Giants sign P Drabek to minor league deal; may work as INF

BOSTON (AP) The San Francisco Giants have signed former first-round pick Kyle Drabek to a minor league deal. San Francisco will give Drabek a look as a pitcher and possibly infielder, Giants general manager Bobby Evans told ESPN. Drabek, 28, hasn't pitched in the majors since April 7, when he threw two innings of relief for Arizona. Drabek, son of 1990 Cy Young Award winner...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Blue Jays pitcher Kyle Drabek signs with Giants as a shortstop

Drabek agreed to minor-league deal with San Francisco earlier this week, hoping to revive his career as a position player.
Via Toronto Star
4 days ago

Righty Drabek to try his hand as infielder with Giants

Former first-round Draft pick Kyle Drabek has signed a Minor League deal with the Giants, whom ESPN reports will work the right-hander out as both a pitcher and infielder.
5 days ago

Minor MLB Transactions: 7/18/16

Here are the day’s minor moves: The Giants have struck a minor league deal with righty Kyle Drabek, Matt Eddy of Baseball America tweets. But there’s a twist: while Drabek may ultimately return to the hill, San Francisco also intends to try him out at shortstop. As Eddy notes, the 28-year-old was once viewed as a talented two-way player who would have been a legitimate infield...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants sign former first-rounder Kyle Drabek, possibly as an infielder

The former 2006 first-rounder was released by the Diamondbacks, and he's looking to reshape his career. Kyle Drabek is 28 years old. It’s also important that he throws hard, was a first-round pick, is a Tommy John survivor, and has pitched in the majors for parts of seven seasons, but the most important fact about him is that he’s 28. That’s because the Giants have signed...
Via McCovey Chronicles
5 days ago

Giants sign Kyle Drabek to minor league deal

Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports that the San Francisco Giants have signed reliever Kyle Drabek to a minor league deal. Drabek has been a free agent since the end of June, when he has been released from the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Triple-A affiliate, the Reno Aces. Drabek appeared in just a single game at the major league level this season, giving up one run in two relief...
Via Today's Knuckleball
6 days ago

Diamondbacks, Triple-A Reno release RHP Kyle Drabek

According to a statement released by the organization on Tuesday, the Triple-A Reno Aces, an affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, have released right-handed pitcher Kyle Drabek. A former starter turned journeyman reliever, Drabek made just one appearance for the Diamondbacks in 2016 while remaining within the minor league ranks for the better part of the season. The statement also...
Via Today's Knuckleball
25 days ago

White Sox claim pitcher Kyle Drabek off waivers from Toronto

MESA, Ariz. (AP) The Chicago White Sox have claimed pitcher Kyle Drabek off waivers from Toronto. The White Sox made the move Friday. Drabek spent most of 2014 at Triple-A Buffalo. He made two appearances with Toronto, working three scoreless innings. Over parts of five seasons with the Blue Jays, the 27-year-old righty went 8-15 with a 5.27 ERA. The White Sox put right-hander Nate...
Via Associated Press
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays option RHP Drabek to Triple-A

TORONTO (AP) The Blue Jays optioned right-hander Kyle Drabek to Triple-A Buffalo Sunday to clear a roster spot for right-hander Sergio Santos. Santos was selected from Buffalo after Saturday's 5-4, 10-inning win over Tampa Bay, a game the Rays played under protest following a contentious replay review in the fourth inning. Drabek was recalled from Triple-A on Aug. 16 and had no...
Via Associated Press
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays promote RHP Drabek from Triple-A Buffalo

CHICAGO (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays have bolstered their weary bullpen by recalling right-hander Kyle Drabek from Triple-A Buffalo. Toronto used six relievers for 7 1-3 innings in Friday night's 11-5 loss to the White Sox. Chad Jenkins pitched 2 2-3 innings in the series opener in Chicago and was optioned to Buffalo after the game. The 26-year-old Drabek began the season in Buffalo...
Via Associated Press
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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