Tag: Chris Gimenez

Roster Shuffle: Chris Gimenez, Randy Rosario Called Up-Darvish to DL, Caratini to AAA

Roster Shuffle: Chris Gimenez, Randy Rosario Called Up-Darvish to DL, Caratini to AAA
There were rumblings that some roster machinations coming for the Cubs. The veteran minor league deal was used widely throughout baseball. The Cubs brought in a few of there own, but Chris Gimenez was the only one that was expected to make the roster. Instead the Cubs chose to carry the sweet swinging switch hitter... Read more »

Victor Caratini Makes Roster: Cubs Roster Picture Becomes Clearer

Victor Caratini Makes Roster: Cubs Roster Picture Becomes Clearer
I’m mildly surprised. Caratini makes MLB team over Gimenez. — Sahadev Sharma (@sahadevsharma) March 24, 2018 Joe Maddon and the front office has decided to make the decision of bat over defense in terms of catcher. The path may have been cleared from Yu Darvish’s stated preference of Willson Contreras at the outset, but it... Read more »

Grimm Choice or Help Wanted? (or What Lame Pun Do I Get to Make Through April?)

Grimm Choice or Help Wanted? (or What Lame Pun Do I Get to Make Through April?)
This has been described as a low drama spring for the Cubs. The roster has been virtually set since the Yu Darvish signing in mid February. The only real questions were who would be the back up catcher, and who would be given the prestigous role of 13th pitcher in Joe Maddon’s staff. The decisions... Read more »
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Cubs Sign Catcher Chris Gimenez To Minor League Deal

Cubs Sign Catcher Chris Gimenez To Minor League Deal
The Cubs have added a candidate to battle Victor Caratini for the back up catcher role. Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reported the Cubs have signed Chris Gimenez to a minor league deal. Free-agent catcher Chris Gimenez is signing with the Cubs, source tells SB Nation. — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) January 23, 2018 Gimenez debuted with the Indians in... Read more »