In search of outfield depth the Cincinnati Reds purchased the contract Joey Gathright from the Bridgeport Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League. In his first game at Louisville last night he reached base safely in both of his plate appearances. The 31 year-old MLB veteran has played with four teams since breaking in with the Devil Rays in 2004.
May 25, 2012
New Royals General Manager Dayton Moore didn't take long to make his first trade. Moore today sent J.P. Howell, a left-handed pitcher selected in the first round of the 2004 draft, to Tampa Bay in exchange for outfielder Joey Gathright and infielder Fernando Cortez.
June 20, 2006