Thu, 13 Dec 2007 17:47:24 -0800
Former Major League Baseball P Ismael Valdez has been named in the Mitchell Report. Valdez reportedly made a series of purchases through the Palm Beach Rejuvenation Center in 2002 that included human growth hormone and several drugs used to counteract the side effects of steroid abuse.
Tue, 06 Nov 2007 08:22:29 -0800
The Sports Network reports former Seattle Mariners P Ismael Valdez purchased $11,300 worth of drugs after being traded from the Mariners to the Texas Rangers during the 2002 season.
Thu, 23 Mar 2006 00:55:04 -0800
The Dayton Daily News reports the Cincinnati Reds were turned down by SP Ismael Valdez in their efforts to get him to join the team. Valdez wanted more guaranteed money from whatever team he chose.
Sun, 11 Dec 2005 13:14:12 -0800
Joe Frisaro, of Marlins.MLB.com, reports the Florida Marlins did not offer arbitration to free agent SP Ismael Valdez.
Fri, 28 Oct 2005 00:53:38 -0700
The Miami Herald's Clark Spencer is reporting Florida Marlins SP Ismael Valdez filed for free agency on Oct. 27, although the club retains a two-week negotiating window through November.
Tue, 26 Jul 2005 16:11:40 -0700
USAToday.com reports the Florida Marlins activated P Ismael Valdez (leg) from the disabled list.
Fri, 22 Jul 2005 22:04:01 -0700
Florida Marlins SP Ismael Valdez has been activated from the disabled list, according to C.J. Bowles of Marlins.MLB.com.
Thu, 14 Jul 2005 20:59:21 -0700
Updating previous items, the Associated Press' Dan Gelston reports Florida Marlins SP Ismael Valdez (leg) appears to be closer to returning from the DL after a successful six-inning rehab start with Class-A Jupiter Wednesday night, July 13.
Sun, 12 Jun 2005 06:41:17 -0700
The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports Florida Marlins SP Ismael Valdez (leg) completed a five-minute bullpen session without incident Saturday, June 11. He'll continue throwing bullpens every other day for the next week.
Wed, 08 Jun 2005 21:07:51 -0700
Florida Marlins SP Ismael Valdez (fibula) is expected to begin throwing bullpen sessions Saturday, June 11, according to Joe Frisaro of Marlins.MLB.com. Valdez, who has been progressing through a series of long tosses ranging from 45 to 90 feet, could be activated after the All-Star break, as he battles back from an injury to his right fibula.