Who ya got: Anthony Recker or Taylor Teagarden?

When the Mets signed Taylor Teagarden to a minor league deal in early January, it was a move designed to do two things. First, it added depth to a position prone to wear and tear, and second it provided incentive for both Teagarden and Anthony Recker to compete for the backup catcher duties. Player competition happens on every club, but the worse the team is, the more likely it...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor Teagarden Will Earn $725K If He Makes The Team

The Mets have signed catcher Taylor Teagarden to a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training, the team announced via Twitter. Joel Sherman reported that Teagarden will earn $725,000 if he makes the majors, plus $25,000 for 60 games played and 80 games played. He has the right to opt out by 6/15 if not on the MLB roster Teagarden appeared in 23 games for Baltimore last...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Additions And Subtractions

Addition: As originally reported here, the Mets yesterday added 30 year old journeyman catcher Taylor Teagarden on a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training.  Teagarden has appeared in the majors in each of the last six seasons, but has never been a regular feature.  He figures to be the starting catcher at AAA Las Vegas and could fill in if either...
Via Effing Mets
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Teagarden agrees to minor league deal with Mets

Catcher Taylor Teagarden has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets. He hit .167 with two homers and five RBIs in 60 at-bats last season for Baltimore, which designated him for assignment Sept. 1. The 30-year-old catcher was on the disabled list from April 28 to June 4 after he dislocated his left thumb when hit by a foul ball. Teagarden, whose deal was announced...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Add Teagarden For Catching Depth

We alluded to it this morning that the Mets were in the catching market in an effort to add depth behind oft-injuried rookie Travis d'Arnaud.  This afternoon as it turns out, the team signed Taylor Teagarden to a minor-league deal.  He will get an invitation to spring training, but will likely slot into the starting role with the AAA Las Vegas 51s when all is said in done.He...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles Placed Taylor Teagarden On Disabled List

The Baltimore Orioles have placed catcher Taylor Teagarden on the 15-day disabled list with a dislocated left thumb. He is expected to miss as much as a month in time. He has gone hitless in 13 at-bats this season. The post Baltimore Orioles Placed Taylor Teagarden On Disabled List appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports Advice | Sports Talk.
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April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles place Teagarden on disabled list

Baltimore Orioles catcher Taylor Teagarden has been placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday, a day after dislocating his left thumb. Teagarden started Baltimore's 7-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday but was knocked out of the game in the sixth inning when the Orioles' backup catcher was hit on the hand by a foul ball off the bat of Josh Donaldson. Manager Buck...
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April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Taylor Teagarden and Orioles Clutch

The Orioles have gotten some really clutch performances this year, exemplified by Taylor Teagarden. I take a look at who's made the most of their production this year over at CamdenDepot; check it out.
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September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers ship Teagarden to Baltimore

The Texas Rangers have traded backup catcher Taylor Teagarden to the Baltimore Orioles for a minor-league pitcher and a player to be named later. Teagarden, who was out of options with the Rangers, was with the Rangers on four different occasions in 2011 but was used sparingly. He hit .235 in just 34 at=bats with Texas and played in 42 games with Round Rock. Teagarden, who played...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Orioles trade for Texas C Taylor Teagarden

The Texas Rangers have traded catcher Taylor Teagarden to the Baltimore Orioles for minor league right-hander Randy Henry and a player to be named. The teams announced the deal on Thursday. Teagarden hit .235 in 14 games for Texas last season. He has played 118 games for the Rangers over the last four years and has thrown out nearly 31 percent of runners who have tried to steal...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

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