San Diego, CA – The San Diego Padres announced today that they have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with infielder David Eckstein. Additionally, the Padres claimed right-handed pitcher Jae Kuk Ryu (pronounced Jay Cook Yu) off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays.
January 15, 2009
Two Cub prospects will participate in the eighth annual All-Star Futures Game, set for Sunday, July 9 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.
If anyone was surprised to see Korean-born right-hander Jae-Kuk Ryu get the call-up to Chicago for his major league debut last month, it was Ryu himself.
METAIRIE, La. – A hot afternoon, a sluggish offense, and a pitching performance that left a lot to be desired all came together Wednesday afternoon at Zephyr Field as Triple-A Iowa fell to New Orleans, 4-2.
Sean Gallagher was long since removed from Daytona's 14-inning game with Vero Beach when his team finally pushed ahead of the Dodgers, 3-2, in the 14th inning to win game one of a doubleheader Thursday.