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GUILLERMO MOTA RUMORS

RHP Guillermo Mota retires after 14 seasons

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Reliever Guillermo Mota has announced he is retiring after 14 seasons in the major leagues. Mota was a non-roster invitee to Kansas City Royals camp and did not pitch last season. The 40-year-old right-hander made 743 career relief appearances with a 3.94 ERA for the Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Florida Marlins, Cleveland Indians, New York Mets, Milwaukee...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Hot Road Team, Mota Down To His Last Strike, Huff Joining Team Saturday

It was a very nice come from behind win last night for the San Francisco Giants. The way Houston has been playing all year, I was expecting some kind of melt down from them. It took a couple of big clutch hits from Joaquin Arias and Hector Sanchez to get the win for the Giants. The G-men are 15-5 on the road since the All Star break. That’s the best road record since the break...

Mota back with Giants after 100-game suspension

San Francisco Giants reliever Guillermo Mota has been activated from the restricted list after serving a 100-game suspension for his second positive drug test. Left-hander Jeremy Affeldt has been placed on the paternity list to make room on the roster for Mota. Mota tested positive for Clenbuterol, which he says was in children's cough syrup. His first suspension came in November...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Guillermo Mota To Join The Team In Houston

Word on the street is reliever Guillermo Mota is on a flight to Houston to join the San Francisco Giants. It’s still not clear if the Giants will activate him today or tomorrow. There is mixed reactions to this news, but you can’t blame the Giants for activating him. They’re in much need for another bullpen arm.   What’s your thoughts on Mota joining the team in Houston...

SF Giants Rumors: Mota Suspension, Huff Is Back, Snapped Hit Streak, Next Two In LA

The San Francisco Giants lose long-relief man Guillermo Mota to a 100-game suspension. Mota has tested positive for Clenbuterol, but swears it was children’s cough medicine. Mota’s agent Adam Katz has said they will appeal the suspension.   If you’re wondering why he’s suspended so many games, it’s because Mota was suspended on November 1, 2006 for using performance-enhancing...

Mota gets 100-game drug suspension

San Francisco Giants reliever Guillermo Mota has been given a 100-game suspension after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug. Major League Baseball announced the penalty Monday. The 38-year-old right-hander drew a 50-game suspension after the 2006 season for a performance-enhancing substance violation. Mota was 0-1 with a 5.06 ERA in nine games for the Giants this...
Via Fox Sports
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants complete deal with righty reliever Mota

The San Francisco Giants have finalized a $1 million, one-year contract with free agent reliever Guillermo Mota to bring him back for a third season. The sides had agreed to terms in December. Mota has been added to the 40-man roster. Mota, a 38-year-old right-hander, has become a reliable option for manager Bruce Bochy. He went 2-2 with a 3.81 ERA in 52 outings last season for...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants finalizing deal with reliever Mota

The San Francisco Giants are working to finalize a $1 million, one-year contract with free agent reliever Guillermo Mota to bring him back for a third season. The deal was close to done Wednesday, still pending a physical and final paperwork. Mota, a 38-year-old right-hander, has become a reliable option for manager Bruce Bochy. He went 2-2 with a 3.81 ERA in 52 appearances last...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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