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Padres | John Van Benschoten signed

Sat, 16 Jul 2011 01:15:42 -0700

Former Pittsburgh Pirates P John Van Benschoten, the team's top draft pick in 2001, signed a minor-league deal with the San Diego Padres. Van Benschoten has been assigned to Triple-A Tucson.

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Yankees | Van Benschoten signed

Tue, 02 Mar 2010 06:44:03 -0800

Baseball America's Matt Eddy reports the New York Yankees signed P John Van Benschoten (White Sox) to a minor league deal.

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White Sox | Cut 12 players Wednesday

Wed, 18 Mar 2009 10:50:06 -0700

Tom Singer, of MLB.com, reports the Chicago White Sox optioned 3B Dayan Viciedo, C Cole Armstrong and P Jon Link to Triple-A Charlotte Wednesday, March 18. OF Brandon Allen, P Jhonny Nunez and P Clevelan Santeliz were optioned to Double-A Birmingham. SS Javier Castillo, OF Michael Restovich, C Tyler Flowers, P Ryan Z. Braun, P Franklyn German and P John Van Benschoten were all reassigned to the minor leagues.

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White Sox | Van Benschoten to be invited to Spring Training

Fri, 05 Dec 2008 08:25:26 -0800

Anthony Castrovince, of MLB.com, reports Chicago White Sox P John Van Benschoten will be invited to Spring Training next year.

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White Sox | Van Benschoten signs

Fri, 05 Dec 2008 04:51:04 -0800

ESPN.com's Jayson Stark reports the Chicago White Sox signed P John Van Benschoten (Pirates) to a minor league contract.

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Astros | Team expresses interest in Van Benschoten as a hitter

Fri, 28 Nov 2008 05:03:50 -0800

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Dejan Kovacevic reports the Houston Astros expressed interest in free-agent SP John Van Benschoten (Pirates), as a hitter. However, he wants to continue pitching. He was the NCAA's home run champion in 2001, but a lingering injury in his left, non-throwing shoulder, has hurt his swing over the years.

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MLB | Van Benschoten struggling in winter ball

Fri, 21 Nov 2008 17:40:00 -0800

Jenifer Langosch, of MLB.com, reports free-agent P John Van Benschoten (Pirates) is 1-3 with a 5.16 ERA in six starts in the Mexican Winter League.

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Pirates | Van Benschoten not interested in returning

Fri, 21 Nov 2008 17:39:08 -0800

Jenifer Langosch, of MLB.com, reports free-agent P John Van Benschoten (Pirates) said he has no interest in re-signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Pirates | Van Benschoten outrighted

Wed, 29 Oct 2008 09:39:52 -0700

Paul Meyer, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, reports the Pittsburgh Pirates outrighted P John Van Benschoten to Triple-A Indianapolis Wednesday, Oct. 29.

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Pirates | Van Benschoten may be gone

Tue, 23 Sep 2008 12:03:09 -0700

Pirates.MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports Pittsburgh Pirates P John Van Benschoten will have to make the team in spring training because he's out of options. However, he may have failed in his final attempt to produce with the Pirates when his velocity didn't increase and his aggressiveness didn't return as a reliever.

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