Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:56:44 -0700
San Diego Padres hitting coach Phil Plantier was fired Wednesday, Oct. 22, after the team hit a collective .226 last year, which was worst in the majors. Assistant hitting coach Alonzo Powell will be a candidate to take the position. Bench coach Dave Roberts, pitching coach Darren Balsley, third base coach Glenn Hoffman, first base coach Jose Valentin and bullpen coach Willie Blair will all return.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:25:20 -0800
The San Diego Padres have added Jose Valentin as their new first base coach.
Thu, 24 May 2012 01:16:31 -0700
The San Francisco Giants are keeping INF Brandon Crawford at shortstop despite a propensity for errors. "We're not talking about anything there right now," manager Bruce Bochy said. "He's had his rough days, but he bounces back well, which is what you want from a kid." Crawford is on pace for 36 errors. The last major-leaguer with that many was White Sox SS Jose Valentin in 2000.
Wed, 01 Apr 2009 02:48:53 -0700
The New York Mets have cut six players from their roster, according to USA TODAY. The Mets released IF Jose Valentin, IF Junior Spivey and P Tony Armas Jr. OF Bobby Kielty and P Elmer Dessens were sent to their minor league camp and P Fernando Nieve was waived.
Tue, 31 Mar 2009 09:51:39 -0700
Adam Rubin, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Mets 2B Jose Valentin (neck) is thinking about retiring because of discomfort in his neck.
Sat, 28 Mar 2009 08:45:06 -0700
The New York Mets have reassigned IF Jose Valentin to minor league camp, according to USAToday.com.
Fri, 13 Mar 2009 11:05:39 -0700
Jason Beck, of MLB.com, reports New York Mets OF Cory Sullivan, 2B Jose Valentin and C Rene Rivera all hit home runs in Spring Training Friday, March 13.
Fri, 06 Mar 2009 10:28:24 -0800
Matthew Leach, of MLB.com, reports New York Mets 2B Jose Valentin recorded three singles and scored twice in Spring Training Friday, March 6.
Fri, 20 Feb 2009 05:09:14 -0800
The New York Daily News' Adam Rubin reports the New York Mets plan to use 2B Jose Valentin as a player/coach at Triple-A Buffalo. Valentin still hopes to make the team.
Mon, 01 Dec 2008 12:42:58 -0800
Jorge L. Ortiz, of USA Today, reports New York Mets 2B Jose Valentin is currently playing in the Puerto Rican Winter League.