Frieri Released by Phils; Roibel to Triple-A

The minor league season hasn't even started, but a roster move has already been made. Veteran pitcher Ernesto Frieri has been released at Lehigh Valley and right-hander Reinier Roibal gets the call to take his spot on the Triple-A roster.
April 5, 2016

2015 Team Outlook: Tampa Bay Rays

Welcome to our Tampa Bay Rays team outlook. Senior Fantasy Baseball Expert Shawn Childs goes IN-DEPTH across the entire league to provide detailed analysis and context.
February 8, 2015

Rays Sign Frieri; DFA Rodriguez

Days after trading away right-hander Joel Peralta, the Tampa Bay Rays added veteran right-hander Ernesto Frieri on a one-year deal. To make room for Frieri on the roster, Tampa designated longtime utilityman Sean Rodriguez for assignment.
November 26, 2014

Pirates look to fix Ernesto Frieri

Pirates' pitching coach Ray Searage and Ernesto Frieri are working on the right-hander's mechanics. Frieri saved 70 games for the Angels over the last three seasons. His ride with the Bucs has been bumpy. He has given up six runs in his last two outings including a walk off home run. Frieri told's George Von Benko that he has high hopes of returning to his old form.
July 9, 2014

Pirates, Angels swap relievers

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired struggling reliever Ernesto Frieri from the Angels on Friday, in exchange for reliever Jason Grilli.
June 27, 2014

San Diego Padres Top 30 Prospects for 2011

When I read a top prospect lists my eyes always go first to the individual rankings of the players and whether or not I agree with them...
February 6, 2011

Smith on Portland Beavers prospects

We went over some of the top hitting and pitching prospects from this years' Pacific League Portland Beavers with Randy Smith to get his impressions on their seasons and what they have been doing in the Instructional Leagues.
January 2, 2011

Portland Pitcher of the Year

Summary: The San Diego Padres Triple-A affiliate rarely found a consistent rotation that could be relied upon to stop the bleeding. Most of the success here came from moving parts that were transitioned in and out.
December 5, 2010