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Justin Maxwell Making His Case to Stick in Giants’ Lineup

San Francisco Giants right fielder Justin Maxwell makes a diving catch on a ball hit by Los Angeles Dodgers’ Jimmy Rollins during the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 27, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) When Hunter Pence went down with a fractured forearm the first week of Spring Training, the Giants were faced with their first dilemma of the 2015...
Via The Sports Journal
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Maxwell, San Francisco Giants MVP of the Week

Max effortThere’s no doubt that San Francisco Giants Justin Maxwellwas the team MVP last week. In five games he had three homers, six RBI- including the walk-off extra-inning winner on Thursday- and went 6-for-20 (.300) while making some outstanding defensive plays in the field as the G-men swept the Dodgers thanks in large part to Maxwell. He continued it in an abbreviated Rockies...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Royals/current Giants Aoki, Maxwell receive their rings

Both Nori Aoki and Justin Maxwell were part of the Royals team which the Giants beat in the World Series last year, which means they were both owed their American League championship rings. They finally received them on Saturday -- fitting because they both played critical parts in the Giants’ 5-4 extra-inning win over the Rockies. Maxwell hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals bring up Coleman, designate Maxwell

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals selected the contract of right-hander Casey Coleman from Triple-A Omaha and designated outfielder Justin Maxwell for assignment before Friday night's game against Baltimore. The 26-year-old Coleman was released by the Cubs on April 14 and signed the next day by the Royals. He appeared in seven games for Omaha, going 1-0 with a 1.50 ERA. Coleman is the...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals designate OF Justin Maxwell for assignment

getty images On Friday the Kansas City Royals designated outfielder Justin Maxwell for assignment. Maxwell was hitting just .138/.219/.172 with no homers over his first 32 plate appearances this season before his release. He has the ability to play all three outfield spots. Maxwell is a career .225/.312/.420 hitter with 34 home runs and 106 RBI in 337 games. Someone will give the...
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals DFA Justin Maxwell, Promote Casey Coleman

The hero from the end of the Kansas City Royals home schedule last year, Justin Maxwell, has been designated for assignment as the Royals elected to call up Casey Coleman from Omaha to add depth to the bullpen. Maxwell was acquired last season for minor leaguer Kyle Smith at the trade deadline to add power to a Royals team bereft of it and he was quite good in 35 games, hitting ...
Via Pine Tar Press
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals reach deal with Maxwell, avoid arbitration

Outfielder Justin Maxwell and the Kansas City Royals agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,325,000, leaving closer Greg Holland and reliever Aaron Crow as their only unsigned players in arbitration. Maxwell gets a substantial raise from the $492,500 he made last year. He was asking for $1.7 million and the Royals had offered $1,075,000. Kansas City previously agreed to one-year...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals avoid arbitration with Justin Maxwell

The Kansas City Royals have avoided arbitration with outfielder Justin Maxwell. Maxwell, 30, was eligible for arbitration for the first time. He had asked for $1.7 million while the Royals had offered $1.075 million when figures were exchanged recently. Acquired mid-season from Houston, Maxwell compiled a .252/.328/.436 line last season with seven home runs and 25 RBI in 75 games...
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals sign Justin Maxwell, avoid arbitration

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Outfielder Justin Maxwell, projected to be the Royals' fourth or fifth outfielder this season, signed a one-year deal with the club, thus avoiding arbitration. Maxwell was asking for $1.7 million, and a club source confirmed Maxwell received $1.325 million. The Royals had offered $1.075 million last week when the two sides exchanged arbitration figures. Maxwell...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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