MIGUEL OLIVO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Dodgers Rumors - Miguel Olivo requests release

Miguel Olivo is not happy with his role with the Los Angeles Dodgers.  Miguel signed a minor league deal with the Dodgers in January in hopes of landing a spot with the team but it appears that will not be happening.  From MLB.com:"Non-roster catcher Miguel Olivo has asked the Dodgers for his release after being told he will not make Sunday night's flight to Australia...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Sign Two Catchers to Minor League Contracts

This just showed up: #Dodgers sign C Miguel Olivo and C Griff Erickson to minor-league contracts with invitations to spring training. — J.P. Hoornstra (@jphoornstra) January 22, 2014 Olivo played for the Marlins in 2013, batting .203 with a .642 OPS and 23 strikeouts in 80 plate appearances. He walked out on the team in June after they refused to grant his request...
Via The True Blue Crew
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Notes: Los Angeles signs Miguel Olivo to a minor league contract

Now free from the shackles of the Miami Marlins, catcher Miguel Olivo has procured a fresh start with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2014, in the form of a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. The @Dodgers invite No. 1 prospect Joc Pederson, veteran catcher Miguel Olivo to Major League #SpringTraining: http://t.co/ghuYC8nVcj— MLB (@MLB) January 22, 2014The 35...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins C Miguel Olivo placed on restricted list

Miami Marlins catcher Miguel Olivo left the team without permission and was placed on the restricted list, manager Mike Redmond said Saturday. Olivo, who had seen little playing time recently as the Marlins' No. 3 catcher, departed Friday after batting practice and before the team's game against the St. Louis Cardinals. ''I've never been involved in something...
Via AP on Fox
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Olivo leaves team after Marlins refuse to grant release

The Miami Marlins are simply just not a well run organization.The latest evidence of this comes from the team's refusal to grant Miguel Olivo's request for a release, in addition to blocking his ability to sign with another organization, as well.The 34-year-old catcher has played sparingly over the past several weeks as Jeff Mathis and Rob Brantly have handled most of...
Via Bush League Chronicle
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

C Miguel Olivo surprises Marlins by leaving team

MIAMI (AP) Miami Marlins catcher Miguel Olivo left the team without permission and was placed on the restricted list, manager Mike Redmond said Saturday. Olivo, who had seen little playing time recently as the Marlins' No. 3 catcher, departed Friday after batting practice and before the team's game against the St. Louis Cardinals. "I've never been involved in something...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Olivo Put on the "Go Sit in the Corner" List

The loosely considered professional baseball organization that resides in Miami, Florida was in the news today, thanks to one, Miguel Olivo. Olivo demanded a release from Jefferey Loria's team for the third time last night, and was denied for the third time last night. So in true professional style, Olivo watched the first inning from the clubhouse, then showered, then got dressed...
Via Off Base Percentage
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Reds sign C Olivo to minor-league deal

The Cincinnati Reds signed catcher Miguel Olivo to a minor-league contract with an invitation to their major-league spring training camp. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed Friday. Olivo, 34, played in 87 games for the Seattle Mariners last season and hit .222 with 12 home runs and 29 RBI. He has 141 career home runs. Olivo likely would be competing with 24-year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners decline 2013 option on C Miguel Olivo

The Seattle Mariners have declined to pick up the option for 2013 on catcher Miguel Olivo, which will make him a free agent after the World Series. The Mariners announced the decision on Olivo on Wednesday. Seattle also announced that backup infielder Munenori Kawasaki has been released. Seattle's 40-man roster stands at 39. Olivo concluded his second season with the Mariners...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Miguel Olivo groin injury going on the disabled list

The Mariners lost 2-1 to the Rays in 12 innings on Monday night. They lost more than the game. One of their hottest batters Miguel Olivo left Monday's game in the bottom of the ninth inning with an apparent groin injury. He's hit .324 over the past eight games with three home runs to lift his season average to .210. Olivo went 2-for-4 with a solo homer before exiting versus...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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