Tag: Ken Rosenthal

Mets Say Wright Will Need 6-8 Weeks Of Non Baseball Activities

An article by posted on June 3, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Say Wright Will Need 6-8 Weeks Of Non Baseball Activities

The New York Mets said via Twitter that David Wright’s injury will require 6-8 weeks of rest from baseball activities during which he will undergo appropriate physiotherapy. Add to that another 2-3 weeks of resumed baseball activities, simulated games, and a rehab assignment and you’re looking at a late August return. That blows… Original Report […]

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Tyler Clippard and D’Backs Agree On Two-Year, $12.25 Million Deal

An article by posted on February 8, 2016 0 Comments
Tyler Clippard and D’Backs Agree On Two-Year, $12.25 Million Deal

Free agent reliever Tyler Clippard and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed on a two year deal worth $12.25 million dollars reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The deal includes a $4 million signing bonus, and then salaries of $4.1M in 2016 and $4.15M in 2017. Clippard, 31, went 3-0 with a 3.06 ERA and 1.052 […]

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NL East Report: Nationals Shakeup Expected At Closer Role

An article by posted on November 23, 2015 0 Comments
NL East Report: Nationals Shakeup Expected At Closer Role

After last season’s second half debacle, the Nationals are expected to have a new closer in 2016. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that both Jonathan Papelbon and Drew Storen are likely to be traded as Washington looks to make major changes to its bullpen. Papelbon, who was acquired from the Phillies in a […]

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Nationals, Braves, Dodgers Join Hunt For Darren O’Day

An article by posted on November 22, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals, Braves, Dodgers Join Hunt For Darren O’Day

A quick update on the Darren O’Day front. The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers have both expressed strong interest in signing the free-agent right-hander to be their closer, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Meanwhile, the Washington Nationals have also joined the hunt a source told Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com. I’m […]

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Chase Utley Appeal Won’t Be Heard Until Next Monday, He Remains Eligible To Play

An article by posted on October 13, 2015 0 Comments
Chase Utley Appeal Won’t Be Heard Until Next Monday, He Remains Eligible To Play

A Major League Baseball source told Bill Shaikin that the appeal filed by Chase Utley will not be heard until Monday, October 19th. Utley was suspended for two games for his take-out slide that resulted in a fractured leg for Ruben Tejada. He appealed the ban immediately, and then turned down an offer by MLB to […]

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Michael Cuddyer Could Start Rehab Assignment Next Week

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer Could Start Rehab Assignment Next Week

I have no idea what Ken Rosenthal was talking about earlier, but according to the Mets Michael Cuddyer feels great and could begin playing in rehab games next week. * * * * * * * * * * * As the Mets continue to explore outfield options, I couldn’t help noticing something that Ken […]

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Mets Acquire A’s Closer Tyler Clippard

An article by posted on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Acquire A’s Closer Tyler Clippard

The New York Mets have acquired right-handed reliever Tyler Clippard from the Oakland A’s in exchange for minor league RHP Casey Meisner according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Mets are reportedly receiving $1 million in cash as part of the deal. So Clippard ends up costing approximately $2.5 million dollars to the Mets. Quite […]

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Astros Acquire Scott Kazmir From A’s

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Astros Acquire Scott Kazmir From A’s

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports that the Oakland A’s have shipped starter Scott Kazmir to the Houston Astros for prospects RHP Daniel Mengden and highly regarded catcher Jacob Nottingham. The Astros had made no secret that they were ready to increase payroll to support the team’s playoff run and supplement their elite young talents. […]

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Steven Matz To Join Mets Rotation, Likely To Start Sunday

An article by posted on June 25, 2015 0 Comments
Steven Matz To Join Mets Rotation, Likely To Start Sunday

Updated 6:35 PM According to what a team source told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets plan to promote left-handed prospect Steven Matz from Triple-A Las Vegas and will use some form of a six-man rotation. Manager Terry Collins declined to confirm the promotion, but the cat’s out of the bag as Matz […]

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Braves Acquire Touki Touissant, Bronson Arroyo for Phil Gosselin

An article by posted on June 21, 2015 0 Comments
Braves Acquire Touki Touissant, Bronson Arroyo for Phil Gosselin

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports Atlanta Braves have acquired right-handed pitchers Bronson Arroyo and highly regarded Touki Toussaint from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for infielder Philip Gosselin. The D’Backs were motivated in dumping Arroyo and the approximate guaranteed $11 million  owed to him through 2016. Arroyo is currently rehabbing from Tommy John surgery and isn’t expected to pitch […]

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Mets Acquire LHP Alex Torres From Padres

An article by posted on March 30, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Acquire LHP Alex Torres From Padres

According to Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Mets have acquired lefty Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres. In return, the Padres will receive Mets prospect Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named later. Torres, 27, went 2-1 with a 3.33 ERA (20 earned runs/54.0 innings) in 70 games with San Diego in 2014. […]

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