In minor news, Luis Cruz signed a deal with the Chiba Lotte Marines for $750,000 and will be headed to Japan for 2014. Sort of surprising since he looked impressively bad in 2013.
Dominican Winter League
Alexander Guerrero – 2B
Guerrero returned from his thigh injury Monday to play in his first game since Nov. 12. He went 1-4 and most importantly seemed to get through the game...
Yesterday we brought you the news that the Cardinals signed infielder Scott Moore to a minor league deal, and the club lost free-agent pitcher Zach Russell to the Texas Rangers. There were a few more moves announced today:
The Cardinals signed Ed Easley to a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training
Easley spent 2013 with the Arizona Diamondbacks Triple-A affiliate in...
(via CardinalsFarm.com) It was another rough night for the Baby Birds as they finished the night 1-4. The only winner was Palm Beach. Memphis, Springfield, Peoria, and Johnson City lost. The GCL Cards are always off on Sundays and State College had their game suspended due to rain.
In the upper minors, Jamie Romak had a perfect night at the plate going 4-for-4, he also stole 2...
According to Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star, the Kansas City Royals have traded Minor League infielder Jamie Romak to the St. Louis Cardinals for cash considerations.
Romak, 26, was hitting .147/.216/.206 with 2 RBI's and a .422 OPS in 34 AB's for the Royals' Triple-A team at Omaha.
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The Royals announced the signing of seven players to minor-league contracts on Thursday. Among the notable moves: The club re-signed right-handed pitcher Zach Miner and infielder Jamie Romak, who played in the organization in 2011. The Royals also acquired utility infielder Tony Abreu, who spent time with the Dodgers and Diamondbacks during 2007-10.