With their left handed bullpen options on the shelf the Atlanta Braves signed Joe Beimel to a minor league contract. After some time in extended spring training the 36-year-old has been sent to Triple-A Gwinnett.
Since baseball activities began the Braves has lost both Jonny Venters and Eric O’Flaherty to Tommy John surgery.
Beimel knows a little about Tommy John surgery himself...
The Texas Rangers trimmed their roster to 35 players Monday by making decisions on five players.
Two pitchers vying for a left-handed relief spot in the bullpen Mitch Stetter and Joe Beimel were released. Outfielderfirst baseman Conor Jackson was also released.
The club also assigned right-hander Mark Hamburger to their Triple A camp and reassigned right-hander Sean Green to...
Left-handed reliever Joe Beimel said the soreness in his elbow is not serious and he should be able to resume throwing on Tuesday.
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Continuing their search for a left-handed specialist out of the bullpen, the Texas Rangers recently signed veteran southpaw reliever Joe Beimel to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.
Former Duquesne reliever Joe Beimel went 1-1 with a 5.33 ERA in 35 games with the Pirates last year.
Left-hander Joe Beimel and first baseman/outfielder Conor Jackson agreed to minor-league contracts Monday with invitations to Texas Rangers spring training, adding to the depth the Rangers have stockpiled at their positions.
The Texas Rangers have signed left-handed pitcher Joe Beimel and first baseman/outfielder Conor Jackson to minor league contracts with invitations to spring training.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Left-handed reliever Joe Beimel and first baseman-outfielder Conor Jackson have agreed to minor league contracts with the Texas Rangers.
Beimel went 1-1 with a 5.33 ERA in 35 games with Pittsburgh last year. Jackson hit .244 with five home runs and 43 RBIs in 114 games last season with Oakland and Boston, which acquired him at the trade deadline.