The Texas Rangers have signed pitcher Armando Galarraga to a minor league contract.
Galarraga, 32, was a member of the Rangers system years ago before being moved to Detroit. In Detroit Galarraga had a strong rookie season, an imperfect game and two down seasons.
After bouncing from Arizona to Houston, he pitched at the Triple-A level last season for Colorado and Cincinnati...
With the trade deadline looming just over two weeks away, the Reds and Rockies struck a deal on Monday that will reportedly send RHP Armando Galarraga to Colorado in exchange for minor league RHP Parker Frazier.
Here is the press release on the trade:
The Rockies announced today that they completed a trade with the Cincinnati Reds, acquiring RHP Armanda Galarraga in exchange...
The Colorado Rockies added right handed pitcher Armando Galarraga on Monday in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds.
Galarraga, 31, had been pitching for the Reds Triple-A team in Louisville. During his tenure with Louisville Galarraga had made 16 starts and compiled a 2.98 ERA and a 1.39 WHIP.
Last season Galarraga made five starts at the major league level with Houston going 0-4...
Pitcher Armando Galarraga has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds and will try to win a job at spring training.
The 31-year-old right-hander was 0-4 with a 6.75 ERA in five starts last year with the Houston Astros. When he pitched for Houston on July 28, it was his first major league appearance since May 16, 2011, for Arizona.
Galarraga has a 26-34 record...
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February 10, 2013
A pitcher who once came within a blown call of a perfect game in 2010 has inked a minor league deal with the Reds, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.
Right-hander Armando Galarraga, 31, is the newest member of the Cincinnati organization. He is most well-known for his near-perfect game when he came within one out, and a Jim Joyce blown call, from perfection.
He pitched last...
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SARASOTA, Fla. The man who came within one famously blown call of baseball immortality sits at his locker, blending inconspicuously into the clubhouse of the Baltimore Orioles.
You could easily walk by and not notice him amid the clatter of pre-game preparations. If not for his hand in an epic event that made the sports world stand still on June 2, 2010, he would just be another...
Pitchers Armando Galarraga and Pat Neshek have been signed by the Baltimore Orioles and invited to participate in spring training camp.
The Orioles also announced Monday the signing of Korean left-hander Seong-Min Kim to a minor league contract.
Galarraga went 3-4 in eight starts with Arizona last season. He fell one out short of a perfect game against Cleveland on June 2, 2010...
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January 30, 2012