Crawford rolled the ankle chasing down a ball in the left field corner Tuesday, and he left the game immediately. Afterwards, he said the ankle is "going to take a while" to heal. He'll likely need more than the initial 15 days before returning. Jamie Romak was recalled to take his roster spot, and Matt Kemp will likely get the majority of the starts in left field with Crawford out.
The Dodgers made two moves today, and neither one involves Matt Kemp. Yet. (I’m kidding, but if he’s sitting behind Scott Van Slyke against righty Homer Bailey tonight…)
First things first, the more expected move: Carl Crawford has been placed on the 15-day disabled list after last night’s gruesome-looking ankle injury, and four-corners guy Jamie Romak has been called to...
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.