Ex-Reds shortstop Paul Janish finds a new home with Rockies

#rockies sign paul janish, slick fielding shortstop, to minor-league deal with invite to big-league camp— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 27, 2014It's been stated multiple times this offseason by general manager Walt Jocketty that the club would like to add a veteran shortstop to provide some insurance for Zack Cozart. Some Reds fans immediately clamored for former Red...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies sign Paul Janish to minor league deal

The Colorado Rockies have signed infielder Paul Janish to a minor league contract. Janish, 31, will receive an invitation to spring training. Janish will be competing for a bench spot in Colorado. He will be doing it solely with his glove as he has done little with a bat in his career. #rockies sign paul janish, slick fielding shortstop, to minor-league deal with invite to big-league...
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Braves player, batboy carry out prank with real bat

ATLANTA Braves infielder Paul Janish and the team batboy had a little fun at the expense of the Atlanta players on Wednesday, using the illusion of a live bat (the mammal, not the piece of wood) to spook teammates in the dugout. During the second inning of Braves-Phillies, with Brandon Beachy on the mound and two outs, play was temporarily halted, so officials could safely discard...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves bat boy removes live bat from field

Your browser does not support iframes. An Atlanta Braves batboy was called on to remove a live bat from the field during the second inning of Wednesday night's game. The live bat made its way onto the field after the second out in the top of the second inning and wouldn't leave the playing surface, possibly due to an injury. Braves shortstop Paul Janish picked the bat...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Activate Paul Janish, Lose Three Others

The Atlanta Braves have activated infielder Paul Janish from the 15-day disabled list and have decided to option him to their Triple-A Gwinnett minor league affiliate. In other moves the Braves have released outfielder Jordan Parraz and pitcher Dusty Hughes while pitcher Kameron Loe has elected for free agency after clearing waivers, having been designated for assignment a few days...
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May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Braves' Janish leaves game with shoulder injury

Atlanta Braves shortstop Paul Janish dislocated his left shoulder Tuesday night diving for an infield hit in the ninth inning of their 4-3, 10-inning loss at Miami. X-rays revealed no structural damage, but Janish said he doesn't expect to sidelined for long. ''I've probably done it eight or nine times before,'' he said. ''Usually it just slides...
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September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Janish coming through for Braves

Shortstop Paul Janish has committed only one error since joining the Braves. That kind of glove work was expected. "He's a proven defensive talent, and we felt like, for our club, that was the most important aspect of the acquisition," general manager Frank Wren said the night he made the trade. His ability to catch and throw and his quickness in beginning double...
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August 13, 2012  |  1 Comment

Top Play: Paul Janish makes diving catch

Paul Janish has not looked very impressive at this plate since joining the Braves last month. Through 16 games, Janish is batting just .173 with one RBI and two-extra base hits. Although he is not excelling with the bat, his glove work at shortstop has made up for a little of his shortcomings at the dish. He eared top play honors on Wednesday night with an excellent diving catch...
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Paul Janish is the International League's Player of the Week

Janish is on fire to start 2012. Look who's making noise for the Louisville Bats. After being one of the last players to be left off the Reds' 25-man roster, Paul Janish is doing his best to get back to Cincinnati. After the first four games, Janish has been named the Hitter of the Week by the International League, according to press release from minor league baseball...
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April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Janish fighting just to make roster

What a difference a year makes for Paul Janish -- and not in a good way.Janish was the starting shortstop last spring. Edgar Renteria was brought in to back him up but the job was Janish's.Janish did lose the job. He was hitting .227 without a home run on July 7 when the Reds optioned him to Class AAA Louisville and brought up Zack Cozart. Cozart was deemed the shortstop of 2012...
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March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

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