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Landon Powell | Catcher

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (32) / 3/19/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 265
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Mets released C Landon Powell.
Powell was batting .159/.284/.290 with two homers and three RBI in 69 at-bats at Triple-A Las Vegas. He has been playing with a heavy heart this season following the loss of his infant daughter and may accept an assistant coach at a small college closer to his home. Fri, Jun 7, 2013 10:07:00 PM

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Mets signed C Landon Powell to a minor league contract.

He's been given an invitation to spring training but has little shot to crack the Opening Day roster. Powell batted .251/.353/.377 at Triple-A for the Astros last season.
Fri, Jan 18, 2013 11:22:00 AM

Astros signed C Landon Powell to a minor league contract.

He'll report to major league camp. Powell, who was released by the Athletics last week, has an ugly .207/.284/.328 batting line over 406 plate appearances in the big leagues. The 29-year-old should serve as minor league depth for now.
Wed, Mar 14, 2012 08:48:00 AM

Athletics released C Landon Powell.

Powell was outrighted off the 40-man roster back in January, and now is out of the organization. The 29-year-old catcher is now free to seek employment elsewhere.
Fri, Mar 9, 2012 11:34:00 AM

Athletics sent C Landon Powell outright to Triple-A Sacramento.

Powell was designated for assignment in late December but passed through waivers with ease. The 29-year-old catcher will act as catching depth for the A's in 2012.
Wed, Jan 11, 2012 05:33:00 PM

Landon Powell has cleared waivers.

Powell was designated for assignment by the A's last month and drew no interest from other teams on the waiver wire. He's likely to accept a spot at Triple-A.
Thu, Jan 5, 2012 05:45:00 PM

Athletics designated C Landon Powell for assignment.

As expected. Powell has an ugly .207/.284/.328 batting line over 406 plate appearances in the big leagues, but he has also thrown out 29 of 73 (39.7 percent) attempted basestealers. The 29-year-old backstop could draw some interest.
Fri, Dec 23, 2011 09:34:00 PM

Landon Powell told Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle that he has been designated for assignment.

The move hasn't been officially announced by the team, but he will be cleared to make room for the A's new acquisitions in the Gio Gonzalez deal. Powell, who turns 30 in March, batted just .171/.246/.225 with one home run, four RBI and a .471 OPS over 122 plate appearances at the major-league level this season. He has thrown out 29 of 73 (39.7 percent) attempted basestealers during his career.
Fri, Dec 23, 2011 08:08:00 PM

Athletics and C Landon Powell avoided arbitration by agreeing on a one-year, $620,000 contract.

Powell, who turns 30 in March, batted just .171/.246/.225 with one home run, four RBI and a .471 OPS over 122 plate appearances at the major-league level this season. He'll likely serve as Kurt Suzuki's backup next season.
Mon, Dec 12, 2011 07:26:00 PM

Athletics recalled C Landon Powell from Triple-A Sacramento.

Powell has batted just .176/.257/.235 in 113 plate appearances this season with the A's. He'll serve as the No. 3 catcher over the final weeks.
Sat, Sep 10, 2011 12:20:00 PM

Athletics optioned C Landon Powell to Triple-A Sacramento.

Powell, 29, has hit just .176/.257/.235 with four extra-base hits in 113 plate appearances this season as the A's primary backup catcher. He should be back in September.
Mon, Aug 22, 2011 09:00:00 AM

Athletics recalled catcher Landon Powell from Triple-A Sacramento.

Powell has hit .261/.375/.370 in 46 at-bats with the A's this season. He'll probably start a couple of games while Kurt Suzuki is absent.
Fri, Jun 11, 2010 04:48:00 PM

Athletics optioned C Landon Powell to Triple-A Sacramento.

Powell had three hits in seven at-bats during his most recent stint with the club. He is batting .261/.375/.370 in 46 at-bats with the Athletics this season.
Fri, Jun 4, 2010 06:37:00 PM

Athletics recalled C Landon Powell form Triple-A Sacramento.

Appropriately enough, Powell was sent out when Crisp was activated from the DL last Friday. He is batting .231/.362/.282 with three RBI over 39 at-bats with the big club this season.
Wed, May 26, 2010 03:45:00 PM

Athletics optioned C Landon Powell to Triple-A Sacramento.

He was sent out in order to make room for Coco Crisp's debut. Powell was batting .231/.362/.282 with three RBI over 39 at-bats.
Fri, May 21, 2010 06:32:00 PM

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2B1Daniel Murphy
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SS1Wilmer Flores
2Ruben Tejada
3B1David Wright
LF1Kirk Nieuwenhuis
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RF1Curtis Granderson
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3Dillon Gee
4Zack Wheeler
5Jacob deGrom
6Matt Harvey
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3Carlos Torres
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5Josh Edgin
6Dana Eveland
7Buddy Carlyle
8Daisuke Matsuzaka
9Bobby Parnell