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Pirates' Josh Palacios: Belts first career homer
Palacios went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Friday's 7-5 win over the Cardinals.
Getting the start in right field and hitting eighth, Palacios got hold of a Giovanny Gallegos changeup that stayed up in the zone and drove it deep to right field in the seventh inning for his first career big-league homer. After bouncing through the Blue Jays and Nationals organizations the last two years, Palacios may have found a home in Pittsburgh. He's batting .286 (8-for-28) through his first 13 games for the Pirates.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Josh Palacios: Getting call in right field
Palacios is starting in right field and batting eighth Monday in San Francisco, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Connor Joe is playing first base in this one, opening up right field for Palacios. The 27-year-old is 5-for-20 at the plate since the Pirates promoted him earlier this month.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Josh Palacios: Sitting again Monday
Palacios is not in the starting lineup Monday against the Rangers, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.
Palacios will remain on the bench Monday for the second game in a row after starting four out of five. Connor Joe will draw another start in right field and bat seventh in the series opener with Texas.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Josh Palacios: First career hit
Palacios went 3-for-4 with a walk, three RBI and a run scored Friday against the Diamondbacks.
The 27-year-old was promoted to the majors May 9 and has since emerged as an option in right field, playing over Connor Joe. Palacios had gotten off to a slow start -- he went hitless across his first nine at-bats while striking out three times -- but delivered a two-RBI single that broke the game open Friday against Zac Gallen. Palacios has started four of the last five games and is hitting eighth while starting in right field once again Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Josh Palacios: Takes seat Sunday
Palacios is out of the lineup for Sunday's game versus the Diamondbacks, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.
Palacios started four of the past five games and will receive a day off after going 4-for-12 with a walk, three RBI and a run during that span. Connor Joe will take over in right field for Sunday's series finale.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Josh Palacios: Gets call-up from Triple-A
The Pirates selected Palacios' contract from Triple-A Indianapolis on Tuesday, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Palacios gets the call to the Pirates' major-league roster after racing out to a .368/.433/.598 batting line with four home runs and four stolen bases through 21 games (97 plate appearances) this season between Double-A and Triple-A. The 27-year-old can play all three outfield spots, but he's just a .207/.267/.232 career hitter in 91 plate appearances at the MLB level.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Josh Palacios: Catches on with Bucs organization
The Pirates selected Palacios in the second round of the minor-league phase of the Rule 5 draft last week.
Palacios slashed .213/.245/.255 over 49 plate appearances in the big leagues with the Nationals in 2022 before he was outrighted off the 40-man roster earlier this month. With Washington choosing not to protect the 27-year-old outfielder in the Rule 5 draft, Pittsburgh opted to roll the dice on him. He'll likely head to Triple-A Indianapolis to begin the upcoming campaign.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Josh Palacios: Loses spot on 40-man roster
Palacios cleared waivers and was outrighted to Double-A Harrisburg on Thursday, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.
Palacios played in 29 games for Washington last season and won't retain his spot on the 40-man roster after he posted a .213/.245/.255 slash line in 49 plate appearances. He spent most of 2022 at Triple-A Rochester but is set to open the 2023 campaign with Harrisburg.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Josh Palacios: Recalled to majors
Palacios was recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Saturday, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.
With Yadiel Hernandez (calf) landing on the injured list, Palacios will return to provide depth in the outfield. Palacios has hit just .188/.188/.250 in a small sample with the big-league team, compared to .298/.382/.433 across 76 games at Triple-A. He is expected to be available for Saturday's game in San Diego.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Josh Palacios: Optioned to minors
Palacios was optioned to Triple-A Rochester on Sunday.
Palacios appeared in eight games after being called up Aug. 2, but he recorded just three hits over 16 at-bats, so the Nationals decided to swap him out for fellow outfielder Alex Call.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Josh Palacios: Back in lineup
Palacios will start in right field and bat seventh in Sunday's game against the Phillies.
Though he'll enter the lineup in place of a resting Victor Robles in the series finale, the lefty-hitting Palacios was on the bench for the previous two contests against a righty (Kyle Gibson) and a lefty (Ranger Suarez). Palacios may have been supplanted by Lane Thomas as the Nationals' preferred option in right field.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Josh Palacios: Heads to bench Friday
Palacios is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Phillies, Bobby Blanco of MASN Nationals reports.
Palacios started the last three games after being promoted Tuesday and will take a seat Friday after going 2-for-10 with a run and three strikeouts. Lane Thomas will start in right field and bat sixth.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Josh Palacios: Garners third straight start
Palacios will start in right field and bat seventh in Thursday's game against the Phillies.
Palacios will pick up his third start in as many games and looks bound to receive the first chance to replace the departed Juan Soto as the Nationals' everyday right fielder following Tuesday's trade that sent the superstar to San Diego. After striking out twice in three at-bats in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Mets, Palacios singled twice and scored in Wednesday's 9-5 loss in the series finale.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Josh Palacios: Joins big-league club
Palacios was recalled from Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday, Matt Weyrich of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Palacios recently had an 18-game hitting streak with Rochester, and he will get a shot to show what he can do at the big-league level for the first time since joining the Nationals in April.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Josh Palacios: Claimed by Nationals
Palacios was claimed off waivers by the Nationals on Friday.
Palacios was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on Monday, and he'll now land a spot in another organization. The 26-year-old hit .238 with two homers, five runs, four RBI and two stolen bases in six games at Triple-A Buffalo to begin the year, and he should now report to Triple-A Rochester.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Josh Palacios: DFA'd by Toronto
Palacios was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on Monday, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Palacios failed to earn a spot on Toronto's Opening Day roster and has now been removed from the 40-man roster. He should remain at Triple-A Buffalo if he passes through waivers unclaimed.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Josh Palacios: Dispatched to minors
The Blue Jays optioned Palacios to their minor-league camp Monday, Hazel Mae of Sportsnet reports.
Palacios was one of 15 players sent to minor-league camp Monday in the Jays' latest round of roster cuts. The 26-year-old received 42 plate appearances over 13 games at the big-league level in 2021, and unless Toronto endures a spate of injuries in the outfield, Palacios is unlikely to see extended action with the parent club in 2022.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Josh Palacios: Optioned to Triple-A
Palacios was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo on Monday, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Palacios had limited playing time during his week with the major-league club, and he went 0-for-7 with four strikeouts since he was recalled Aug. 23. He'll head back to Triple-A Buffalo after George Springer (knee) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Josh Palacios: Recalled by Blue Jays
Palacios was recalled by the Blue Jays on Monday.
Palacios made his big-league debut earlier in the year, hitting .250/.353/.250 in 10 games. He'll likely serve a bench role during his time with the team.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' Josh Palacios: Back in action at Triple-A
Palacios (hand) has gone 3-for-12 with three runs scored since returning from the 7-day injured list and rejoining the Triple-A Buffalo lineup Friday.
Palacios was on the shelf for nearly three months with the hand injury before beginning a rehab assignment in the lower levels of the minors Aug. 5. After checking out fine over his three rehab games, Palacios was activated from the IL ahead of Buffalo's weekend series with Rochester. The 26-year-old outfielder will look to put together a string of quality games at Buffalo over the next two weeks to build his case for a September call-up to the Blue Jays.... See More ... See Less
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