The Reds offered Miguel Olivo $100,000 to report to Louisville as part of the new CBA for players with his experience level coming off of a MLB deal the year before. He has not yet decided whether he will accept it, but given that he is hitting .167 this spring, I doubt there is an offer out there for a big league deal. With that said, he may see that the Reds have two pretty good...
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...
On Friday, the Reds added some depth at the catcher position by signing free agent Miguel Olivo to a minor league deal, which includes an invitation to spring training.
The 34-year-old spent the 2012 season as a member of the Seattle Mariners. Olivo appeared in 87 games and batted .222 with 12 homers and 29 RBIs.
Cincinnati will be the seventh franchise the MLB veteran has...
The Mets are desperate to find power at minimal costs this offseason and at no position more than catcher, where their five homers last season were by far the fewest in the majors, says Joel Sherman in his column for the New York Post.
One name to keep an eye on is Miguel Olivo. who is someone they are eyeing this offseason. When the Mets made their priority trade list in July...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The Seattle Mariners have declined catcher Miguel Olivo’s option for next season.
Olivo was expected to make $3 million next season. But now he will receive a $750,000 buyout from the Mariners.
He will become a free agent five days after the World Series ends. When he hits the market, he will likely...
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
We start this piece acknowledging my colleague Adam’s fantastic article on the departure of Ichiro—good for the franchise, good for Ichiro, good for everybody. I’d like to address the situation, outside of what Adam already said, with this; you’re not near what you used to be, but you are forever a Mariners’ legend. I look forward to seeing the day you take your rightful...
Catcher Miguel Olivo has been activated from the 15-day disabled list by the Seattle Mariners after missing close to a month with a strained right groin muscle.
Olivo was activated on Thursday and was in the starting lineup for the series opener against the Los Angeles Angels. To clear a roster spot, reserve outfielder Casper Wells was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma. There was some...
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May 24, 2012
--C Miguel Olivo officially went on the disabled list with a strained right groin. He
missed 28 games with a strained left groin last year, and this injury seems to be at least
as serious. He will remain with the team until they return home on Friday, when he will be
checked out by the Mariners medics.
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...