(8/6/2008) The Blue Jays' signed Marty McLeary to a minor league contract Tuesday.
RP McLeary clears waivers
(7/5/2007) RP Marty McLeary, removed recently from the Pirates' 40-man roster, cleared waivers and has returned to Triple-A Indianapolis on Thursday.
McLeary designated for assignment
(6/30/2007) The Pittsburgh Pirates put center fielder Chris Duffy on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a sprained left ankle and purchased the contract of utilityman Matt Kata from Triple-A Indianapolis. To create a 40-man roster spot for the 29-year-old Kata, the Pirates designated Indianapolis RP Marty McLeary for assignment.
Pirates pass up on prospects
(5/23/2007) RHP Shawn Chacon will replace struggling Tony Armas in the rotation for Saturday's start in Cincinnati. Chacon threw five scoreless innings Thursday after Armas was pulled, getting his first win of the season. Marty McLeary and prospects John Van Benschoten and Bryan Bullington were the other rumored candidates.
Pirates send McLeary to Triple-A
(5/20/2007) The Pirates optioned RP Marty McLeary to Triple-A on Sunday.
Pirates look for No. 5 starter
(5/18/2007) According to MLB.com, the Pirates announced before Friday's game against the Diamondbacks that Tony Armas has been removed from the team's rotation. He will now work out of the bullpen as a long relief option. The team has not named a new No. 5 starter and will take the next week to evaluate possible options. The Pirates will skip the day in the rotation that the No. 5 starter is expected to pitch (Wednesday) since they have an off day Monday. Possible options to replace Armas in the rotation is Shawn Chacon, Marty McLeary and minor leaguers John Van Benschoten and Bryan Bullington.
Wasdin to DL, McLeary up for Pirates
(5/3/2007) The Pirates placed John Wasdin (sprained right thumb) on the 15-day DL and called up Marty McLeary from the minor leagues.
Marty McLeary sent to Indy
(3/30/2007) The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the Pirates optioned RP Marty McLeary to Triple-A Indianapolis. He had a 6.92 ERA in 13 innings.
McLeary makes name for himself
(3/12/2007) Maybe that Pittsburgh Pirates' starting rotation isn't nearly as settled as it appeared to be when spring training opened last month. Manager Jim Tracy's explanation for these unforeseen developments, which include Marty McLeary greatly improving his chances for a spot in the starting rotation, is simple. "It's why we stay here until the end of March," he said Sunday. When camp opened, the top four starters appeared set with right-hander Ian Snell and left-handers Zach Duke, Paul Maholm and Tom Gorzelanny. Right-handers Tony Armas, who signed a $3.5 million contract for this season, and Shawn Chacon were expected to compete for the other job.
Pirates SP shuts down Reds
(9/30/2006) Marty McLeary, a journeyman minor leaguer most of his career, pitched seven shutout innings in only his second major league start and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 Saturday night to end an eight-game losing streak. The 32-year-old McLeary (2-0) had pitched in only four previous major league games, with San Diego in 2004, before being called up by the Pirates late last month, yet had pitched effectively in both of his starts with an 0.75 ERA. McLeary didn't allow a runner past second base Saturday and worked out of his biggest jam by getting David Ross to ground out with runners on first and second and two outs in the fourth. He struck out three and walked two.
Marty McLeary in for Maholm on Sat.
(9/29/2006) Marty McLeary will start for Paul Maholm (shoulder) on Saturday.
Pirates add McLeary to roster
(8/28/2006) Pirates closer Mike Gonzalez was placed on the 15-day DL Monday with left elbow tendinitis. Salomon Torres, Damaso Marte and John Grabow figure to share save opportunities at this point. The Pirates also purchased the contracts of right-handers Marty McLeary and Brian Rogers and recalled right-hander Jonah Bayliss from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Pirates' McLeary reassigned
(3/27/2006) Pirates RHP Marty McLeary, RHP Jorge Vasquez, C Paul Chiaffredo, INF J.J. Furmaniak and OF Ray Sadler were reassigned to minor league camp.
McLeary doing well this spring
(3/20/2006) RHP Marty McLeary, signed as a minor league free agent in the offseason, is quietly having a fine spring training. He pitched one scoreless relief inning for the win Sunday against Toronto and is 3-0 with a 1.13 ERA this spring, allowing one run in eight innings. McLeary has pitched in only three major league games, in 2004 with San Diego, during his nine-year professional career.
Padres sign P McLeary to minor deal
(11/23/2004) The Padres agreed to terms with INF Damian Jackson, INF Jesse Garcia, RHP Marty McLeary and RHP Mike Brunet on minor-league contracts.
McLeary cut by Padres
(9/17/2004) The Padres designated Marty McLeary for assignment on Thursday. They now have 10 days to trade, release or assign him to the minors.
Padres option McLeary
(9/1/2004) Marty McLeary was optioned to Triple-A Portland Tuesday.