ERIK KOMATSU NEWS

Komatsu: Another 15-game trial failed

Hot News for OF Erik Komatsu
Via stlcardinals.scout.com
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Designated for assignment: Erik Komatsu and Ryota Igarashi

– The Minnesota Twins designated Erik Komatsu for assignment. Komatsu, 24, was hitting .216/.293/.216 with 1 RBI and a 45 OPS+ in 51 AB's for the Twins this season. This movement will create room for right handed pitcher Jeff Manship who was recalled from Triple-A. – The Toronto Blue Jays designated right handed pitcher Ryota Igarashi for assignment. The 33-year old Igarashi...
Via PRO Rumors
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins recall RHP Manship, designate Komatsu

MINNEAPOLIS In need of another arm in the bullpen, the Minnesota Twins recalled right-hander Jeff Manship from Triple-A Rochester prior to Sunday's game. With the move, Minnesota is back to 13 pitchers on the 25-man roster. To make room for Manship, the Twins designated outfielder Erik Komatsu for release or assignment. Manship, 27, has pitched briefly in each of the last...
Via Fox Sports North
May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins recall RHP Manship, designate Komatsu

MINNEAPOLIS In need of another arm in the bullpen, the Minnesota Twins recalled right-hander Jeff Manship from Triple-A Rochester prior to Sunday's game. With the move, Minnesota is back to 13 pitchers on the 25-man roster. To make room for Manship, the Twins designated outfielder Erik Komatsu for release or assignment. Manship, 27, has pitched briefly in each of the last...
Via Fox Sports North
May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins' roster a work in continuing progress

MINNEAPOLIS In baseball, job security can come down to little more than a piece of laminated plastic.Play well, and your name remains, affixed above your locker and staking a claim to more than just a few feet of wood-paneled real estate. Your pressed jersey will appear before games, another sign that this is your team, your territory. But sewing new numbers and letters onto that...
Via Fox Sports North
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins' roster a work in continuing progress

MINNEAPOLIS In baseball, job security can come down to little more than a piece of laminated plastic.Play well, and your name remains, affixed above your locker and staking a claim to more than just a few feet of wood-paneled real estate. Your pressed jersey will appear before games, another sign that this is your team, your territory. But sewing new numbers and letters onto that...
Via Fox Sports North
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Angels 8, Twins 3

Jered Weaver allowed three hits over six innings in his first start since no-hitting the Twins last week to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 8-3 victory over Minnesota on Monday night. Weaver (5-0) gave up one run with two walks and two strikeouts and Alberto Callaspo had a homer and three RBIs for the Angels, who have won six of eight as they try to climb out of the cellar in...
Via Fox Sports
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Weaver's no-hit streak ends at 11 2-3 innings

Jered Weaver's no-hit streak ended at 11 2-3 innings when Minnesota's Erik Komatsu singled to center with no outs in the third inning Monday night. Weaver threw the first no-hitter of his career last Wednesday against the Twins in Los Angeles. In his start before the no-hitter, he retired his last two batters. Weaver took the mound Monday looking to become just the second...
Via Fox Sports
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Good Bye Clete

Clete Thomas  Today the Minnesota Twins picked up outfielder Erik Komatsu off of waivers and designated Clete Thomas for assignment.  Clete's career with the Twins started off on fire with a homer in his second at-bat but quickly went down in flames batting only 4-28 since.  That's too bad.  I actually thought Clete Thomas was going to be the answer to...
Via High Cheez
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins claim OF Komatsu off waivers, drop Thomas

The Minnesota Twins have claimed outfielder Erik Komatsu off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals. The move was made Friday as the struggling Twins designated outfielder Clete Thomas for assignment. After being claimed three weeks ago off waivers from the Detroit Tigers, Thomas homered in his first game with the Twins but struck out 16 times in 28 at-bats. The 24-year-old Komatsu...
Via AP on Fox
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins DFA Thomas, claim Komatsu from Cards

The Clete Thomas experiment in Minnesota appears to be over. The Twins announced Friday that the outfielder was designated for assignment. Minnesota claimed Thomas off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on April 14. He hit a home run in his second at-bat with the Twins, but was just 4-for-28 with 16 strikeouts in 12 games in Minnesota. Minnesota also announced that it claimed outfielder...
Via Fox Sports North
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins DFA Thomas, claim Komatsu from Cards

The Clete Thomas experiment in Minnesota appears to be over. The Twins announced Friday that the outfielder was designated for assignment. Minnesota claimed Thomas off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on April 14. He hit a home run in his second at-bat with the Twins, but was just 4-for-28 with 16 strikeouts in 12 games in Minnesota. Minnesota also announced that it claimed outfielder...
Via Fox Sports North
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins DFA Thomas, claim Komatsu from Cards

The Clete Thomas experiment in Minnesota appears to be over. The Twins announced Friday that the outfielder was designated for assignment. Minnesota claimed Thomas off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on April 14. He hit a home run in his second at-bat with the Twins, but was just 4-for-28 with 16 strikeouts in 12 games in Minnesota. Minnesota also announced that it claimed outfielder...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Komatsu: Heading north

Hot News for OF Erik Komatsu
Via stlcardinals.scout.com
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals activate Craig from 15-day DL

The St. Louis Cardinals have activated utilityman Allen Craig, one of the stars from their World Series run last fall, from the 15-day disabled list. The 27-year-old Craig hit three home runs in the Series and four overall in the postseason. He has been rehabbing from right knee surgery with Triple-A Memphis and was activated Tuesday for the start of a three-game series against...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Allen Craig activated, Komatsu sent out

ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have recalled infielderoutfielder Allen Craig from his injury rehabilitation assignment at Memphis (AAA) and activated him from the 15-day disabled list for tonights series opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates. To make room for Craig on the teams 25-man active roster, the Cardinals have designated outfielder Erik Komatsu...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Erik Komatsu Makes Big League Debut

From the NWL  (MILWAUKEE, WI) A former Northwoods League player that is perhaps the biggest surprise on an opening day roster this year is Erik Komatsu of the St. Louis Cardinals. Komatsu, who last year played in Double-A in the Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals organizations, suddenly finds himself in the big leagues after impressing the Cardinals who selected him...
Via Summer Ball
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals roster almost set

Just five days from the start of their title defense, the World Champion St. Louis Cardinals are getting closer to finalizing their roster. The Cardinals have just one real decision left to make, needing to decide between Tony Cruz and Bryan Anderson for the backup catchers spot. Both have performed well enough this spring to make the team and the club maintains that both are still...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals 2012 spring interview: Erik Komatsu

The next subject in our annual St. Louis Cardinals spring training interview series is Rule 5 outfielder Erik Komatsu.
Via stlcardinals.scout.com
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Healthy Komatsu aiming to stick with Cards

Shortly after alleviating the foot injury by staying off it and wearing a protective boot for one month, outfielder Erik Komatsu found himself selected by the Cardinals in the Rule 5 Draft.
Via mlb.com
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Off-the-wall Cardinals story ideas for 2012

As regular readers know, I annually publish my predictions for the New Year’s top five stories concerning the St. Louis Cardinals. 12 months later, I return for a year-end view, as well. I put a lot of thought into those selections and take them very seriously. As a result, they end up being solid choices, but conservative in nature, by definition hardly bold. In conjunction, I...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Interview: Cardinals Rule 5 Pick Erik Komatsu

Dustin Mattison catches up with one of the newest members of the St. Louis Cardinals organization, outfielder Erik Komatsu.
Via stlcardinals.scout.com
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

News Release: Cardinals Select Erik Komatsu in the MLB Rule V Draft

CARDINALS SELECT ERIK KOMATSU IN THE MLB RULE 5 DRAFT; OUTFIELDER WAS BREWERS 2010 MINOR LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE YEAR DALLAS, Texas., December 8, 2011 –The St. Louis Cardinals selected outfielder Erik Komatsu from the Washington Nationals’ Syracuse affiliate in the Major League portion of the Rule 5 draft today. Komatsu (ko-MAHT-su), 24, split the 2011 season between Double-A...
Via 85% Sports
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Nationals gain two, lose two in Rule 5 Draft

The Nationals selected two Minor Leaguers in the Rule 5 Draft -- catcher Beau Seabury of the Rockies and right-hander Matthew Buschmann -- and lost outfielder Erik Komatsu and right-hander Brad Meyers in the Major League phase.
Via mlb.com
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Cards land speedy outfielder in Rule 5 Draft

As the biggest news of the baseball winter engulfed the Hilton Anatole on Thursday morning, the Cardinals did have some other business to tend to. St. Louis selected outfielder Erik Komatsu from the Washington organization in the Major League portion of the Rule 5 Draft.
Via mlb.com
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss
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