Orioles Designate Endy Chavez For Assignment

The Orioles have designated Endy Chavez for assignment, according to Roch Kubatko of MASNsports.com (via Twitter).  The outfielder was hitting just .190/.222/.281 in 47 games for the O’s this year.

Chavez, 34, signed a one-year, $1.5MM deal with Baltimore in December after also receiving interest from the Mets, Rangers, and Mariners.  For his career, Chavez owns a .270/.309/.369 slash line across eleven big league seasons.


15 Responses to Orioles Designate Endy Chavez For Assignment Leave a Reply

  1. Letsgolos 3 years ago

    Guess this means McLouth is up

  2. BradyAndersonsSideburns 3 years ago

    I wish this would have happened a few weeks ago instead of losing Pearce

  3. EdinsonPickle 3 years ago

    That’s the Endy of the road for him.

  4. johnsilver 3 years ago

    I hope Cherrington saw that and made a quick notation.. No 1.5mAAV deals to useless utility people, much les for 2 seasons… Nick Punto is every bit as useless as Chavez, now why doesn’t Boston follow suit and unload Punto when the roster crunch time gets here so Ciriacco cab stay onboard, since Ciriacco actually contributes?

    Nice move Duquette in realizing you made a failed sign. nothing done bad before it was too late at least, just dial up Cherrington and tell him to get on the ball now.

    • Rabbitov 3 years ago

      I don’t understand the comparison. Nick Punto doesn’t have his own music video.

      • johnsilver 3 years ago

        HAHAHA. good-‘un there Rabbit.

        figured someone would bring up one is a utility IF, vs 4-5th OF, but u came out of “LF” on that one.. U get an “atta boy” for sure bro.

  5. camerondatzker 3 years ago

    Endy is a good pick-uo for The SF Giants. He would give them a bat and a glove to spell Angel Pagan.

    • not_brooks 3 years ago

      Glove? Sure. Bat? No so much…

    • He has been terrible for the Orioles this year. He’s battling .190. All of the advanced stats in the world won’t overcome that! He is also only 2 out of 4 in SBs, so he hasn’t even proven to be a great pinch runner. 9th inning defensive replacement? Perhaps, but that is all he has.

  6. formerdraftpick 3 years ago

    It seem like Endy only has a good year every 5 years.

  7. mstrchef 3 years ago

    For some reason, Nate McLouth is deemed preferrable to Endy Chavez. I thought McLouth’s tank was empty two years ago, but that’s why they pay Duquette the big bucks.

    • Lookouts400 3 years ago

      He’s only 30, far from over the hill. Let’s see what he’s got.

  8. Josh Conn 3 years ago

    I have to confess that, as much as I follow rosters and transactions and often recognize even the most obscure names in box scores, I had no idea Endy was still around. From the looks of it, I shouldn’t worry about it, because he was barely around anyways.

  9. jed_hoyer 3 years ago

    chavez is still a better baseball player than anybody here

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