• by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Rays to give Mike Fontenot another chance

    Veteran infielder Mike Fontenot was signed by the Rays on Friday after his release from the Nationals, per the Tampa Bay Times. The 33-year-old Fontenot has lost playing time since serving as a reserve with the Cubs and Giants from 2007 to 2011. He spent all of last season with the Rays Triple-A affiliate in Durham.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Nationals release Mike Fontenot

    The Nationals have released infielder Mike Fontenot Friday. Fontenot had been reassigned to minor-league camp earlier in the spring. He's now free to find work with any other team. Fontenot hit .289 in 97 at-bats last year.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Nationals remove six players from spring roster

    The Nationals made a some roster moves Monday. They optioned outfielder Eury Perez and outfielder Steven Souza to Triple-A Syracuse, while optioning pitcher Sammy Solis to Double-A Harrisburg. Also, the Nationals reassigned infielder Mike Fontenot, outfielder Brian Goodwin and catcher Koyie Hill to minor-league camp.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Mike Fontenot inks minor-league deal with Nationals

    The Nationals signed infielder Mike Fontenot to a minor-league deal, which includes an invitation to spring training, a source told The Washington Post. Fontenot spent the 2013 season playing for Triple-A Durham, batting .264 with four home runs, 32 doubles and 42 RBI in 120 games. Fontenot has played for the Cubs, Giants and Phillies in his major-league career. He has a .265 average, .332 on-base percentage, .401 slugging percentage and .734 OPS in 582 games.

  • by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com

    Rays shave four from roster

    The Rays made another round of roster cuts Monday, optioning catcher Chris Gimenez to Triple-A Durham, and reassigning outfielders Shelley Duncan and Jason Bourgeois and second baseman Mike Fontenot to their minor-league camp.

  • by Nando Di Fino | Senior Fantasy Writer

    Fontenot signs with Rays

    Infielder Mike Fontenot, who spent 2012 with the Phillies, signed a minor league deal with the Rays on Thursday.