|Dec. 16 1:20 PM PT2:20 PM MT3:20 PM CT4:20 PM ET16:20 ET21:20 GMT5:20 CST2:20 PM MST4:20 PM EST4:50 PM VEN1:20 UAE (+1)3:20 PM CT-The Indians have signed free agent infielder Jose Lopez and outfielder Felix Pie to minor league contracts for next season. Both deals include non-roster invitations to spring training.
Analysis: The 26-year-old Pie has played with Baltimore and the Chicago Cubs. He had his best season with the Orioles in 2009, when he batted .266 with nine homers and 29 RBIs in 101 games. He played in 85 games for Baltimore last season.
|Aug. 23 4:42 PM PT5:42 PM MT6:42 PM CT7:42 PM ET19:42 ET23:42 GMT7:42 CST4:42 PM MST6:42 PM EST7:12 PM VEN3:42 UAE (+1)5:42 PM CT-The Baltimore Orioles designated slumping outfield Felix Pie for assignment on Tuesday, and recalled infielder Jake Fox and outfielder Matt Angle.
Analysis: Pie was hitting .220 in 85 games this season and found his playing time drop off in the past two months. He played only 17 games in July, hitting .143, and had just 17 at-bats in eight games in August.
|May 19 2:26 PM PT3:26 PM MT4:26 PM CT5:26 PM ET17:26 ET21:26 GMT5:26 CST2:26 PM MST4:26 PM EST4:56 PM VEN1:26 UAE (+1)3:26 PM CT-Pie went 2 for 7 in Baltimore's devastating 4-1, 15-inning loss to the hated Yankees on Wednesday.
Analysis: Pie is a career .226 hitter against the Yanks.