Nyjer Morgan CF CLE 2 Months
Nyjer Morgan singled, doubled, and drove in two runs in three at-bats on Thursday.
Morgan is hoping to join the Indians when they break camp as a back-up outfielder after spending last year in Japan. Morgan walked in the fifth, hit an RBI double in the sixth, and hit an RBI single in the seventh.
Nyjer Morgan CF CLE 3 Months
Indians signed OF Nyjer Morgan to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Morgan is now back in the states after batting .294/.361/.434 with 11 homers, 50 RBI and three stolen bases in 108 games last season with the Yokohama DeNa BayStars of Japan's Central League. The Indians are already pretty loaded with left-handed hitting outfielders, so the 33-year-old is no lock to crack the Opening Day roster.
Nyjer Morgan CF CLE 3 Months
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that Nyjer Morgan is closing in on a deal with an unidentified MLB team.
Morgan is aiming for a return to MLB after he batted .294/.361/.434 with 11 homers, 50 RBI and three stolen bases in 108 games last season with the Yokohama DeNa BayStars of Japan's Central League. The 33-year-old outfielder last appeared in the majors in 2012 as a member of the Brewers and hit just .239/.302/.308 in 122 games.
Nyjer Morgan CF CLE 4 Months
Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports that Nyjer Morgan is seeking a return to Major League Baseball.
The 33-year-old outfielder spent the 2013 campaign playing for Yokohama in Japan's Central League where he slashed .294/.361/.434 with 11 homers, 50 RBI and three stolen bases in 108 games. He'll likely have to settle for a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training.
Nyjer Morgan CF CLE Jan 24 '13
Nyjer Morgan has signed a one-year, $1.6 million contract with Japan's Yokohama DeNA BayStars.
Morgan failed to attract much interest from major league teams this offseason after batting just .239/.302/.308 in 122 games last summer for Milwaukee. He probably would have had to accept a minor league contract (and invitation to spring training) to remain in the states.
Nyjer Morgan CF CLE Nov 02 '12
Nyjer Morgan has elected free agency.
Morgan had a woeful 2012, batting just .239/.302/.308 with three home runs, 16 RBI, 12 stolen bases and a .610 OPS in 122 games. He'll have to settle for a minor league deal somewhere.
Nyjer Morgan CF CLE Nov 01 '12
Brewers sent OF Nyjer Morgan outright to Triple-A Nashville.
The move clears him from the 40-man roster and signals the beginning of the end of his tenure in Milwaukee. Morgan was expected to be non-tendered, anyway. The 32-year-old outfielder batted .239/.302/.308 with three home runs, 16 RBI, 12 stolen bases and a .610 OPS in 122 games this year.
Nyjer Morgan CF CLE Oct 14 '12
Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel expects Nyjer Morgan to be non-tendered this offseason.
Morgan earned $2.35 million in 2012 and is arbitration-eligible for the second time this winter. The Brewers are likely to replace him with Logan Schafer, who is less expensive and currently under team control.
Nyjer Morgan CF CLE Oct 03 '12
Nyjer Morgan has hired Rex Gary as his agent.
Morgan was previously represented by the ACES agency. The 32-year-old outfielder earned $2.35 million and is arbitration-eligible for the second time this winter.
Nyjer Morgan CF CLE Jul 30 '12
Nyjer Morgan hit a rare homer in Monday's win over the Astros.
Morgan's dinger pulled the Brewers to within one run in the seventh, and he, of course, celebrated as if he had just won the World Series. The fiery outfielder has somehow managed to drive in just seven runs this season despite receiving 222 at-bats.