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Betemit tests positive for amphetamines, suspended 50 games

  Infielder Wilson Betemit has been suspended for 50 games following a positive test for a banned amphetamine under baseball's minor-league drug program. Betemit is a free agent after playing for Tampa Bay's Triple-A team at Durham last year. The commissioner's office said Monday his suspension will start when he signs with another major-league organization. The 33-year-old has...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Wilson Betemit suspended 50 games for banned amphetamine

NEW YORK (AP) Infielder Wilson Betemit has been suspended for 50 games following a positive test for a banned amphetamine under baseball's minor league drug program. Betemit is a free agent after playing for Tampa Bay's Triple-A team at Durham last year. The commissioner's office said Monday his suspension will start when he signs with another major league organization. The 33-year...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays send infielder Wilson Betemit to Triple-A

Veteran infielder Wilson Betemit was unable to land a spot on the bench of the Tampa Bay Rays but has opted to stay around the organization accepting a assignment to Triple-A. Betemit, 32, hit .259/.353/.333 with four RBI in 27 games this spring. He will provide the Rays with valuable depth at the minor league level and will almost certainly see action at the major league level at...
Via Tireball.com
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays sign Betemit, 4 others to minor league deals

Veteran infielder Wilson Betemit is among five players agreeing to minor contracts with the Tampa Bay Rays. The team said Thursday that Betemit, outfielders Justin Christian and Jeremy Moore, catcher Eddy Rodriguez and right-handed pitcher Juan Sandoval also received invitations to major league spring training. The 32-year-old Betemit is a .267 career hitter who has played parts...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays sign Wilson Betemit, four others to minor-league deals

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Veteran infielder Wilson Betemit is among five players agreeing to minor contracts with the Tampa Bay Rays. The team said Thursday that Betemit, outfielders Justin Christian and Jeremy Moore, catcher Eddy Rodriguez and right-handed pitcher Juan Sandoval also received invitations to major league spring training. The 32-year-old Betemit is a .267 career...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays' sign infielder Wilson Betemit to minor league deal

The Tampa Bay Rays won 92 games last season and advanced to the ALDS before losing in four games to end their season.  Despite a successful year, the Rays have been looking to fill holes and upgrade their bench. The latest move could help against right handed pitching and in the infield.  Wilson Betemit, who was limited to ten plate appearances last season due to injury, has been...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilson Betemit lands minor league deal with Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays have signed infielder Wilson Betemit to a minor league deal. Betemit will also receive an invitation according to reports first circulated by CBS’ Jon Heyman. Last season Betemit made only 10 trips to the plate while dealing with knee issues. Tampa Bay loves interchangeable pieces and Betemit would certainly fill that role if he makes the team.
Via Tireball.com
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Here We Go Again?

You may have missed it.  Or, you may no longer care, which is much more healthy in my opinion.  Either way, A-Rod saw his suspension get reduced from 211 games to 162 games; it means he’ll to miss the 2014 season. I don’t care to watch the A-Rod nonsense at all, except maybe as a rubbernecker driving by the scene of an accident.  You don’t want to look, but you can’t look...
Via Padres Public
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Rumor: Indians interested in free agent Wilson Betemit

The Cleveland Indians are among teams showing interest in free agent third baseman Wilson Betemit, who played most recently with the Baltimore Orioles. Comcast Sportsnet Baltimore’s Rich Dubroff reports the Indians and Atlanta Braves are interested in the 32-year-old versatile infielder. All offseason, the Indians have been involved in a variety of rumors and news stories at the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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