Sean Coyle, Travis Shaw Optioned As Red Sox Make First Round Of Cuts

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox announced their first round of spring training roster cuts Wednesday. Infielders Sean Coyle and Travis Shaw were optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket before Wednesday’s game against the Minnesota Twins at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla. Right-handed pitchers Miguel Celestino, Keith Couch and Noe Ramirez, and...
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Sox Pare Down Roster With First Spring Cuts

Trimming Christmas trees is fun—trimming rosters is not. Yesterday, the Red Sox cut their Spring roster down from 57 to 51. Sean Coyle (2B) and Travis Shaw (1B) were optioned to AAA Pawtucket (soon to be Providence), while RHPs Miguel Celestino, Keith Couch, and Noe Ramirez were sent down to minor league camp. Veteran IF Bryan LaHair was also reassigned to the minor league facility...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Give Five Players Minor League Deals, Spring Training Invites

The Boston Red Sox gave five players minor league deals with major league invites. Boston announced Thursday that it signed outfielder Quintin Berry, left-handed pitcher Dana Eveland, first baseman/outfielder Bryan LaHair, right-handed pitcher Felipe Paulino and catcher Humberto Quintero to minor league contracts. All five also received spring training...
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric Stults signs minor league deal with Braves, Red Sox sign Bryan LaHair

Getty Images The Braves have added another option to their rotation for this spring in Eric Stults. Stults, 35, joins the Braves on a minor league deal after being cut loose by the Padres in November. The veteran left hander made 32 starts for the Padres last season posting a 4.30 ERA. The Braves rotation was wrecked by injuries last spring seeing both Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy...
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Sunday Funnies: Don't ask a Cub Fan to turn back the clock today.

Turn back the clock today?What a stupid idea. The last time it was good for us doesn't even exist because WE WEREN'T BORN YET.If a tree fell the last time the Cubs won a World Series but everybody died since then, did it make a sound?I don't think so.Turn back the clock?Are you insane?Even the "good" years are horrible, filled with collapses and black cats and Steve Garveys.Lucky...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers and RubberDucks Each Lose Friday, Facing Playoff Elimination

Durham Takes Early Lead, Hangs on to Control Series; Bulls 3, Clippers 2 After losing a heartbreaker on Thursday night in the ninth inning, the Columbus Clippers fell behind early on Friday night. Spotting Durham three runs in the first two innings was enough for the Bulls to hang on to a 3-2 victory and now lead the series, 2-1. Columbus will try to fight off elimination this afternoon...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

RubberDucks Strive For The Post Season Heading Into the Second Half

With the All-Star break closing in this week, it’s time to take a moment to look over what has been nothing less than an awesome first half for the Akron RubberDucks. After changing the name from the Akron Aeros to the RubberDucks prior to this season, owner Ken Babby along with manager Dave Wallace were looking to bring some new life to this Akron team. Aside from all the new...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Staying Down and Settling In, Rodriguez Finds Comfort In His New Positions

Who’s on first? Well for the RubberDucks this year, there have been a couple of guys that have spent some time there. Between Bryan LaHair, Jake Lowery, and Audy Ciriaco they’ve all spent a decent amount of time manning first. There has been one guy though that has stood out among the rest. A player who, prior to this season, has never spent much time playing the position, especially...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

LaHair Brings Versatility to Clippers Lineup

The Clippers have a secret weapon on their roster, who, believe it or not, was a MLB All-Star in 2012; his name is Bryan LaHair.  LaHair signed a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians in February after returning from ... Read More
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Wednesday Indians pregame notes

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- There is a little bit of a change to the pitchers for Wednesday's Indians-Athletics Cactus League game as Danny Salazar will get the start and be followed by Carlos Carrasco. Salazar's lone Cactus League game was March 10, when he went 1 2/3 innings and gave up a run on two hits. Salazar also walked two and struck out two. He pitched a minor-league game last Friday...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians' injury updates on Bryan LaHair, Justin Sellers and Shaun Marcum

The Cleveland Indians won only 68 games in 2012, but had a dramatic turnaround last season, winning 92 games and earning a wild card berth.  In order to continue the positive trend, the Indians need continued production from all 25 players on the roster and be fortunate to maintain good health.  But there are some injury concerns heading towards the end of Spring Training.  Bryan...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The best of the worst from MLB Picture Day

One of the best traditions of spring training is team photo day. Why? Because so many MLB players are so very bad at posing for photos. Allow us to share with you some of the best, and by "best" we clearly mean "worst," from this year's stock of photos. Shelley Duncan seems very distressed to learn that he is, in fact, Shelley Duncan. Bryan LaHair wants you to think he...
Via The Outside Corner
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians Notes: Cleveland signs Bryan LaHair to a minor league contract

From All-Star to afterthought, first baseman/infielder Bryan LaHair has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians with an invitation to spring training after spending a year in Japan. As reported by Jordan Bastain of, LaHair is expected to compete for a bench spot in spring training and provide depth at first base and designated hitter. Indians have signed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

1B-OF LaHair, Indians reach minor league deal

Bryan LaHair and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a minor league contract. The 31-year-old first baseman and outfielder hit .230 with 16 homers and 57 RBIs last year for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Japan's Pacific League. He was released on Jan. 23. LaHair was an NL All-Star in 2012, when he batted .269 with 16 homers and 40 RBIs for the Chicago Cubs. He has 21 homers in...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians continue stockpiling hitters, add former Cubs slugger Bryan LaHair

The Cleveland Indians signed first baseman/outfielder Bryan LaHair to a minor league deal with a spring training invite, the team announced on Wednesday afternoon. LaHair, 31, is most well known for his torrential start to the 2012 season with the Chicago Cubs. A long-time minor leaguer and 2011 Triple-A Pacific Coast League MVP, he earned the team’s starting first baseman job...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians sign former All-Star Bryan LaHair to minor league deal

The Cleveland Indians have signed former All-Star Bryan LaHair to a minor league deal. LaHair, 31, was selected to the All-Star game in 2012 as a member of the Chicago Cubs but found himself playing overseas with the Fukuoska Southbank Hawks in Japan’s Pacific League last year. In his lone season there he hit just .230/.236/.428. The deal between LaHair and the Indians includes...
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians sign free agent OF/1B Bryan LaHair

Cleveland Indians press release: CLEVELAND, OH -- The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has signed free agent first baseman/outfielder Bryan LaHair to a Minor League Contract with a non-roster invitation to Major League spring training camp. LaHair, 31, is a veteran of three Major League seasons with Seattle (2008) and Chicago-NL (2011-12), compiling a career batting mark...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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