Here are today’s minor moves from around the league…
- Veteran minor league outfielder Felix Perez has also signed on with the Orioles on a minor league deal, Rich Dubroff of CSNmidatlantic.com tweets. The 31-year-old has yet to crack the majors since signing under somewhat controversial circumstances. He had a four-year run in the Reds system and spent most of last year playing in the Mexican League, slashing a robust .312/.390/.580 with 20 home runs in 395 plate appearances.
- First baseman/outfielder Mike Carp is headed to the Orioles on a minors pact, as Jon Meoli of the Baltimore Sun reports. The 29-year-old won’t receive an invitation to MLB camp in the contract after playing little in 2015 and failing to crack the majors for the first time since his debut year. The left-handed-hitting Carp was coming off of a hugely disappointing 2014 season, so it’s been some time since he’s produced in the majors. But over 2011 to 2013, he did carry a .267/.334/.454 slash and hit 26 home runs over 745 plate appearances.
- The White Sox have inked right-hander Kameron Loe to a minor league contract, reports MLB.com’s Scott Merkin (Twitter link). The 34-year-old Loe has spent parts of nine seasons in the Major Leagues, most recently appearing with the Braves in 2013. He’ll head to minor league camp for the Sox, making him more of a veteran depth piece than an immediate option in the bullpen. Loe struggled through the 2014 season with the Triple-A affiliates for the Royals, Braves and D-backs, which led to a 2015 stint with the Bridgeport Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League. Loe had a strong showing in the Dominican Winter League this offseason and will look to rediscover the form that allowed him to pitch to a 3.61 ERA and 3.60 FIP from 2008-12 with the Rangers and Brewers.
Speaking about Atlantic League Baseball, former Minnesota Twins pitcher and Hanwha Eagles (KBO) starter, Andrew Albers, just signed with the Lancaster Barnstormers today.
I wonder if he knows Cameron Poe.
That’s ridiculous. Poe is a fictional character.
Here’s what I wonder: is he related to Mark Lowe?
Sadaharu Oh’s distant cousin
Edgar Cameron Poe?
My 2nd favorite player named after a fish
Carp does suffer greatly in comparison to Trout, for good reason.
No love for AJ Pollock? What about Tim Salmon ?
Interesting Carp didn’t even get an invitation to ST with his deal. Not that he is anything great, typical buy low project Duquette goes after and emergency depth for the O’s to stash at AAA. One looks at people teams are trotting out in ST games and it’s AAAA guys with no ceiling at all. Carp has a history of raking vs RH pitching and with power, kind of a poor man’s version of David Murphy, only is serviceable with the glove at 1b also.
Get your World Series tickets sox fans! Hahn and Williams strike again. They’ve added a lot of talent this off season. Cleto, Sands, Hairston, Ishikawa, Lombardozzi, Fields, Sanchez, and now Loe. Looks like a lot of wasted money, but, I know they’ve got a plan. The Ventura plan is looking good too. (WHAT A JOKE!!!)
They also got Todd frazier, Brett lawrie and mat Latos. Every single team makes Minor league moves stop trolling
Welcome to the Chicago Browns
I guess you don’t really understand how things work then