12/13KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Dodgers | More players invited to spring training: The Los Angeles Dodgers signed free-agent OF Cory Sullivan (Phillies), C Josh Bard (Mariners), RP Matt Chico (Nationals) and P...[+] Scott Rice (Cubs) to minor league deals with invites to spring training.
4/9KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Chris Gimenez picked over Josh Bard due to versatility: Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge said Friday, April 8, that he picked C Chris Gimenez over C Josh Bard as an injury replacement...[+] for C Adam Moore (knee) due to his versatility, reports Geoff Baker, of The Seattle Times. 'The biggest part of that was just his versatility, the fact he can play multiple positions for us right now,' Wedge said. 'That entered into it as much as anything. I was really impressed with what I saw of him this spring.'
4/7KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Josh Bard likely to be recalled: The Seattle Mariners have not made a roster move, but C Josh Bard is likely to be recalled from Triple-A Tacoma to serve as the...[+] backup to C Miguel Olivo, reports Geoff Baker, of The Seattle Times. A backup catcher is needed with C Adam Moore (knee) requiring surgery to repair a torn meniscus.
3/28KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Three cut: The Seattle Mariners optioned SP Luke French to Triple-A Tacoma and reassigned C Josh Bard and C Chris Gimenez to minor league...[+] camp, the Tacoma News Tribune's Larry LaRue reports.
3/23KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Adam Moore expected to beat out Josh BardSeattle Mariners C Adam Moore is expected to be kept over C Josh Bard, reports Ken Rosenthal, of FOXSports.com....[+]Seattle Mariners C Adam Moore is expected to be kept over C Josh Bard, reports Ken Rosenthal, of FOXSports.com.
3/22KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Three battling for backup job: Seattle Mariners Cs Adam Moore, Josh Bard and Chris Gimenez are fighting to become the backup catcher to C Miguel Olivo this spring,...[+] according to The Associated Press.
3/18KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Five non-roster players have chance to win jobs: Seattle Mariners non-roster players C Josh Bard, 2B Adam Kennedy and Ps Chris Ray and Jamey Wright each have reasonable chances...[+] to win roster spots, reports Ken Rosenthal, of FOXSports.com. OFs Gabe Gross or Ryan Langerhans also appear to be battling for an outfield job.
3/6KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Backup catchers ready to shine: With Seattle Mariners C Miguel Olivo (groin) out at least a week or two, backup Cs Josh Bard, Chris Gimenez and Adam Moore will...[+] get an opportunity to show what they can do, reports Greg Johns, of MLB.com
1/18KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | More on Josh Bard: Updating previous reports, Seattle Mariners C Josh Bard will make $750,000 this season if he makes the team, MLB.com's Greg Johns...[+] reports. Bard can earn $50,000 bonuses that begin at 300 plate appearances and max out at $250,000 for 500 plate appearances. He can request his release if he doesn't make the team out of spring training.
1/5KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Josh Bard signs minor league deal: The Seattle Mariners have re-signed C Josh Bard to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training, according...[+] to MLB.com's Greg Johns. Financial terms were not disclosed.
11/3KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Three declare free agencySeattle Mariners SS Chris Woodward, C Josh Bard and RP Jamey Wright have declared free agency, according to CBSSports.com. ...[+]Seattle Mariners SS Chris Woodward, C Josh Bard and RP Jamey Wright have declared free agency, according to CBSSports.com.
News -- October 2010
10/10KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Josh Bard involved in car accident: Seattle Mariners C Josh Bard was injured in a car crash last week in Colorado that took the life of a Denver-area pastor, according...[+] to MLB.com's Bailey Stephens. It was not known how severe Bard's injuries were.
8/15KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Josh Bard hits grand slam Saturday: Seattle Mariners C Josh Bard went 4-for-5 with his first career grand slam against the Cleveland Indians Saturday, Aug. 14, according...[+] to The Associated Press. He scored two runs and fell a triple short of the cycle.
8/3KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Adam Moore likely to catch majority of games: Seattle Mariners C Adam Moore is likely to catch the majority of the games for the rest of the season, according to The Tacoma...[+] News Tribune's Larry LaRue. C Josh Bard will serve as the backup.
6/14KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Josh Bard could return later this week: Seattle Mariners C Josh Bard (calf) is not expected to be activated from the disabled list until later this week at the earliest,...[+] according to MLB.com's Matt Fortuna.
6/3KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Josh Bard could return next week: Seattle Mariners C Josh Bard (calf) did work in a pool to loosen up his tight calf Thursday, June 3, and could be activated from...[+] the disabled list late next week, according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer's Greg Johns.
News -- May 2010
5/29KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Josh Bard placed on 15-day disabled list: The Seattle Mariners have placed C Josh Bard (calf) on the 15-day disabled list because of a calf strain, according to The Associated...[+] Press.
5/22KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Josh Bard drives in three runs Friday: Seattle Mariners C Josh Bard went 2-for-3 against the San Diego Padres Friday, May 21, with a double, a home run, three RBIs,...[+] three runs scored and two walks, according to The Associated Press.
5/16KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Rob Johnson bothered by back soreness: Seattle Mariners C Rob Johnson (back) has been bothered by a sore back for several days, according to Greg Johns of the Seattle...[+] Post-Intelligencer. As a result of Johnson's injury, C Josh Bard started behind the plate Sunday, May 16.
5/16KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Mariners | Josh Bard's contract purchasedThe Seattle Mariners have purchased the contract of C Josh Bard from Triple-A Tacoma, according to The Associated Press....[+]The Seattle Mariners have purchased the contract of C Josh Bard from Triple-A Tacoma, according to The Associated Press.
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