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Mariners Designate Travis Witherspoon For Assignment

The Mariners announced that they have designated outfielder Travis Witherspoon for assignment to clear a roster spot for Corey Hart, whose signing is now official.
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle claims Witherspoon from Angels

Double-A outfielder Travis Witherspoon has been claimed off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels by the Seattle Mariners, who designated catcher Henry Blanco for assignment. Witherspoon, 24, spent last season at Double-A Arkansas, where he hit .214 with 18 doubles, 11 homers and 30 stolen bases. The 42-year-old Blanco appeared in 35 games for the Mariners this year. He was brought...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners claim Travis Witherspoon

G’Bye Blanco First move for the new season???  Witherspoon is No. 13 Angels prospect according to for what its worth. Via Twitter Additionally, OF Travis Witherspoon was claimed off waivers by Seattle. — Angels PR (@LAAngelsPR) October 8, 2013 To make room Blanco was let go. #Mariners claim AA outfielder Travis Witherspoon off waivers from LAA; DFA catcher Henry Blanco...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Angels Prospects Countdown #14: Travis Witherspoon

The MWAH prospect countdown marches on with a toolsy outfielder that somehow managed to turn in two polar opposite seasons in the same year. Travis Witherspoon Position: OF  Highest Level: Double-A Bats: Right Throws: Right  Height: 6'2" Weight: 190 lbs. Age: 23  Born: 4/16/89 2012 Season Stats High-A: 306 PA, .319 AVG, .399 OBP, .470 SLG, 10 2B, 5 3B...
Via Monkey with a Halo
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Fall League Impressions & Photos

Our minor league photographer Jeremy Long was recently credentialed by with a photographer's pass and captured some amazing shots of  three of our top ten prospects heading into 2013 in Travis Witherspoon, Randal Grichuk & Kaleb Cowart. See the slideshow under my reports!  In talking to a scout recently and Jeremy who has seen these three guys this...
Via Angelswin
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Sam Farber Interviews with August 30, 2012

Sam Farber, the IE 66ers Director of Broadcasting reflects on the 2012 High-A Angels affiliate, its players and the season he saw. He gives in depth reports on CJ Cron, Kaleb Cowart, Randal Grichuk, Taylor Lindsey, Nick Maronde, and Travis Witherspoon. He also talks about some of the players he saw around the California League. Click below to watch our interview with the...
Via Angelswin
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels Prospect Report

By Scott Stedman - Prospect Reporter Salt Lake Bees - The Bees are on fire, winning 7 out of their last 8 games.  This is due in large part to the offense which has scored 5 or more runs in all 7 of those victories.  Third-baseman Luis "Lucho" Jimenez has really turned it on after the All-Star break, slugging .600 in the 2nd half.  Overall, his line sits...
Via Angelswin
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Travis Witherspoon Interview with

By Dave Saltzer, Senior Writer and Brian Waller, Columnist Get used to the name Travis Witherspoon Angel fans because it’s a name you will be hearing a lot of for the next several years. For those not familiar with Witherspoon, he was selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim out of Spartanburg Methodist College in the 12th round (No. 381 overall...
Via Angelswin
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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