Wed, 24 Oct 2007 09:55:38 -0700
Bill Ladson, of MLB.com, reports the Washington Nationals would like 3B Tony Batista to return after Batista opted for free agency rather than accept an assignment with Triple-A Columbus.
Sun, 21 Oct 2007 19:02:26 -0700
Updating a previous item, the Washington Post's Barry Svrluga reports Washington Nationals IF Tony Batista has elected for minor league free agency instead of accepting an assignment with Triple-A Columbus.
Fri, 12 Oct 2007 10:06:19 -0700
Barry Svrluga, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Nationals 3B Tony Batista has been outrighted to Triple-A Columbus.
Tue, 08 May 2007 16:10:36 -0700
The Washington Nationals announced the team selected the contract of 3B Tony Batista from Triple-A Columbus.
Wed, 14 Feb 2007 14:18:44 -0800
The Associated Press reports Washington Nationals 3B Tony Batista has not been invited to spring training. He will instead report to minor league camp.
Wed, 14 Feb 2007 14:17:27 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Washington Nationals signed 3B Tony Batista (Twins) to a minor league deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Mon, 19 Jun 2006 13:31:37 -0700
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports the Minnesota Twins released 3B Tony Batista.
Wed, 14 Jun 2006 05:54:54 -0700
Kelly Thesier, of Minnesota.Twins.MLB.com, reports Minnesota Twins 3B Tony Batista was designated for assignment Tuesday, June 13, after hitting only .236, with five home runs and 21 RBI, this season. The Twins will have 10 days to either trade or send him to the minor leagues.
Thu, 18 May 2006 21:26:30 -0700
Justice B. Hill, of Twins.MLB.com, reports Minnesota Twins 3B Tony Batista continues to start at the hot corner despite batting just .242 with three home runs and 12 RBI on the season. "We're waiting here as long as we can to see if we can get something going," said Twins manager Ron Gardenhire about Batista's bat. "If it doesn't work out, we'll have to make a move."
Fri, 28 Apr 2006 00:02:11 -0700
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune's Joe Christensen reports Minnesota Twins 3B Tony Batista was given the night off by manager Ron Gardenhire, in an effort to shake up the everyday lineup. 3B Luis Rodriguez went 1-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored in Batista's place as the Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Thursday, April 27.