GUILLERMO QUIROZ RUMORS

Giants Re-Sign Guillermo Quiroz to a Minor League Contract

The San Francisco Giants made a low-profile and slightly surprising move this week, and re-signed catcher Guillermo Quiroz to a Minor League contract. Quiroz was the backup catcher for much of last season while Hector Sanchez dealt with a shoulder injury, but he didn’t do very much to earn a spot with the club this season, and was designated for assignment back in August. He...
Via Nation Orange
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Quiroz, Bochy, Pagan, Kieschnick, Etc.

Photo by Marko Realmonte (GiantsInTheYard.com) Here’s a few nuggets for all you die-hard San Francisco Giants fans. The G-men will be starting a three game series tonight in Washington against the Nationals.   Catcher Guillermo Quiroz was DFA’d, and has accepted his triple-A assignment and will report to the Fresno Grizzlies today.   Manager Bruce Bochy told Jim Bowden...

Giants recall Sanchez, part ways with Quiroz

The San Francisco Giants have recalled catcher Hector Sanchez from Triple-A Fresno and designated Guillermo Quiroz for assignment to clear space on the roster. Sanchez was in the starting lineup to catch Tim Lincecum in Thursday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers. Buster Posey was given the day off. Sanchez was placed on the disabled list with a strained right shoulder on...
Via Fox Sports
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants get wild walk-off win

Pinch hitter Guillermo Quiroz homered with one out in the 10th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 10-9 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night. The Giants blew a 5-0 lead and wasted a bases-loaded opportunity in the ninth before Quiroz hit an 0-2 pitch from Dodgers closer Brandon League (0-1) into the left field stands. Quiroz pumped his fist as soon as he...
Via Fox Sports
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers lose to Giants on walkoff HR in 10th

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Pinch hitter Guillermo Quiroz homered with one out in the 10th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 10-9 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night. The Giants blew a 5-0 lead and wasted a bases-loaded opportunity in the ninth before Quiroz hit an 0-2 pitch from Dodgers closer Brandon League (0-1) into the left field stands. Quiroz pumped his...
Via Fox Sports West
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox acquire catcher Guillermo Quiroz from Seattle

Via PRO Rumors
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners call up 7, trade Quiroz to Boston

The Seattle Mariners have brought up seven players from Triple-A Tacoma and traded minor-league catcher Guillermo Quiroz to the Boston Red Sox for cash considerations. The Mariners made the moves before playing the Red Sox on Tuesday. Seattle recalled right-handed pitchers Shawn Kelley and Hector Noesi; infielders Alex Liddi and Carlos Truinfel and outfielder Casper Wells. The Mariners...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

The pressure is on young Mariners catcher Jesus Montero

Much is riding on Montero's development behind the plate. He's getting plenty of support in spring camp from veterans Guillermo Quiroz and Miguel Olivo.
Via Seattle Times
February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners youngster Jesus Montero watching and learning as he tries to get the catching part of his gig down pat

Guillermo Quiroz can relate to what his fellow Venezuelan countryman, Jesus Montero, is going through this spring. It was eight years ago, while with Toronto, that Quiroz -- a journeyman pro who played a handful of games for the Mariners in 2006, 2009 and 2010 and is back in camp on a minor league deal -- arrived at spring training as a much-heralded catcher of the future. Quiroz...
Via Seattle Times
February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners sign pair to Minor League deals

Catcher Guillermo Quiroz and right-handed reliever Scott Patterson have agreed to Minor League deals with Major League camp invitations with Seattle. Both have played previously in the Mariners' system, though Quiroz spent last season with the Padres' Triple-A club.
Via seattlemariners.com
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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