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Willy Garcia Claimed by Chicago White Sox

The Chicago White Sox announced that they have claimed outfielder Willy Garcia from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Garcia was designated for assignment on December 31st to make room on the 40-man roster for pitcher Ivan Nova. The #WhiteSox have claimed outfielder Willy Garcia off waivers from Pittsburgh and have designated outfielder Jason Coats for assignment. pic.twitter.com/ECrE83AIpU […]
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Pirates Designate Willy Garcia For Assignment

The Pittsburgh Pirates have designated outfielder Willy Garcia for assignment in order to make room for Ivan Nova on the 40-man roster. The move comes four days after the team officially announced the Nova signing, leaving them with 41 players on the roster during that time. The delay could have been due to the holiday […]
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Winter Leagues: Eric Wood Connects on His Third Homer of the...

Three days worth of action from around winter ball. Most leagues are off during the Christmas holiday, and the regular season in the Dominican wrapped up on Saturday with one makeup game. There will still be plenty of action coming up, as the playoff system in the Dominican consists of a lot of games for […]
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Winter Leagues: Jason Rogers Hits His First Homer of the Winter

In the Dominican on Sunday, Jason Rogers hit his first homer of the winter. It came off of Angel Castro, a veteran pitcher (mostly in Mexico), who spent part of 2015 with the Oakland A’s. In his next plate appearances, Rogers was intentionally walked by former Pirate Cesilio Pimentel. Rogers started in left field for […]
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Winter Leagues: Alen Hanson Reaches Base Three Times on Saturday Night

In the Dominican on Saturday, ¬†Alen Hanson went 2-for-3 with two singles, a walk, a run scored and an RBI. He also had two hits on Friday night. He’s 6-for-26 through seven games, all spent at second base. Since returning from his wrist injury which cost him a month, he is 5-for-11, with an RBI […]
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Winter Leagues: Eric Wood Reaches Base Four Times Saturday Night

In the Dominican on Saturday night, Eric Wood went 2-for-4 with two singles, two walks, a run scored and an RBI in his team’s 7-4 win in 12 innings. His average dropped down to .204 prior to this game, so this could help get him on track this winter. Wood played first base and committed […]
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Winter Leagues: Jason Rogers Makes His Debut; Medina Signs with Cubs

In the Dominican on Friday night, both games had one player from the Pirates on each side. In the first game, Jason Rogers made his debut for Tigres del Licey at first base, while Eric Wood was on the other side in left field. Neither player had a good day, with Rogers going 0-for-5 with […]
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Winter Leagues: Elias Diaz Makes a Quick Return to the Lineup

In the Dominican on Wednesday night, Eric Wood went 0-for-3 with a strikeout, as he waited to hear what the Rule 5 draft would hold for his future. Wood didn’t get picked, but Cesilio Pimentel did get selected. While he isn’t considered a prospect, Pimentel was playing winter ball in the Dominican this year, so […]
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Winter Leagues: Jason Rogers Set to Make His Winter Debut in...

In the Dominican on Monday, Jason Rogers joined the Tigres del Licey roster. He played for the same team last year, hitting .272/.316/.388 in 38 games. Rogers was added to the Licey roster on Monday, though he wasn’t in the starting lineup. The game ended up getting rained out. Rogers spent most of the 2016 […]
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Winter Leagues: Eric Wood Hits His First Home Run of the...

In the Dominican, Eric Wood played left field and went 1-for-5 with a three-run homer (shown below). This was his first home run of the winter and 20th since April, with 16 coming during the regular season in Altoona and three in the Arizona Fall League. Wood is batting .250 through nine games, with a […]
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