Tue, 26 Mar 2013 10:11:39 -0700
The Miami Marlins optioned RP Dan Jennings to Triple-A New Orleans and reassigned INFs Nick Green, Matt Downs and Kevin Kouzmanoff and OF Jordan Brown and P Zach Phillips to minor league camp Tuesday, March 26.
Wed, 30 Jan 2013 20:32:43 -0800
The Miami Marlins will have at least 71 players in camp when the team opens spring training Feb. 11, and that includes 31 non-roster invitees. Of those 31 non-roster players, 14 are from the organization. The 17 minor-league free agents looking to catch on include Ps Jonathan Albaladejo, John Maine, Doug Mathis, Zach Phillips, Chad Qualls, Kevin Slowey, Jordan Smith, Mitch Talbot and Michael Wuertz. The non-roster minor-league free agents are C Craig Tatum, INFs Matt Downs, Nick Green, Kevin Kouzmanoff, Ed Lucas and Chris Valaika. The OFs are Jordan Brown and Austin Kearns. "It's a relatively large group and a lot of opportunity and I think there will be some good competition in a number of areas," team executive Larry Beinfest said.
Mon, 21 Jan 2013 11:05:46 -0800
The Miami Marlins signed free-agent INF Matt Downs (Astros) to a minor league deal Sunday, Jan. 20.
Sat, 19 Jan 2013 09:53:08 -0800
The Miami Marlins are close to signing free-agent INF Matt Downs (Astros) to a minor league contract, with an invitation to spring training camp.
Thu, 06 Dec 2012 09:55:11 -0800
Free-agent INF Matt Downs (Astros) is attracting interest from the Philadelphia Phillies, Miami Marlins and Colorado Rockies. He has 18 homers in his last 400 at-bats.
Sat, 03 Nov 2012 11:25:06 -0700
Houston Astros INF Matt Downs and Ps Fernando Abad, Sergio Escalona, Edgar G. Gonzalez and Jose Valdez have opted to become free agents.
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 19:33:26 -0700
The Houston Astros have outrighted INF Matt Downs, SP Fernando Abad, RP Sergio Escalona, P Edgar G. Gonzalez, P Jose Valdez and SP Kyle Weiland to Triple-A Oklahoma.
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 14:40:23 -0700
The Houston Astros designated INF Matt Downs for assignment Tuesday, Oct. 30.
Sun, 02 Sep 2012 12:06:51 -0700
The Houston Astros have activated OF Jordan Schafer (shoulder) from the 15-day disabled list. They have also called up INF Matt Downs and P Jose Valdez from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Fri, 10 Aug 2012 05:48:03 -0700
The Houston Astros optioned INF Matt Downs and OF J.D. Martinez to Triple-A Oklahoma City.