The Detroit Tigers have had a few injuries this Spring but have been filling those holes from within. They had Andy Dirks injure his back, and he'll miss twelve weeks. Then they had Jose Iglesias go down with a stress fracture & he could be out til the All-Star Break. Bruce Levine of CBS Chicago reports:"In need of outfield and infield help, the Detroit Tigers...
Two years ago, the Detroit Tigers reportedly made a strong push around the non-waiver trade deadline to acquire middle infielder Darwin Barney from the Chicago Cubs.
A trade never came to fruition, but it appears the Tigers' interest in Barney hasn't dissipated.
Barney, along with Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz, are both being scouted by Tigers vice president of player...
On Friday, the Chicago Cubs' Nate Schierholtz was sent home due to a collision in the outfield with Junior Lakeduring a drill, according to Carrie Muskat of MLB.com. SD Dirk via Wikimedia CommonsRick Renteria points out that it was precautionary and is hoping for Nate to be back Saturday. The Cubs were in the middle of fly-ball drills when the incident occurred in shallow right...
With the July 31 trade deadline approaching, the Pittsburgh Pirates continue to be tied to available offense. According to Bruce Levine of ESPN Chicago, Chicago White Sox' Alex Rios and Nate Schierholtz of the Chicago Cubs top the Buccos' wish list.
Levine notes that the Pirates hope to add to their offense as they prepare to battle the St. Louis Cardinals for the National...
Did you know there's this guy in right field named Nate Schierholtz?For the Cubs?Kinda pigeon-toed, moves like one of those jocks you remember from high school?Yeah, that guy.He used to play some for the San Francisco Giants.In fact, he's got a World Series ring from 2010! Used to be called "Nate The Great" by the people who live in San Francisco.Right now, that...
When Nate Schierholtz signed with the Cubs, he was coming off of two pretty identical seasons:
The Chicago Cubs announced Friday they have finalized a one-year, $2.25 million deal with outfielder Nate Schierholtz. Schierholtz, 28, batted .257 with six home runs for the Giants and Phillies in 2012. The Phillies decided to non-tender Schierholtz, who made $1.3 million last season. In other Cubs moves, left-handed pitcher Gerardo Concepcion cleared waivers and was assigned...
Nate Schierholtz was the one player the Phillies got in return for Hunter Pence who was not only big league-ready, but had already accrued a fair amount of major league service time. A kind of enigma in San Francisco, Schierholtz came to Philly with the promise of consistent playing time and an opportunity to prove himself to his new manager as an everyday player. It was a new start...
Nate Schierholtz had already voiced that he wasn't happy with the way that the Giants had treated him earlier this season and now that he is in Philadelphia he has a few more thoughts to share on his time with the Giants.
He said this to Matt Gelb of the The Philadelphia Inquirer:
"I just felt like I had a short leash. It was series by series, if I didn’t...
Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle says outfielder Nate Schierholtz is ready to move on if another team wants to give him a larger role. Schierholtz doesn’t get very much playing time these days for the San Francisco Giants.
“There’s no place I’d rather play than here, says Schierholtz. “It’s where I grew up. It’s home to me. I love the fans. I love the...