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Thursday, December 16, 2021

Padres, Nomar Mazara Agree To Minor League Deal

The Padres have signed corner outfielder Nomar Mazara to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league Spring Training, reports Chris Cotillo of MassLive (Twitter link). Mazara was eligible to sign a minors pact during the lockout because he didn’t finish the 2021 season on a club’s 40-man roster or major league injured list, having been released by the Tigers in June.

San Diego president of baseball operations A.J. Preller was a high-ranking member of the Rangers’ scouting staff in 2011, when Texas signed Mazara as an amateur out of the Dominican Republic. The left-handed hitter’s big power potential made him a coveted signee, with the Rangers doling out a bonus just under $5MM to secure his services.

For a while, that looked to be a great investment. Mazara posted big production over his first few minor league seasons. He continued to impress scouts along the way, emerging as one of the sport’s top 25 overall prospects by 2016 (in the estimation of Baseball America). He made his MLB debut as a 20-year-old that April and looked to have a good chance of emerging as a long-term lineup fixture in Arlington.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: December 16, 2021 at 05:48 PM | 7 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. FernandoPoplar Posted: December 22, 2021 at 07:01 AM (#6058332)
The Padres have agreed to a minor-league contract with outfielder Nomar Mazara, reports SB Nation's Chris Cotillo (Twitter link). Terms of the deal are not known at this time and they need to visit for quality assignment work. The Rangers will receive a supplemental first-round pick in next year's draft as compensation for losing Mazara via free agency.
   2. Itchy Row Posted: December 22, 2021 at 11:55 AM (#6058365)
Mazara needs 5.2 WAR to catch Kiko Calero for second place on the all-time Nomar list.
   3. Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB) Posted: December 22, 2021 at 06:00 PM (#6058413)
So is it safe to conclude that he was named after Nomar Garciaparra?
   4. anthonysmith Posted: December 23, 2021 at 02:55 AM (#6058453)
Is there a chance I can have my region from here? I really like the way you write and structure your sentences. I couldn’t help but notice that you use good sets of vocabulary as well. I guess this would be the right combination for my final year project. But I want to let you know it is not for chemistry since I’m a business student. Please if you could help.
   5. Smitty* Posted: December 23, 2021 at 07:33 AM (#6058456)
Oh, I’ll help you write a dissertation all right….
   6. Adam Starblind Posted: December 23, 2021 at 09:11 AM (#6058459)
Selling bogus term papers might be a good way for Furtado to revive the site.
   7. Smitty* Posted: December 23, 2021 at 10:52 AM (#6058465)
Oh, my paper on the history of pants and the myriad of reasons why they should be hated will be anything but bogus

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