The Orioles still haven't decided whether to sign veteran hitter Jack Cust to a minor league deal. Discussions continue on whether to bring him to spring training as one of the invites.
"It's still under consideration," said executive vice president Dan Duquette.
Cust worked out for three days this week at the mini-camp in Sarasota. He left the complex unsure...
Back to questions today…
Which One? Which player led the 1940s in hits?
A. Joe DiMaggio
B. Ted Williams
C. Stan Musial
D. Phil Rizzuto
E. None of the above
The Dodgers have extended Clayton Kershaw to a 7 year, $215M contract; it also includes an out clause after 5 years. The deal gives the...
Redshirt sophomore Vad Lee is headed to Harrisonburg. [JMUSB]
Remember when James Franklin and Bill O’Brien were Terps? [Bog]
GW has a big game with VCU tonight, and new unis to boot. [Bog]
RGIII got kind of defensive in a Facebook screed to fans, and Bears TE Martellus Bennett slammed him for it. [FTW, FTW]
Now fans are sending Kirk Cousins wedding gifts too. [Bog]
The Baltimore Orioles signed outfielder Delmon Young to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training, the team announced Monday.
The free agent, who was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2003 draft, batted .260 with 11 home runs and 38 RBIs in 108 games with two teams last season. After being released by the Philadelphia Phillies in August, Young was picked up by the...
The Baltimore Orioles and LF/DH Delmon Young have agreed to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training, the team announced today. According to Eduardo A. Encina of The Baltimore Sun the Orioles have also invited Jack Cust to minicamp this week.The 28 year-old spent 2013 with the Phillies and Rays putting up a .260/.307/.407 line with 11 home runs and 38 runs batted...
To be filed under the low risk, high reward category, the Baltimore Orioles have expressed a degree of interest in outfielders Delmon Young and Jack Cust, as well as infielder Mark Reynolds on potential minor league deals.According to Roch Kubatko of MASNsports.com, Cust and Young will participate at Baltimore's minicamp tomorrow and will attempt to procure non-roster contracts...
I imagine that, for a front office exec, there’s nothing quite like the buzz you get from picking up another team’s non-tender and getting value from that player. Maybe it’s just ‘one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,’ but in a business where one sector of the market has to continually work to find treasure on the trash-heap, it’s an important moment.
As Cher once sang, you better sit down, kids. It's May. It's that glowing red glob of radar on the Yankee weather map, bearing down on NY - it's the month of the TJ Beams and Darrell Rasners - the time of imminent collapse. We started this blog long ago in a May when the wheels seemed to be rolling disconnected, and The Master's WinWarbles occasionally sounded like...
After missing the entire 2012 season recovering from Tommy John surgery, John Lackey was on the mound for the opening of the Red Sox 2013 Spring Training season this afternoon with an inning of work against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Teammates who saw Lackey over the winter remarked that he was almost unrecognizable from before, and for Red Sox fans who had grown accustomed to what...
The Rays have announced today they have signed veteran outfielder/designated hitter Jack Cust.
Rays have signed INF/OF Jack Cust to a minor league contract. He reported to camp today. …A little hot stove action to warm us up today.
— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) February 17, 2013
The 10-year veteran has played for six teams in his career. He spent 2007-2010 with the Oakland...
According to multiple reports on Twitter this morning the Tampa Bay Rays have signed Jack Cust to a rookie contract and have invited him to camp. Cust, 34, will likely compete for a DH position with the team and could potentially add some much needed power to the lineup if he can regain his form from 2007 through 2009 while a member of the Oakland Athletics.
Cust has bounced around...
Four hypothetical WBC teams, Jack Cust`s favorite snack, and other stuff.
The .245 AVG is going to look ugly next March but 31 HRs and 80+ R/RBI has been nirvana for anyone (like Rudy) who plucked Josh Reddick off free agency in shallow leagues this year. The power is real and, unlike the last A’s power hitter (Jack Cust), he is an above average fielder. So the A’s now have 2/3 of a phallic OF foundation with Reddick and Yoenis. Where is...
Comrades: Close your eyes and repeat after me: "We are a light year ahead of Boston. They are done, and everybody knows it. We are resting critical players for October, and we have built a comfy-cozy lead. Baltimore will fade. Tampa isn't as strong as they think. We just took three out of four from Texas. We will soon welcome back Arod, Andy and Tex, plus all those major...
Like the Trade Tracker and DFA Tracker, we are listing all of the signings in baseball. This will be updated daily for the rest of the season.
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The Yankees made the decision...
The New York Yankees have released Minor Leaguers Jack Cust, Colin Curtis and Ray Kruml according to Donnie Collins of the Scranton Times-Tribune. All of them were playing with the Yankees' Triple-A team this season.
Cust, 33, was hitting .249/.400/.475 with 20 HR's, 66 RBI's and a .875 OPS in 425 plate appearances, Curtis, 27, hit .220/.308/.300 with 1 HR and a .608...
From Marc Carig:Jack Cust headed a list of three players the Yankees released from their Triple-A roster Wednesday night.
In 98 games with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Cust hit .249 though his 81 walks boosted his on-base percentage to .400. The Flemington native's 20 homers and 66 RBI were both team highs.
Cust was released to make room on the Triple-A roster...
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Old Detective Fish (Andy Pettitte) will be there. Crazy Latka (Pedro Feliciano) will return, along with Rev. Jim Ignatowski (Swish). The once-precocious kids - now grown and with children of their own - (Joba, Cervelli) - will get big rounds of applause from the studio audience. Thurston Howell III (Arod) will bounce in, with a new Ginger (Jack Cust) and Mary Ann (Russell Branyan...
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AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees
The Yankees were able to withstand a furious eighth...
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Derek Jeter has his Edge. I'm trying to sharpen mine. As thinking fans, we must not allow ourselves to sick back and chew Cheetos. Last time we sat back and chewed Cheetos, we were three up on the Redsocks in an ALCS with Javy Vasquez practicing his Canyon of Heroes speech. Remember that? SO PULL YOUR CHUBBY, ORANGE-DUSTED FINGERS OUT OF THAT BAG, AMIGO! THOSE CHEETOS ARE...
Who said sabermetrics hasn't gone mainstream? We've now reached the point where even mainstream analysts are yelling "small sample size!" at one another. There's always been some understanding that a player who goes 4-for-5 in a game is not really an .800 hitter, but now, people are being more explicit in talking about sample size. I consider that a victory...
Aaron Cook's 2012 Three True Outcome rates, after four starts and 22 2/3 innings: