Josh Roenicke RP WAS 2 Months

Nationals signed RHP Josh Roenicke to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

The brother in law of new teammate Ian Desmond, Roenicke put up a 4.35 ERA and 1.60 WHIP in 63 appearances last season for the Twins. His velocity has steadily declined the last few years, making him just organizational depth at this point.

Josh Roenicke RP WAS 2 Months

According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, reliever Josh Roenicke has interest from a "handful of teams."

Roenicke posted an ugly 4.35 ERA and 1.60 WHIP in 63 appearances last season for the Twins. The 31-year-old right-hander will likely have to settle for a minor league contract and spring training invite.

Josh Roenicke RP WAS 12 Months

Josh Roenicke was perfect for 1 1/3 innings out of the pen Monday against the Tigers.

Roenicke was awfully valuable out of the pen for the Rockies last year, throwing 88 2/3 innings with a 3.25 ERA, but they decided to waive him over the winter. Claimed by the Twins, he has a 1.50 ERA in 12 innings so far this year. Meanwhile, the Rockies' bullpen imports have ERAs of 6.75 (Wilton Lopez) and 8.53 (Chris Volstad).

Josh Roenicke RP WAS Nov 02 '12

Twins claimed RHP Josh Roenicke off waivers from the Rockies.

Roenicke posted a 3.25 ERA over 88 2/3 innings for the Rockies this season, though it also came along with an ugly 54/43 K/BB ratio. He'll compete for a middle relief role next spring.

Josh Roenicke RP WAS Apr 02 '12

Josh Roenicke has secured a spot in the Rockies' Opening Day bullpen.

Roenicke posted a cool 0.79 ERA in 11 1/3 innings this spring in the Cactus League to earn the job. The right-hander will function as a middle reliever for the Rox.

Josh Roenicke RP WAS Aug 31 '11

Rockies recalled RHP Josh Roenicke from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

He'll take the place of Jason Hammel (paternity leave) on the active roster. Roenicke, 29, hasn't given up a run over 8 1/3 innings with the Rockies this season while striking out eight and walking three. He should stick with the big club down the stretch.

Josh Roenicke RP WAS Aug 26 '11

Rockies optioned RHP Josh Roenicke to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Roenicke, 29, did not allow a run and surrendered only four hits in 8 1/3 innings of the Rockies' bullpen after being recalled on August 7. He'll be back in a week.

Josh Roenicke RP WAS Aug 07 '11

Rockies recalled RHP Josh Roenicke from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Roenicke, who was claimed off waivers from the Blue Jays back in June, has posted a 4.67 ERA, 1.48 WHIP and 42/22 K/BB ratio over 52 innings at the Triple-A level this season. The Rockies wanted to get a fresh arm for their bullpen after their relievers had to throw a combined 12 innings over the last two days.