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Tim Federowicz | Catcher | #44

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (30) / 8/5/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: North Carolina
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 7 (0) / BOS
Contract: view contract details
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Astros signed C Tim Federowicz to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Federowicz appeared in 13 games with the Giants this year and batted .300/.366/.463 over 314 plate appearances in Triple-A. The 30-year-old will provide some depth going into spring training. Mon, Dec 11, 2017 11:49:00 AM

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Tim Federowicz has elected free agency.

The 30-year-old catcher saw just 14 plate appearances with the Giants in 2017, slashing .231/.286/.692 with a pair of homers and three RBI. He still offers valuable catching depth, so he shouldn't have difficulty finding a new club this winter.
Sat, Nov 11, 2017 09:57:00 AM

Giants sent C Tim Federowicz outright to Triple-A Sacramento.

The veteran backstop was designated for assignment earlier in the week but passed through waivers unclaimed. He'll continue to function as organizational depth for the Giants.
Sat, Nov 4, 2017 10:01:00 AM

Giants designated C Tim Federowicz for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for waiver claim Micah Johnson. Federowicz, 30, got a cup of coffee with the Giants this season.
Mon, Oct 30, 2017 05:29:00 PM

Tim Federowicz didn't start Tuesday's game at Arizona, but he came on as a defensive replacement and finished 2-for-3 with a two-run home run.

Federowicz has just 12 at-bats in limited action, but he has reached the seats twice. He has been working as the third catcher and is only likely to be organizational depth heading into 2018.
Wed, Sep 27, 2017 02:27:00 AM

Tim Federowicz clubbed his first home run of the season as the Giants fell to the Cardinals.

The veteran backstop had entered the game as a part of a double switch, then tagged Sandy Alcantara for the solo shot in the eighth inning. He remains completely irrelevant from a fantasy perspective.
Sun, Sep 3, 2017 07:03:00 PM

Giants purchased the contract of C Tim Federowicz from Triple-A Sacramento.

Federowicz is a .193/.244/.293 hitter over parts of six seasons in the minors. He'll operate as the third catcher this month.
Fri, Sep 1, 2017 06:25:00 PM

Giants designated C Tim Federowicz for assignment.

The move clears a 25-man roster spot for Buster Posey, who is back from the concussion disabled list. Federowicz went 0-for-2 with a walk during his short stay at the major league level. He will likely pass through waivers unclaimed.
Tue, Apr 18, 2017 07:40:00 PM

Giants purchased the contract of C Tim Federowicz from Triple-A Sacramento.

He will back up Nick Hundley while Buster Posey recovers from a concussion. Federowicz, 29, is a .194/.243/.295 career hitter in the major leagues.
Tue, Apr 11, 2017 05:58:00 PM

Giants signed C Tim Federowicz to a minor league contract.

Federowicz saw some emergency action with the eventual World Series-champion Cubs in 2016, but he hit just .194/.212/.258 with 12 strikeouts in 33 plate appearances. The 29-year-old will act as organizational depth at catcher for San Francisco in 2017.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 05:04:00 PM

Cubs sent C Tim Federowicz outright to Triple-A Iowa.

Federowicz is a .194/.243/.295 hitter over parts of five seasons in the majors. He can declare free agency if he wants.
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 04:49:00 PM

Cubs recalled C Tim Federowicz from Triple-A Iowa.

Federowicz will operate as emergency depth at catcher over the final month of the regular season. The 29-year-old is a .194/.245/.297 career hitter in the majors.
Tue, Sep 6, 2016 05:04:00 PM

Cubs sent C Tim Federowicz outright to Triple-A Iowa.

Federowicz cleared waivers after being designated for assignment earlier this month. Assuming he decides to stay with the organization, he'll serve as catching depth in Triple-A.
Tue, Jun 28, 2016 03:57:00 PM

Cubs designated C Tim Federowicz for assignment.

Federowicz played sparingly with the big club, hitting only .192/.222/.269 over 27 plate appearances. The 28-year-old stands a decent change at clearing waivers.
Fri, Jun 17, 2016 12:28:00 PM

Tim Federowicz will be designated for assignment by the Cubs on Friday.

That will clear out a roster spot for top catching prospect Willson Contreras, who will join up with the Cubs ahead of Friday afternoon's series opener against the Pirates. Federowicz, 28, is sitting on a .192/.222/.269 batting line through 27 plate appearances in 2016.
Thu, Jun 16, 2016 01:10:00 PM

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