getty images Former major league catcher Chris Snyder has retired from baseball. Snyder was cut by the Washington Nationals this spring and signed on with the Texas Rangers on a minor league deal. He played in seven games for Triple-A Round Rock this spring but has called it a career. The 33-year-old Snyder spent parts of 10 years at the major league level and finishes with a .224...
Veteran catcher Chris Snyder has elected to retire, according to Fox Sports Southwest's Anthony Andro.Catcher Chris Snyder, who was playing for Round Rock, has retired.— Anthony Andro (@aandro) April 19, 2014 Snyder was signed by the Rangers as catching depth when Giovanni Soto went down with an injury. As Andro notes he was playing for Triple-A Round Rock. The 33-year-old played...
Free-agent catcher Chris Snyder has agreed to a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals. He will report to major league spring training, the team said Saturday on Twitter. Snyder was 4 for 18 (.222) with one home run and two RBIs for the Nationals in eight spring training games, then was released on March 18. He spent most of the season in the minor leagues and was...
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December 21, 2013 | Discuss
getty images The Washington Nationals have signed Chris Snyder to a minor league deal. Snyder, 32, can earn $1 million if he makes the Nationals out of spring training. His contract also contains other incentives. The veteran Snyder would provide the Nationals with a power bat off the bench and behind the plate if he makes the roster. He will compete for the Nationals back-up catchers job.
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