RYAN THERIOT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ryan Theriot, 'AKA The Riot,' retires after eight seasons

Not many Major League players retire after winning two straight World Series for two different teams, but Ryan Theriot, AKA "The Riot" has done just that. MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reported on January 6 that Theriot has announced his retirement from MLB effective immediately.Ex #Cubs in the news: Ryan Theriot has retired and former manager Jim Riggleman returning to manage...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Goodnight, Sweet Prince

The sad news about a former Cubs legend:   Ryan Theriot is officially retired. Last played in majors in 2012 after 8 MLB seasons. Leaves with .281 batting average in 899 games. — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) January 6, 2014   34-year old Theriot had “plenty of offers” to keep playing, but says he was “ready for a change”. TEX, CLE, SF, PHI had interest last year. ...
Via World Series Dreaming
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Theriot Rumors: Phillies, Giants Interested in Infielder

The Philadelphia Phillies and San Francisco Giants are among the teams interested in free agent middle infielder Ryan Theriot, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Heyman notes that if the Giants were to acquire Theriot, he would likely compete with Brandon Crawford for playing time at shortstop. Theriot would be middle-infield insurance for the Phillies, who have...
Via MLB Injury News
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Are Interested in Infielder Ryan Theriot

The Phillies seem to be loading up everywhere except in the outfield. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Phillies are interested in infielder Ryan Theriot. #phillies, #SFGiants among teams to show interest in theriot, versatile INF & noted good-luck charmcbsprt.co/13DVSYe — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 16, 2013 Signing...
Via Philliedelphia
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

GIFcap: Everybody relax, Ryan Theriot is still Ryan Theriot

And for that, I’m grateful. Bonus: Yes, that’s Brad Penny
Via ChadMoriyama.com
July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

S.F. Giants fan makes awesome bare-handed catch at spring training game (Video)

In Saturday spring training MLB action from Scottsdale, Arizona, a San Francisco Giants fan in the stands made an awesome bare-handed grab of a line drive foul ball. SF Giants fan makes awesome bare-handed grab on foul ball. It happened in the bottom of the second inning as Giants infielder Ryan Theriot hit a foul ball into the stands on the first base side. The Giants fan...
Via Holdout Sports
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants 7, A’s 2

Ryan Theriot has some pretty big guns. And today he got a chance to prove they’re used for more than just good looks. With a runner on, Theriot crushed a 3-2 slider from A’s starter Tom Millone for his first spring homer and the San Francisco Giants went on to beat Oakland, 7-2 at Scottsdale Stadium. Theriot stood and admired his homer for a second before starting his home run...
Via 22gigantes
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Theriot inks contract with Giants

The Giants increased their infield options Friday, signing free agent Ryan Theriot to a one-year, $1.25 million contract, according to a major-league source. Brandon Crawford, projected to be the Giants' starting shortstop in 2012, batted only .204/.288/.296 in 220 plate appearances as a rookie last season. Theriot represents insurance not only for Crawford but for second baseman...
Via Fox Sports
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Braves not so interested in Theriot

Last week it was reported that the Mets were interested in Ryan Theriot, it makes sense for the team to bring in a middle infielder.  One who could take over full time at 2B if Murphy is a bust at the position or play short for two weeks if Ruben Tejada goes on the DL. Of the group of free agent middle infielders Ryan Theriot is the most appealing compared to aging players like...
Via Mets Fever
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Interested In Ryan Theriot

The Mets are among three teams including the Braves and Rays who are among those interested in free agent infielder Ryan Theriot, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. According to MLBTR, the Reds and Rockies are also said to have interest in the infielder Theriot, 32, batted .271/.321/.342 in 132 games last season for the Cardinals. In 483 plate appearances he had one...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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