Mon, 15 Aug 2016 07:54:16 -0700
Free-agent RP Joe Thatcher (Indians) will sign a minor league contract with the Chicago Cubs Monday, Aug. 15, and report to Class AAA Iowa.
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:09:30 -0700
Houston Astros RP Joe Thatcher has been added to the team's opening day roster, according to a source. He originally signed a minor-league deal with the club.
Fantasy Tip: Thatcher will serve as the left-handed specialist, and is a solid help for rotisserie fantasy owners in the ERA and WHIP categories.
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:41:19 -0800
Updating a previous item, Houston Astros RP Joe Thatcher will have a $1 million base salary this year with $1.3 million available in incentives. The contract also includes an opt out five days before spring training.
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:50:55 -0800
Free-agent RP Joe Thatcher (Angels) signed a minor league deal with the Houston Astros Friday, Feb. 13.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 13:39:32 -0800
Free-agent RP Joe Thatcher (Angels) is engaged in talks with at least 10 teams and is likely to sign soon, according to a source. The New York Mets, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers are all interested.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:51:01 -0700
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RP Joe Thatcher, OF Brennan Boesch and INF John McDonald were left off the team's American League Division Series roster. OF Efren Navarro and RP Vinnie Pestano are on the roster.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:18:59 -0700
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RP Joe Thatcher (ankle) was activated from the 15-day disabled list Friday, Sept. 12.
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:23:02 -0700
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RP Joe Thatcher (ankle) looks to be on track to be activated from the disabled list this week. He threw a bullpen session Tuesday, Sept. 9, and will throw a simulated game a few days later. His ankle still isn't at 100 percent, but he can tolerate it.
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:33:23 -0700
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RP Joe Thatcher (ankle) will pitch Sunday, Sept.7, for a minor league affiliate.
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:19:08 -0700
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RP Joe Thatcher (ankle) pitched to hitters Thursday, Sept. 4, and said it went well. He is expected to work on his fielding Friday, Sept. 5, and is close to returning.