Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:44:35 -0800
The Kansas City Royals signed free-agent RP Jon Rauch (Orioles) to a minor league deal Thursday, Jan. 23.
Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:42:45 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles have released RP Jon Rauch because of the opt-out clause in his minor league contract.
Sat, 01 Jun 2013 11:20:52 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles have signed free-agent RP Jon Rauch (Marlins) to a minor league contract. He will report to Triple-A Norfolk Monday, June 3.
Thu, 23 May 2013 11:02:27 -0700
The Miami Marlins released RP Jon Rauch Wednesday, May 22.
Fri, 17 May 2013 20:24:55 -0700
The Miami Marlins designated RP Jon Rauch Friday, May 17, creating a spot on the 40-man roster for RP Duane Below.
Sun, 17 Feb 2013 18:52:49 -0800
The Miami Marlins are comfortable RP Jon Rauch will be better as a setup man than closer. Batters hit just .209 off him as a member of the New York Mets last season. "His stuff is still good and he knows the division well," president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest said.
Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:39:58 -0800
Updating a previous item, Miami Marlins RP Jon Rauch will make $1 million this year, and he can earn an extra $750,000 based on how many days he's on the active roster; $250,000 each for 90, 120 and 150 days.
Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:24:02 -0800
The Miami Marlins signed free-agent RP Jon Rauch (Mets) to an undisclosed one-year deal Tuesday, Feb. 5. In a corresponding move, OF Bryan Petersen was designated for assignment.
Sat, 03 Nov 2012 23:48:08 -0700
New York Mets OF Scott Hairston, RP Jon Rauch, RP Ramon Ramirez, SS Ronny Cedeno, C Kelly Shoppach, RP Tim Byrdak and SP Chris Young all became free agents on Saturday, Nov. 3. A club source mentioned Hairston as the free agent the Mets most want to keep, but the outfielder is coming off a career season (20 homers and 57 RBIs) and figures to command a huge raise from the $1.1 million he received in 2012.
Tue, 02 Oct 2012 09:58:13 -0700
The New York Mets are optimistic that they will come to terms on a long-term contract extension for 3B David Wright this winter. Wright has made it clear that he wants his next contract to take him to retirement, and he would also like to see the team add payroll through trades and free-agent signings in the near future. RPs Jon Rauch and Ramon Ramirez and OF Andres Torres are expected to depart this offseason. SP R.A. Dickey has a $5 million option for next year, but it's clear he'll be seeking a hefty contract extension, too.