Paul Janish

SS / Baltimore Orioles / EXP: YRS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Orioles' Paul Janish: Re-signs with Orioles

      Janish agreed to a minor league contract with the Orioles on Tuesday that includes an invite to spring training, MASN's Roch Kubatko reports. After being non-tendered by the Orioles in December, Janish will return to the organization on a minor league contract. He provides solid defense up the middle, but as Kubatko notes, Ryan Flaherty will likely serve as the club's utility infielder this season, meaning that Janish will likely start the year at Triple-A Norfolk provided that starting shortstop J.J Hardy remains healthy.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Paul Janish: Non-tendered by Orioles

      Janish will not be tendered a contract by the Orioles, Rich Dubroff of CSN Mid-Atlantic reports. The 33-year-old has been able to hang around for most of the past eight years thanks to his abilities in the field, but his defense at short is starting to slip. Janish is still capable of filling an organizational depth need, but it's possible his time in the majors is up.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Orioles shuffle: Clevenger to paternity list, Janish up, Gamboa DFA'd

      The Orioles made a number of roster adjustments on Tuesday, according to the Baltimore Sun. Baltimore placed catcher Steve Clevenger on the paternity list, selected the contract of Paul Janish from Triple-A and designated Eddie Gamboa for assignment.

    • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

      Orioles reassign Jayson Nix, Paul Janish to minor-league camp

      The Orioles announced they have reassigned Jayson Nix and Paul Janish to minor-league camp following Friday's 3-2 win over the Braves. In the minors, Janish will play shortstop and Nix will be used as a utility player. "I'd be shocked if both of those guys weren't in the big leagues with us or somebody else this year," manager Buck Showalter said, via MLB.com.

    • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

      Orioles shortstop Paul Janish makes spring debut Saturday

      Orioles shortstop Paul Janish was able to line up for Saturday's game against the Twins after sitting out for two weeks with an elbow injury. Janish went 1 for 3 at the plate and also helped turn a double-play. Manager Buck Showalter was impressed with how he did. "He can catch it," Showalter said. "His glove is a friendly place for us. When you talk about pure defenders, Paul's got to be in that conversation with anybody."

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Orioles SS Paul Janish (elbow) makes spring debut Saturday

      Orioles infielder Paul Janish made his spring debut Saturday against the Twins. He started at shortstop and hit ninth. Janish missed the first few weeks of spring action recovering from elbow surgery in February.

    • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

      Orioles' Paul Janish to serve as DH vs. Puerto Rican squad Saturday

      Orioles infielder Paul Janish will serve as a designated hitter in Saturday's game against the Puerto Rico Development Program, according to MASN Sports. Janish had surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow last month. He revealed that he didn't think he'd be ready to play this quickly, but didn't hesitate when manager Buck Showalter asked him if he was ready on Saturday.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Orioles' Paul Janish progressing toward playing in games

      Orioles infielder Paul Janish has thrown the last three days and took batting practice on the field Thursday for the first time since undergoing elbow surgery in February. "That was good," Janish said, per MASNsports.com. "At this point, the throwing has gone really well. I don't have a really good estimate in terms of how long the throwing program is going to take, but I don't think it's going to be too long, so it looks like I'll play for the last couple weeks of camp, hopefully." Janish is still hoping to make his spring debut March 20 or March 21. "It's optimistic," he said. "That would be next Friday. It's a feasible option, but like I said, it's optimistic. But probably, assuming everything goes well over the next week, sometime in that timeframe or next weekend being in the mix to hopefully play in games. "That's not entirely my decision, so I'll be at the disposal of the trainers, but health-wise I'm feeling good and I think we're going to be in the clear in terms of having the opportunity to play while we're down here, which ultimately was my goal."

    • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

      Orioles' Paul Janish won't begin throwing until mid-week

      Orioles shortstop Paul Janish , returning from right-elbow surgery in February, originally hoped to begin throwing again over the weekend. On Saturday, Janish told MASNSports.com's Roch Kubato that he won't begin throwing until the middle of next week. Janish hasn't had a setback. The team is just being cautious in his rehab.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Orioles' Janish still aiming to make spring debut March 20-21

      Orioles shortstop Paul Janish fielded grounders for 20-25 minutes Tuesday and still intends to throw for the first time this weekend since undergoing elbow surgery in February, per MASNsports.com. Janish is still aiming to play in a spring game either March 20 or March 21. "It went really well," Janish said. "I was moving around and relubricating everything, so to speak. It's not just the ground balls, it's the legs and getting everything going, getting the body moving in those ways again. It went as well as it could, to be honest. "Now it's getting on a consistent schedule of doing that stuff so I can get back into baseball shape and hopefully this weekend I'll have the opportunity to start throwing. "As far as hitting, that's not as big of a deal. I can actually swing right now, hit off a tee and stuff. But in terms of getting in BP groups and start hitting live, that's probably going to be accordance with throwing, so I'd imagine this weekend."

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