Cardinals sign OF Peguero to minor-league deal with invite to spring training

The St. Louis Cardinals have signed outfielder Carlos Peguero to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. Peguero, who as seen sparse action in the majors over the course of five seasons with four teams, is considered to be a power threat, hitting 30 home runs in the minors in 2014. Issues making consistent contact has stunned his progress to being a regular on...
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You Can Watch a Dominican Game in Extra Innings Right Now

The image presented here is a screencap of Jimmy Paredes from roughly five minutes ago, shortly before he recorded the last out of regulation during this evening’s Dominican Winter League game between Gigantes del Cibao and Leones del Escogido. Here are some players from Gigantes who’ve recorded plate appearances: Maikel Franco and Carlos Peguero and Wilson Betemit. Here...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The September 9 – Possible Royals Callups

Quite a bit different list from last years version when names like Kyle Hendrick, Carlos Peguero and Casey Coleman were near the top of the Royals list of call up possibilities. Along with a more talented list, these players should get to contribute a tad more considering the Royals will be thinking about resting some […]
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox add newly acquired De Aza to roster

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox added newly acquired outfielder Alejandro De Aza to the roster before Thursday's series finale against Minnesota. The 31-year old De Aza was acquired on Wednesday from the Baltimore Orioles for a minor league pitcher and cash. To make room on the roster, the team designated outfielder Carlos Peguero for assignment. De Aza appeared in 30 games for the Orioles...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Exits Red Sox-Rangers Game With Left Forearm Contusion

This embed is invalid" /> Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts exited Thursday’s game against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park with a left forearm contusion, the club announced. Rangers starter Nick Martinez hit Bogaerts with a pitch on the left forearm in the second inning. Bogaerts initially remained in the game, but Carlos Peguero pinch...
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox SS Bogaerts out after getting hit on forearm

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts left the Red Sox's game at Texas after being hit with a pitch on his left forearm. Bogaerts initially stayed in the game Thursday night after being hit by a pitch in the second inning. But he was removed for a pinch-hitter in the fourth. The pitch by Rangers starter Nick Martinez hit Bogaerts near his wrist, then ricocheted...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Peguero Trade Adds Left-Handed Pop To Red Sox’s Outfield Equation

This embed is invalid" /> Carlos Peguero isn’t going to save the Boston Red Sox’s 2015 season. That’s not the point of Wednesday’s trade. Acquiring Peguero from the Texas Rangers is a “why not?” transaction for the Red Sox, who desperately need another left-handed bat. Peguero could sink or swim in his new duds, but Boston needed to relinquish...
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Nava Placed On 15-Day DL As Red Sox Make Flurry Of Roster Moves

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox shifted around some pieces before Thursday’s game against the Texas Rangers. The Red Sox placed outfielder/first baseman Daniel Nava on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 26) with a left thumb strain. Boston also optioned right-handed reliever Heath Hembree to Triple-A Pawtucket and designated...
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 48 Preview: Red Sox at Rangers

After being swept by the surprisingly hot Twins, many expected more changes to the Sox roster as they start a 4 game series against the Rangers. The front office and John Farrell agreed to shake things up even more today. Tonight's Sox starter will be Eduardo Rodriguez, who got the call-up from Pawtucket and will be making his first Major League start of his career. Many reports...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday Links: Stopping clubhouse turmoil talk before it begins

Photo credit: Kelly O’Connor The Red Sox aren’t playing good baseball right now. They’re 3 for their last 7, in last place in the American League East and just got swept by the lowly Minnesota Twins in three games. To add insult to injury, Boston is collectively hitting .233 with a .294 on-base percentage this moth; both marks grade in the bottom of the league. To make matter’s...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox make a move in the outfield

(Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer The Red Sox think to have found an answer to their outfield problems in Carlos Peguero who was acquired Wednesday from the Texas Rangers for cash considerations.Wait a minute, the Red Sox have an abundance of outfielders, right?This is partially true, but none of them seem to be able to hit from the left side...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Acquire OF Carlos Peguero from Rangers

Red Sox management appears to be grasping at straws at the moment. On the same day the team suffers a sweep at the hand of the Minnesota Twins the team has announced they have acquired 28-year-old Carlos Peguero from the Texas Rangers for cash considerations. The move serves as a quick summary of the type of season the Red Sox have had thus far. During Spring Training, Boston...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Acquire Outfielder Carlos Peguero From Texas Rangers For Cash

The Boston Red Sox announced Wednesday that the team has acquired outfielder Carlos Peguero from the Texas Rangers in exchange for cash considerations. In order to clear room on the roster, Anthony Varvaro has been transferred to the 60-day DL. Peguero, 28, has played parts of five seasons in the majors with Seattle, Kansas City, and Texas. The left-handed...
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Klein recalled, faces Red Sox in 1st major league start

BOSTON (AP) The Texas Rangers have recalled right-hander Phil Klein and given him his first major league start. Klein was called up Wednesday from Triple-A Round Rock and pitched against the Boston Red Sox. Texas designated for assignment outfielder Carlos Peguero and sent right-hander Stolmy Pimentel to Round Rock. In his previous 23 major league games, all with Texas, Klein was...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: reinforcement on the way

The Texas Rangers will be getting some needed help in the weeks to come. The team continues to struggle after sweeping the Houston Astros and ending their ten game winning streak. They took the first of a four game series against the Tampa Bay Rays that extended their win streak to a season-high four games, but dropped the next two. The team is 5-4 in May and lost a devastating game...
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Peguero hits 2 homers, Rangers rout Astros 11-3 behind Lewis

HOUSTON (AP) The Texas Rangers showed what they can do when their pitching and offense are clicking. Carlos Peguero hit a pair of solo homers, Shin-Soo Choo had a two-run shot and Texas routed the Houston Astros 11-3 Wednesday night behind eight strong innings from Colby Lewis. Adrian Beltre was a home run shy of the cycle for the Rangers, who finished a three-game sweep. Houston...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Wandy Rodriguez helps Rangers to 7-1 win over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) Kyle Blanks had three hits, including a homer, and Carlos Peguero added a two-run shot to back up a solid start by Wandy Rodriguez as the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 7-1 on Tuesday night to win consecutive games for the first time this season. The Rangers also won their first series of the year after a victory Monday night that snapped Houston's 10-game winning...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Sign Carlos Peguero

On Tuesday, the Texas Rangers announced that the team had signed free agent outfielder Carlos Peguero to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training. This acquisition is one of the very few transactions that Texas has made in what has amounted to a very quiet offseason. Although Peguero will have a very outside chance to make the big league roster, he will...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers sign OF Peguero

You can add Carlos Peguero to the list of players on the mix for an outfield spot for the Texas Rangers this season. Peguero, who hit 30 home runs for the Kansas City Triple-A team last year, signed a minor-league deal with the Rangers that includes an invite to spring training. Peguero, 27, made the majority of his starts in 2014 in left field. The Rangers aren't set on a starting...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals are baseball’s best organization

After the Kansas City Royals completed their most successful year of baseball in the last 29 years, they came out with a bit more than holding the title of American League Champions. Baseball America recently named the Royals the Organization of the Year for the 2014 season. The Royals haven’t been honored with this accolade since 1994, a year where Bob Hamelin led the Royals...
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Offense can wait: Royals' top priority is finding an ace

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Here's the problem the Royals and general manager Dayton Moore face this offseason: They have a lot of work to do just to stay as good as they were in 2014 when they reached Game 7 of the World Series. And, of course, the expectations are that the Royals need to get even better if they want another magical ride in 2015. How can they? Here are five musts: FIND...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Offense can wait: Royals' top priority is finding an ace

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Here's the problem the Royals and general manager Dayton Moore face this offseason: They have a lot of work to do just to stay as good as they were in 2014 when they reached Game 7 of the World Series. And, of course, the expectations are that the Royals need to get even better if they want another magical ride in 2015. How can they? Here are five musts: FIND...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals End Regular Season on Winning Note

I guess the Royals decided that they didn’t need to show up after they clinched a spot in the playoffs. They’re wrong, and wasted a perfectly good opportunity to force a game 163, but if you think about it, maybe a game 163 wouldn’t be the greatest thing for the Royals. Ned Yost would’ve used James Shields for game 163, and Jason Vargas for the wildcard game. I shudder when...
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September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Yost's issue now: Managing his abundance of resources

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In less than a week, Royals manager Ned Yost went from virtually no bench to an ample supply of pinch hitters and pinch runners. The problem for Yost, of course, is how to manage his resources. On Monday, Yost got back Eric Hosmer from injury and he got Carlos Peguero from the minor leagues. And he still has Josh Willingham and Raul Ibanez on his bench, which...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

September call-ups have purpose for these Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) For years, the Royals have called up players in September to get a good look at what they hoped would be their future. This year, they're calling up players for help in winning a pennant. Guys such as speedster Terrance Gore, power hitter Carlos Peguero and left-hander Brandon Finnegan are giving Royals manager Ned Yost the pieces he hopes will be able to help...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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