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JEFF KEPPINGER RUMORS

White Sox designate Jeff Keppinger for assignment

getty images The Chicago White Sox activated infielder Jeff Keppinger on Tuesday and immediately designated him for assignment. Owed $4 million this season and another $4.5 million next season the White Sox are not going to find any takers on waivers and will be eating a lot of money with his release. General manager Rick Hahn says that Keppinger is over his shoulder issues but the...
Via Tireball.com
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox' Jeff Keppinger may test injured shoulder on Tuesday

The Chicago White Sox struggled to a 63-99 2013 season following 85 wins in 2012. For the team to turn things around, they need better play across the board as well as improved health.  Only one starting pitcher made 30 or more starts and only four position players appeared in over 130 games.  On March 13, there was some bad news, as second baseman Jeff Keppingerwas having...
Via MLB Injury News
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

How Close Jeff Keppinger Has Come

Give this to Jeff Keppinger: he’s a long way from history. Keppinger, to date, has started 29 games for the White Sox, and he’s still searching for his first base on balls. That’s a long streak to start a season, but it’s far from the longest streak. Two years ago, Brent Morel of the same White Sox didn’t draw his first walk until start 33. In 2009, John McDonald went 35...
Via Fangraphs
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Keppinger deal with White Sox official

The Chicago White Sox announced Monday that free-agent infielder Jeff Keppinger signed a three-year, $12 million contract. The agreement was reported last week. Keppinger reportedly broke his lower right leg in a fall at his home in November but the injury is not considered serious. It is not known if he will be 100 percent by the time spring training starts in February. He is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss

AP source: Keppinger, Chisox reach $12M, 3-yr deal

A person familiar with the contract tells The Associated Press that versatile infielder Jeff Keppinger has reached agreement with the Chicago White Sox on a $12 million, three-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because there was no announcement by the team. Keppinger hit .325 with a career-high nine home runs and 40 RBIs for Tampa Bay last season...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

White Sox sign Jeff Keppinger to three-year deal

The Chicago White Sox have signed infielder Jeff Keppinger to a three-year deal worth $12mm, ESPNChicago.com's Bruce Levine reports. Keppinger is a .288 career hitter over his eight-year major league career. Last season for the Rays he hit .325/.367/.439 9 home runs and 40 RBIs. Last month, word surfaced that Keppinger broke his right fibula, but that didn't slow the interest...
Via PRO Rumors
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss
BAD BREAK

Keppinger falls down stairs

Free agent infielder Jeff Keppinger fell down the steps at his home and broke his right fibula. Needless to say, that puts a dent on his free agency hopes. 

Via Tireball.com
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Rays fail to turn double play after ball goes through Jeff Keppinger’s glove (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Players make errors all the time. Both physical and mental miscues are a part of the game on a daily basis. Equipment malfunctions — not so much. They do happen, however, as the Rays reminded us during their game against the Royals on Monday night. In the bottom of the sixth with Tampa Bay leading 5-1 and runners on first and second, a ground...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Keppinger signs 1-year deal with Rays

Free agent infielder Jeff Keppinger has signed to a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays. The 31-year-old Keppinger who plays shortstop as well as second and third base split last season between the Houston Astros and San Francisco Giants, combining to bat .277. A .281 career hitter in seven seasons with the Mets, Royals, Reds, Astros and Giants, the right-handed batting Keppinger...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Arbitration Eligible: Jeff Keppinger

Yesterday, I looked at Mike Fontenot, who’s entering his third year of arbitration eligibility this offseason. Now we’ll examine Jeff Keppinger – one of a few Giants infielders up for arbitration this year. Like Fontenot, Keppinger is up for his third year of arbitration eligibility (though this is also Keppinger’s final year; Fontenot, on the other hand, is a Super Two...
Via SF Giants Nirvana
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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