John McDonald knows how unpredictable baseball can be. Thus, the 39-year-old infielder wasn’t going to take any chances when it came to his 2013 Boston Red Sox World Series ring.
McDonald, now with the Los Angeles Angels, originally was going to wait until the Halos visit Fenway Park this season to receive his ring. But after further consideration, McDonald’s wife, Maura, picked...
The Angels needed a few small things to fill out their roster this spring. One of them was a utility infielder with a good glove and some clubhouse leadership. They think they got those things in John McDonald.
The March 26th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including McDonald makes the team, Freese not concerned over spring slump and much more...
The Story: John McDonald has made the Angels roster in what might very well be his last season.
The Monkey Says: This was expected, but now it is official. I'm not sure what McDonald has left to give on the field...
The Los Angeles Angels will begin the season with John McDonald on their bench.
McDonald, 39, will serve as a utility infielder for the team. Ideally he will not see the field often but if he does he gives the Angels flexibility to play across the infield.
Not known for his bat, McDonald appeared in 51 games last season hitting .118/.197/.174 for Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Philadelphia...
John McDonald just completed his 15th big-league season. The 39 year-old infielder played for four different teams in 2013, finishing the season with the Boston Red Sox. In between, he played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Cleveland Indians, and the Philadelphia Phillies.
Calling McDonald a light-hitting shortstop would do Brendan Ryan a disservice. He possesses a career...
John McDonald is finally playing in his own backyard.
McDonald — a New London, Conn., native, Scituate, Mass., resident and Providence College product — is now suiting up for the Red Sox in his 15th major league season. While it marks McDonald’s seventh major league team and fourth of 2013, the 38-year-old journeyman always viewed Boston as a potential destination.
In an attempt to bolster their infield depth for stretch run, the Boston Red Sox acquired veteran infielder John McDonald from the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night in exchange for Single-A pitcher Nefi Ogando. The Red Sox will become McDonald’s fourth team this season but Boston mainly acquired him for his leadership on and off the field and versatility. Despite only hitting...
McDonald, seen here celebrating his only homer in 2013 as a Phillie with Chooch. Photo by AP.
Color me surprised: Ruben Amaro Jr. found a taker for Major League Baseball’s most statistically ineffective player John McDonald, shipping the utility infielder he got for nothing for Nefi Ogando, a 24-year old reliever from the Dominican Republic in his fourth season in organized baseball...
Has John McDonald been traded to the Indians? Photo Credit: David Hague
Mike DiMauro, a sports columnist at The New London Day, says that John McDonald has been traded to the Cleveland Indians.
Spies say John McDonald has just been traded from the Pirates to the Indians, now that Asdrubal Cabrera is injured #MLB
— Mike DiMauro (@BCgenius) June 10, 2013
I’m not sure how a writer...
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Diamondbacks traded veteran infielder John McDonald to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday. McDonald was informed of the trade Wednesday morning and cleared out his locker at Salt River Fields before saying goodbyes to teammates and staff.
The Diamondbacks have not confirmed who they received in return.
McDonald, 38, came to the D-backs in an Aug. 2011...