MIKE FONTENOT RUMORS

Rays sign veterans Erik Bedard, Mike Fontenot to minor league deals.

The Tampa Bay Rays have signed left-handed pitcher Erik Bedard and middle infielder Mike Fontenot to minor league deals according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times.#Rays sign LHP Erik Bedard and INF Mike Fontenot to minor league deals— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) March 28, 2014Bedard, 35, is entering his 12th season . He refused the assignment from the Rays to go to Durham...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays ink Erik Bedard, Mike Fontenot to minor-league deals

Left-hander Erik Bedard is coming back to the Tampa Bay Rays on a minor league deal and is expected to start in the rotation at Triple-A Durham. Infielder Mike Fontenot also was signed Friday to a minor league contract. Bedard, 35, was one of three competitors for the Rays' fifth-starter job this spring that eventually went to right-hander Jake Odorizzi. He's a career 67...
Via Fox Sports Florida
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals sign Mike Fontenot to minor league deal

getty images The Washington Nationals have signed infielder Mike Fontenot to a minor league deal. As part of the deal, Fontenot will also receive an invitation to spring training. The 33-year-old Fontenot spent the 2013 season at the Triple-A level with the Tampa Bay Rays. Fontenot hit just .264/.335/.379 at Triple-A and appears to be simply depth for the Nationals after the team...
Via Tireball.com
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bregman on pace to join Fontenot and Walker

LSU has produced two position players that were awarded the prestigious Freshman of the Year award in their first seasons on campus. Current freshman Alex Bregman is well on his way to joining Todd Walker and Mike Fontenot as the only position players to win the award for LSU.
Via louisianastate.scout.com
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

All-Star Break Grades: The Bench

Mike Fontenot has filled in admirably at second and third for the depleted 2012 Phillies. Photo (AP) Welcome to the first of five of our All-Star Break assessments. Today we tackle: The Bench. The Surprises: Mike Fontenot – The seven year Major League veteran was a free agent after being cut from the Giants at the conclusion of the Cactus League but has been a valuable bench piece...
Via Phillies Nation
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants Release Mike Fontenot

In a surprising move today, the Giants cut 2B Mike Fontenot. Fontenot came over in an August trade with the Cubs for OF Evan Crawford. Last year he hit .227/.304/.377 in 252 PA’s. His release likely solidifies Ryan Theriot’s roster spot as well as gives Joaquin Arias and Brett Pill an easier path to a spot on the opening day roster. Were it up to me I would have started Fontenot...
Via SF Giants Nirvana
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Parting Ways With Fontenot, Get Breaking News To Your Mobile Phone!

The San Francisco Giants have decided to part ways with infielder Mike Fontenot. Which means another player from the 2010 World Series team is gone. I really liked Fontenot and everything he brought to the team. SF Giants Rumors wishes you the best of luck Fontenot!   When this breaking news came out. I was able to update the SF Giants Rumors Facebook page right away. I also sent...

Mike Fontenot agrees to one-year deal with the Giants

According to Ben Nicholson-Smith of MLB Trade Rumors, Mike Fontenot and the Giants have agreed to a one-year deal for 2012. This almost certainly guarantees that Jeff Keppinger will be non-tendered, as Brian Sabean had said that it would be one or the other. The Giants definitely made the right decision here: Fontenot is a solid defender at second, and he can play a passable third...
Via SF Giants Nirvana
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

The Great Keppinger vs. Fontenot Debate Ends Tonight

The deadline to tender a contract to players eligible for arbitration is at midnight eastern time tonight and the Giants have a few decisions left to make. The main event for tonight revolves around the Giants choosing between infielders Jeff Keppinger and Mike Fontenot as their backup second baseman/utility infielder. To me the choice really isn't that hard, I...
Via The Crazy Crabbers
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Arbitration Eligible: Mike Fontenot

After hitting .227/.304/.377 in 252 plate appearances (85 games) this season, Mike Fontenot enters his third year of arbitration eligibility. Though the numbers — particularly the low batting average — don’t exactly jump off the page, he was quietly a solid producer at the plate. His walk rate (9.9%) was a notch above league average, and though he’s not much of a power hitter...
Via SF Giants Nirvana
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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