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Diamondbacks sign Nick Punto to minor-league deal

The Arizona Diamondbacks have reached an agreement with veteran infielder Nick Punto on a minor-league deal, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The deal includes an invitation to spring training, according to multiple reports. nick punto agrees to deal with #diamondbacks — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 7, 2015 The 37-year-old infielder was previously released by the...
Via Baseball Essential
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Pick Up Nick Punto

Nick Punto. Photo Credit: Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports Utility infielder Nick Punto was recently released by the Oakland Athletics which is very uncharacteristic of the team. The A’s decided to eat the $2.75 million that they still owed Punto. That’s something the A’s do not usually do and just last season they deemed him worthy of a two-year contract. The move was also odd...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: A new shortstop for 2015?

Jed Lowrie With the Oakland A’s season now over, it is time to start looking at the 2015 season. There are eight current Athletics that will be heading into free agency and Billy Beane and his front office will have to put together some pieces to form a team for 2015 that can contend in the AL West. One glaring problem is the shortstop position. Shortstop has been the Oakland A’s...
Via isportsweb.com
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Punto rips Sonny Gray's jersey to shreds (Video)

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sonny Gray pitched a complete game shutout of Texas on Sunday to help the A's clinch their third straight postseason appearance. As part of the postgame celebration in the locker room, teammate Nick Punto ripped Gray's jersey to shreds.“@omar01: A well deserved shredding for @SonnyGray2 by @Shredderpunto. https://t.co/loF4VnpD3l”..... Sonny...
Via Holdout Sports
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Nick Punto activated

The Oakland A's enter tonight's game against the Chicago White Sox with a record of 80-63, second in the American League West. At eight games out in the division with only 19 games to play, the A's have little chance of catching the Angels. But they are in good position for a wild card berth. A player who can help down the stretch is veteran infielder Nick Punto, who has been activated...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Nick Punto exits with hamstring injury

Nick Punto of the Oakland Athletics left Saturday’s game against the Royals due to a hamstring injury, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Eric Sogard pinch ran for Punto after he rounded third and grabbed his right hamstring. Sogard coming in to pinch run. Punto grabbed hamstring after getting held up at third.— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) August 2...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Punto's WAG compared high strike to her boobs

Nick Punto struck out on a ball that may have been a bit high. Natalie Punto tweets:Ball was higher then my boobs and not my old boobs... I might of had the same reaction as nick just a dish towel instead of a helmet :/— Natalie Punto (@MsShredderpunto) July 12, 2014Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Punto's wife has hilarious reaction to controversial call

Down a run, with two outs and a guy on third…Oakland A’s second baseman Nick Punto struck out looking to end the game Friday night against the Seattle Mariners. As you might imagine…dude was pretty upset. So upset that he and his manager Bob Melvin were both ejected. Thing is, their claim the pitch was high and out of the strike zone is probably spot on. Watch. Suffice it...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Nick Punto doubtful for Saturday

The Oakland Athletics lost a close one in Toronto on Friday night as two division leading teams started a three-game clash north of the border.  Nick Punto started the game at second base and played the entire game but word after the game is that he injured himself.  Jane Lee of MLB.com tweets out an update:Hale says he considered hitting for Blanks in the 9th but needed to keep...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Umpire Sean Barber blew strike three call on Nick Punto (GIF)

The Oakland A’s beat the Seattle Mariners on a walk-off home run from Coco Crisp in the bottom of the 12th on Thursday, and they have umpire Sean Barber to thank for helping to keep them in the game. Barber completely blew what should have been a strike three call on A’s infielder Nick Punto […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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