Olivo signed a minor league contract with the Giants, Baseball America reports. The 37-year-old will return to the States after spending 2015 with Tijuana of the Mexican League. Olivo has played in parts of 13 major league seasons, but it's hard to imagine he will get a chance with San Francisco in 2016 with Andew Susac and Trevor Brown next in line behind Buster Posey.
The Dodgers announced Thursday they released catcher Miguel Olivo from the roster at Triple-A Albuquerque. Olivo was suspended following an altercation Tuesday with teammate Alex Guerrero.
The Dodgers suspended catcher Miguel Olivo from Triple-A Albuquerque Wednesday, following his part in an altercation Tuesday. The length of the suspension is not yet known.
The Dodgers optioned catcher Miguel Olivo to Triple-A Albuquerque, as expected, Wednesday. Olivo was sent down to make room on the active roster for the activation of A.J. Ellis from the disabled list.
Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis was with the team Tuesday, but did not come off the disabled list prior to the team's game against the Marlins. Ellis returned from a minor-league rehab assignment fully cleared to play following knee surgery, but it is not clear when he will be activated. According to MLB.com, it could come as early as Wednesday, which will likely lead to Miguel Olivo being optioned to Triple-A Albuqurque to clear a roster spot.