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YOERVIS MEDINA RUMORS

The Seattle Mariners Get A New Backstop, Trade For Castillo

Experienced Catcher Smart Move For M’s The Seattle Mariners bolstered their catching staff this week by trading for an experienced catcher in Welington Castillo.  The Cubs had no room for Castillo.  Three catchers is not something you see on a 25 man roster these days so they were willing to part with him but not for free. The Mariners shipped Yoervis Medina to the bullpen needy...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Welington Castillo 'really excited' to start new chapter with Mariners

The Seattle Mariners recently picked up catcher Welington Castillo from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for young reliever Yoervis Medina - and Castillo says he's eager to get going with his new club.  He will be in the lineup making his Seattle debut on Thursday in the finale of a series against the Baltimore Orioles, and the 28-year-old says he's looking forward to the new chapter...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: New Cubs Pitcher Makes White Sox Hitter Look Like A Fool

In case you missed it, the Chicago Cubs made a trade yesterday with the Seattle Mariners. The Cubs sent catcher Wellington Castillo out west in exchange for right-handed pitcher Yoervis Medina. Who’s he? Medina made his MLB debut in 2013 with the Mariners after he spent 2006-09 playing for the VSL Mariners in the Venezuelan Summer League. He moved to the United States in 2010...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoervis Medina will provide the Chicago Cubs with relief

This week the Cubs acquired RHP Yoervis Medina from the Seattle Mariners for C Welington Castillo. In a trade that the Cubs desperately need to help solve their bullpen issues. In the last three seasons, Medina is already a proven commodity. The 26 year old reliever has posted a 2.82 ERA in 137.0 IP in his tenure for the Mariners. However, at this very moment Medina will not be initially...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Where's the Beefy?

The Cubs version of Fluffy will no longer exist as the Cubs have traded "catcher" Welington Castillo to the Seattle Mariners for relief pitcher Yoervis Medina.  Before I dig into the new guy, let's eulogize Beefy for a bit. While I'm all for letting prospects develop, Beefy got on my nerves from the very get go. For a "catcher" he didn't do that very well...literally. I'm sure my...
Via Cub Reporter
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle sends Yoervis Medina to Cubs for Wellington Castillo

BALTIMORE (AP) The Seattle Mariners have acquired catcher Wellington Castillo from the Chicago Cubs in for right-handed relief pitcher Yoervis Medina. The teams swapped the players on Tuesday. Castillo likely will back up Seattle's Mike Zunino, while Medina will report to Triple-A Iowa with the Cubs organization. Castillo played parts of six seasons with the Cubs and appeared in...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mariners, Cubs swap Yoervis Medina for Welington Castillo

The Seattle Mariners have picked up catcher Welington Castillo from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for reliever Yoervis Media, it was reported by several sources on Twitter on Tuesday morning. Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports was first to report the trade.  This is an intriguing deal for Seattle, as it's unclear how it will affect the team's 25-man roster. Incumbent right-handed catcher...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Heads will Roll, Medina and Olson to AAA Tacoma

Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon, tired of ineffectual bullpen performance demoted two relievers today: RHP Yoervis Medina and LHP Tyler Olson.   Medina in 12 innings has compiled 5 runs and a strikeout to walk ratio of 9:7.   Although he has a save, he has given up 11 hits and far too many base runners to stay on the squad. The rookie Olson, has looked shaky in his 13 innings...
Via Seattle Side Up!
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: 3 Questions For Spring Training

We’re two weeks ago from the start of Spring Training games, and the Seattle Mariners have announced they are ready to build upon the success of 2014.  The Mariners’ latest addition is adding free agent Rickie Weeks on a one-year deal.  In doing so, Seattle adds another quality bat along with Seth Smith, Justin Ruggiano, and Nelson Cruz.  It looks like the roster is pretty...
Via isportsweb.com
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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