Fri, 20 May 2011 09:18:07 -0700
The New York Mets signed free-agent OF Jason Botts (Rockies) to a minor league deal Thursday, May 19.
Tue, 05 Apr 2011 07:39:42 -0700
The Colorado Rockies released SP Greg Smith, RP Craig Baker, C Johnny Bowden, C Josh Powers, C Ben Petralli, P Chris Sampson, IF Eric Duncan, OF Nathan Hines and OF Jason Botts, InsideTheRockies.com's Jack Etkin reports.
Wed, 17 Mar 2010 19:25:19 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Chicago White Sox released SP Daniel Cabrera and OF Jason Botts Wednesday, March 17.
Fri, 15 Jan 2010 00:49:35 -0800
Updating a previous item, The Arlington Heights Daily Herald's Scot Gregor reports 15 players have been invited to spring training by the Chicago White Sox. The list includes OF's Jordan Danks, Jason Botts, Josh Kroeger and Jared Mitchell; IF's Brent Morel, Freddie Bynum and C.J. Retherford; SP Daniel Cabrera; RP Greg Aquino; P's Ryan Z. Braun, Charlie Leesman and Erick Threets; and C's Donny Lucy, Josh Phegley and Miguel Gonzalez.
Thu, 17 Dec 2009 11:36:22 -0800
CBSSports.com reports the Chicago White Sox signed free-agent OF Jason Botts (Japanese League) to an undisclosed minor league deal Thursday, Dec. 17.
Thu, 17 Dec 2009 05:30:34 -0800
WhiteSox.MLB.com's Scott Merkin reports the Chicago White Sox have offered free-agent OF Jason Botts (Japanese League) a minor league contract.
Wed, 07 May 2008 18:12:56 -0700
The Fort-Worth Star Telegram reports Texas Rangers DH Jason Botts has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Oklahoma.
Tue, 29 Apr 2008 14:07:22 -0700
Anthony Andro, of the Fort-Worth Star Telegram, reports the Texas Rangers have designated DH Jason Botts for assignment.
Tue, 22 Apr 2008 14:06:52 -0700
T.R. Sullivan, of Rangers.MLB.com, reports the Texas Rangers are going to make a concerted effort to get DH Jason Botts as many at-bats as possible. Botts will likely see time at first base, in the outfield and as the designated hitter.
Tue, 25 Mar 2008 22:18:28 -0700
MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan reports Texas Rangers DH/1B Jason Botts has earned a reserve role on the club and will be used at first base and as a right-handed-hitting designated hitter. He also has the ability to play in the outfield. Botts, a switch-hitter, carried a .357 average into play Tuesday, March 25. Rangers manager Ron Washington said the decision to choose Botts over several other players for the last bench spot was not an easy one. "Botts just did what we asked him to do," said Washington. "His game has improved. He worked hard on his game and showed he could improve."