Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:56:10 -0700
Baltimore Orioles SP Joe Saunders will pitch in relief after his call-up. He had a 1.50 ERA in 10 outings with Triple-A Norfolk.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:43:30 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles recalled RP Evan Meek from Triple-A Norfolk Monday, Sept. 1. The team also selected the contract of SP Joe Saunders from Triple-A Norfolk.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:01:42 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles signed free-agent SP Joe Saunders (Royals) to a minor league deal Friday, Aug. 1. He will report to Triple-A Norfolk Monday, Aug. 4.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:34:23 -0700
The Kansas City Royals released SP Joe Saunders from Triple-A Omaha Tuesday, July 29.
Fantasy Tip: Saunders was tuned up for a 6.75 ERA in four outings for the Storm Chasers. He might latch on with another organization, but his days as a useful fantasy option are in the rear-view mirror.
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:25:26 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP Joe Saunders pitched three innings, allowing one run, on three hits and issued a walk Sunday, July 13, for Triple-A Omaha. It was Saunders' first start since joining the organization.
Fantasy Tip: Saunders is insurance for the Royals. If injuries strike and he joins the rotation, he'll gain AL-only value. However, his upside is extremely limited.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:48:53 -0700
The Kansas City Royals signed SP Joe Saunders to a minor league deal Tuesday, July 8, and sent him to Triple-A Omaha.
Fantasy Tip: Maybe he'll re-emerge as an AL-only candidate if a rotation spot opens up, but there's no reason to rush into stashing him.
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 13:56:18 -0700
The Texas Rangers released SP Joe Saunders.
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:16:13 -0700
The Texas Rangers designated SP Joe Saunders for assignment Tuesday, July 1, and recalled P Miles Mikolas from Triple-A Round Rock in a corresponding move. Mikolas will start Wednesday, July 2, and SP Nick Tepesch has been pushed back for Friday, July 4.
Fantasy Tip: Mikolas will slide into Saunders' rotation spot. Only consider Mikolas in AL-only leagues if you're hurting for starting pitching.
Wed, 28 May 2014 13:20:12 -0700
The Texas Rangers have activated SP Joe Saunders (ankle) from the 15-day disabled list. The team also optioned P Aaron Poreda to Triple-A Round Rock.
Tue, 27 May 2014 13:33:28 -0700
The Texas Rangers are planning on activating SP Joe Saunders (ankle) from the disabled list in order to start Wednesday, May 28, against the Minnesota Twins.
Fantasy Tip: Because of all of Texas' unfortunate injuries this year, Saunders will be counted on to round out a depleted rotation. He's nothing more than a warm body in AL-only leagues, though.