Tribe notes: Treanor injured, Aardsma released, Bourn update

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Terry Francona has seen the video of Aroldis Chapman's gruesome injury a couple times, which for him is plenty. The Cincinnati closer was hit by a line drive off the bat of Kansas City catcher Salvador Perez during the sixth inning of Wednesday night's spring training game. Chapman suffered a fracture above his left eye and nose. He had surgery on Thursday...
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MLB News: Indians add veteran catcher Matt Treanor

With a need for a potential third-string catcher, the Cleveland Indians signed veteran free agent Matt Treanor to a minor league deal on Tuesday. Treanor, 37, might be most well known for being the husband of Olympic volleyball champ Misty May-Treanor. But he’s stayed around in the majors for quite a while as a somewhat serviceable backup. In his nine-year career, he has played...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Olympic beach volleyball champ May-Treanor pregnant with first child

Three-time Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist Misty May-Treanor is pregnant. The 36-year-old Olympian said through her agent that she and her husband, ballplayer Matt Treanor, are expecting their first child in the spring. "We are excited about expanding our family," May-Treanor said in a statement issued by USA Volleyball. "We have been waiting for this and...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Treanor sees wife Misty win gold

Watched on a laptop at Dodger Stadium
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August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Treanor celebrates Misty's gold at stadium

Having won gold medals in Athens, Beijing, and now London, Olympic beach volleyball legend Misty May-Treanor will be coming home to a comfortable home environment. "The house is clean," said her husband, Matt Treanor, the Dodgers' backup catcher. "I cleaned the house for her, so when she came home, if I wasn't with her, she'd at least have some decent...
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August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

End near for May-Treanor, Walsh

Volleyball players flash hand signals behind their backs, letting their teammate know where the serve should go or where they should position themselves. But for Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor, the First Couple of beach volleyball, this covert means of communication appears superfluous. When Walsh zigs, May-Treanor zags. It is possible, at first glance, to look at them as opposites...
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July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers outlast Mets in 12 for sweep

Pinch-hitter Matt Treanor had a two-run single in a five-run 12th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the fading New York Mets 8-3 on Sunday to finish a three-game sweep. The Dodgers blew a 3-1 lead after the sixth but still won their fourth straight after losing seven of eight and dropping out of first place in the NL West. An overworked Mets bullpen held the Dodgers to one...
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July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Bear Grylls lights ball on fire before first pitch

Bear Grylls lit a baseball on fire before tossing out the first pitch for the Los Angeles Dodgers’on Thursday night. Leave it to Bear to take one of the simplest tasks and infuse some sort of danger into it. I would have been worried if I had been the catcher, Matt Treanor. From the looks of it Matt wasn’t exactly feeling comfortable either. via Big...
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April 13, 2012  |  Discuss

The Dodgers' bench is going to be an issue this season

The most underrated part of a Major League Baseball team is the bench. Contending teams tend to have strong benches while mediocre teams tend to have, well, mediocre benches.This applies to the Dodgers, a team with a mediocre bench for years. This season, though, could possibly be the worst in recent years.This post was inspired by this tweet from Dodger fan Andrew Grant of Minor...
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March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers make progess with Treanor

The Dodgers and catcher Matt Treanor are making progress on a one-year contract that will be worth just shy of $1 million, a major-league source told Treanor, 35, is known as a strong defender and excellent handler of pitchers. He's a career .225 hitter and reached the postseason with the Texas Rangers in each of the past two seasons. He had a .628 OPS while playing...
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November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

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