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Wall crashes down on minor league outfielder trying to make catch (VIDEO)

There are a couple of reasons outfield walls are in ballparks and that is so home run balls can go over them and players can't go through them. And after one outfielder tried plowing through one during Wednesday's Syracuse Chiefs-Charlotte Knights Triple-A game, this centerfield barrier had the last word. Here’s Chiefs center fielder, Darin Mastroianni, getting swallowed...
Via The Other Paper
5 days ago  |  Discuss

IronPigs and Morgan lose, but this guy…

On Friday night, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs opened a weekend series in Charlotte against the Chicago White Sox Triple-A affiliate. The Knights’ Matt Tuiasosopo launched two home runs off of IronPigs’ starting pitcher Adam Morgan, including a first inning grand slam to help the home club notch a 7-5 victory. Morgan, the Phillies’ third round draft choice from 2011, fell to a...
Via Phillies Nation
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Orioles sign Matt Tuiasosopo to minor league deal

The Orioles have added some organizational depth signing Matt Tuiasosopo to a minor league deal. Tuiasosopo, 28, will report to spring training trying to land a spot on the Orioles bench. He spent 2014 playing at the Triple-A level where he produced a .240/.357/.379 line with 13 home runs and 50 RBI over 122 games. Odds are that Tuiasosopo will begin the season in the minors. He...
Via Tireball.com
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Catching Up On Minor Roster Moves

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn has been wheeling and dealing this past week, adding to and adjusting the team’s minor league depth. Here’s a rundown of who’s in and who’s out. On Wednesday, the team released outfielder Gorkys Hernandez. The 26 year old former minor league standout was signed a couple months back to provide the club with some outfield depth, but hit just...
Via Grab Some Bench
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Pacheco claimed by Diamondbacks, White Sox acquire Matt Tuiasosopo

getty images The Arizona Diamondbacks have claimed catcher Jordan Pacheco off of waivers from the Colorado Rockies. In Arizona, Pacheco figures to serve as a backup to Miguel Montero though he also has seen time across the infield and in left field. Hey @JstyleP, this is waiting for you. Welcome to the #Dbacks! See you soon. pic.twitter.com/8OOC2dodTT — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks...
Via Tireball.com
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Future Of The Seattle Mariners Looks Bright ☆

Despite the signing of second baseman Robinson Cano to a 10-year deal, the near future does not look terribly good for the Seattle Mariners.  Most pundits would put them at between a 70 and 75 win year, with only the lowly Houston Astros behind them in the American League West.  Texas looks to be the face of the division, while Oakland and the Los Angeles Angels have strong playoff...
Via Oregon Sports News
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs game report: Wednesday, March 12

Diamondbacks 9, Dodgers 2 Game recap: Cliff Pennington had three hits and was a home run short of the cycle when the D-backs handled the Los Angeles Dodgers in their last meeting before they open the regular season in Sydney, Australia, with a two-game series March 22-23. Pennington drove in two runs, one with a sacrifice fly. Didi Gregorius had three singles and an RBI as the D...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Campana, Tuiasosopo compete for reserve OF spots

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Diamondbacks' regular lineup appears as constant as an Arizona summer, at least until Cody Ross returns. The D-backs seem locked into a starting eight that will change only for the occasional day off or in the case of a particularly opportune matchup. Openings remain for the second catcher and extra outfielders, and outfield candidate Tony Campana is not...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs game report: Tuesday, March 4

D-backs 8, Padres 6 Game recap: The D-backs built a quick lead with three runs in the first inning and eventually took an 8-6 win with the help of five doubles from the top four hitters in the starting lineup.  The big offensive showing helped the D-backs overcome a rough day from their pitching staff. Starting in place of Bronson Arroyo, who was scratched with back stiffness, Randall...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs game report: Friday, Feb. 28

Rockies 11, Diamondbacks 0 Game recap: D-backs left-hander Patrick Corbin pitched four innings in his first start of the spring, giving up four hits and a two-run home run to Colorado catching prospect Ryan Casteel in the third inning on a two-season fastball that caught too much of the plate. The D-backs had two hits and three errors in an 11-0 loss. Hitting notes: Matt Tuiasosopo...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Training Preview: NL West

Wrapping up our Spring Training breakdowns is the NL West – or NL Worst, if that joke suits you. In 2013 this particular division only produced one winning team. Each of the following teams made a handful of moves throughout the off-season, but two of the five players I am going to focus on are those who had a chance at stardom but never materialized. The other three players are...
Via The Sports Post
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Training Preview: NL West

Wrapping up our Spring Training breakdowns is the NL West – or NL Worst, if that joke suits you. In 2013 this particular division only produced one winning team. Each of the following teams made a handful of moves throughout the off-season, but two of the five players I am going to focus on are those who had a chance at stardom but never materialized. The other three players are...
Via The Sports Post
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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