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Cubs Celebrate Teagarden Party at Salt River Fields

Taylor Teagarden drilled three singles and slammed a two-run home run, Eloy Jimenez ripped an RBI double and an RBI triple and scored a run, Tyler Alamo doubled, singled, walked, scored three runs, and knocked-in another, and Adonis Paula singled, tripled, walked, and drove-in two runs, leading the Cubs to a 13-7 drubbing of the Rockies in Cactus League Extended Spring Training Opening...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Taylor Teagarden activated, optioned

The New York Mets enter a weekend series against the San Francisco Giants coming off an 11-2 win over the Philadelpiha Phillies. The win improved the Mets to 52-56, fourth in the National League East. On the injury front, backup catcher Taylor Teagarden has been activated from the disabled list and optioned to Triple-A. Anthony Recker will serve as the backup catcher to Travis...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Travis d’Arnaud returns

The New York Mets have decided to recall catcher Travis d’Arnaud before their series at home against the Oakland A’s. d’Arnaud was demoted after hitting only .180 in his first two months of this season. His demotion lasted a mere 16 days. With Triple-A Las Vegas d’Arnaud seemingly found his stroke hitting .436 with six home runs and 16 RBI in 15 games. Some of those numbers...
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Teagarden Has “Grand” Mets Debut

Living up to expectations as an organizations top-10 prospect is a daunting task.  There have been hundreds of prospects that showed promise early on that never made it to the major leagues, let alone stay at that level.  Taylor Teagarden has had to battle with that since being drafted in the 3rd round by the Texas Rangers. Teagarden was originally drafted back in 2002 by the Chicago...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Travis d’Arnaud Optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas

The New York Mets just announced that Travis d’Arnaud has been optioned to AAA Las Vegas. The Mets have selected the contract of veteran catcher Taylor Teagarden to replace him. D’Arnaud, 25, was hitting .180/.271/.273 at the time of his demotion. The centerpiece to the R.A. Dickey trade two winters ago, d’Arnaud just hasn’t been able to get it going at the major league...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Catcher Taylor Teagarden Signed By Mets And Invited To Spring Training

The Mets have signed catcher Taylor Teagarden to a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training, the team announced via Twitter. Teagarden appeared in 23 games for Baltimore last season, hitting .167 with two home runs, five RBIs and 18 strikeouts. He is a lifetime .206/.266/.390 hitter in 163 games over six seasons with the Orioles and Rangers. The 30-year old was selected...
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...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Sign Catcher Taylor Teagarden To Minors Deal

The Mets have signed catcher Taylor Teagarden to a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training, the team announced via Twitter. Teagarden will likely compete with Anthony Recker as the backup catcher to Travis d’Arnaud come this spring. We’ve just signed catcher Taylor Teagarden to a minor league contract with an invite to major league Spring Training. pic.twitter...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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