James Skelton

Colorado Rockies #0 - Catcher

  • Born: 10/28/85
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 165
  • Bats/Throws: L/R

Morning Prowl: Guillen's Rehab Debut, Following Fox Sports Detroit, Talking to Lynn Henning, and the Detroit Tigers Podcast Signs Off


A trip around the Detroit Tigers news cycle and blogosphere, including Carlos Guillen's rehab debut, a night with Fox Sports Detroit, an interview with Lynn Henning, and one more "Bran-Torino" note.

Skelton Remains with Arizona


Minor league catcher James Skelton will remain in the Arizona Diamondbacks system, after the team worked out a trade with the Detroit Tigers. Detroit receives pitcher Brooks Brown in return.

Welcome Back, James Skelton?


Former Tigers catching prospect James Skelton, who the team lost in December's Rule 5 Draft, could be on his way back to the organization after the Arizona Diamondbacks placed him on waivers...

Diamondbacks 7, Brewers 8: The Slaughter of the Slaten


Arizona played their penultimate Cactus League game this afternoon, with Dan Haren taking the mound. Here's the details, and news on the battle for the 25th roster spot.

Spring Things: Roster and bullpen spots


With about two weeks left to go in spring training, we look at the roster battle ongoing in Arizona, and see who has stood out there.

Diamondbacks 3, Rockies 8: A hex on Valdez


Arizona trimmed down the roster today, dispatching eight players from spring to the minor leagues. Here are the details, plus a report on this afternoon's loss to the Rockies.

Like Stripes on the Fur Coat of a Tiger - 12/23


  Have you been following The Spot Starters' ranking of the Top 100 Detroit Tigers?  Blake's doing some impressive work on a massive undertaking.  And some of the names so far provide quite a...

Adios, Lopez; ¡Que Lastima, Skelton!


If the Detroit Tigers weren't going to offer Aquilino Lopez a contract by Friday's deadline, why was he protected on the 40-man roster (at the expense of James Skelton) in the first place?

Joyce/Skelton Salt in the Wound


  Which headline better captured the disbelief over what we're calling "Joyce-Gate": This one from Lookout Landing or Matt Wallace's zinger at Take 75 North?   At Fangraphs, Dave Cameron scores "a...

Tigers Lose Skelton in Rule 5 Draft


The Detroit Tigers lose catcher James Skelton - one of their more intriguing minor league prospects - in today's Rule 5 player draft.

The Winter (Meetings) of our Discontent: Day 4


Day Four of the Winter Meetings, and we'll follow the Diamondbacks deals and any picks in the Rule 5 Draft.

Skelton Draws Notice Elsewhere


Other baseball bloggers are taking note of catcher James Skelton, whom the Detroit Tigers did not protect on their 40-man roster.

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