Posted to Chicago CubsThe Chicago Cubs signed veteran catcher Yorvit Torrealba to a minor league contract Thursday. He’s expected to head to the team’s spring training facility in Mesa, Ariz., before moving on to the Cubs minor league system. With Welington Castillo on the DL, the Cubs have terrible options in John Baker (currently hitting .153) and Eli Whiteside (yet to get...
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Veterans Carlos Pena, Chad Tracy and Yorvit Torrealba have been released by the Los Angeles Angels after failing to win roster spots during spring training. The Angels also reassigned left-hander Wade LeBlanc to minor-league camp Sunday.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Veterans Carlos Pena, Chad Tracy and Yorvit Torrealba have been released by the Los Angeles Angels after failing to win roster spots during spring training.
The Angels have agreed to terms on a minor league deal with catcher Yorvit Torrealba, a 13-year veteran who spent the 2013 season as a backup with the Colorado Rockies. The deal includes an invitation to spring training. Torrealba, 35, has a career .256 average, .315 on-base percentage, .379 slugging percentage, 56 home runs and 339 RBIs, and he had a slash line of .240/.295/.283...
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