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GREG DOBBS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nationals designate Greg Dobbs for assignment

The Washington Nationals have designated utility man Greg Dobbs for assignment. Dobbs was moved off the Nationals 40-man roster so that the team could add Taylor Hill. He has hit just .171/.186/.195 over 43 plate appearances for the Nationals and Miami Marlins. He will now seek a minor league contract else where. Pitcher Christian Garcia has been released. The often injured pitcher...
Via Tireball.com
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nations sign Greg Dobbs as infield depth

The Washington Nationals have signed infielder Greg Dobbs to a minor league contract. Dobbs was let of after going 1-for-13 with the Miami Marlins this season. He had signed a one-year extension with them worth $1.7 million last fa. The 35-year-old has a .257/.304/.343 batting line over his last 622 major league plate appearances. There is no reason to believe that Dobbs will...
Via Tireball.com
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins release Greg Dobbs, flush away $1.7 million

Back in September the Marlins signed Greg Dobbs to a one-year, $1.7 million contract extension that had people like me shaking their heads and now today they released the 35-year-old bench bat. Dobbs had a grand total of 13 plate appearances this season, which means the Marlins a) completely changed their opinion of him in what would be three games worth of playing time for a starting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins designate Greg Dobbs for assignment, Ed Lucas reinstated from DL

The Marlins designated Greg Dobbs for assignment while reinstating Ed Lucas from the disabled list Tuesday afternoon. Dobbs was just 1 for 13 (.077) with four strikeouts as a pinch-hitter this season. He had signed a deal last year worth $1.7 million. The 35-year-old is a career .246 pinch-hitter in 431 plate appearances with 97 hits -- 22 doubles, two triples, 10 homers and 76 RBI...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins designate utility player Greg Dobbs for assignment

getty images The Miami Marlins have designated utility player Greg Dobbs for assignment. Dobbs, 35, had just one hit in 13 trips to the plate this season. A year ago the Marlins made the curious decision to give Dobbs a one-year extension worth $1.7 million. The Marlins activated Ed Lucas from the disabled list to take Dobbs spot. Lucas was 6-for-14 during three rehab games with...
Via Tireball.com
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins are winning, and winning a lot

MIAMI -- The way the Marlins have been playing lately, they might be most susceptible to injury while celebrating. Greg Dobbs singled in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth Friday night to give Miami a 6-5 win over the New York Mets at Marlins Park. Then he braced himself between first and second base when a swarm of teammates joyfully ran out to mob him. ...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Dobbs Provides Walk-Off Magic

On Friday, it was beginning to look like the Miami Marlins would lose another game to the New York Mets that they led late until Greg Dobbs brought home the game winning run in the bottom of the ninth.    The final score was 6-5 in a wild back and forth game that the Mets held a lead in until the final half inning.  In the previous three meetings with the Mets, the Marlins had...
Via MarlinsBaseball.com
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Dobbs Leads Opening Win

The Miami Marlins won their first game of the Grapefruit League season on Monday with a 4-3 final score over the St. Louis Cardinals.   The game took place in Roger Dean Stadium which is the Spring home of both teams.     Greg Dobbs who signed a two year contract this past off-season led the way with a 3-3 game including two doubles, a home run and three runs batted in. ...
Via MarlinsBaseball.com
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins sign 3B Dobbs to two-year deal

The Miami Marlins have retained the services of Greg Dobbs, signing the veteran third baseman to a two-year contract worth $3 million.Dobbs signed a minor-league contract with the Marlins last offseason, then won a starting job with the club. He finished with a .275 batting average, eight home runs and 49 RBIs in 411 at-bats.Dobbs has also played for the Seattle Mariners and the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

AP source: Greg Dobbs agrees to terms with Marlins

A person familiar with the negotiations says infielder Greg Dobbs has agreed to a two-year contract to remain with the Miami Marlins. The person confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Marlins hadn't announced an agreement. The deal will be completed pending a physical. Dobbs, an eight-year veteran, hit .275 in 134 games for the Marlins...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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