• by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Phillies sign RP Juan Gutierrez to minor league deal

    The Phillies have signed veteran right-hander Juan Gutierrez to a minor league contract, per the Philadelphia Daily News. Gutierrez has been with Triple-A Sacramento, a Giants farm club. If he is called up by the Phillies, that will be his sixth major league team since 2007.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Andrew Susac among Giants' spring cuts Sunday

    The Giants optioned catcher Andrew Susac, first baseman Adam Duvall, pitcher Hunter Strickland and outfielders Gary Brown and Juan Perez to Triple-A Sacramento Sunday. Susac was the favorite to open the season as the team's No. 2 catcher behind Buster Posey, but Hector Sanchez won the competition, leaving Susac to open the season as the team's starter in Triple-A. The Giants also reassigned catcher Guillermo Quiroz, second baseman Brandon Hicks and pitchers Brett Bochy, Steven Okert and Juan Gutierrez to minor-league camp.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    RHP Juan Gutierrez remains with Giants

    The Giants have re-signed right-hander Juan Gutierrez to a minor league contract. The deal likely includes an invitation to spring training, per Baseball America. Gutierrez appeared in 61 games for San Francisco in 2014, compiling a 3.96 ERA and allowing 60 hits in 63 2/3 innings.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Giants pitcher Juan Gutierrez elects free agency

    Giants pitcher Juan Gutierrez has elected free agency. Gutierrez was designated for assignment by the club on November 20. The team attempted to send him to the minors, but Gutierrez rejected the assignment, becoming a free-agent. He's now free to sign with any club. Gutierrez posted a 3.96 ERA over 63 2/3 innings last season.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Juan Gutierrez gets roughed up in loss to Rockies

    Giants pitcher Juan Gutierrez was roughed up for the loss in relief on Sunday at home against the Rockies.Gutierrez allowed a run-scoring triple to Drew Stubbs, a run-scoring infield single to Michael McKenry and a two-run double to Justin Morneau. He was charged with four runs on three hits and one walk over just two-thirds of an inning. He owns a 3.69 ERA and a 0.95 WHIP in 31 2/3 innings of relief.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    J.C. Gutierrez makes Giants

    Giants pitcher J.C. Gutierrez has made the opening day roster. Gutierrez posted a 1.69 ERA in 10 2/3 spring innings, earning his spot. He was a non-roster spring invitee in January.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Giants hand out 26 non-roster spring invites

    The Giants announced Monday they extended non-roster invitations to 26 players. They were 16 pitchers, four catchers, four infielders and two outfielders. The pitchers included prospects Clayton Blackburn, Tyson Blach and Kyle Crick. The remaining non-roster pitchers include Jason Berken, Brett Bochy, Jose Casilla, Rafael Dolis, J.C. Gutierrez, Chris Heston, Derek Law, Mitch Lively, Kameron Loe, Adam Reifer, Sandy Rosario, Dan Runzler and Mason Tobin. The position players included prospects Joe Panik and Mac Williamson. The other non-roster position players include Jeff Arnold, Guillermo Quiroz, Andrew Susac, Ben Turner, Chris Dominguez, Brandon Hicks, Mark Minicozzi and Javier Herrera.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Angels designate J.C. Gutierrez for assignment

    The Angels designated pitcher J.C. Gutierrez for assignment Wednesday to clear a 40-man roster spot for free-agent signee Joe Smith. Gutierrez went 1-4 with a 5.19 ERA and 1.46 WHIP in 26 innings with the Angels last season as well as 0-1 with a 3.38 ERA and 1.30 WHIP in 29 1/3 innings with the Royals.

  • by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com

    Angels claim J.C. Gutierrez from Royals

    The Angels have claimed relief pitcher J.C. Gutierrez from the Royals, the club announced. Gutierrez posted a 3.38 ERA with 17 strikeouts against eight walks in 29 1/3 innings with the Royals this season.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    J.C. Gutierrez designated on birthday

    The Royals designated reliever J.C. Gutierrez for assignment Sunday to clear space on the roster for the return of Wade Davis off paternity leave, the Kansas City Star reports. Gutierrez was designated on his 30th birthday. He was 0-1 with a 3.38 ERA over 29 1/3 innings and 25 appearances this season for Kansas City.