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Andrew Romine: Announces retirement
Romine announced his retirement Friday, radio broadcaster Alex Cohen reports.
Romine played for five teams across his 11 seasons in the majors, most recently appearing in 26 games for the Cubs during the 2021 campaign. Across 613 career appearances in the big leagues, the 35-year-old slashed .233/.288/.300 with 57 extra-base hits, 157 runs, 86 RBI and 40 stolen bases.... See More ... See Less
Cubs' Andrew Romine: Clears waivers
The Cubs outrighted Romine to Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday.
As expected, the 34-year-old journeyman went unclaimed off waivers after the Cubs designated him for assignment Monday. Romine will likely spend the remainder of the season at Triple-A before hitting free agency this winter.... See More ... See Less
Cubs' Andrew Romine: Designated for assignment
Romine was designated for assignment by the Cubs on Monday, Tim Stebbins of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Romine saw minimal time in the starting lineup during his time on the active roster, and he'll now be cast off the 40-man roster after David Bote (ankle) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Monday. The 35-year-old appeared in 26 games with the major-league club and hit .183 with a homer, seven runs and five RBI.... See More ... See Less
Cubs' Andrew Romine: Starting Sunday
Romine is starting at shortstop and batting eighth in Sunday's game against the Marlins.
Sergio Alcantara started the first two games of the series at short but will take a seat Sunday, opening up the spot for Romine. The latter has gone 9-for-35 with a home run and four RBI so far this season across 13 games.... See More ... See Less
Cubs' Andrew Romine: Delivers game-tying home run
Romine went 2-for-5 with a three-run homer and two runs in Friday's 8-6 loss to the White Sox.
The 35-year-old crossed the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning to put the Cubs on the board, and he tied the game in the eighth with a three-run blast off former teammate Craig Kimbrel. The home run was Romine's first in the majors since 2017, and he's now gone 7-for-16 with a home run, a double, five runs and four RBI in six games with the Cubs this year.... See More ... See Less
Cubs' Andrew Romine: Contract selected by Cubs
Romine's contract was selected by the Cubs on Friday, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Romine joined the Cubs after he opted out of his deal with the Twins in late March, and he hit .311 with a homer, 26 runs, 11 RBI and two stolen bases in 47 games at Triple-A Iowa. He should serve in a utility role with the major-league club.... See More ... See Less
Andrew Romine: Opts out of deal with Minnesota
Romine exercised his opt-out clause Thursday, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports.
Romine was in camp as a non-roster invitee and was presumably informed that he wouldn't make the Twins' Opening Day roster. He'll now try to find a role with another team prior to the start of the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Andrew Romine: Signs on with Minnesota
Romine agreed Tuesday with the Twins on a minor-league contract that includes an invitation to big-league spring training.
After letting Marwin Gonzalez and Ehire Adrianza walk in free agency this winter, the Twins were short on utility options, so Romine could get the chance to help fill the void if he impresses the coaching staff in spring training. While Romine likely won't be counted on to play regularly unless the Twins are without multiple everyday players over a prolonged stretch, he offers value off as a bench piece thanks to his switch-hitting and ability to play every position except pitcher and catcher.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Andrew Romine: Contract selected by Rangers
Romine's contract was selected by the Rangers on Thursday.
Romine signed a minor-league deal with Texas earlier in September, and he'll join the 28-man roster for the final series of the regular season. The 34-year-old should serve as infield depth for the Rangers; assuming he gets into a game at some point, he'll be making his first major-league appearance since 2018.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Andrew Romine: Inks minor-league deal
Romine signed a minor-league contract with the Rangers on Tuesday.
Romine was released by the White Sox in July after failing to earn a spot on the major-league roster. He'll serve as organizational depth for the Rangers over the final few weeks of the regular season as he works at the alternate training site.... See More ... See Less
Andrew Romine: Cut loose
Romine was released by the White Sox on Thursday, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
Romine will look for work elsewhere after failing to secure a spot on Chicago's Opening Day roster. The utility man most recently appeared in the majors in 2018, slashing .210/.260/.244 across 75 games with Seattle.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Andrew Romine: Back in action Friday
Romine is starting at second base and batting ninth in Friday's intrasquad game.
The veteran infielder was held out of Thursday's intrasquad action due to a sore shoulder, but his quick return to the field indicates it was a minor concern. Romine is attempting to secure a roster spot in a utility role after joining the White Sox on a minor-league deal in January.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Andrew Romine: Nursing sore shoulder
Romine is dealing with a sore shoulder, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
This helps explain Romine's absence from Thursday's intrasquad scrimmage. The 34-year-old, who signed a minor-league deal with the White Sox earlier in the year, is hoping to carve out a utility role for himself. He spent most of 2019 with Triple-A Lehigh Valley, slashing .289/.342/.408 with eight homers and 21 steals in 417 plate appearances.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Andrew Romine: Earns spot in 60-man pool
The White Sox announced Monday that Romine will be included as part of the team's 60-man roster pool.
Romine's positional flexibility should come in handy for the White Sox, though the 34-year-old probably isn't a serious candidate to see everyday at-bats at any point during the abbreviated season. Romine spent most of the 2019 campaign with the Phillies' Triple-A affiliate at Lehigh Valley, slashing .289/.342/.408 with eight home runs and 21 steals across 417 plate appearances.... See More ... See Less
White Sox's Andrew Romine: Lands deal with White Sox
Romine signed a minor-league contract with the White Sox on Wednesday, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.
Romine spent the entire season in the minors last year after reaching the majors in the previous nine seasons. Over 106 games with Triple-A Lehigh Valley, Romine hit .289/.342/.408 with eight home runs and 21 stolen bases. Given his past experience, it's likely that the 34-year-old will get to work in major-league spring training prior to the season.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Andrew Romine: Back with Phillies
Romine signed a minor-league contract with the Phillies on Monday, Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Romine opted to return to Philadelphia after being cut loose by the team last week. The veteran utility man owns a career .235/.291/.301 slash line across parts of nine major-league seasons and figures to operate as organizational depth.... See More ... See Less
Andrew Romine: Hits open market
Romine was granted his release Thursday, Meghan Montemurro of The Athletic reports.
Romine was always a long shot to break camp with the Phillies given the team's impressive depth. The utility man, who owns a career .235/.291/.301 triple-slash across parts of nine big-leagues seasons, will now search for major-league opportunities elsewhere.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Andrew Romine: Puts power on display
Romine went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Sunday's game against Minnesota.
Romine has had a successful start to camp, going 5-for-16 with a home run, four RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base in the early going. He'll continue to gun for a spot on the Opening Day roster as a utility man throughout spring training.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Andrew Romine: Lands in Philadelphia
Romine signed a minor-league contract with the Phillies on Friday, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.
Romine is the classic journeyman utility player. He's gotten at least some big-league time for nine straight seasons with three different organizations but owns just a .235/.291/.301 career line and has only once received at least 300 plate appearances. The only time he's posted a wRC+ greater than 71 came in just 21 plate appearances back in 2012. He's played all nine positions at some point in his career, giving him multiple avenues onto the roster, but he's unlikely to play a significant role in Philadelphia this season.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-1, 200 lbs
|Birthplace: Winter Haven, FL
|School: Arizona State
|Bats/Throws: S, R