Tag archive for ‘Francisco Rodriguez’
By Rocco Constantino On Sunday, February 26th, 2017

MLB Players Closing in On Milestones in 2017

Aside from rooting for your favorite teams in any given season, one thing that draws the interest of fans is the pursuit of milestone stats by players across the league.  Last season, the magic number fans were More...

By Douglas Fox On Monday, July 27th, 2015

Clutchlings Blue Jays Minor League Notebook Returns!

Hello faithful readers.  My wife and I were off on a three week vacation – a week in Barcelona, one week in the south of Tenerife (part of the Canary Islands), and a week on that island’s west coast. More...

By Gordon Watkin On Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Will Indians Be Buyers Or Sellers As Deadline Looms?

The Cleveland Indians are in the toughest position in regards to personnel alterations with the non-waiver trade deadline looming in the coming weeks. Cleveland has experienced a tumultuous roller coaster of a More...

Carlos Gomez
By Brendan Panikkar On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

The Collapse Of The Milwaukee Brewers

Carlos Gomez is the heart and soul of the 2-12 Milwaukee Brewers. He is currently on the DL. Milwaukee Brewers fans have been through a lot the past two months of baseball. The Brewers at one point in 2014 appeared More...

By Matt Defalco On Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Francisco Rodriguez Re-Signs With Brewers

Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports The Millwaukee Brewers have re-signed Francisco Rodriguez, according to tweets from Jon Heyman and Ken Rosenthal. The deal is for $13 million, and is for two years with a club option More...

By Jen Rainwater On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Who Will Close For The Dodgers With Kenley Jansen Out?

Los Angeles Dodgers‘ closer Kenley Jansen began feeling pain in his left foot after running last week. After being examined, a growth was found on one of the bones in Jansen’s foot. The growth was removed More...

By Douglas Fox On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Toronto Blue Jays 2015 Bullpen Projection

While the starting rotation was something of a shambles in 2013, the Toronto Blue Jays bullpen was a saving grace,  and while the team  was out of contention by August, kept the club competitive.  After a strong More...

By Jen Rainwater On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Why Trading For Papelbon Is A Curious Move By Brewers

Jonathan Papelbon. Photo Credit: Rich Schultz/Getty Images. Yahoo’s Jeff Passan reports that the Milwaukee Brewers are in serious talks with the Philadelphia Phillies about a trade for closer Jonathan Papelbon. More...

Dennis Eckersley
By Wes Armstrong On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Top 10: Closers In Baseball

“Dennis Eckersley strikes so much fear into me, that I feel like my rat-tail is going to fall off.” This is a quote from 8-year-old Wes Armstrong and it sums up the devastation felt by the fans of opposing More...

Aaron Sanchez
By Brendan Panikkar On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Trying To Determine Aaron Sanchez’s 2015 Role

Aaron Sanchez would be best used as a starting pitcher in 2015 Highly touted prospect Aaron Sanchez made his big league debut in 2014 and he dominated out of the bullpen for the Toronto Blue Jays. Sanchez has More...

Clayton Kershaw
By Paul Mawdsley On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Clayton Kershaw: 2014 MLB Cy Young Winner?

As the MLB All-Star game has come and go, this article is going to look ahead to see whether Clayton Kershaw has what it takes to repeat as the NL Cy Young Award winner.  Kershaw has taken home the Cy Young hardware More...

By Michael Theed On Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Can Closer Jason Grilli Break The Single Season Saves Record?

Through the first week of June, the list of the saves leaders throughout baseball for the year is compiled of the usual suspects. Mariano Rivera, the all-time saves leader, is up there in what will be his final More...

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