Rangers Triple-A catcher Chris Synder announced his retirement Saturday, FOX Sports Southwest reports. Snyder played 10 seasons in the majors, hitting .224/.328/.382 with 77 home runs and 298 RBI in 2,087 at-bats. He spent seven seasons with the Diamondbacks, also playing for the Pirates, Astros and Orioles.
The Rangers have signed catcher Chris Snyder to a minor-league contract. Snyder will join the major-league camp for the rest of spring. With Geovany Soto sidelined for a couple months, Snyder could open the season with the club. Snyder was released by the Nationals Monday. He hit .100 in 20 at-bats in the majors last year.
The Nationals announced Monday that catcher Chris Snyder has been released. Snyder had the ability to opt out of his deal this week but he won't get the chance to choose his fate. He hit .294/.364/.529 with one home run and six RBI in 17 at-bats this spring.
The Nationals have agreed to terms with catcher Chris Snyder on a minor-league deal with an invitation to spring training, the team announced. Snyder went 2 for 20 in limited time with the Orioles last season while also hitting .273/.330/.477 with 13 home runs and 45 RBI in 260 at-bats between two Triple-A teams.
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts, outfielder Michael Morse, starting pitcher Jason Hammel, catcher Chris Snyder, starting pitcher Scott Feldman, relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez and outfielder Nate McLouth have filed for free agency. Roberts and McLouth were both regulars down the stretch in 2013 and are possibilities to return in 2014.