|2014 Season (CBSSports.com)||137.00||4.00||.241||19.00||12.00||0.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Floyd (Career)||9||3||0|| .444||.400||.333|
|Last 10 Games|
|Matt LaPorta granted release from Mexican League team |
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
(5/16/14) The disappointing career of former top power-hitting prospect Matt LaPorta has taken another twist. He has requested and been granted his release from the Mexican League Campeche Pirates, sources have told ESPN. LaPorta was batting .282.
LaPorta, who was released by Baltimore with more than a week remaining in spring training, failed to show enough in Cleveland to keep his job after he had been the key piece in the trade that sent C.C. Sabathia to Milwaukee.
|Orioles release seven from minor-league camp |
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
(3/21/14) The Orioles released seven players from minor-league camp Friday, including designated hitter Jack Cust, outfielders Matt LaPorta and Nik Balog and pitchers Harry Marino, Julio Rodriguez, Zach Staniewicz and Casey Upperman.
|Matt LaPorta finds work with Orioles |
|by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com|
(2/7/14) The Orioles signed former top prospect Matt LaPorta to a minor-league deal Thursday, according to MASNSports.com.
LaPorta spent the previous six seasons with the Indians' organization, but has failed to make his mark at the major-league level. LaPorta appeared in 57 games in the minors last season, hitting .264/.350/.472, though his season ended early with hip injuries.
|Matt LaPorta could be done in Cleveland |
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
(11/12/13) First baseman Matt LaPorta could be done in Cleveland , according to the Plain Dealer.
LaPorta is a minor-league free-agent, and it's unclear if the team has interest in bringing him back. The 28-year-old did not appear in the majors this season, and was limited by hip surgery in the minors. LaPorta has hit .238/.301/.393 in 967 career at-bats.
|Matt LaPorta goes on minors DL |
|by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com|
(6/8/13) The Indians placed first baseman Matt LaPorta on the minor league disabled list with a left hip strain, MLB.com reports. LaPorta is playing with Triple-A Columbus.
LaPorta is batting .235 over 22 games with the Clippers with five homers and 11 RBI.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|9/3/14||CIN||7:05 pm||Dylan Axelrod|
|9/4/14||CIN||7:05 pm||Mike Leake|
|9/5/14||@ TB||7:10 pm||Alex Cobb|
|9/6/14||@ TB||1:05 pm||Drew Smyly|
|9/7/14||@ TB||1:40 pm||Jeremy Hellickson|
|9/8/14||@ BOS||7:10 pm||Anthony Ranaudo|
|9/9/14||@ BOS||7:10 pm||Allen Webster|