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Storylines: Treanor calls it a career and retires

In this MLB News and Notes segment, we will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. Tribe News Indians catcher Matt Treanor has retired. He was on the Triple-A Columbus roster but had not played this season because of a hamstring injury. With the birth of his first child nearing and dealing with another injury, he elected to hang up his spikes...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History: May 6, 2011

2011: Oakland only collected five hits, but they were able to bunch four of them together in a three-run fifth inning that gave the A’s a 3-2 win over the Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Trailing 2-0 in the fifth, Oakland started the inning with four straight singles off Royals starter Sean O’Sullivan. Kurt Suzuki began the hit parade, followed by Ryan Sweeney, Adam LaRoche (who...
Via Pine Tar Press
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tribe notes: Treanor injured, Aardsma released, Bourn update

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Terry Francona has seen the video of Aroldis Chapman's gruesome injury a couple times, which for him is plenty. The Cincinnati closer was hit by a line drive off the bat of Kansas City catcher Salvador Perez during the sixth inning of Wednesday night's spring training game. Chapman suffered a fracture above his left eye and nose. He had surgery on Thursday...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tribe offense explodes late in third straight victory

In a similar sequence of events to Wednesday's victory over the Padres, the Indians played a close game against the division-rival Royals at Goodyear Ballpark up until the seventh inning, where the Tribe bats came to life with a fury to score nine runs in the seventh and eighth innings to plate nine runs and bury Kansas City 12-6. Player of the Game: Matt Carson (2-2, HR, 2B...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians preview capsules: The non-roster invite hitters

As a part of IBI's beginning of season festivities, we have preview capsules on all 54 players currently in major league camp with at least some chance of helping the big league team. The next batch of these running today are the non-roster invite hitters. There is just not much more to it; spring training is here and real baseball is just around the corner. Enjoy! Jason Giambi...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Swinging for the Fences: The Goon Squad Shuffle

The Goon Squad Shuffle. No, it's not a new dance craze sweeping the YouTube and social media world, but knowing how quickly things get picked up and go viral, it soon could be, in which case I hereby claim all rights to the name. In the meantime, however, let's focus on what the phrase "Goon Squad" means for those of us here in Cleveland in regards to the Indians...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Training Battles: Reserve Catcher

Each positional battle will affect the next and this battle for the normal reserve catcher spot will be greatly affected by the fight for starting third base, DH and right field. Depending on who wins those roles, there could be at least 20 different players competing for this single roster spot. To reduce the confusion and number of options, we will assume that Lonnie Chisenhall...
Via Burning River Baseball
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Trend Spotting: Quiet additions edition

Since the last time I opined in exacerbating detail the Indians have made three moves which will undoubtedly be impactful on the 2014 season. The three pertinent moves include the signing ofJohn Axford, Shaun Marcum’s entrance into the fold, and the trade of Drew Stubbs for Josh Outman. This is of course conceding that the Matt Treanor signing to a minor-league deal will...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News: Indians add veteran catcher Matt Treanor

With a need for a potential third-string catcher, the Cleveland Indians signed veteran free agent Matt Treanor to a minor league deal on Tuesday. Treanor, 37, might be most well known for being the husband of Olympic volleyball champ Misty May-Treanor. But he’s stayed around in the majors for quite a while as a somewhat serviceable backup. In his nine-year career, he has played...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians sign catcher Matt Treanor to minor league deal

The Cleveland Indians today announced that the club has signed free agent catcher Matt Treanor to a minor league contract with a non-roster invitation to Major League spring training camp. Treanor, 37, has batted .221 (281-for-1272) with 45 doubles, 18 HR and 129 RBI in 468 career games across nine major league seasons with Florida (2004-08), Detroit (2009), Texas (2010, 2011)...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Olympic beach volleyball champ May-Treanor pregnant with first child

Three-time Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist Misty May-Treanor is pregnant. The 36-year-old Olympian said through her agent that she and her husband, ballplayer Matt Treanor, are expecting their first child in the spring. "We are excited about expanding our family," May-Treanor said in a statement issued by USA Volleyball. "We have been waiting for this and...
Via Fox Sports
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Free Agent Squad

Spring Training is in full swing. Pitchers and catchers reported to Florida or Arizona earlier this week, and now the position players have filtered in to begin full squad workouts.  However, there are still plenty of "MLB" players at home just waiting to be invited to camp.  The team below is a 25-man roster composed of players that are free agents and appeared in at...
Via More Hardball
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers decline options on Rivera, Coffey

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Dodgers have declined to exercise their 2013 options on outfielder Juan Rivera, reliever Todd Coffey and backup catcher Matt Treanor. Rivera is due a 500,000 buyout since the club turned down his 4 million option. He batted .244 with 47 RBIs while switching between left field and first base in his first season with Los Angeles. Coffey was 1-0 with a 4.66...
Via Fox Sports West
October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Options on Rivera, Coffey declined

The Dodgers have declined to exercise their 2013 options on outfielder Juan Rivera, reliever Todd Coffey and backup catcher Matt Treanor. Rivera is due a $500,000 buyout since the club turned down his $4 million option. He batted .244 with 47 RBI while switching between left field and first base in his first season with Los Angeles. Coffey was 1-0 with a 4.66 ERA. The right-hander...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

10 Must-Know Facts in the Blockbuster Red Sox-Dodgers Trade

With the mega-trade that went down on Saturday between the Red Sox and Dodgers, we may have to redefine the word “blockbuster.” Today on Baseball Prospectus, I break it all down (see Bizball: The Priciest Trade Ever Made). Here’s ten must-know details around the trade, via the article: The Red Sox are moving a total of $262.5 million off the books No trade has...
Via The Biz of Baseball
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Walsh Jennings wants 4th beach gold

It's no wonder Kerri Walsh Jennings has an insatiable desire for Olympic gold medals: She can't take care of the ones she already has. Walsh Jennings dropped her medal on the concrete Thursday, just a sleepless night after she and Misty May-Treanor won their third straight Olympic beach volleyball tournament. The medal was scratched in two spots along the rim, but the three...
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss
SPOUSAL SUPPORT

Dodgers' Treanor sees wife Misty win gold

Watched on a laptop at Dodger Stadium
Via Beer Mug Sports
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Treanor celebrates Misty's gold at stadium

Having won gold medals in Athens, Beijing, and now London, Olympic beach volleyball legend Misty May-Treanor will be coming home to a comfortable home environment. "The house is clean," said her husband, Matt Treanor, the Dodgers' backup catcher. "I cleaned the house for her, so when she came home, if I wasn't with her, she'd at least have some decent...
Via Fox Sports West
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

End near for May-Treanor, Walsh

Volleyball players flash hand signals behind their backs, letting their teammate know where the serve should go or where they should position themselves. But for Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor, the First Couple of beach volleyball, this covert means of communication appears superfluous. When Walsh zigs, May-Treanor zags. It is possible, at first glance, to look at them as opposites...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers-Cardinals Preview

(AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals both struggled coming out of the All-Star break, but a pair of sweeps over the weekend have each feeling optimistic. The Dodgers, who have won seven straight over the defending World Series champions, will try to extend that run Monday night when they open a four-game series in St. Louis. Los Angeles lost two of three to both...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers-Cardinals Preview

The Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals both struggled coming out of the All-Star break, but a pair of sweeps over the weekend have each feeling optimistic. The Dodgers, who have won seven straight over the defending World Series champions, will try to extend that run Monday night when they open a four-game series in St. Louis. Los Angeles lost two of three to both San...
Via AP on Fox
July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers win in 12 innings to finish off sweep of Mets

NEW YORK -- After 12 innings, 13 combined pitchers, two controversial calls at first base and countless wasted opportunities late in the game, the Los Angeles Dodgers finally outlasted the New York Mets on Sunday at Citi Field. Los Angeles scored five in the top of the 12th after losing a one-run lead in the ninth to finish off a three-game sweep with an 8-3 victory that lasted...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers outlast Mets in 12 for sweep

Pinch-hitter Matt Treanor had a two-run single in a five-run 12th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the fading New York Mets 8-3 on Sunday to finish a three-game sweep. The Dodgers blew a 3-1 lead after the sixth but still won their fourth straight after losing seven of eight and dropping out of first place in the NL West. An overworked Mets bullpen held the Dodgers to one...
Via AP on Fox
July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers pour on runs in 12th to top Mets

NEW YORK (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Matt Treanor had a two-run single in a five-run 12th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the fading New York Mets 8-3 on Sunday to finish a three-game sweep. The Dodgers blew a 3-1 lead after the sixth but still won their fourth straight after losing seven of eight and dropping out of first place in the NL West. An overworked Mets bullpen held...
Via Fox Sports West
July 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers 8, Mets 3(12)

Pinch-hitter Matt Treanor had a two-run single in a five-run 12th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the fading New York Mets 8-3 on Sunday to finish a three-game sweep. The Dodgers blew a 3-1 lead after the sixth but still won their fourth straight after losing seven of eight and dropping out of first place in the NL West. An overworked Mets bullpen held the Dodgers to one...
Via AP on Fox
July 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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