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Brewers option Halton, Fiers to Triple-A

The Milwaukee Brewers made more cuts following Friday's exhibition victory over Arizona, optioning three players to Triple-A and returning four to minor-league camp. First baseman/outfielder Sean Halton, right-hander Mike Fiers and right-hander Hiram Burgos were optioned to Triple-A Nashville, while outfielder Kevin Mattison, catcher Matt Pagnozzi, infielder/outfielder Eugenio...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers sign a pair to minor-league deals

The Milwaukee Brewers added a couple of players to their spring training roster, signing infielder Irving Falu and catcher Matt Pagnozzi to minor-league contracts with invitations to big-league camp. Falu has appeared in 25 major-league games in his career, with 24 coming with Kansas City in 2012. The 30-year-old hit .341 with seven RBI in 85 at-bats in 2012 for the Royals, playing...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Astros Off-Season Home

Be sure to bookmark this page to see what the Astros are doing in the off-season…free agency, trades, arbitration. This info will also be linked to the Houston Astros Team Page. Free Agents Player Pos New Team Erik Bedard LHP – Philip Humber* RHP – Matt Pagnozzi C – – – – * Option declined. Players Received...
Via 85% Sports
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros fall again, Pettitte completes career

As another dreadful season has bottomed out in the last two weeks, the last-place Houston Astros have become experts at finding new ways to lose. Saturday night was just another example of their futility. Houston catcher Matt Pagnozzi accidentally spiked the ball while trying to throw to second on an attempted pickoff in the sixth inning to allow the go-ahead run to score in a...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Astros catcher Matt Pagnozzi laughably muffs throw

The 2013 Houston Astros really are the gift that keeps on giving. The same team that has given us the buttslide and an embarrassing error on an outfield collision to lose the game, has now given us one of the worst attempted throws by a catcher. The New York Yankees had the bases loaded in […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros Catcher Matt Pagnozzi Spikes Ball to Backstop on Attempted Throw to Second, Allows Run to Score

The Houston Astros have had a horrendous season, but they’ve had the most horrendously entertaining one in Major League Baseball. Whether they’re accidentally hitting their own teammates, trying out innovative, albeit incredibly unsuccessful, bunting techniques, or recreating the play Mark Sanchez made famous, the Astros have continued to impress us with their unimpressive plays...
Via NESN.com
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros get C Pagnozzi from Braves

The Houston Astros have acquired catcher Matt Pagnozzi from the Atlanta Braves for cash considerations, a day after All-Star catcher Jason Castro sprained his right knee. The Astros haven't said how long they expect Castro to be out. But his injury Sunday left them with just one healthy catcher on the roster in Cody Clark. Catchers Carlos Corporan and Max Stassi are both on...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Gattis putting on show for Braves this spring

LAKE BUENVA VISTA, Fla. Got your new sticks, huh? Matt Pagnozzi asked as Evan Gattis held up his Louisville Slugger, the Braves prospects name branded into the unfinished ash bat. The man dubbed El Oso Blanco rubbed his hands over the bat before taking his place in the batting cage, pulling his 6-foot-4, 235-pound frame into a crouch youd expect to see from a much smaller player...
Via Fox Sports South
February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Gattis putting on show for Braves this spring

LAKE BUENVA VISTA, Fla. Got your new sticks, huh? Matt Pagnozzi asked as Evan Gattis held up his Louisville Slugger, the Braves prospects name branded into the unfinished ash bat. The man dubbed El Oso Blanco rubbed his hands over the bat before taking his place in the batting cage, pulling his 6-foot-4, 235-pound frame into a crouch youd expect to see from a much smaller player...
Via Fox Sports South
February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Abreu trade on hold: Indians make roster moves, one spot in pen and one in OF remain

Piecing together various reports around the Tribe beat reporter universe, it appears that OF Russ Canzler, RP Nick Hagadone, C Luke Carlin, INF Andy LaRoche, and pitchers Chris Ray, Chris Seddon and Robinson Tejada have been sent back to the minor leagues. OF Felix Pie and C Matt Pagnozzi will remain with the team until the end of spring training, but will not be on the big league...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Who's On First? 2012 Projections

There have been a few rumors about the Indians running around during the Winter Meetings. The majority of these have involved an improvement to the offense, specifically first base. The Indians, according to indians.com, have already proclaimed themselves out of the running for Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder and Carlos Pena (who would want him?) so they are currently looking for Matt...
Via Burning River Baseball
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Tribe Happenings: Indians could be busy at Winter Meetings

Will Chris Antonetti be able to make a dealfor a bat this week in Dallas? (Photo: AP)Some news, notes, and thoughts from my Indians notebook…The eve of the Winter MeetingsWe are a day away from one of the craziest times of the year. No, not Black Friday and the holiday gift buying rush, but the yearly MLB Winter Meetings. Executives for every Major League Baseball team are already...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Minor Moves: Hernandez, Pagnozzi, Brown

The most recent minor moves from around MLB... The Astros announced that they signed infielder Diory Hernandez to a minor league deal that includes an invitation to Spring Training. The 27-year-old, who has spent parts of the last three seasons with the Braves, posted a .201/.229/.308 line in 289 Triple-A plate appearances this past season. The Rangers signed catcher Dusty...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Indians sign Pagnozzi to minor league deal

The Cleveland Indians have signed catcher Matt Pagnozzi to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Via Miami Herald
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians sign catcher Matt Pagnozzi; Mitch Talbot headed for Korea

The Indians add to their catching depth with the signing of Matt Pagnozzi. Mitch Talbot signs with Samsung Lions for $300,000.
Via Cleveland.com
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Indians add catcher Pagnozzi

The Cleveland Indians have agreed to a minor league contract with free agent catcher Matt Pagnozzi, who played briefly with Colorado and Pittsburgh last season. The 29-year-old Pagnozzi spent most of last season with the Rockies' Triple-A team at Colorado Springs. He batted .275 with three homers and 29 RBIs in 54 games. He played in seven games for Colorado and was claimed...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Indians sign Pagnozzi

Matt PagnozziToday the Cleveland Indians announced that they have signed free agent catcher Matt Pagnozzi to a minor league contract with an invite to Major League spring training.Pagnozzi, 29, is a journeyman catcher with nine years of pro experience and spent most of the 2011 season at Triple-A Colorado Springs in the Rockies organization where he hit .275 (49-for-178) with 13...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Indians reach deal with C Matt Pagnozzi (AP)

The Cleveland Indians have agreed to a minor league contract with free agent catcher Matt Pagnozzi, who played briefly with Colorado and Pittsburgh last season. The 29-year-old Pagnozzi spent most of last season with the Rockies' Triple-A team at Colorado Springs. He batted .275 with three homers and 29 RBIs in 54 games.
Via Yahoo! Sports
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Tribe signs catcher Pagnozzi to Minors deal

The Indians added to their catching depth on Friday, signing free-agent Matt Pagnozzi to a Minor League contract that includes a non-roster invitation to attend Spring Training with the Major League club.
Via indians.com
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Pirates shake up roster in advance of Rule 5 Draft

The Pirates waited until pretty late last night to announce all of the roster moves they made in advance of the Rule 5 Draft, but the news finally did get out. They started early in the day by claiming Brian Jeroloman and Jeremy Hefner off of waivers and outrighting Matt Pagnozzi to the minors. Jeroloman, from the Blue Jays system, doesn't appear to hit much, but he's got...
Via Where Is Andy Van Slyke
November 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Pirates shake up roster in advance of Rule 5 Draft

The Pirates waited until pretty late last night to announce all of the roster moves they made in advance of the Rule 5 Draft, but the news finally did get out. They started early in the day by claiming Brian Jeroloman and Jeremy Hefner off of waivers and outrighting Matt Pagnozzi to the minors. Jeroloman, from the Blue Jays system, doesn't appear to hit much, but he's got...
Via WHYGAVS?
November 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Bucs claim catcher Jeroloman, righty Hefner

The Pirates claimed catcher Brian Jeroloman and righty Jeremy Hefner off waivers Friday and outrighted catcher Matt Pagnozzi to bring their 40-man roster to 36 ahead of the midnight ET deadline to set rosters.
Via mlb.com
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Pirates claim Hefner, Jeroloman on waivers; outright Pagnozzi

The Pirates claimed right-hander Jeremy Hefner and catcher Brian Jeroloman off waivers Friday and sent catcher Matt Pagnozzi outright to Class AAA Indianapolis.
Via Post-Gazette
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Bucs claim two off waivers, outright Pagnozzi

The Pirates made two pretty head-scratching waiver claims today, adding pitcher Jeremy Hefner from San Diego and catcher Brian Jeroloman from Toronto. They also outrighted catcher Matt Pagnozzi (who they added late in the season for extra depth) to Indy – he can become a minor league free agent or accept a minor league offer from the Pirates. Hefner is 25 and was the Padres’...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Pirates claim two off waivers

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced they have claimed right-handed pitcher Jeremy Hefner off waivers from the San Diego Padres and catcher Brian Jeroloman off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. The Pirates have also outrighted catcher Matt Pagnozzi to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Via pirates.scout.com
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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