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Top Joey Rickard News

  • Joey Rickard: Parts ways with San Francisco

    The Giants declared Rickard (elbow) a free agent Sunday, Chris Hilburn-Trenkle of Baseball America reports.

    San Francisco initially outrighted to Triple-A Sacramento after he cleared waivers over the weekend, but the 29-year-old has apparently decided to test his luck on the open market rather than returning to the organization. The outfielder appeared in four contests for the Giants during the 60-game 2020 campaign before being ruled out for the season Aug. 31 with left elbow inflammation.

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  • Giants' Joey Rickard: Reinstated and outrighted

    Rickard (elbow) was reinstated from the 45-day injured list and outrighted to Triple-A Sacramento on Sunday, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports.

    Rickard missed the final month of the season with left elbow inflammation, and he'll remain off the 40-man roster heading into the offseason. The 29-year-old slashed .280/.333/.380 with four RBI over 50 at-bats with the Giants in 2019 after being acquired during the season, but he appeared in only four games in 2020.

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  • Giants' Joey Rickard: Out for season

    Rickard was placed on the 45-day injured list with left elbow inflammation Monday.

    Rickard's contract was selected by the Giants on Wednesday, but his season will come to an end as a result of an elbow injury. The 29-year-old appeared in four games this season and went hitless with one walk and one run over five at-bats. It's unclear whether he'll be healthy by spring training in 2021.

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  • Giants' Joey Rickard: Contract selected by Giants

    Rickard's contract was selected by the Giants on Wednesday.

    Rickard spent camp on the 60-man roster after signing a minor-league deal with the Giants in January. He'll join the active roster to fill outfield depth, but it's unclear how much playing time he'll receive. During 68 games with the Orioles and Giants last season, Rickard hit .226 with 14 runs and 10 RBI.

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  • Giants' Joey Rickard: Gets summer camp invite

    Rickard made the Giants' 60-man roster.

    The veteran outfielder was in camp on a minor-league deal prior to the shutdown. San Francisco doesn't have the most talented outfield depth chart, but Rickard lacks long-term upside or the potential to generate trade interest, so he should play sparingly.

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  • Giants' Joey Rickard: Back with San Francisco

    Rickard signed a contract with the Giants on Monday, which includes an invitation to spring training, Amy Gutierrez of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

    Rickard was cut by San Francisco back in December, but the team announced Monday that he's one of 18 non-roster invitees to spring training. He split time between the Orioles and the Giants last season, hitting .226 with three homers and 10 RBI over 68 games.

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  • Joey Rickard: Cut loose by San Francisco

    Rickard was non-tendered by the Giants on Monday, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic reports.

    Rickard spent time in Baltimore and San Francisco during the 2019 campaign, slashing .226/.312/.357 with three home runs and 10 RBI over 68 games.

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  • Giants' Joey Rickard: Starts, but pulled early

    Rickard started in left field and went 0-for-1 before being removed in an 8-3 win over the Rockies on Thursday.

    Rickard was in the starting lineup against a southpaw, but he was removed once Kyle Freeland left the contest after just three innings. Mike Yastrzemski took over in left field and went 2-for-3 with a home run. Rickard has a couple more shots to start this weekend with the Dodgers scheduled to throw left-handed starters Saturday (Hyun-Jin Ryu) and Sunday (Rich Hill), but his pedestrian .226/.314/.360 slash line won't generate much buzz amongst fantasy owners.

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  • Giants' Joey Rickard: Back in big leagues

    Rickard was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento on Tuesday, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports.

    Rickard is likely in line for a bench role during his time with the Giants. He's hit .206 with three homers, seven RBI and three stolen bases in the majors this season (48 games).

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  • Giants' Joey Rickard: Sent packing

    Rickard was optioned to Triple-A Sacramento on Saturday.

    Rickard's latest stint in the majors lasted a little more than a week, with the outfielder going 3-for-13 with a homer and a double to bring his line for the season to .206/.311/.366. He figures to return when rosters expand in September.

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  • Giants' Joey Rickard: Homers in loss

    Rickard went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, a walk and another run scored in Friday's loss to the Phillies.

    Rickard hit his first home run as a Giant off starter Drew Smyly in the third inning. He then walked and scored again in the sixth. The long ball was his third of the season through 44 games while batting .207/.314/.372. The 28-year-old was promoted to the majors August 8 after getting claimed on waivers. He had previously spent time with the Orioles.

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  • Giants' Joey Rickard: Promoted to majors

    Rickard was promoted to the majors Thursday, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic reports.

    Steven Duggar (shoulder) was placed on the injured list to make room for Rickard's arrival. The 28-year-old outfielder was claimed off waivers by the Giants on June 21 and will likely serve as the fourth outfielder for his new club. Rickard slashed .358/.406/.568 with 34 runs scored and 20 RBI for Triple-A Sacramento.

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  • Orioles' Joey Rickard: Claimed by Giants

    Rickard was claimed off waivers by the Giants on Friday and optioned to Triple-A Sacramento, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

    Rickard has been an adequate fifth outfielder but little more than that over parts of four seasons in Baltimore, hitting .245/.299/.372 in 317 games. The 28-year-old will wait in the minors for his next shot at the big leagues and shouldn't be counted on to produce much of note if and when he does arrive, with the difference in home park between Baltimore and San Francisco likely to take a further bite out of his already unimpressive numbers.

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  • Orioles' Joey Rickard: Designated for assignment

    Rickard was designated for assignment by the Orioles on Monday.

    Rickard struggled during his time with the Orioles this season, slashing .203/.304/.347 through 42 games. He didn't do much better after being sent to the minors in May, slashing .203/.338/.469 with four homers and a 16:11 K:BB across 17 games with Triple-A Norfolk before being dropped from the Orioles' 40-man roster. Sean Gilmartin had his contract purchased from Norfolk in a corresponding move.

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  • Orioles' Joey Rickard: Optioned to Triple-A

    Rickard was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday.

    Rickard received 32 at-bats this month and hit .219 with an 8:6 K:BB over that stretch. This clears a roster spot for Keon Broxton, for whom the Orioles traded earlier this week.

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  • Orioles' Joey Rickard: Remains on bench

    Rickard will sit for the second straight game Saturday against the Rays, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

    Rickard started 11 games in a row but now seems to have fallen out of favor, at least temporarily. Stevie Wilkerson will start again in center field.

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  • Orioles' Joey Rickard: Out of lineup

    Rickard is not in the lineup Friday against the Rays, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

    Rickard sits after making 11 straight starts. He hit just .150 over that stretch and has no hits in his last four games. Stevie Wilkerson will fill in for him in center field.

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  • Orioles' Joey Rickard: Hits second home run

    Rickard went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and a two-run home run in Tuesday's 9-1 win over the White Sox.

    Rickard's second homer of the season came during the fourth inning to cap off Baltimore's scoring for the evening. The 27-year-old has been quite streaky to begin the season and is slashing .214/.286/.386 with 21 strikeouts through 70 at-bats.

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  • Orioles' Joey Rickard: Heads to bench

    Rickard isn't in the lineup Saturday for the first game of the Orioles' doubleheader with the Twins, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

    Rickard sits after starting each of the Orioles' past three games, but there's a good chance he'll be back in the lineup for the nightcap of the twin bill. Baltimore will go with an outfield of Trey Mancini, Cedric Mullins and Dwight Smith for the front end of the doubleheader.

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  • Orioles' Joey Rickard: Collects two extra-base knocks

    Rickard went 4-for-5 with a double, a triple, two RBI, a run scored, a stolen base and a walk in Thursday's win over Tampa Bay.

    Rickard finally managed to turn things around at the dish, driving home a run in the third on an infield single and plating the winning run in the 11th on a double to left. The 27-year-old had been held hitless in four straight games entering Thursday's contest but put together his third multi-hit effort of the 2019 campaign in a 6-5 victory.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 185 lbs
Birthplace: Las Vegas, NV
Age: 30
School: Arizona
Experience: 1
Bats/Throws: R, L