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Francisco Peguero | Outfielder

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (25) / 6/1/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 194
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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Francisco Peguero (wrist) is scheduled to begin a hitting program next week.
The 25-year-old outfielder has been sidelined due to a strained right wrist, but has progressed nicely in recent days. If all continues to go well, he could be an option for the O's before the end of April. Apr 5 - 9:06 AM

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Francisco Peguero has full range of motion with his strained right wrist and will begin strengthening exercises soon.

Peguero had a cast on the wrist until Wednesday, and upon removal it was found he'd healed significantly. The outfielder will begin working his way back, but it's still unclear how long that might take.
Apr 2 - 7:40 PM

Orioles placed OF Francisco Peguero on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right wrist.

It's not clear how long he'll be sidelined. Peguero was signed over the winter after he was non-tendered by the Giants.
Mar 30 - 3:46 PM

Francisco Peguero (wrist) is likely to begin the season on the disabled list, reports MASN Baltimore's Roch Kubatko.

Peguero is still shelved with a strained right wrist, an ailment which will require two more weeks of brace-wearing. "It's frustrating," he said. "I can't do anything right now. I'm here to make the team and I can't do it."
Mar 19 - 10:16 AM

Francisco Peguero (wrist) hit off a tee Saturday.

Peguero has been nursing a strained right wrist for about a week now but is starting to feel better. He could still have time to get ready for Opening Day if he avoids setbacks but probably isn't going to make the big league roster.
Mar 16 - 8:52 AM

X-rays taken Wednesday on Francisco Peguero's wrist showed no major structural damage.

Peguero was diagnosed earlier this week with a strained wrist and remains day-to-day. He was already a longshot to make the Orioles' Opening Day roster and this injury, however minor, could be the final nail.
Mar 13 - 8:57 AM

Francisco Peguero will undergo an MRI on his right wrist sometime within the next few days.

The Orioles are considering the outfielder day-to-day with a strained wrist for now, but it's possible that diagnosis could change based on what the MRI says. Peguero is unlikely to make the Opening Day roster.
Mar 11 - 7:46 PM

Francisco Peguero has been diagnosed with a right wrist strain.

Consider him day-to-day. Peguero's odds of making the Opening Day roster grow longer every additional day he misses.
Mar 11 - 10:52 AM

Francisco Peguero (hand) remains out of Baltimore's lineup.

Peguero is still suffering from tendinitis below his right thumb. Baltimore took a chance on him after Peguero was non-tendered by the Giants in December. They've since added a major impediment to his odds of making the roster in Nelson Cruz.
Mar 11 - 10:17 AM

Francisco Peguero went 2-for-2 with a three-run triple in the Orioles' 9-7 defeat of the Blue Jays on Saturday.

Peguero was picked up by the Orioles after being non-tendered by the Giants in December. His chances of making the team as a reserve took a big hit with the Nelson Cruz signing, but there's still a slight chance that he could factor into the mix in left field.
Mar 1 - 5:17 PM

Orioles signed OF Francisco Peguero to a one-year, $550,000 contract.

Financial details have not yet been disclosed. The 25-year-old will battle for a reserve outfielder role with the O's during the spring, and could be a dark horse candidate to win the starting job in left field. He slashed an impressive .316/.354/.408 with three homers and 30 RBI in 70 games with Triple-A Fresno in 2013.
Sat, Dec 7, 2013 09:51:00 AM

Roch Kubatko of reports that the Orioles have agreed to terms with Francisco Peguero.

There's no word on the financials, but Peguero only needs to pass a physical in order to complete the deal. It is a major league contract. The 25-year-old has had a couple stints with the Giants over the past two seasons and batted .316/.354/.408 in Triple-A this past year.
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 09:55:00 AM

Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette confirmed that the team is on the verge of signing outfielder Francisco Peguero.

"We're working on it, but nothing is in place," said Duquette. "It's not a done deal. We're still in the process." Pueguero is expected to be added to the 40-man roster, so it sounds like he's getting a major league deal. The 25-year-old was let go by the Giants earlier this week, but it wasn't too long ago that he was considered a pretty good prospect.
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 03:04:00 PM

Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that the Orioles have signed outfielder Francisco Peguero, pending a physical.

It's presumably a minor league deal. Peguero hit the open market earlier this week after he was designated for assignment and non-tendered. The 25-year-old has had a couple stints with the Giants over the past two seasons and batted .316/.354/.408 in Triple-A this year.
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 01:27:00 PM

Giants non-tendered OF Francisco Peguero.

He had been designated for assignment last week. Chris Cotillo of has reported that the Orioles are expected to have interest in Peguero.
Mon, Dec 2, 2013 11:54:00 PM

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