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Matt Pagnozzi | Catcher

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (32) / 11/10/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Matt Pagnozzi has elected to become a free agent.
Pagnozzi was outrighted off the Brewers' 40-man roster on October 2 and has decided to test the open market rather than accept an assignment to Triple-A Colorado Springs. The 31-year-old catcher is a .272/.323/.326 career hitter in 105 major league plate appearances. Thu, Oct 9, 2014 04:02:00 PM

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Brewers sent C Matt Pagnozzi outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Pagnozzi is now off the Brewers' 40-man roster. He batted just .215/.298/.382 this season at the Triple-A level.
Thu, Oct 2, 2014 02:58:00 PM

Brewers purchased the contract of C Matt Pagnozzi from Triple-A Nashville.

Pagnozzi will serve as an emergency third catcher for the Brewers down the stretch. He was batting just .215/.298/.382 in 71 games this season at the Triple-A level.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 08:29:00 AM

Brewers signed C Matt Pagnozzi to a minor league contract.

Pagnozzi will also get an invite to the major league camp in spring training. The 31-year-old played in nine games with the Astros in 2013, going 3-for-21 with no extra-base hits. He'll serve as organizational depth.
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 06:50:00 PM

Matt Pagnozzi has elected free agency.

The 30-year-old backstop appeared in nine games with the Astros in 2013, slashing a meager .143/.182/.143 in 21 at-bats. He's likely to latch on as minor league catching depth with another organization.
Sun, Oct 6, 2013 05:38:00 PM

Astros sent C Matt Pagnozzi outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Pagnozzi finished the season with the Astros and will likely be remembered most for spiking a baseball to the backstop. He batted .143/.182/.143 in 21 at-bats and can elect free agency.
Wed, Oct 2, 2013 06:28:00 PM

Astros acquired C Matt Pagnozzi from the Braves in exchange for cash considerations.

Jason Castro's strained knee forced Houston's hand. Already playing without concussed backup catchers Carlos Corporan and Max Stassi, the Astros' only other healthy catcher is 31-year-old rookie Cody Clark. Pagnozzi is en route to Houston and will be active for Tuesday's game.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 01:53:00 PM

Braves reassigned C Matt Pagnozzi to minor league camp.

Pagnozzi was cut Wednesday when the Braves chose Evan Gattis as Gerald Laird's backup. The 30-year-old will serve as catching depth in the minors.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 10:37:00 AM

Braves signed C Matt Pagnozzi to a minor league contract.

Pagnozzi hit just .224/.324/.359 in 78 games this year for the Indians' Triple-A affiliate in Columbus, Ohio. He will be low on the Braves' organizational depth chart.
Tue, Dec 4, 2012 04:39:00 PM

Indians signed C Matt Pagnozzi to a minor league contract.

Pagnozzi has hit pretty well during his brief stints in the majors but has a .220 batting average over parts of nine seasons in the minors. He's solid defensively, though, and will offer the Tribe organizational depth.
Fri, Dec 2, 2011 12:49:00 PM

Pirates sent C Matt Pagnozzi outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Pagnozzi was claimed off waivers by the Pirates in September, but they've now chosen Brian Jeroloman over him for a spot on the 40-man roster. The 29-year-old has no bat but is a solid defensive backstop.
Fri, Nov 18, 2011 03:17:00 PM

Pirates claimed C Matt Pagnozzi off waivers from the Rockies.

Pagnozzi was designated for assignment by the Rockies over the weekend. The 28-year-old backstop has enjoyed success during his brief stints in the major leagues, but has a .220 batting average over parts of nine seasons in the minors.
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 04:00:00 PM

Rockies designated C Matt Pagnozzi for assignment.

The move was made in order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Thomas Field. Pagnozzi will almost surely clear waivers.
Sun, Sep 11, 2011 03:09:00 PM

Rockies optioned C Matt Pagnozzi to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Pagnozzi batted .286 (6-for-21) with two RBI in nearly a month with the big club. Eliezer Alfonzo will now serve as the primary backup to Chris Iannetta.
Fri, Jul 15, 2011 05:54:00 PM

Rockies purchased the contract of C Matt Pagnozzi from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

He'll serve as the primary backup to Chris Iannetta now that Jose Morales is out with a broken thumb. Pagnozzi, 28, was batting .275/.340/.418 with one home run and 16 RBI over his first 102 plate appearances at the minor league level this season. He's unlikely to have any fantasy value.
Fri, Jun 17, 2011 05:13:00 PM

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SS1Nick Ahmed
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