Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:31:05 -0700
Even though the Texas Rangers released SP Jose Contreras, he has not retired. Contreras is now pitching in Mexico and hopes to latch on with a team in Japan.
Sun, 23 Mar 2014 11:13:48 -0700
Texas Rangers P Jose Contreras asked for and was granted his release. He had been competing for a rotation spot but was told last week that he wouldn't make the team.
Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:50:31 -0700
The Texas Rangers sent Ps Nick Tepesch, Cory Burns, Miles Mikolas and Daniel Bard, Cs Patrick Cantwell and Brett Nicholas, INFs Kensuke Tanaka and Andy Parrino and OFs Brad Snyder and Bryan Petersen to minor league camp Monday, March 17. Tepesch will continue to be stretched out as a starter at Triple-A Round Rock. RP Jose Contreras has been told he won't make the team, and he may consider retiring.
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:47:21 -0800
The Texas Rangers signed free-agent RP Jose Contreras (Red Sox), RP Nathan Adcock (Diamondbacks) and OF Bryan Petersen (Marlins) to minor league deals with invites to spring training Thursday, Dec. 5.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 09:12:17 -0700
The Boston Red Sox released RP Jose Contreras Monday, Aug. 19. The team also moved SP Clay Buchholz (shoulder) and RP Andrew Bailey (shoulder) to the 60-day disabled list.
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 13:05:39 -0700
The Boston Red Sox have signed free-agent RPs Jose Contreras (Pirates) and Brandon Lyon (Mets) to minor league contracts. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. Both pitchers have been assigned to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:12:57 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have released RP Jose Contreras.
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:13:52 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates re-signed RP Jose Contreras to an undisclosed deal Monday, June 17.
Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:20:06 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have released RP Jose Contreras in order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for SP Charlie Morton (elbow), who is being activated from the disabled list in order to start on Thursday, June 13.
Fantasy Tip: The Pirates placed A.J. Burnett on the DL as well. Morton may get an additional start out of this, depending on what happens with other Bucs starters on the mend, but he's not a recommended fantasy option yet.
Wed, 29 May 2013 11:41:48 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates placed RP Jose Contreras (back) on the 15-day disabled list with lower back inflammation Tuesday, May 28, and recalled RP Bryan Morris in a corresponding move.