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Latest César Izturis Items
Veteran infielder Cesar Izturis is among the 24 non-roster players the Houston Astros have invited to major league spring training.
In this week's Nats Point/Counterpoint, we debate whether Danny Espinosa should open the season as utility infielder, or whether Mike Rizzo needs to find another option.
The Washington Nationals activated shortstop Ian Desmond from the 15-day disabled list Friday afternoon, and, to clear room on the 25-man roster, designated utilityman Cesar Izturis for assignment.
The Nationals shored up their middle-infield depth Monday, acquiring Cesar Izturis on a waiver claim from the Milwaukee Brewers. Mark DeRosa was placed on the disabled list with a left abdominal strain, making the move for Izturis not only timely but necessary.
Brewers shortstop Alex Gonzalez has a torn ligament in his right knee and will have season-ending surgery, the third Milwaukee player to sustain a serious injury since opening day.
The Baltimore Orioles ran into one final glitch Friday before officially introducing Vladimir Guerrero to a small media gathering in a room outside their spring training clubhouse.
Shortstop Cesar Izturis has finalized a $1.5 million, one-year deal with the Baltimore Orioles.
Trying to add more pop up the middle, the Baltimore Orioles acquired former All-Star shortstop J.J. Hardy from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.
Adrian Beltre homered to spark a five-run second inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 on Thursday night to salvage a .500 road trip.