Minor Moves: Martin, George, Cintron, Hester

We’ll keep track of the latest minor moves right here…

  • The Mets re-signed outfielder Dustin Martin, Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com tweets. The Mets drafted Martin in 2006 but traded him to Minnesota. He has a .276/.347/.417 line in seven minor league seasons, the last three of which he played at Triple-A Rochester.
  • The Orioles' Triple-A affiliate announced that the organization released left-hander Chris George (Twitter link). George, a first rounder back in 1998, has started for Norfolk for the past two-plus seasons.
  • Infielder Alex Cintron, who last played in the Major Leagues with the 2009 Nationals, signed with an independent league team, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com tweets. Cintron, 33, has played in nine big league seasons.
  • The Angels signed minor league catcher John Hester and assigned him to the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees, according to MLB.com’s transactions page. The Orioles released Hester last week to create roster space for Luis Exposito. Hester, 28, has big league experience with the Diamondbacks and a .285/.345/.471 batting line in seven minor league seasons.

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2 Comments on "Minor Moves: Martin, George, Cintron, Hester"

Raymond Holguin
3 years 5 months ago

can he play first?

3 years 5 months ago

Holy crap, an Alex Cintron sighting.  Who’s next, Yurendell DeCaster?  (P.S. DeCaster signed with the Winnipeg Frontier League team today)