Sun, 30 Jan 2011 12:36:08 -0800
Free-agent RP Russ Springer (Reds) has announced his retirement after 18 seasons, according to Bob Tompkins of the Alexandria Daily Town Talk.
Wed, 03 Nov 2010 14:07:31 -0700
Cincinnati Reds RP Russ Springer, IF Miguel Cairo, RP Arthur Rhodes, RP Mike Lincoln, OF Jim Edmonds, C Ramon Hernandez and IF Willie Bloomquist have declared free agency, according to CBSSports.com.
Wed, 01 Sep 2010 08:08:13 -0700
The Cincinnati Reds moved RP Russ Springer (hip) to the 60-day disabled list Wednesday, Sept. 1, according to CBSSports.com.
Tue, 24 Aug 2010 03:48:21 -0700
Cincinnati Reds RP Russ Springer (hip) had season-ending surgery on his hip, The Cincinnati Enquirer's John Fay reports.
Sun, 08 Aug 2010 05:47:28 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Cincinnati Reds have placed RP Russ Springer (hip) on the 15-day disabled list, according to USAToday.com. The move is retroactive to Thursday, Aug. 5.
Fri, 06 Aug 2010 09:24:45 -0700
Cincinnati Reds RP Russ Springer (hip) is unavailable to pitch Friday, Aug. 6, because of a sore hip flexor muscle, according to MLB.com's Mark Sheldon. Springer was expected to see a doctor and undergo an MRI exam Friday. The team is unsure if he will have to go on the disabled list. If he does, the team could recall RP Aroldis Chapman from the minors or P Jared Burton.
Mon, 02 Aug 2010 09:18:09 -0700
The Cincinnati Reds purchased the contract of RP Russ Springer from the minors Monday, Aug. 2, according to CBSSports.com.
Thu, 15 Jul 2010 16:32:45 -0700
The Cincinnati Reds signed free-agent RP Russ Springer (Rays) to an undisclosed minor league deal Thursday, July 15, according to CBSSports.com.
Mon, 15 Feb 2010 05:48:32 -0800
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Joe Strauss reports free-agent RP Russ Springer (Rays) would take less money to sign with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Wed, 13 Jan 2010 02:17:25 -0800
Dejan Kovacevic, of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports Pittsburgh Pirates management has had productive talks with two free-agent RP's, Octavio Dotel and D.J. Carrasco, with Carrasco aimed at a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Management also is in deep talks with another free-agent right-handed reliever. Sources would divulge only that the type of contract being discussed is major league. Possibilities include RP's Jamey Wright, Kiko Calero, Brendan Donnelly, Seth McClung, Russ Springer and Chan Ho Park.