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ALBERTO CALLASPO RUMORS

Braves finalize Callaspo contract, designate Varvaro for assignment

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves announced on Monday they had finalized the deal with new infielder Alberto Callaspo, a deal that was agreed to on Dec. 9 at the winter meetings in San Diego. Callaspo and the Braves inked a one-year contract for $3 million, with $1 million in performance incentives. To make room on the 40-man roster for Callaspo, the Braves designated relief pitcher...
Via Fox Sports South
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Winter Meetings Day 2: Braves sign Callaspo, rumors of more to come

Imagine representatives from every Major League Baseball team milling around one location in San Diego. What could they possibly accomplish? We may never know everything that happens at baseball's winter meetings, but thanks to the hundreds of journalists on hand, we have some news and plenty of rumors to talk about. Let's recap Day 2 from a Braves perspective: WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Alberto Callaspo and Measuring the Hit Tool

Intrepid newspaperman Ken Rosenthal reported over the weekend that the Toronto Blue Jays have considered signing Alberto Callaspo to play second base for them in 2015 and maybe beyond 2015. A “potential buy-low, bounce-back candidate,” is how the Blue Jays conceive of Callaspo, according to Rosenthal. Indeed, having recorded a -1.1 WAR in 2014, Callaspo […]
Via Fangraphs
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Alberto Callaspo rehab result

The Oakland A's continue to hold off the Los Angeles Angels in the American League West. Following a 5-1 victory on Saturday against the Texas Rangers, the A's improved to 64-39 on the season. Leading the league in runs scored and third in pitching, the A's are running on all cylinders. But there is an extra piece of the puzzle who could return as soon as today, as Alberto Callaspo...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Alberto Callaspo to DL with hamstring strain

Oakland Athletics infielder Alberto Callaspo has landed on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain, as MLB.com's Adam Lewis reports. Callaspo has been diagnosed with a Grade 2 strain and manager Bob Melvin told Lewis it made sense to put him on the DL as he would need at least a week to rest the hamstring:"We felt like it would be at least seven days before he'd...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s trade rumors: Second base addition

The Oakland A’s seem as though they can do no wrong this season. They currently have the best record in baseball and are six games up in the American League West. They lead the MLB with the most run and the lowest ERA with 377 and 3.02 respectively. However, the Athletics do have one weakness and that is second base. Alberto Callaspo Even though the A’s have three players in...
Via isportsweb.com
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s 2014 Infield Preview

With spring training just around the corner and most of the deals finally finished, the Oakland A’s will now start looking to solidify their roster for the upcoming season. When we start looking at the infield from 2013 to 2014, it does not seem as though there will be that much change since most the players that the A’s acquired in the offseason were pitchers. But with multiple...
Via isportsweb.com
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Who could be the Oakland A’s full-time DH in 2014?

In 2013, the Oakland A’s did not a permanent designated hitter and rotated this position between a few different players. However, none of these players really fit the role of DH such as David Ortiz does for the Red Sox. With so many moves and trades made during the off season, the Athletics are giving off the vibe that they are preparing to go for a World Series win in 2014. But...
Via isportsweb.com
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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