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Brewers expand September roster before Cubs series

With rosters expanding Monday, the Milwaukee Brewers made a series of roster moves prior to their series opener against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. The Brewers selected the contract of catcher Matt Pagnozzi from Triple-A Nashville, providing the club with a third catcher for the stretch run. To clear a spot on the 40-man roster, Milwaukee shifted infielder Jeff Bianchi to...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Astros catcher Matt Pagnozzi laughably muffs throw

The 2013 Houston Astros really are the gift that keeps on giving. The same team that has given us the buttslide and an embarrassing error on an outfield collision to lose the game, has now given us one of the worst attempted throws by a catcher. The New York Yankees had the bases loaded in […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros Catcher Matt Pagnozzi Spikes Ball to Backstop on Attempted Throw to Second, Allows Run to Score

The Houston Astros have had a horrendous season, but they’ve had the most horrendously entertaining one in Major League Baseball. Whether they’re accidentally hitting their own teammates, trying out innovative, albeit incredibly unsuccessful, bunting techniques, or recreating the play Mark Sanchez made famous, the Astros have continued to impress us with their unimpressive plays...
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros get C Pagnozzi from Braves

The Houston Astros have acquired catcher Matt Pagnozzi from the Atlanta Braves for cash considerations, a day after All-Star catcher Jason Castro sprained his right knee. The Astros haven't said how long they expect Castro to be out. But his injury Sunday left them with just one healthy catcher on the roster in Cody Clark. Catchers Carlos Corporan and Max Stassi are both on...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor Moves: Hernandez, Pagnozzi, Brown

The most recent minor moves from around MLB... The Astros announced that they signed infielder Diory Hernandez to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to Spring Training. The 27-year-old, who has spent parts of the last three seasons with the Braves, posted a .201/.229/.308 line in 289 Triple-A plate appearances this past season. The Rangers signed catcher Dusty...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Indians add catcher Pagnozzi

The Cleveland Indians have agreed to a minor league contract with free agent catcher Matt Pagnozzi, who played briefly with Colorado and Pittsburgh last season. The 29-year-old Pagnozzi spent most of last season with the Rockies' Triple-A team at Colorado Springs. He batted .275 with three homers and 29 RBIs in 54 games. He played in seven games for Colorado and was claimed...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Indians sign Pagnozzi

Matt PagnozziToday the Cleveland Indians announced that they have signed free agent catcher Matt Pagnozzi to a minor league contract with an invite to Major League spring training.Pagnozzi, 29, is a journeyman catcher with nine years of pro experience and spent most of the 2011 season at Triple-A Colorado Springs in the Rockies organization where he hit .275 (49-for-178) with 13...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Tribe signs catcher Pagnozzi to Minors deal

The Indians added to their catching depth on Friday, signing free-agent Matt Pagnozzi to a Minor League contract that includes a non-roster invitation to attend Spring Training with the Major League club.
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Bucs claim two off waivers, outright Pagnozzi

The Pirates made two pretty head-scratching waiver claims today, adding pitcher Jeremy Hefner from San Diego and catcher Brian Jeroloman from Toronto. They also outrighted catcher Matt Pagnozzi (who they added late in the season for extra depth) to Indy – he can become a minor league free agent or accept a minor league offer from the Pirates. Hefner is 25 and was the Padres’...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Pirates Claim Two, Outright Pagnozzi

The Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed RHP Jeremy Hefner from San Diego and C Brian Jeroloman from Toronto, the team just announced. Catcher Matt Pagnozzi has been outrighted to Indianapolis.  That leaves four open spots on the 40-man roster for Rule 5 candidates to be protected. Hefner pitched for the Padres’ AAA affiliate in 2011, putting up a 4.98 ERA and a 120:61 K/BB ratio...
Via Pirates Prospects
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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