Veteran infielder Wilson Betemit was unable to land a spot on the bench of the Tampa Bay Rays but has opted to stay around the organization accepting a assignment to Triple-A.
Betemit, 32, hit .259/.353/.333 with four RBI in 27 games this spring. He will provide the Rays with valuable depth at the minor league level and will almost certainly see action at the major league level at...
Veteran infielder Wilson Betemit is among five players agreeing to minor contracts with the Tampa Bay Rays.
The team said Thursday that Betemit, outfielders Justin Christian and Jeremy Moore, catcher Eddy Rodriguez and right-handed pitcher Juan Sandoval also received invitations to major league spring training.
The 32-year-old Betemit is a .267 career hitter who has played parts...
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February 06, 2014
The Tampa Bay Rays won 92 games last season and advanced to the ALDS before losing in four games to end their season. Despite a successful year, the Rays have been looking to fill holes and upgrade their bench. The latest move could help against right handed pitching and in the infield. Wilson Betemit, who was limited to ten plate appearances last season due to injury, has been...
The Cleveland Indians are among teams showing interest in free agent third baseman Wilson Betemit, who played most recently with the Baltimore Orioles.
Comcast Sportsnet Baltimore’s Rich Dubroff reports the Indians and Atlanta Braves are interested in the 32-year-old versatile infielder.
All offseason, the Indians have been involved in a variety of rumors and news stories at the...
Baltimore Orioles infielder Wilson Betemit estimates he'll be out for six to eight weeks because of a tear in his right knee.
Betemit was hurt Monday while running the bases in an exhibition game and had an MRI. He was diagnosed with a tear of the posterior cruciate ligament.
Betemit said Tuesday that he's glad he won't need surgery.
The 31-year-old Betemit hit .261...
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March 26, 2013
Baltimore Orioles utility player Wilson Betemit collapsed
yesterday during an exhibition contest with what was initially described as a
knee injury. The O’s have since announced that Betemit has suffered a Grade 2/3
posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) tear and “associated injuries,” according to
Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports.
Betemit sustained the injury while running...
Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Wilson Betemit suffered a sprained ligament in his right knee in the fifth inning of Monday's game with Boston.
The 31-year-old Betemit, who was the Orioles' regular third baseman until the recall of Manny Machado last August, was on first base and running on the pitch when Machado flied to left. He collapsed near second base and was carted...
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March 25, 2013
The Baltimore Orioles and Executive VP/GM Dan Duquette have been the recipients of a lot of criticism from fans and the media, including myself, this offseason due to their inability to add the big bat in the middle of the order that Baltimore desperately needs. With the calendar turning over to 2013, and pitchers and catchers reporting in just over a month, it is safe to assume...
In part ten of my (hopefully) 52 part series, Better Know a 2012 Oriole, I take a look at Wilson Betemit... the fightin' ineffective switch-hitter!
"'When the Orioles signed Wilson Betemit to a two-year contract, it was initially a little confusing. Multiple years for a part-time player? But the price was low enough ($3.25 M total), and Betemit's adequate production...
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Infielder Wilson Betemit and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a two-year, $3.25 million contract.
The Orioles announced the deal with the free agent Tuesday and say it includes a vesting option for 2014.
Betemit will receive a $500,000 signing bonus and earn $1 million this season and $1.75 million in 2013. A $3.2 million option for 2014 becomes guaranteed if he has a combined...
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January 24, 2012