Daric Barton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blue Jays send Barton to minors, release Santiago

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays are getting closer to finalizing their 25-man roster. The Blue Jays optioned first baseman Daric Barton to triple-A Buffalo and released veteran infielder Ramon Santiago Monday. The Blue Jays signed Barton to a minor-league deal with an invitation to spring training..." March 30

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    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    It's a hamstring strain for Barton. #Athletics

  • A's, Barton agree on one-year deal to avoid arbitration

    CSN Bay Area "The A’s announced that they’ve signed Daric Barton to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with the first baseman. Salary figures weren’t immediately available. Barton, 28, had two stints with Oakland last season and hit .269 with three homers and 16 RBI in 37 games. As has been the case..." December 21

  • A's Daric Barton tries for roster spot

    San Francisco Chronicle "Daric Barton has had the strangest of career trajectories. A golden boy after coming to Oakland in the Mark Mulder trade with St. Louis in December 2004, Barton could do no wrong, especially when he was racking up high walk totals. Barton, though, didn't develop the sort of power associated with..." February 28