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Maier's walk off home run propels Pawsox in 11 innings

  Mitch Maier’s season debut couldn’t have started on a better note than what he went though almost a month ago. On Sunday, nearly a month after suffering a strained left wrist injury, Maier came up with two runners on and two outs and hit a walk-off three run homerun inside the right field foul pole for a 5-2 Pawsox win in 11 innings over the Rochester Red Wings. With the win...
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April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox sign Mitch Maier to Minor League Deal

On Wednesday, the Boston Red Sox made their first signing of the offseason but it wasn’t the big name ticket Boston fans were looking for. The team signed former Kansas City Royals backup outfielder Mitch Maier to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training. Maier, who was 2003 first round pick by [...]
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Release of Maier can only signal improvement

Farewell to Mitch Maier. Frankly, I’m surprised it took this long. The Royals designated Maier for assignment Thursday, stocking up on pitchers during the dog-days leading up to the All Star Game. It looks like this is the end of the road for Maier, who has spent most of the past six seasons with the big league team. I actually thought this might happen a couple of years earlier...
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July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals recall Adcock, Coleman, DFA Maier

The Kansas City Royals recalled right-handers Nate Adcock and Louis Coleman from Triple-A Omaha on Wednesday and designated outfielder Mitch Maier for assignment. Right-hander Vin Mazzaro was optioned to Triple-A after taking the loss against the Blue Jays on Tuesday night, allowing six runs and 13 hits in a 6-3 defeat. A six-year veteran, Maier was batting .172 with two home runs...
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July 04, 2012  |  Discuss

GIFcap: Mitch Maier goes head over heels for the out, Ryan Braun robs … something

Almost killed himself going after this foul ball. Probably a double, but could have been a homer. Quality play, regardless
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals OF Mitch Maier flips over railing

Kansas City Royals outfielder Mitch Maier hasn’t made much of an impact with his bat this season, but he has been brought on as a defensive replacement a few times because of his glove work. In today’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates he showed why manager Ned Yost isn’t afraid to put him [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
June 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Is it too early for the Royals to call players up?

While the Royals have played better this week, they still have a record of 8 wins and 17 losses. There are moves that we can make to get us back on track. We can add more depth to the outfield by sending down Mitch Maier and calling up Derrick Robinson.  Mitch Maier is only hitting .222, with only 1 home run in 13 games. Meanwhile down in Omaha Derrick Robinson is hot, hitting ...
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May 05, 2012  |  1 Comment

Royals reach deal with OF Maier, avoid arbitration

The Kansas City Royals and utility outfielder Mitch Maier have agreed to an $865,000, one-year contract that avoided arbitration. Maier can earn an additional $10,000 for making 100 plate appearances and $50,000 for making his first All-Star game. He had 113 plate appearances last season. Maier hit .232 and drove in seven runs while appearing in 45 games as the Royals' fourth...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals re-sign Maier to one-year contract

KANSAS CITY, MO - The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on a one-year Major League contract with outfielder Mitch Maier for the 2012 season, avoiding arbitration. Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. The Royals now have four remaining arbitration-eligible players: pitchers Luke Hochevar, Felipe Paulino and Jonathan...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals And Maier Avoid Arbitration

KANSAS CITY ROYALS AGREE TO TERMS WITH OUTFIELDER Mitch Maier ON A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT FOR 2012 KANSAS CITY, MO (January 17, 2012) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on a one-year Major League contract with outfielder Mitch Maier for the 2012 season, avoiding arbitration. Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed...
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January 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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