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The Orioles agree to terms with seventh-round pick Preston Palmeiro - Steve Melewski

With less than two hours remaining before today's 5 p.m. deadline to sign 2016 draft picks, the Orioles reached an agreement with N.C State first baseman Preston Palmeiro, their seventh-round pick. Palmeiro, the son of former Oriole Rafael Palmeiro, agreed to the slot bonus amount for that 211th pick of ... Read More
Via MASN
July 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Orioles working to sign Preston Palmeiro as deadline approaches - Steve Melewski

Here is the latest on the Orioles draft signings as all MLB teams face a signing deadline of 5 p.m. ET on Friday to complete their signings. The Orioles continue to pursue seventh-round pick, NC State first baseman Preston Palmeiro, the son of former Oriole Rafael Palmeiro. An industry source ... Read More
Via MASN
July 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Orioles draft Preston Palmeiro in seventh round (updated) - School of Roch

The Orioles are bringing another Palmeiro into the organization. In the seventh round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft, the Orioles used the 211th overall pick on first baseman Preston Palmeiro of North Carolina State. He's the youngest son of former Oriole Rafael Palmeiro. We're not talking just another player's ... Read More
Via MASN
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Orioles agree to a minor-league contract with Rafael Palmeiro's son

BALTIMORE -- A son of former Orioles star Rafael Palmeiro has agreed to a minor-league contract with Baltimore.Patrick Palmeiro, a 25-year-old third baseman, played last season for Sugar Land of the independent Atlantic League and hit .256 with 13 homers and 68 RBI in 128 games. Prior to that, he spent three seasons in the Chicago White Sox farm system.Rafael Palmeiro played with...
Via Associated Press
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Rafael Palmeiro's son, Orioles agree to minor league deal

BALTIMORE (AP) A son of former Orioles star Rafael Palmeiro has agreed to a minor league contract with Baltimore. Patrick Palmeiro, a 26-year-old third baseman, played last season for Sugar Land of the independent Atlantic League and hit .256 with 13 homers and 68 RBIs in 128 games Prior to that, he spent three seasons in the Chicago White Sox farm system. Rafael Palmeiro played...
Via Associated Press
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Palmeiro father-son combo powers Skeeters

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) Rafael Palmeiro teamed with son Patrick to help the Sugar Land Skeeters beat Camden 10-4 on Friday night in the Atlantic League. Playing their first game together after the 50-year-old Rafael signed Thursday, the father-son combination went 4 for 9 with five RBIs. Rafael went 2 for 4 as the designated hitter, driving in a run with a single in the fifth inning...
Via Associated Press
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafael Palmeiro stages a comeback alongside son

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen Rafael Palmeiro. Matter of fact, the former big leaguer has been virtually invisible since he last swung the lumber in the Majors a little more than ten years ago. Until now. Thursday, the Sugar Land Skeeters announced that the 50-year-old slugger would be joining the team for their final three games of the season. Palmeiro’s son Patrick...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Palmeiro 'a little nervous' about upcoming Sugarland Skeeters stint

On Thursday, word broke that longtime MLB star Rafael Palmeiro has signed a deal with the Sugarland Skeeters of the Independent League. The 50-year-old four-time MLB All-Star signed on as a publicity stunt so he can play alongside his son Patrick, an infielder on the Skeeters. As quoted by the team's official press release announcing the news, Palmeiro expressed excitement about...
Via FOX Sports
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafael Palmeiro gets three-day contract from Sugar Land Skeeters to play with son

“I am going to play with my son. Period,” said former All-Star slugger Rafael Palmeiro as he wagged his finger at Sugar Land Skeeters management during an official hearing. Or something like that. Whatever the case may be, the 50-year-old Palmeiro is coming out of retirement to join the Skeeters, a pro team in the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, on a three...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafael Palmeiro coming out of retirement to play in game with son

Don’t call it a comeback. Seriously, don’t. It’s been a decade since 50-year-old Rafael Palmeiro donned a baseball uniform, but he’s coming out of retirement in order to play in one ballgame with his son. The Sugar Land Skeeters, no strangers to publicity stunts tied to making unconventional signings, announced in a press release that Palmeiro has been signed for the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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