Right-hander Chris Resop has agreed to a $1.35 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.
The team announced the deal Thursday. Resop joined the AL West champion A's in a Nov. 30 trade with Pittsburgh, sending minor league right-hander Zach Thornton to the Pirates. Resop went 1-4 with one save and a 3.91 ERA in 61 relief appearances with Pittsburgh last year.
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January 10, 2013
The Oakland Athletics have acquired right-hander Chris Resop from the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league right-hander Zach Thornton.
The A's also announced Friday that they will not offer a contract to outfielder Jermaine Mitchell. A move to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Resop will be announced later.
Resop was 1-4 with one save and a 3.91 ERA in 61 relief appearances...
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November 30, 2012
Chris Resop has been traded to the Athletics.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have made two trades, dealing Yamaico Navarro and Chris Resop in separate deals, both announced by a team press release. They dealt Navarro to the Orioles for Jhondaniel Medina, and dealt Resop to the Athletics for Zach Thornton.
Medina has pitched as high as short-season A-ball, although he only had four innings...
Bill Brink and Rob Biertempfel are reporting that the Pirates have avoided arbitration with reliever Chris Resop, signing him to a one-year deal worth $850,000. Resop posted a 4.39 ERA last year in 69.2 innings in 2011. He has struck out 104 and walked 40 in 88.2 innings since joining the Pirates in August, 2010.
This was Resop’s first arbitration-eligible season. He earned $431...
Relief pitcher Chris Resop and the Pirates agreed on Friday to a one-year contract, worth $850,000.
Resop made $431,500 last year, in going 5-4 with a 4.39 ERA. He also had 79 strikeouts, 30 walks and a 1.48 WHIP as the Pirates finished 72-90.
Resop and Pittsburgh surprisingly contended in the National League Central for most of the season before running out of gas late, finishing...
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January 13, 2012
Thanks to the efforts of Brian Warecki (Sr. Director of Communications for the Pirates) and Tom Smith from Rumbunter, some of the main blogs and online magazines were able to interview some Pirate players and front office people on Friday night at Piratefest.
Joining Matt Bandi and I were Charlie and Vlad from Bucs Dugout, Tom from Rumbunter, Jon from The McEffect, and Brian from...
The Bucs tendered contracts to Joel Hanrahan, Charlie Morton, Chris Resop, Jeff Karstens, Evan Meek, and Garrett Jones ahead of the midnight deadline. They will all be back with the team next season. So will Jason Grilli, who agreed to a $1.1 million deal.
The Bucs also tendered a contract to the newly acquired Casey McGehee, who is arbitration eligible. If you missed it, McGehee...