Dioner Navarro RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: White Sox to sign C Navarro

    TSN "Another piece of the 2015 Toronto Blue Jays is on the move as it looks like backup catcher Dioner Navarro will sign with the Chicago White Sox, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Navarro, 31, hit .246 with five home runs and 20 RBIs in just 54 games last season after putting up solid..." December 03

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    Ben Nicholson-Smith @bnicholsonsmith

    Dioner Navarro officially hits free agency in a couple weeks. Open to another deal with #BlueJays. "Wherever God takes me."

  • Blue Jays place Dioner Navarro on the disabled list

    Hardball Talk "Dioner Navarro has played sparingly for the Blue Jays since being pushed into a backup role by Russell Martin and now the veteran catcher is headed to the disabled list with a strained left hamstring. To replace him on the roster Toronto called up Josh Thole, who figures to fill the backup..." April 23

  • Stewart: D-Backs can't afford to trade for Dioner Navarro

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Diamondbacks general manager Dave Stewart said Monday trading for Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro is not a possibility because the team can't afford to add Navarro's salary to the payroll, per MLB.com. " March 23

  • Tigers, D-Backs have interest in Blue Jays' Navarro: Agent

    Toronto Sun "There is a market for Dioner Navarro. The Arizona Diamondbacks for one team. And the Detroit Tigers for two. “My agent (Melvin Roman) told me both Arizona and Detroit have interest,” Navarro said Monday morning in the visiting clubhouse at Joker Marchant Stadium before the Jays lost to..." March 10

  • Dioner Navarro wants the Blue Jays to trade him

    Hardball Talk "As soon as the Blue Jays signed Russell Martin to a five-year, $82 million deal it seemed obvious that they’d try to find a new home for last year’s starting catcher, Dioner Navarro. It hasn’t happened yet and the Blue Jays claim they’re willing to go forward with Navarro in a backup role, but..." February 23

  • Tigers “have had discussions” with Blue Jays about Dioner Navarro

    Hardball Talk "With designated hitter Victor Martinez needing knee surgery and catcher Alex Avila a question mark due to concussions, the Tigers could be in the market for some catching/DH depth. And according to Jeff Blair of Toronto Sportsnet they’ve “had discussions” with the Blue Jays about acquiring..." February 09

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    #DBacks inquired to #BlueJays about Dioner Navarro, sources say, but talks have not advanced much beyond that. @FOXSports

  • Blue Jays' Dioner Navarro seeks trade following Russell Martin signing

    CBS Sports "Russell Martin is a terrific catcher and leader, but some are wondering about the Blue Jays' choice to sign him since they already had a fine starting catcher. Dioner Navarro, the Blue Jays' returning starter, is one of those people. Navarro and the Blue Jays spoke after the big $82 million..." November 20

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    Barry Davis @SNBarryDavis

    Neil Wagner sent back down to make room for Navarro. #bluejays

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #BlueJays’ deal with Dioner Navarro is two years, $8M. Pending physical.

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    Peter Gammons @pgammo

    Told Dioner Navarro is moving to resolution, Boston not in pursuit

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    Scott Lauber @ScottLauber

    #RedSox regard Dioner Navarro as more of fallback option if other free agent catcher dominoes don't fall their way

  • After Navarro collision, Cubs say Utley doesn’t play dirty

    CSN Chicago "After several minutes lying in the dirt Dioner Navarro had to be lifted onto a cart and driven away. Hands on his head the Cubs catcher looked stunned as he left the field to get X-rays on his right leg. The crowd of 36171 at Citizens Bank Park respectfully cheered and clapped on Wednesday..." August 08

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    Gordon Wittenmyer @GDubCub

    Navarro placed on cart and driven from field. He's sitting up alert but right leg appears in bad shape.

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    Jayson Stark @jaysonst

    Hasn't been a #Cubs -#STLCards deal since 2002 (Jeff Fassero) but sources say Dioner Navarro to Cards is "possible" but not close.

  • Navarro's 3 HRs power Cubs' 9-3 rout of White Sox

    Chicago Tribune "The Chicago Cubs have had problems finishing what they started this season, but they've had no such problems so far in their City Series games against the crosstown rival White Sox. Behind three home runs from catcher Dioner Navarro, the Cubs routed the Sox 9-3 Wednesday. Navarro wound up with..." May 30

  • After Hugo Chavez’s death, Cubs’ Venezuelans hope conditions improve

    Chicago Sun-Times "Cubs catcher Dioner Navarro left for good more than a decade ago once he saw the direction the new president was taking his country. He later stopped vacationing there because of safety concerns and has since offered to move his parents to the United States, to no avail. Third baseman Luis..." March 13

  • Catcher Navarro brings perspective, goodwill to Cubs clubhouse

    Chicago Tribune "Whenever new Cubs catcher Dioner Navarro would go home questioning whether he still belonged in the big leagues during his struggles the last three seasons, his wife, Sherley, liked to remind him of his baseball claim to fame. "She'd say, 'You were once traded for Randy Johnson,' and I'm like,..." March 01