|Aug. 24 2:41 PM PT3:41 PM MT4:41 PM CT5:41 PM ET17:41 ET21:41 GMT5:41 2:41 PM MST4:41 PM EST5:11 PM VEN1:41 UAE (+1)4:41 PM CT-Stubbs has signed a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers, and been assigned to Triple-A Round Rock. The deal was announced Monday, an off day for the Rangers, who hold the AL's second wild card spot.
Analysis: Stubbs played 51 games this season with Colorado before being designated for assignment Aug. 12, and unconditionally released Saturday. The eighth overall pick by Cincinnati in the 2006 draft, he has a .245 average in 815 at-bats for the Reds (2009-12), Cleveland (2013) and the Rockies (2014-15).
|Aug. 12 4:49 PM PT5:49 PM MT6:49 PM CT7:49 PM ET19:49 ET23:49 GMT7:49 4:49 PM MST6:49 PM EST7:19 PM VEN3:49 UAE (+1)6:49 PM CT-The Colorado Rockies have cut Stubbs and called up utility player Matt McBride from Triple-A Albuquerque. Stubbs hit .216 with five homers and 10 RBIs in 51 games for Colorado this season. He struck out 50 times in 102 at-bats.
Analysis: Colorado selected McBride's contract before Wednesday night's game against the New York Mets and designated Stubbs for assignment. The team has 10 days to trade, release or send Stubbs outright to the minors.
|May 20 4:38 PM PT5:38 PM MT6:38 PM CT7:38 PM ET19:38 ET23:38 GMT7:38 4:38 PM MST6:38 PM EST7:08 PM VEN3:38 UAE (+1)6:38 PM CT-Stubbs has been optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque by the Colorado Rockies, who recalled outfielder Brandon Barnes from the Isotopes.
Analysis: Stubbs was hitting .118 with two home runs and 5 RBIs in 24 games and had struck out 31 times in 51 at bats. Rockies manager Walt Weiss said he believes Stubbs, who is making $5,825,000, needs to work on his rhythm and timing at the plate. Because Stubbs has five years of major league service, his consent was needed for the minor league assignment.