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JACK CUST RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rays sign Jack Cust

The Rays have announced today they have signed veteran outfielder/designated hitter Jack Cust.  Rays have signed INF/OF Jack Cust to a minor league contract. He reported to camp today. …A little hot stove action to warm us up today. — Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) February 17, 2013   The 10-year veteran has played for six teams in his career. He spent 2007-2010 with the Oakland...
Via The Bay Cave
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays sign DH Jack Cust to rookie contract, invite to camp

According to multiple reports on Twitter this morning the Tampa Bay Rays have signed Jack Cust to a rookie contract and have invited him to camp. Cust, 34, will likely compete for a DH position with the team and could potentially add some much needed power to the lineup if he can regain his form from 2007 through 2009 while a member of the Oakland Athletics. Cust has bounced around...
Via hardballchat.com
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees Release Cust, Two Others; Promote Mesa

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Via Bronx Pinstripes
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees Cut Cust, Kruml and Curtis, Promote Melky Mesa

From Marc Carig:Jack Cust headed a list of three players the Yankees released from their Triple-A roster Wednesday night. In 98 games with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Cust hit .249 though his 81 walks boosted his on-base percentage to .400. The Flemington native's 20 homers and 66 RBI were both team highs. ... Cust was released to make room on the Triple-A roster...
Via Sliding Into Home
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

FanGraphs Audio: In the Clubhouse with Jack Cust

Episode 172 David Laurila, curator of FanGraphs’ Q&A Series, talks with power-hitting journeyman and current Yankees minor leaguer Jack Cust in the clubhouse of McCoy Stadium, home of the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter. You can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or other feeder things. Audio after the...
Via Fangraphs
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees sign OF Cust

The New York Yankees signed outfielder Jack Cust to a minor league contract Wednesday, according to Sweeny Murti of WFAN.Cust was released by the Houston Astros on Tuesday after he had only a single hit in 25 spring training at-bats. The 33-year-old batted .213 with three home runs and 23 RBIs in 67 games for the Seattle Mariners last season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Duke and Cust were worth a look for Astros

The Astros released outfielder Jack Cust and pitcher Zach Duke early Tuesday. It should have come as no surprise. Neither had performed at all as expected during the spring. Since both had to win spots on the roster with nothing guaranteed, their failures spelled their doom. Cust and Duke had once been promising players. Playing ten years mostly in the American League, Cust'...
Via Fox Sports Houston
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Cust agrees to $600,00 deal with Astros

Outfielder Jack Cust has agreed to a $600,000, one-year contract with the Houston Astros after getting released by Seattle and Philadelphia last year. Cust's deal, announced Wednesday, includes a 2013 team option. The 33-year-old hit .213 with three homers and 23 RBIs in 67 games for the Mariners, who released him on Aug. 4. The Phillies signed him to a minor league contract...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros sign free agent Cust

HOUSTON, TX - The Astros have agreed to terms on a one-year Major League contract with free agent outfielder Jack Cust, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today. The deal is worth 600,000 and includes a club option for the 2013 season. The Astros will need to clear a spot on the 40-man roster to make room for Cust. The 33-year-old Cust, who was with the Seattle Mariners in...
Via Fox Sports Houston
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Astros sign future DH Jack Cust

The Astros made the first move that indicates they are preparing for life in the American League. Yesterday, they signed designated hitter and corner outfielder Jack Cust to a one year deal with an option for a second year. Financial terms were not disclosed, but indications are the deal is a major league deal. For those inside and outside the industry, the deal has...
Via hardballchat.com
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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