A.J. Pierzynski

December 03, 2013 - 8:18 am
ESPN's Chris Singleton joined Mut & Merloni on Tuesday morning to discuss the Red Sox ' reported acquisition of free agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski on a one-year deal . A two-time All-Star, Pierzynski hit .272/.297/.425 with 17 home runs last season with the Rangers. Pierzynski has been one of...
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December 03, 2013 - 6:38 am
Jarrod Saltalamacchia is coming off the best year of his career. A.J. Pierzynski is coming off one of his worst. And so, naturally, the Red Sox moved on from the former to sign the latter. The decision wasn't made in a vacuum. The Red Sox hold catching prospects Christian Vazquez and Blake Swihart...
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December 03, 2013 - 3:11 am
According to multiple industry sources, the Red Sox have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski . Buster Olney of ESPN.com reported that Pierzynski, if he passes the physical, will be paid $8.25 million. The catcher, who turns 37 this month, hit .272 with a .297 OBP and ...
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December 03, 2013 - 3:00 am
Catcher A.J. Pierzynski has agreed to a deal with the Red Sox , according to a tweet from CBS Sports' Jon Heyman . A deal with Pierzynski would appear to end the Red Sox' relationship with Jarrod Saltalamacchia , who was not tendered a qualifying offer last month. Pierzynski, 36, is a 16-year...
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December 21, 2012 - 4:22 am
Veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski reportedly has a one-year deal with the Rangers , pending a physical. Pierzynski, who turns 36 on Dec. 30, hit .278/.326/.501 with 27 home runs and 77 RBIs in 135 games last season. Pierzynski would seem to be a replacement for Mike Napoli , whose deal with the Red...
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December 03, 2012 - 11:09 am
Mike Napoli was signed to serve primarily as a first baseman. Still, his addition impacts the Red Sox at catcher, both from the standpoint of in-game management and the trade market. First, the in-game management: With Napoli, the Sox are likely to have three players on their roster who can catch...
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April 29, 2012 - 3:24 am
With their fortunes seemingly on the mend after a slow start, the Red Sox will look to continue their recent winning ways as they continue their Midwest road trip with the final game of a four-game series against the White Sox . The game will pit two of the teams' best pitchers against each other...
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September 15, 2011 - 3:32 am
Welcome to Thursday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WHAT'S HAPPENING LOCALLY THURSDAY: MLB: Rays at Red Sox , 7:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI) AROUND THE WEB: '™¦ Mexican TV reporter Ines Sainz , who was the...
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December 03, 2010 - 6:16 am
Catcher A.J. Pierzynski will return to the White Sox with a two-year deal worth $8 million , according to FoxSports.com's Ken Rosenthal . This comes on the heels of Adam Dunn joining the team . Pierzysnki hit at a .270 pace last season, including nine home runs and 56 RBIs. He's been with the White...
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