive "future considerations" in return for Gimenez. The Rangers had recently sent Gimenez down to their Triple-A affiliate shortly after the return of Geovany Soto and the emergence of J.P. Arencibia as a hot bat. The Indians...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 24, 2014  |  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

MLB Rumors: Chris Gimenez choosing between Rays, Athletics, Rangers

After being released by the Texas Rangers, catcher Chris Gimenez is looking to find another job. Since being released, he has found no shortage of suitors on the open market.Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that Gimenez is choosing between the Tampa Bay Rays, Oakland Athletics and Rangers. The Chicago Cubs have also shown interest. Gimenez, 31, last played at the big league...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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