Kelly Shoppach C CLE 9 Months
According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, Kelly Shoppach is still looking to play this season if the right opportunity comes along.
Shoppach, 33, hit .193/.288/.339 with three homers in 127 plate appearances last season between the Pirates and Indians. He's presumably waiting for the right fit.
Kelly Shoppach C CLE Jun 12 '79
Indians recalled C Kelly Shoppach from Triple-A Columbus
Shoppach was signed to a minor league contract on Friday after being released by the Pirates earlier in the week. He appeared in 35 games for the Mariners this season, hitting a meager .196/.293/.346 with three homers, nine RBI and 45 strikeouts. His days of fantasy relevancy are over.
Kelly Shoppach C CLE Jun 10 '79
Indians signed C Kelly Shoppach to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Columbus.
With Lou Marson (shoulder) out indefinitely, Shoppach will likely be up as the team's third catcher next month. He's batted .196/.293/.346 over 35 games in the majors this season.
Kelly Shoppach C CLE Jun 08 '79
Pirates released C Kelly Shoppach.
Shoppach was inked to a minor league deal earlier this month, but with John Buck brought on board, they no longer need the depth. It's doubtful he'll catch on anywhere else before the end of the season.
Kelly Shoppach C CLE May 23 '79
Pirates signed C Kelly Shoppach to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Shoppach was released by the Nationals on July 31 after batting .219 with a .578 OPS in 40 plate appearances at Triple-A Syracuse. He'll act as depth for Pittsburgh.
Kelly Shoppach C CLE May 11 '79
Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Cardinals have made an offer to Kelly Shoppach.
Shoppach opted out of his minor league deal with the Nats Wednesday and could catch on with the Cards for depth while Yadier Molina is out. He's batted .196/.293/.346 with three homers in 35 games at the big league level this season.
Kelly Shoppach C CLE May 11 '79
Nationals released C Kelly Shoppach.
Shoppach was given his release after exercising the out-clause in his minor league contract. The veteran backstop will attempt to latch on elsewhere.
Kelly Shoppach C CLE Apr 13 '79
Nationals signed C Kelly Shoppach to a minor league contract.
He'll report to Triple-A Syracuse. Shoppach was released by the Mariners last month after hitting just .196 with three home runs and a .635 OPS in 35 games. However, the 33-year-old backstop is useful depth to have around.
Kelly Shoppach C CLE Mar 31 '79
Mariners released C Kelly Shoppach.
Shoppach had been designated for assignment last week. He was hitting just .196 with three home runs and a .638 OPS in 35 games this season but shouldn't have trouble landing a backup gig somewhere.
Kelly Shoppach C CLE Mar 25 '79
Mariners designated C Kelly Shoppach for assignment.
The Mariners have signed Henry Blanco to replace him on the active roster, so it looks like are committed to giving Mike Zunino the bulk of the playing time behind the plate. Shoppach is hitting .196 with three home runs and a .638 OPS in 35 games this season. He should be able to find a backup job somewhere.