(8/25/2008) The Indians removed pitcher Matt Ginter (right forearm strain) from 15-day DL and outrighted him to the minor leagues Monday.
Indians place Ginter on 15-day DL
(8/6/2008) The Indians optioned RHP Tom Mastny to Triple-A Buffalo and placed RHP Matt Ginter on the 15-day DL with a right forearm strain. Anthony Reyes is expected to replace Ginter in the Indians' rotation.
Ginter has another stinker Sunday
(8/3/2008)Matt Ginter (1-3), making his fourth start of the season, allowed five runs and five hits in six innings for the Indians. "In the fifth inning and sixth inning, I got the ball up a little bit," Ginter said. "They made me pay. They put some good swings on the ball."
Ginter gets knocked around Tuesday
(7/30/2008) Indians SP Matt Ginter, who pitched 11 effective innings over his first two starts, struggled through four in his third Tuesday against the Tigers. He allowed four runs on eight hits and one walk, striking out three. He fell to 1-2.
Ginter could start twice next week
(7/26/2008) Cleveland sent starter Aaron Laffey down Saturday and his departure means right-hander Matt Ginter will remain in the starting rotation.
Ginter loses in second 2008 start
(7/23/2008)Matt Ginter (1-1) allowed three runs and seven hits over six innings in his second start with the Indians during a 3-2 loss Tuesday against the Angels. Ginter had a 2-0 lead before Los Angeles scored twice in the second to tie the game. He then allowed the game-winning hit on a Jeff Mathis solo homer in the fifth. Ginter didn't issue a walk and struck out one.
Ginter wins in debut with Indians
(7/12/2008) Indians SP Matt Ginter, who hadn't made a start in the majors since 2005, picked up his first victory since 2004 on Saturday against the Rays. He gave up five hits in five scoreless innings and recorded five strikeouts. The right-hander's contract was purchased by the Indians from their Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo on Saturday. Cleveland needed a starter to take the rotation spot vacated by CC Sabathia, who was traded to Milwaukee on Monday for four prospects.
Indians tab SP Ginter for Saturday
(7/11/2008) After Friday's game against the Rays, Cleveland optioned RP Brian Slocum to Triple-A Buffalo and called up SP Matt Ginter to start Saturday night.
Ginter to get C.C.'s spot?
(7/6/2008) Indians SP Matt Ginter, who is 6-6 4.27 in Triple-A this season, seems to be the logical call-up if the rumored C.C. Sabathia-to-Milwaukee trade goes through before Sabathia's scheduled Tuesday start. Ginter's last outing was a no-decision on Thursday in which he gave up five runs on nine hits and would work on regular rest if he got the call up.
(9/4/2007) The Brewers signed right-hander Matt Ginter to a minor league contract.
Cards looking for Tuesday starter
(4/27/2007) According to MLB.com, with the Cardinals optioning P Randy Keisler to Triple-A Friday and brining up reliever Kelvin Jimenez, the team does not have a starter for Tuesday's game against the Brewers. While the team figures out who to slot in, injured SP Chris Carpenter (elbow) will not be one of those options, manager Tony La Russa said. Some options include using a hanful of relievers or possibly calling up a veteran like Matt Ginter or Mike Smith.
Ginter granted his release
(7/3/2006) Pawtucket pitcher Matt Ginter exercised a contractual option and was granted his release according to the Boston Globe.
Ginter likely didn't do enough
(4/30/2006) The Red Sox have not yet announced a potential replacement for No. 5 starter Lenny DiNardo, who better but not great Saturday. Matt Ginter is working on schedule, allowing 10 hits and three runs in six innings Saturday, too. His Triple-A ERA through five starts is 2.79, but the Red Sox appear ready to stick with DiNardo for one more outing. Abe Alvarez (2.17) also is working just two days different on the schedule and could become an option.
Ginter an option for DiNardo?
(4/25/2006) Right-hander Matt Ginter is 2-1 with a 2.35 ERA after four Triple-A starts and pitched eight scoreless innings, allowing just two hits, Sunday. He has struck out 14 while walking just two in 23 innings.
Red Sox reassign RHP Ginter
(3/17/2006) The Red Sox optioned RHP Cla Meredith to Triple-A Pawtucket of IL and reassigned RHP Matt Ginter, LHP Craig Breslow, LHP Mike Bumatay, LHP Phil Seibel, SS Jed Lowrie and OF Luke Allen to their minor league camp.
Red Sox invite Matt Ginter to camp
(2/2/2006) The Red Sox invited seven non-roster pitchers to spring training: right-handers Tim Bausher, Matt Ginter and Jimmy Serrano and left-handers Craig Breslow, Mike Bumatay, Mike Holtz and Phil Seibel.
Ginter sent down, becomes FA
(10/11/2005) The Tigers released RHP Gary Knotts and sent RHP Matt Ginter, RHP Jason Karnuth, LHP Doug Creek, LHP Vic Darensbourg and INF Kevin Hooper outright to Triple-A Toledo of the IL. All five refused the assignment and are now free agents.
M. Ginter gets knocked around Sunday
(9/19/2005) Matt Ginter allowed five runs and 10 hits over 4 1/3 innings against the Angels Sunday in his first start for the Tigers after 13 relief appearances.
Matt Ginter called up
(9/8/2005) The Tigers recalled RHP Matt Ginter from Triple-A Toledo on Wednesday.
RHP Ginter back with Tigers
(9/8/2005) The Tigers purchased the contract of reliever Matt Ginter from Triple-A Toledo on Wednesday. Ginter was 0-0 with a 5.47 ERA in 10 games with the Tigers earlier this season. For the Mud Hens, he was 4-3 with a 4.33 ERA in 17 appearances, including 10 starts.
Matt Ginter sent to minors
(6/22/2005) The Tigers sent Ginter outright to Triple-A Toledo on Wednesday.
Ginter impressive out of 'pen
(5/16/2005) Matt Ginter's five-inning relief outing Sunday was Detroit's longest of the season. He allowed a three-run homer to Juan Rivera in his first inning, then pitched shutout ball the rest of the way.
Ginter solid in relief in debut
(4/7/2005) Relievers Matt Ginter made his Detroit debut. Ginter, who arrived in a trade with the New York Mets last week, threw 2 1/3 scoreless innings.
(4/2/2005) The Mets sent Ginter to Detroit for Steve Colyer on Saturday.
Mets' Ginter has strong outing
(3/21/2005) Matt Ginter allowed only one hit and an unearned run in four innings, walking two and striking out two Sunday.
Matt Ginter able to pitch
(3/7/2005) Ginter (ankle surgery) was able to pitch two innings in Sunday's spring game against the Braves. He allowed two unearned runs, three hits and a walk while striking out two batters.
Ginter goes on DL
(9/11/2004) The Mets placed Matt Ginter on the 60-day disabled list Saturday. He will have surgery to remove bone chips from his right ankle on Monday.
Ginter to start on Friday
(9/1/2004) The Mets recalled Matt Ginter from Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday.
Mets' Ginter sent down
(8/23/2004) The Mets optioned Matt Ginter to Triple-A Norfolk on Monday.
Matt Ginter recalled, starts
(8/22/2004) The Mets recalled Matt Ginter from Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday. He got the start against San Francisco.
Mets send Ginter down
(8/12/2004) The Mets optioned Matt Ginter to Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday. Dan Wheeler was recalled to replace him on the roster.
Matt Ginter has good outing
(8/12/2004) Ginter allowed two earned runs and seven hits in six innings against Houston on Wednesday in an emergency start for Tom Glavine (facial lacerations).
Matt Ginter to start Saturday
(7/30/2004) The New York Daily News reports that Ginter will start at Atlanta if the team is unable to trade for a pitcher.
Ginter sent to Triple-A
(7/9/2004) The Mets optioned Matt Ginter to Triple-A Norfolk on Friday. Karim Garcia was activated from the disabled list and took his place on the roster.
Ginter to start Thursday
(7/6/2004) According to the New York Daily News, Matt Ginter will get the start on Thursday against the Phillies. His spot in the rotation is uncertain after that point, however.
Ginter to remain in rotation
(7/5/2004) Mets manager Art Howe told the New York Daily News that Matt Ginter "as of now" is slated to pitch Thursday's game at Philadelphia. Ginter was roughed up in each of his last two starts.
Ginter cements spot with Mets
(6/11/2004) Matt Ginter allowed only one earned run and five hits in 7 2/3 innings at Minnesota on Thursday but he did not figure into the decision.
Ginter to start on Thursday
(6/7/2004) The New York Daily News reports Matt Ginter will start on Thursday at Minnesota.
Rain shortens Matt Ginter's start
(6/1/2004) Matt Ginter pitched three no-hit innings on Monday. He had to be removed from the game following a long rain delay.
Matt Ginter goes Wednesday
(5/24/2004) The New York Daily News notes Matt Ginter will start on Wednesday.
Ginter decent in Sunday's start
(5/16/2004) Matt Ginter allowed one earned run and eight hits in 5 2/3 innings in place of Al Leiter (shoulder) on Sunday at Houston.
Matt Ginter called up for start
(5/15/2004) The New York Daily News reports that Ginter will be called up Sunday from Triple-A Norfolk to replace Al Leiter (shoulder) as the starter at Houston.
Matt Ginter should start
(5/14/2004) Ginter likely will take Al Leiter's next turn in the rotation, on Sunday at Houston.
Matt Ginter to start?
(5/12/2004) The New York Daily News says Ginter could soon be called up to join the Mets' rotation.
Mets grab Matt Ginter
(3/27/2004) The White Sox traded Ginter to the Mets Saturday for Timo Perez.
Matt Ginter gets optioned
(8/9/2003) The White Sox sent down Matt Ginter to Triple-A Charlotte on Friday. They called up catcher Jamie Burke to take Ginter's spot on the roster. Miguel Olivo (shoulder) is day to day, prompting the move to bring up a catcher.
White Sox recall Matt Ginter
(7/28/2003) Ginter was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte on Sunday.
(6/25/2002) The White Sox recalled Ginter from Triple-A Charlotte after Monday's game in Minnesota, and optioned Willie Harris there. Ginter will serve as an extra arm out of the bullpen and not a starter, so don't add him to your Fantasy roster.
(6/13/2002) The White Sox optioned Ginter to Triple-A Charlotte following Wednesday's game against the Mets. He did a decent job pitching in relief this season, but probably won't get a chance to be recalled to start this year. Ginter is unlikely to help a Fantasy team as a result.
(5/3/2002) Ginter was called up from Triple-A Charlotte. He will likely end up in the bullpen, so Ginter will have no value to Fantasy owners.
(8/24/2001) Ginter was demoted to Triple-A Charlotte Thursday. The move was made to clear roster space for the newly acquired Bill Pulsipher.
(3/22/2001) Ginter, the White Sox's No. 1 pick in the 1999 draft, pitched a scoreless inning in his first action since suffering a strained left oblique muscle Mar. 8 on Wednesday. He remains a longshot to make the team out of camp, and is only worth taking if your league has a minor-league roster.