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Bluefish sign ex-Yankee reliever D.J. Mitchell

The independent Bridgeport Bluefish have signed former New York Yankee reliever, D.J. Mitchell, according to a Bluefish press release on April 9. Mitchell, who was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 10th round of the 2008 MLB June Amateur Draft from Clemson University, is entering his sixth professional season, and first with the Atlantic League. According to Bluefish manager...
Via The GM's Perspective
10 days ago  |  Discuss

17 Mets Minor League Players Are Now Free Agents

Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports that 17 Mets minor leaguers are now free agents and can sign with any other organization. They are as follows: Triple-A (11 Free Agents) RHP Carlos Alvarado RHP Greg Burke RHP Matt Fox RHP D.J. Mitchell RHP Daryl Thompson RHP Cory Wade LHP Justin Hampson C Francisco Pena SS Brian Bixler SS Brandon Hicks OF Jamie Hoffmann. Double-A ...
Via MetsMinor.net
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Lose 17 Minor League Players To Free Agency

Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports that 17 Mets minor leaguers are now free agents and can sign with any other organization. They are as follows: Triple-A (11 Free Agents) RHP Carlos Alvarado RHP Greg Burke RHP Matt Fox RHP D.J. Mitchell RHP Daryl Thompson RHP Cory Wade LHP Justin Hampson C Francisco Pena SS Brian Bixler SS Brandon Hicks OF Jamie Hoffmann. Double-A ...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Minor League Starting Pitchers: July 29th

As of 9:00am EST today, here are today’s Mets minor league starting pitchers: Sacramento River Cats @ Las Vegas 51s, 8:05pm EST TBD vs. Matt Fox (4-3, 4.79 ERA) Sacramento River Cats @ Las Vegas 51s, immediately after TBD vs. D.J. Mitchell (5-4, 7.52 ERA) PCL League Scoreboard The 51s were supposed to play two games with the River Cats yesterday, but wind postponed the second...
Via MetsMinor.net
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets sign RHP DJ Mitchell

The New York Mets have signed right-hander D.J. Mitchell to a minor league contract, and he will report to extended spring training. The 25-year-old Mitchell made one start for Triple-A Tacoma before the Seattle Mariners designated him for assignment April 11. The Mets signed him Monday. Mitchell appeared in four games for the New York Yankees as a reliever in 2012, positing a...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Hops: Robles With Another Gem, Mets Sign D.J. Mitchell, Vaughn On A Tear

Quick Hops RHP Jacob deGrom makes his second career Double-A start for Binghamton. After being promoted from St. Lucie, he was stellar in his debut on 4/17 against Portland. Unfortunately he was tagged with the loss, although he only gave up one run on eight innings in an eventual 1-0 shutout loss to Portland. He surrendered just three hits, struck out eight, and only walked one...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Mets Option Pitcher D.J. Mitchell

MLB News: The New York Mets have optioned pitcher D.J. Mitchell to Triple-A Las Vegas after signing him to a minor league contract on Monday. Being designated for assignment by the Seattle Mariners a week and a half ago, Mitchell chose to become a free agent and try his luck elsewhere. Fantasy Ramifications: Mitchell holds no true fantasy baseball value in 2013. Even when he makes...
Via FF Locker Room
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Just in via Mariners on twitter.Today the M's set their Opening Day Roster. Ca...

Just in via Mariners on twitter. Today the M's set their Opening Day Roster. Casper Wells DFA'd, D.J. Mitchell added to 40-man roster (optioned to AAA). 4 players reassigned to MiLB. More...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Bay makes Mariners roster, Wells odd man out

The Seattle Mariners have designated outfielder Casper Wells for assignment and kept Jason Bay on the opening day roster as the club's fifth outfielder. Seattle also Sunday selected the contract of right-hander D.J. Mitchell to the 40-man roster, then optioned him to Triple-A Tacoma. By adding Mitchell, it allowed them to make the move with Wells, who was out of options and...
Via Fox Sports
March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Mariners officially announce Raul Ibanez deal

The Seattle Mariners have officially announced their $2.75 million, one-year deal with outfielder Raul Ibanez, returning the veteran to where he began his major league career in 1996. Seattle made the move official Wednesday after clearing a spot on its 40-man roster by designating for assignment right-handed pitcher D.J. Mitchell, who was acquired from the New York Yankees in the...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariner Minor League Movers

An organization can learn a lot about a prospect's development/progress from a sample size between 5-10 games at the end of the season: Mike Trout played 5 games at Cedar Rapids (A-Ball) to round out 2009; his draft season. Andrew McCutcheon played 13 games at Williamsport (Penn League) to round out 2005; his draft season. Felix Hernandez started 2 games with Wisconsin...
Via Sports Blog Net
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners Universe - August 16th

I would like to throw a thank you to the MLB Commish Office for #JediMindTricking the outcome of yesterday's Mariner game when scheduling today's day off prior to the season. Much needed after all the excitement. Used today to bring my expectations back into check. Rookie League Pulaski took the day off while traveling to take on the Bristol WhiteSox in a 5-game series...
Via Sports Blog Net
August 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Seven “Holy Sh*t!” Moments in Northwest sports history & 1 “Beastquake”

PNW Moments In Time The North West has a long illustrious history of “Holy Sh*t” moments in throughout the pro and amateur sports world. Have you ever just been sitting there and suddenly the ticker pops up with a ridiculous score or an out of nowhere trade?  Or maybe you have the game favorite on lock and the underdog comes out of nowhere to got the upset. The results…yelling...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners mid-season trades: What did they lose? What did they gain?

Jack Z Makes Some Moves It was an interesting night of baseball in Seattle Monday night as trades by both teams interrupted the flow of the game. The Blue Jays Travis Snyder was traded during the 7th inning and had to be pulled off the field to make his way to Pittsburgh. The Seattle Mariners were happy that they got the best start of the season from their pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Ichiro Suzuki becomes a New York Yankees

English: Ichiro Suzuki on June 10, 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The New York Yankees strengthened their AL East Division-leading line-up on July 23 by trading for Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners. The 38-year-old Japanese star was acquired for Danny Farquhar and D.J. Mitchell, two minor league pitchers who are scheduled to report to triple-A team Tacoma. Howard Lincoln, the...
Via CJ Sports NASCAR Talk
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Photos: Ichiro Makes His Yankees Debut

Yesterday morning the New York Yankees acquired Ichiro Suzuki from the Seattle Mariners for pitching prospects D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar. By that night, Ichiro was starting for the Yankees in right field and batting 8th against his former team. It must have been a bittersweet moment for Ichiro who’s spent his entire 12-year Major League Baseball career with the Mariners...
Via SportsBlooded
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankeetorial: The acquisition of Ichiro will bring us a ton of raw, unused juju

Four losses into the dark well, we pushed the big red button: We made a deal that should please Old George's ghost, when he visits Hal and Hank in their dreams. The Boss always coveted Ichiro, as he did Sheff and the Big Unit. It was only a matter of time before Suzuki put on Pinstripes. Of course, he first needed to wither and hit a pile of pop-ups; then we would trade prospects...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees 4, Mariners 1

SEATTLE -- Hideki Kuroda struck out nine and reached double figures in wins for the third consecutive season as the New York Yankees welcomed Ichiro Suzuki aboard with a 4-1 victory over Ichiro's former team, the Seattle Mariners. The Yankees sent a pair of right-handed pitching prospects, D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar, to Seattle on Monday afternoon to get Ichiro, who promptly...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

At his request, Ichiro leaves M's, lands with Yankees

SEATTLE -- Ichiro Suzuki, the face of the Seattle Mariners franchise for over a decade, is now a New York Yankee. Ichiro asked for a trade through his agent, Tony Attanasio, just after the All-Star break, and this wasn't your standard trade-deadline deal. With a salary of $17 million this season, Ichiro isn't for just anybody. He's not even for general managers. Most...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees Hope They Acquired “Road” Ichiro

The Yankees have acquired Ichiro Suzuki from the Mariners in exchange for pitching prospects D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar. The Mariners are also paying approximately $4.5 million of the $6.7 million remaining on Ichiro’s contract, leaving the Yankees responsible for a fairly modest $2.25 million. According to Mariners CEO Howard Lincoln, Ichiro had approached the club requesting...
Via Fangraphs
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Ichiro Dealt to the Yanks

In a stunning move, the New York Yankees acquired longtime Seattle Mariner Ichiro Suzuki for two players. The trade became official at 6:30 PM just before the Yankees series against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. The Yankees sent pitchers D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar to the Mariners and the Yankees have agreed to pay just over $2 million of Ichiro's salary. Ichiro...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

As was exclusively predicted on this site last week, the Seattle Mariners dealt Ichiro Suzuki to the New York Yankees earlier tonight

As was exclusively predicted on this website last week, the Seattle Mariners dealt Ichiro Suzuki to the New York Yankees for mediocre right-handed pitchers D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar earlier this evening. After Yankees (57-38) left fielder Brett Gardner was … Continue reading →
Via Sports by Colin
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners trade Ichiro Suzuki to the Yankees

A busy day in MLB transactions continued this afternoon when the Seattle Mariners traded Ichiro Suzuki and cash to the New York Yankees in exchange for right handed pitchers D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar. Obviously, neither of those two are integral prospects to the Yankees cause and according to reports, the Mariners are covering most of his salary for the remainder...
Via hardballchat.com
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees acquire Ichiro for two minor leaguers

SEATTLE - The Yankees acquired right fielder Ichiro Suzuki from the Mariners in exchange for minor-league right-handed pitchers D.J. Mitchell and Danny Fahrquhar. Seattle also sent an undisclosed amount of cash to the Yankees. Ironically, the Yankees and Mariners opened a three-game series at Safeco Field on Monday, with Ichiro changing uniforms and dugouts before the game. However...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Ichiro traded to the Yankees

The New York Yankees made a huge splash prior to next weekend’s trade deadline acquiring the face of the Seattle Mariners franchise for over a decade in Ichiro Suzuki. In exchange for Ichiro the Yankees sent minor league pitchers DJ Mitchell and Danny Fahrquar to Seattle according to Jack Curry of the YES Network. After making his way to the United States and signing with the...
Via The Majors National
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

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