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Orioles' Jose Godoy: Dropped from 40-man roster
Godoy cleared waivers Monday and accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Norfolk.
Godoy was optioned to Norfolk last week following an abbreviated stay with the big club, but he'll now move off the 40-man roster entirely with the Orioles needing to clear a spot for infielder Jordan Westburg, who was called up from Triple-A. After clearing waivers, Godoy will remain in the organization as catching depth at the Orioles' top affiliate.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Jose Godoy: Optioned to Triple-A
Godoy was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
Godoy was up with the big club as their backup catcher for a couple days, but the Orioles have elected to swap him out with Anthony Bemboom. The 28-year-old will head back to Norfolk to join the affiliate's catching corps.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Jose Godoy: Contract selected from Triple-A
Baltimore selected Godoy's contract from Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday.
Godoy takes the roster spot of James McCann, as McCann was placed on the injured list prior to Sunday's game versus the Cubs with a left ankle sprain. Acquired from the Yankees in a trade at the beginning of June, Godoy will be the backup backstop to Adley Rutschman while he's on the major-league roster.... See More ... See Less
Orioles' Jose Godoy: Traded to O's
The Yankees traded Godoy to the Orioles on Friday.
Godoy holds an .855 OPS through 41 plate appearances in Triple-A this season. He'll provide the Orioles with organizational depth behind the plate, but Godoy's .334 OPS in the majors will likely prevent the team from bringing him onto the big-league squad anytime soon.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Jose Godoy: Inks minors deal with NYY
Godoy signed a minor-league contract Wednesday with the Yankees.
Godoy was released from Angels camp last week and has already found a new home. The 28-year-old journeyman catcher is a career .123/.194/.140 hitter in 62 total plate appearances at the major-league level. He'll open the 2023 season at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.... See More ... See Less
Jose Godoy: Released by LAA
Godoy was released Tuesday by the Angels.
Godoy was signed to a minor-league contract in January to provide depth behind the plate, but the backstop has been handed his walking papers shortly before the regular season begins. He's now free to sign with another club, and anyone looking for catcher depth in the minors could have interest in the 29-year-old.... See More ... See Less
Angels' Jose Godoy: Signed by Angels
Godoy signed a minor-league contract with the Angels on Saturday.
A 28-year-old catcher who saw time in the majors in 2021 and 2022, Godoy projects as a third or fourth catcher on an organizational depth chart. He has a .123 average and 37.1 percent strikeout rate in 62 MLB plate appearances.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Jose Godoy: Designated for assignment
Godoy was designated for assignment by the Pirates on Tuesday.
After slashing .050/.136/.050 over 22 major-league plate appearances in 2022, Godoy will lose his spot on the 40-man roster. The Pirates claimed fellow catcher Ali Sanchez off waivers from Detroit to replace Godoy on the roster.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Jose Godoy: Sent down to minors
Godoy was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis on Tuesday.
Godoy logged just 20 at-bats in the majors this season, and only one of them resulted in a hit. He will now head to Indianapolis, where he has a .947 OPS over 42 plate appearances in 2022. To fill his roster spot, the Pirates recalled Tucupita Marcano in a corresponding move.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Jose Godoy: Called up, will start Monday
The Pirates selected Godoy's contract from Triple-A Indianapolis on Monday.
Godoy will likely step in as the Pirates' No. 2 catcher behind Jason Delay while Tyler Heineman (concussion) resides on the 7-day injured list. The 27-year-old is hitless in 10 big-league at-bats this season but has impressed with a .947 OPS in Indianapolis, albeit in just 42 plate appearances. Godoy will start at catcher and bat ninth in Monday's series opener with the Reds while Delay rests.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Jose Godoy: Stays in Pittsburgh system
Godoy cleared waivers Tuesday and was assigned to Triple-A Indianapolis, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.
He'll stick around in the Pittsburgh organization after getting outrighted off the 40-man roster over the weekend. After being claimed off waivers from the Twins earlier this month, Godoy went 0-for-7 with an RBI across five games with Pittsburgh.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Jose Godoy: Loses roster spot
Godoy was designated for assignment Sunday, Alex Stumpf of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
Godoy was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis on Aug. 17 and is now cast off the 40-man roster. Cam Vieaux had his contract selected in the corresponding move.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Jose Godoy: Sent to Triple-A
The Pirates optioned Godoy to Triple-A Indianapolis on Wednesday.
Godoy will lose his spot on the 26-man active roster with the Pirates bringing back fellow catcher Tyler Heineman (groin) from the 10-day injured list. During his abbreviated stay with the big club after he was claimed off waivers from the Twins earlier this month, Godoy went 0-for-7 with an RBI over four games.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Jose Godoy: Back in lineup Thursday
Godoy (illness) is starting at catcher and batting eighth Thursday versus the Diamondbacks.
Godoy is ready to go for Thursday's contest after missing a few games while dealing with heat illness and cramping. He's gone 0-for-5 with two walks and two runs scored in two games with the Pirates since being claimed by the team Aug. 5.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Jose Godoy: Experiences cramping
Godoy was removed in the sixth inning of Sunday's 8-1 win over the Orioles due to heat illness and general body cramping, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. He went 0-for-2 with an RBI before departing.
Godoy was making his first start for Pittsburgh after being claimed off waivers from the Twins on Friday. The Pirates are listing him as day-to-day, but assuming he's feeling better after getting properly hydrated, Godoy should be ready to go for Monday's series opener in Arizona. He may continue to split time behind the plate with Jason Delay while both are healthy and available.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Jose Godoy: Claimed by Pirates
Godoy was claimed by the Pirates on Friday.
He will be active for Friday's game against the Orioles. Godoy was designated for assignment by the Twins earlier this week. He slashed .197/.272/.299 with three home runs in 42 games at Triple-A and only has five plate appearances this year in the majors.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Jose Godoy: Moved off 40-man roster
The Twins designated Godoy for assignment Monday, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.
He'll forfeit his spot on the 40-man roster to right-hander Aaron Sanchez, whose contract was selected from Triple-A St. Paul in advance of his scheduled start Monday against the Tigers. Godoy made two appearances with the big club earlier this season when the Twins required extra catching depth, but he's otherwise toiled at Triple-A St. Paul throughout the campaign.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Jose Godoy: Sent to Triple-A
Godoy was optioned to Triple-A St. Paul following the completion of Wednesday's suspended game on Thursday, Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Godoy came off the bench during the suspended game but never game to the plate. The 27-year-old has appeared in one game between his two stints in the majors this season, and he'll return to St. Paul, where he has a .241/.313/.276 slash line in eight contests.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Jose Godoy: Summoned from minors
The Twins recalled Godoy from Triple-A St. Paul on Sunday, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.
The addition of Godoy will allow the Twins to deploy Gary Sanchez primarily as a designated hitter while Ryan Jeffers serves as the team's everyday catcher. Sanchez could still be used behind the plate on the days Jeffers is out of the lineup, so Godoy won't be a lock to receive any starts during his upcoming stint with the big club.... See More ... See Less
Twins' Jose Godoy: Sent to minors
The Twins optioned Godoy to Triple-A St. Paul following Sunday's 9-3 win over the Rays, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.
Minnesota already has two other catchers on the active roster in Gary Sanchez and Ryan Jeffers, so it was an easy decision for the organization to send Godoy back to the minors as it reduces its roster from 28 to 26 ahead of Monday's deadline to do so. Following his April 23 call-up, Godoy appeared in just one game, going 0-for-3 with two walks and two runs.... See More ... See Less
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|Birthplace: Maracaibo, Venezuela|
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