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Jose Constanza | Outfielder

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (32) / 9/1/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 185
Bats / Throws: Switch / Left
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Rays signed OF Jose Constanza to a minor league contract.
Constanza had been at Triple-A with the Reds, hitting .256/.321/.320 with six steals over 41 games. It's merely a depth addition. Aug 31 - 8:51 PM

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Reds signed OF Jose Constanza to a minor league contract.

It took over a month, but Constanza finally found another job after being released by the Braves prior to Opening Day. A career .273/.316/.323 hitter in 112 career games at the major league level, the 31-year-old is merely a depth addition.
May 10 - 8:34 AM

Braves released OF Jose Constanza.

He had already been removed from the 40-man roster and is now out of the organization altogether. Constanza, 31, is a .273/.316/.323 hitter in 112 career games at the major league level.
Apr 3 - 12:28 PM

Braves sent OF Jose Constanza outright to Triple-A Gwinnett.

He cleared waivers after being designated for assignment and will remain in the organization. Constanza, 31, is a .273/.316/.323 hitter in 112 career games at the major league level.
Feb 5 - 7:39 PM

Braves designated OF Jose Constanza for assignment.

Constanza lost his 40-man roster spot Wednesday to Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano, whose four-year, $6 million contract with the Braves is now official. Constanza, 31, is a .273/.316/.323 hitter in 112 career games at the major league level. He'll probably clear waivers.
Jan 28 - 4:25 PM

Braves recalled OF Jose Constanza from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Constanza will operate as outfield depth for the Braves over the final month of the regular season. He is a .278/.322/.329 career hitter in 100 major league games.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 08:49:00 AM

Braves optioned OF Jose Constanza to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Constanza was 12-for-40 (.300) this spring in the Grapefruit League, but the Braves couldn't find an Opening Day roster spot for him. He will likely be up and down between Gwinnett and Atlanta all summer.
Mon, Mar 24, 2014 01:47:00 PM

Braves recalled OF Jose Constanza from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Constanza, 30, will provide outfield depth. He's batting .160 (4-for-25) over 14 games with the Braves this season and replaces Evan Gattis on the active roster.
Sat, Aug 31, 2013 11:02:00 AM

Braves optioned OF Jose Constanza to Triple-A Gwinnett.

The speedy outfielder went just 4-for-25 (.160) with one RBI and five strikeouts during his 14 game stint with the Braves. He'll continue to serve as organizational depth at the minor league level.
Sat, Aug 10, 2013 12:22:00 AM

Jose Constanza went 3-for-4 with an RBI in his season debut with the Braves on Saturday.

Constanza was recalled earlier in the day and ended up starting in left field and batting leadoff with Justin Upton sidelined. He responded with three singles in four at-bats, including an RBI single in the sixth inning. He'll likely be a fill-in until the team reaches the All-Star break.
Sat, Jul 13, 2013 07:07:00 PM

Braves recalled OF Jose Constanza from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Constanza will provide outfield depth with both Justin Upton and B.J. Upton leaving Friday's game due to injuries. The 29-year-old is batting just .260/.319/.303 with zero homers, 13 RBI and 17 stolen bases at the Triple-A level and holds no fantasy value.
Sat, Jul 13, 2013 09:36:00 AM

The Braves will recall Jose Constanza from Triple-A Gwinnett on Saturday.

With both B.J. Upton and Justin Upton leaving Friday's game early with injuries, the Braves are all of a sudden starved for depth in the outfield. Constanza is hitting .260/.319/.303 with zero homers, 13 RBI and 17 stolen bases at Triple-A. He holds no fantasy value.
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 11:39:00 PM

Braves optioned OF Jose Constanza to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Constanza reported late to spring training due to a visa issue his native Dominican Republic, so that didn't help his chances of winning a spot on the Opening Day roster. The 29-year-old will serve as outfield depth in the minor leagues.
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 11:11:00 AM

Jose Constanza has reported to Braves' camp.

Constanza had been stuck in the Dominican Republic settling an issue with his work visa. The outfielder might face an uphill battle in winning a roster spot.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 08:26:00 AM

The Braves are still waiting for outfielder Jose Constanza to arrive at spring training in Florida.

Constanza is trying to settle an issue with his work visa and will be stuck in the Dominican Republic until that's all figured out. The 29-year-old is suddenly looking like a longshot to crack the Braves' Opening Day roster.
Wed, Mar 6, 2013 08:35:00 AM

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