MARK DEROSA RUMORS & GOSSIP
Topps Series 1 always has some “misprints” usually due to players changing teams late. For example, this year’s Chris Young’s card has him in an Athletics uniform, something that will be changed in the Update and Highlight’s series at the end of the year. With the word of DeRosa’s retirement, rather than pulling his card and changing the whole lineup, they just changed...
During his 16 seasons with eight different MLB teams, Mark DeRosa developed a reputation as a leader in the clubhouse and a sounding board for both veterans and younger players alike. After playing part-time for the Toronto Blue Jays in 2013, DeRosa, 38 and a father of two, made the decision to retire and join MLB Network as its newest former-player-turned-talking-head.
Mark DeRosa joined MLB Network as a studio analyst Wednesday, one day after retiring as a major league player.
DeRosa's decision to retire was announced by the Blue Jays in a statement Tuesday, less than two weeks after Toronto exercised his $750,000 club option for next season.
''While I still had the opportunity to return as a player, it became clear to me that the...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2013
Veteran utility infielder Mark DeRosa has retired. The Blue Jays exercised a $700,000 club option on DeRosa for the 2014 season earlier this month, and expected him to be a crucial part of their bench for the 2014 season.
The 37-year old spent parts of 16 seasons in the majors with eight different clubs, with most of his playing time coming with the Braves and Cubs. The Braves...
Blue Jays infielder Mark DeRosa is retiring after a 16-year major league career.
The team announced DeRosa's decision in a statement Tuesday, less than two weeks after Toronto exercised his $750,000 club option for next season.
The 38-year-old utilityman batted .235 in part-time duty last season, his only year with the Blue Jays. He had seven home runs and 36 RBIs in 204 at...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2013
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The Toronto Blue Jays hold a $750,000 option on infielder Mark DeRosa for 2014. While the Blue Jays are expected to pick up the option it all appears depended on whether or not the 38-year-old wants to return.
“To be honest with you, this season has been fun, it’s been a grind. … But I really just want to get away for a minute...
The Washington Nationals have signed free-agent utility player Mark DeRosa to a one-year contact.
The 36-year-old Rosa has a .272 average with six clubs over 14 major league seasons. He was limited over the last two seasons after twice needing surgery on his left wrist.
He hit .279 in 86 at-bats this year with the San Francisco Giants.
The signing on Wednesday gives the Nationals...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2011
The Nationals continued adding to their bench Wednesday night, closing in on a one-year contract with free agent Mark DeRosa, according to a major-league source.
DeRosa, 36, will play a super-utility role with the Nats, joining another recent addition, free-agent outfielder Mike Cameron, among the team's reserves.
The Nationals offer a new opportunity for DeRosa, who will be...
Just a quick note — via Ken Rosenthal, the Giants have expressed interest in bringing back Mark DeRosa. There isn’t much to expect from him at this point. Projections are hardly a be-all and end-all, but I think the ZiPS projection for DeRosa in 2012 tells the whole story: .244/.300/.277. He’ll probably get a minor-league contract with an invite to Spring Training, and I wouldn’t...
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Before he was a Major League Baseball player, DeRosa was a star quarterback at the University of Pennsylvania.
Guess which San Francisco Giant played quarterback for the University of Pennsylvania back in the early to mid ’90s?
That would be utility man Mark DeRosa, who visited with the Penn football team (not to be confused with that other football program in PA) over the weekend...