Tue, 15 Mar 2011 05:54:06 -0700
The Detroit Tigers optioned P Duane Below, P Andrew Oliver, P Lester Oliveros, P Jose A. Ortega, OF Ryan Strieby, SS Audy Ciriaco and SS Cale Iorg to Triple-A Toledo; P Jacob Turner to Double-A Erie; and reassigned RP Chris Oxspring, C Rob Brantly, IF Brandon Douglas, OF Avisail Garcia, OF Ben Guez, C Bryan Holaday, C Patrick Leyland, C John Murrian, P John Bale and C Omir Santos to minor league camp, MLB.com's Jason Beck reports.
Sun, 05 Dec 2010 23:57:32 -0800
The Detroit Tigers signed Japanese League P John Bale, who threw for the Hiroshima Carp last year, to a minor league contract. No financial terms were disclosed, according to MLB.com's Jason Beck.
Fri, 19 Feb 2010 06:27:27 -0800
Kyodo News reports the Hiroshima Carp, of the Japanese League, signed P John Bale (Royals) to one-year deal worth around $109,000.
Thu, 10 Dec 2009 06:17:29 -0800
The Kansas City Star's Bob Dutton reports the Kansas City Royals released 1B Mike Jacobs and RP John Bale.
Mon, 21 Sep 2009 16:43:17 -0700
Dick Kaegel, of MLB.com, reports Kansas City Royals P John Bale (hamstring) might return before the end of the team's current homestand.
Sat, 05 Sep 2009 06:35:37 -0700
Kansas City Royals RP John Bale (leg) needed to be helped off the field Friday, Sept. 4, after injuring his right leg on his first pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, according to The Associated Press. Bale appeared to catch his right cleat in the dirt on his follow through, locking his knee straight. He grimaced and doubled over in pain on the infield grass, and attempted to walk on his own, but needed assistance to walk back to the dugout.
Wed, 24 Jun 2009 21:28:31 -0700
The Associated Press reports Kansas City Royals RP John Bale pitched a perfect 11th inning Wednesday, June 24, for his first save.
Sun, 24 May 2009 11:44:00 -0700
The Kansas City Royals have activated RP John Bale (thyroid) from the 15-day disabled list, according to The Associated Press.
Tue, 05 May 2009 12:23:55 -0700
Dick Kaegel, of MLB.com, reports Kansas City Royals Ps Doug Waechter (elbow) and John Bale (thyroid) both went on rehab assignments Monday, May 4. Waechter gave up two hits and no runs in one inning with Triple-A Omaha Monday.
Wed, 01 Apr 2009 10:54:20 -0700
Dick Kaegel, of MLB.com, reports the Kansas City Royals placed RP John Bale (back) on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, April 1.