Thu, 08 Nov 2012 08:19:18 -0800
The New York Mets re-signed J.P. Ricciardi to a three-year deal as special assistant to the general manager.
Tue, 11 Oct 2011 15:08:47 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles have cobbled together a list of six general manager candidates to succeed Andy MacPhail. The candidates are San Diego Padres vice president of baseball operations Josh Byrnes, Tampa Bay Rays senior vice president of baseball operations Gerry Hunsicker, New York Mets special assistant J.P. Ricciardi, Texas Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine, Toronto Blue Jays assistant general manager Anthony LaCava and Florida Marlins assistant general manager Daniel Jennings.
Tue, 02 Nov 2010 14:05:14 -0700
The New York Mets hired former general manager J.P. Ricciardi as the assistant general manager Tuesday, Nov. 2, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin.
Sun, 31 Oct 2010 12:13:46 -0700
Former Toronto Blue Jays general manager J.P. Ricciardi has reportedly had conversations with New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson about serving as the team's scouting director, according to John Harper of the New York Daily News.
Mon, 05 Oct 2009 06:52:20 -0700
The New York Post's Joel Sherman reports New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya offered former San Diego Padres GM Kevin Towers and former Toronto Blue Jays GM J.P. Ricciardi a job in the Mets organization over the weekend.
Sat, 03 Oct 2009 08:55:27 -0700
ESPN.com reports the Toronto Blue Jays fired general manager J.P. Ricciardi Saturday, Oct. 3. Alexander Anthopoulos, the team's vice president of baseball operations and assistant general manager, has been named Ricciardi's replacement, the Blue Jays said in a release announcing the change.
Sat, 18 Apr 2009 10:03:03 -0700
Updating previous reports, Toronto Blue Jays C Michael Barrett (shoulder) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, because of a torn muscle and possible fracture in his right shoulder, according to The Associated Press. He sustained the injury while chasing a wild pitch Friday, April 17, against the Oakland Athletics, when he fell on a weighted sleeve in the Athletics' on-deck circle. General manager J.P. Ricciardi said X-rays were unable to reveal the extent of the injury because his shoulder was too swollen.
Mon, 06 Apr 2009 07:21:01 -0700
BlueJays.MLB.com's Jordan Bastian reports Toronto Blue Jays general manager J.P. Ricciardi is confident in CL B.J. Ryan's ability to close games. "I think a lot was made of the velocity as opposed to the results," Ricciardi said. "The closer, it's more about the results than the velocity at some points. Obviously, listen, if we get to a point where we have to make an adjustment, we'll have to make an adjustment. But right now, there's no reason for us to think that he can't close."
Sun, 15 Mar 2009 11:38:03 -0700
The Ottawa Sun reports that Toronto Blue Jays SS John McDonald will serve as the backup to SS Marco Scutaro this season. There had been some concern that he would not make the 25-man roster, because 2B Joe Inglett and IF/OF Jose Bautista have also seen time at shortstop this spring, but general manager J.P. Ricciardi said McDonald is guaranteed of having a spot on the team.
Wed, 18 Feb 2009 10:01:58 -0800
The Associated Press reports Toronto Blue Jays RP Scott Downs (elbow) will undergo an MRI after he felt a twinge in his elbow a few days ago. General manager J.P. Ricciardi said Downs will be fine and will not throw for another four or five days.