JOEL PINEIRO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cubs, Pineiro agree to minor league deal

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a minor league contract with former 16-game winner Joel Pineiro.
Via FOXSports.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs to sign Joel Pineiro

Earlier this offseason, Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reported that right-handed pitcher Joel Pineiro was trying to make a comeback to MLB. During the winter, he was pitching in Puerto Rico and was hopeful he would be able to latch on with a team on a minor-league deal.Pineiro's hard work paid off, as he has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Chicago Cubs, Sanchez reports. He...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pineiro hoping strong start propels return to Majors

Veteran right-hander Joel Pineiro emerged from the clubhouse several hours before the first pitch against Mexico on Sunday afternoon, jogged up the green turf steps to the field at Stadium Nueva Esparta and sprinted to his usual spot on the warning track in left. Then it began. The Caribbean sun beat down on the back of Pineiro's blue long-sleeve workout shirt and his white...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Notes: Joel Pineiro working on comeback attempt in Puerto Rico

Not to be outdone by Mark Mulder, former Mariners starting pitching Joel Pineiro is preparing for a big league return in his native Puerto Rico after spending the majority of the last two seasons out of the game.According to a story originally published at elnuevodia.com, the 35-year old has been scouted pitching for the Ponce Lions of the Puerto Rican Winter League by the Kansas...
Via MLB Injury News
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles Sign Joel Pineiro and Mark Hendrickson to Minor Deals

The Orioles have reached minor league deals with free agent pitchers Joel Pineiro and Mark Hendrickson.  Pineiro is yet another pitcher to sign with a new organization while working their way back from injury. Both pitchers are seeking to return to the majors for the first time since 2011. Pineiro, 34, last pitched for the Los Angeles Angels. After a strong  37-20 record...
Via MLB Injury News
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles' Pineiro to have surgery on right shoulder

Veteran right-hander Joel Pineiro, who pitched in Baltimore's organization this season, will have surgery on his right shoulder Tuesday. Pineiro has a torn labrum and will also be examined for a possible torn rotator cuff. The 33-year-old is 104-93 with a 4.41 ERA over 12 major league seasons. He has pitched for Seattle, Boston, St. Louis and the Los Angeles Angels. Pineiro...
Via AP on Fox
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Orioles sign RHP Pineiro to minor league contract

The Baltimore Orioles have signed veteran right-hander Joel Pineiro to a minor league contract. Orioles manager Buck Showalter has been operating this season without a designated long reliever, and Pineiro could ultimately fill the void. He is expected to join Triple-A Norfolk this week and be part of the rotation there. Pineiro was released by Philadelphia on March 19 after signing...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies Release Joel Pineiro

Joel Pineiro. (mlb)So much for the depth Joel Pineiro would bring to the Phillies pitching staff at the minor league level. According to the Phillies communications department twitter page, they have released the 33-year-old right-hander just before he was scheduled to pitch today.Many had asked about Pineiro perhaps having an outside shot at making the team, which was never a reality...
Via Phillies Nation
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

AP source: Phillies agree to deal with Pineiro

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Philadelphia Phillies and free-agent pitcher Joel Pineiro have agreed to a minor league contract. The person, speaking on condition of anonymity because the agreement hasn't been announced, said the deal includes an invitation to major league camp for spring training. ESPN.com first reported the move Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies sign P Pineiro to one-year deal

The Philadelphia Phillies reportedly signed righthander Joel Pineiro to a one-year contract. ESPN.com reported that the contract includes an invitation to spring training. The 33-year-old Pineiro made 27 appearances (24) starts with the Los Angeles Angels last season, going 7-7 with a 5.13 ERA. He started the year on the disabled list and was demoted to the bullpen in August after...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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