(3/3/2010) Florida 2B Danny Richar (shoulder) saw action in the Marlins' first exhibition game Wednesday against the University of Miami. Richar entered the game after Dan Uggla had his two at bats and went 1 for 4 with a single and two runs scored. He also grounded into a double play.
(12/22/2009) The Marlins signed second baseman Danny Richar to a minor league contract Monday.
Reds' Richar elects to be free agent
(11/5/2009) Former White Sox and Reds second baseman Danny Richar filed for free agency.
Reds move Richar to 60-day DL
(9/2/2009) The Reds have bolstered their bullpen for a tough stretch of the season by promoting left-handed pitcher Pedro Viola from Triple-A Louisville. To make room for Viola on their 40-man roster, the Reds transferred infielder Danny Richar from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL on Wednesday.
Richar's season done after surgery
(7/28/2009) The Dayton Daily News reports that Reds 2B Danny Richar had season-ending surgery Tuesday to repair the torn posterior labrum in his left shoulder.
Richar to have surgery, done for year
(7/24/2009) The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Reds 2B Danny Richar will have shoulder surgery on Tuesday and is out for the season.
Richar lands on 15-day disabled list
(7/3/2009) The Reds activated third baseman Edwin Encarnacion from the 60-day disabled list Friday to replace infielder Danny Richar, who went on the 15-day disabled list with a torn labrum in his left shoulder. Wilkin Castillo, who had surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, was moved from the 15-day DL to the 60-day to make room for Encarnacion on the 40-man roster.
Richar called up by Reds
(6/20/2009) Reds shortstop Alex Gonzalez is back on the disabled list, this time with bone chips in his throwing elbow. The Reds put Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list Saturday, a day after he felt pain on a swing during batting practice. They called up infielder Danny Richar from Triple-A Louisville to take his place.
Richar outrighted off Reds' 40-man
(4/16/2009) The Reds acquired minor league infielder Drew Sutton from Houston to complete the trade that sent shortstop Jeff Keppinger to the Astros during spring training. The trade was completed Thursday, and the 25-year-old Sutton will report to Triple-A Louisville. The Reds also outrighted infielder Danny Richar to Louisville to open a spot for Sutton on the 40-man roster. Sutton batted .317 with 20 homers and 69 RBI for Houston's Double-A team last season. Keppinger was traded for a player to be named after hitting .140 during spring training.
Reds send two to Triple-A
(3/23/2009) After Monday's game against Toronto, Cincinnati has optioned RHP Ramon Ramirez and INF Danny Richar to Triple-A Louisville.
(7/31/2008)Ken Griffey Jr. is leaving home to get back in a pennant race. The White Sox acquired Griffey from the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday, hoping the 38-year-old outfielder can help them hold onto their slim lead in the AL Central. The Reds sent Griffey and cash to Chicago for reliever Nick Masset and Triple-A second baseman Danny Richar. The deal was announced a half-hour before the 4 p.m. EDT deadline to make trades without waivers. Griffey, who hit his 600th home run this season, agreed to the trade earlier in the day.
Richar, Masset in Griffey package
(7/31/2008) The Cincinnati Reds will get infielder Danny Richar and right-handed pitcher Nick Masset in the deal for Ken Griffey, according to CBSSports.com's Danny Knobler. Cincinnati will also pay the remaining $4 million on Griffey's contract.
Richar off DL, sent down to minors
(5/29/2008) The White Sox reinstated 2B Danny Richar from the 15-day DL on Thursday and optioned him to Triple-A Charlotte.
Richar sent on rehab assignment
(6:30 pm ET) Chicago sent infielder Danny Richar, who fractured a rib in spring training, to Charlotte on a rehabilitation assignment on Friday.
Richar slated for late-May rehab stint
(5/16/2008)The Sports Xchange reports that White Sox head trainer Herm Schneider said Thursday that 2B Danny Richar was progressing well with the fractured first left rib that sidelined him most of spring training, and the hope was he would be starting a rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte by the end of the month, if not sooner.
D. Richar not expected back soon
(5/6/2008) The Chicago Tribune reports that Danny Richar (rib) is being brought along slower than expected to ensure his recovery. He's had some unexpected complications and isn't expected to begin a rehabilitation assignment until at least the third week of May.
Richar out until at least mid-May
(4/9/2008) According to the Sports Xchange notes: 2B Danny Richar (stress fracture in his rib) opened the season on the 15-day disabled list. He will be out until at least mid-May.
White Sox's Richar officially on DL
(3/30/2008) The White Sox officially placed outfielder Jerry Owens (right adductor tear) and second baseman Danny Richar (stress fracture in rib cage) on the 15-day DL on Sunday.
Richar sidelined at least a month
(3/21/2008) White Sox 2B Danny Richar has a stress fracture of his left first rib and will miss four to six weeks, according to the Chicago Tribune. He had gone 4-for-11 this spring as he competed for the starting second base job.
Richar has to fight for reserve job
(3/19/2008) The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Alexei Ramirez's production this spring has the White Sox thinking he could help them this summer out of camp. "He's done some good things this spring, and to be honest with you I'm a little shocked," hitting coach Greg Walker said. If Ramirez doesn't take the starting second baseman's job from Juan Uribe, he might still make the team. "Our concern right now is how many at-bats we can find him?" said manager Ozzie Guillen. "Now were putting Ramirez in the outfield to see how he handles it. We still dont know if it would be better for him to play every day (in the minors) to develop or if we can get him the at-bats."
(3/16/2008) White Sox 2B Danny Richar, who missed almost two weeks with a back injury, returned to the field Sunday at the Diamondbacks. He went 1-for-2.
Injury costing Richar starting job
(3/10/2008) White Sox 2B Danny Richar missed his fifth consecutive game Sunday because of back problems that have prevented him from performing simple baseball activities. Richar said the back pain was particularly intense Saturday. "I tried to take a couple of groundballs and I couldn't do it," Richar said. "I took a couple (Sunday), and it still bothered me a lot. I'm working in the training room every day as much as I can to be ready." Richar and the White Sox are unsure when he'll return. Manager Ozzie Guillen said Richar had an MRI, and the results showed there was no major damage. "I don't expect him back for at least a few more games," Guillen said. "He just has pain, so we'll see."
Richar makes it to ChiSox camp
(2/27/2008)The Chicago Tribune reports that White Sox 2B Danny Richar arrived in camp Wednesday after missing the first six days because of visa problems in his native Dominican Republic. Richar was upset upon his arrival because he feared the time away from camp would hurt his chances at winning the second base job. "I have enough time (to win the second base job)," Richar said. "Every day I have to work hard and show that I'm ready."
White Sox still wait for Richar
(2/23/2008) The White Sox were still waiting Saturday for the arrival of second baseman Danny Richar, their last remaining roster player not in camp. Richar, who played in 56 games and batted .230 last year, was having visa trouble in the Dominican Republic. "When he shows up he better be ready to play and compete," manager Ozzie Guillen said.
Richar dealing with visa trouble
(2/20/2008) The Chicago Tribune reports that Danny Richar is falling behind in his battle for the starting second base job for the White Sox because he is having visa problems from his native Dominican Republic. His lateness hasn't helped him in the eyes of manager Ozzie Guillen.
Hitting coach tweaks Richar's style
(1/23/2008)The Sports Xchange reports White Sox 2B Danny Richar will be watched closely this spring, not only because he will be battling to win a starting job, but because of an adjustment hitting coach Greg Walker made to Richar's swing late last season. Walker tweaked Richar's wide-open batting stance so that he would generate more power from his back leg, and the hope is that an offseason to work on it will give the rookie improved results from his .230 batting average and six home runs over the final two months of the season.
Richar's hit streak snapped
(9/21/2007) White Sox 2B Danny Richar went hitless in three at-bats in Thursday's game at Kansas City, ending his career-high eight-game hitting streak.
Richar's streak continues
(9/20/2007) White Sox 2B Danny Richar singled in the sixth against Kansas City Wednesday, extending his hitting streak to a career-high eight games.
Richar hit streak reaches seven
(9/19/2007) White Sox 2B Danny Richar extended his hitting streak to seven games with a fifth inning double.
Richar has career-high three hits
(9/18/2007) White Sox INF Danny Richar went 3-for-5 with a double, homer, two RBI and two runs scored in an 11-3 win over the Royals on Monday night. He was a triple shot of the cycle.
Richar feasts on Royals' pitching
(8/22/2007) Danny Richar had a solo home run (3) in Tuesday's game against the Royals, his only hit in three at-bats. He has managed home runs in back-to-back games and has three homers in the past five.
INF Richar hits second homer
(8/21/2007) CF Jerry Owens had three hits in four at-bats in Monday's game at Kansas City, finishing with a run scored and two stolen bases (19). The other offensive heroes for the White Sox were 3B Josh Fields, who had a go-ahead RBI in the eighth inning, and LF Scott Podsednik and 2B Danny Richar, who homered in the victory. "It feels weird. I forgot the last time we shook hands. I forgot what to do, I was confused," said White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen after breaking an eight-game losing streak.
Richar hits first MLB homer
(8/18/2007) Danny Richar, batting .157 at the time, hit his first major league home run Friday at Seattle. It was a grand slam off reliever George Sherrill, who came into the at bat having held left-handed hitters to a .143 batting average.
Richar takes a break
(8/13/2007) 2B Danny Richar had some time off over the weekend, and with Monday's off-day, manager Ozzie Guillen felt the rookie would have a time to step back and take a breath since being called up.
New starter Richar hits first triple
(8/5/2007) Danny Richar hit his first major league triple in the third inning Sunday.
Richar remains in lineup
(8/4/2007) 2B Danny Richar was in the starting lineup on Friday, despite the fact that the Sox faced left-handed pitcher Andrew Miller. Manager Ozzie Guillen reiterated that the rookie second baseman is considered part of the future, and they want to see what he can do on a daily basis. "Danny's going to play every day; he's here to play every day, most of the time," Guillen said. "So is (Jerry) Owens. This kid is tough on lefties, but Danny's handled himself real well. This kid is going to show me how he can play against a lot of guys. I'm happy the way he's playing right now, and most of the time, he's going to stay in the lineup."
Richar recalled by White Sox
(7/28/2007) The White Sox recalled infielder Danny Richar from Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday. Richar will make his big league debut Saturday at second base against the Blue Jays. He fills the roster spot vacated by second baseman Tadahito Iguchi, who was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday for minor league pitcher Michael Dubee.
Richar coming to majors Sat.
(7/27/2007) The White Sox will purchase the contract of 2B Danny Richar from Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday. With second base vacated by Tadahito Iguchi, who was traded to the Phillies on Friday for a single-A reliever, Richar will play second base on an everyday basis for the Chicago White Sox.
Richar to see PT in majors
(7/20/2007)The Sports Xchange notes: General manager Ken Williams is still planning to give INF Danny Richar playing time at the major league level this season.
Richar performs well in minors
(6/29/2007)The Sports Xchange notes: INF Danny Richar is hitting .364 for Triple-A Charlotte, and he has opened some eyes since the Sox acquired him last month in a trade with Arizona. GM Ken Williams said he will get a call to the big leagues at some point this year.
Richar traded to White Sox
(6/16/2007) The Chicago White Sox traded minor league outfielder Aaron Cunningham to the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league infielder Danny Richar on Saturday.
Diamondbacks make first cuts
(3/14/2007) The Diamondbacks optioned OF Carlos Gonzalez and Alex Romero, IF Emilio Bonifacio and Danny Richar, and P Evan MacLane and Jailen Peguero to the minors. The Diamondbacks also reassigned P Adam Bass, C Wilkin Castillo and OF Justin Upton to minor league camp.
D-Backs add seven to 40-man roster
(11/26/2006) The Diamondbacks added seven players to their 40-man roster: pitchers Evan MacLane and Jailen Peguero, outfielder Carlos Gonzalez and infielders Brian Barden, Emilio Bonifacio, Alberto Gonzalez and Danny Richar.
Arizona adds Richar to 40-man
(11/21/2006) On Monday, the Diamondbacks added seven players to their 40-man roster: pitchers Evan MacLane and Jailen Peguero, outfielder Carlos Gonzalez and infielders Brian Barden, Emilio Bonifacio, Alberto Gonzalez and Danny Richar.