Posted January 20, 2012 on
Last month the Colorado Rockies acquired right-handed starter Kevin Slowey from the Minnesota Twins and slotted him in the back end of the rotation. Slowey is once again changing teams—and going back to the AL Central—as the Rockies agreed to send him to Cleveland today along with $1.25 million in exchange for RHP Zach Putnam.
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CLEVELAND (AP) -- With the future of the starter they knew only as Fausto Carmona unclear, the Indians made a move to protect their rotation.
Cleveland traded for right-hander Kevin Slowey, acquiring the right-hander from Colorado on Friday for minor league reliever Zach Putnam and cash considerations.
Indians general manager Chris Antonetti claimed the deal was not a direct reaction...
By TOM WITHERS
AP Sports Writer
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have acquired right-hander Kevin Slowey from Colorado, a move prompted by Fausto Carmona's arrest in the Dominican Republic.
The Indians sent reliever Zach Putnam and cash to the Rockies for Slowey, who pitched for Minnesota last season and was traded to Colorado on Dec. 6. Slowey split last season between the Twins...
Kevin Slowey climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, but he never reached the 5,280 feet summit at Coors Field. With a stockpile of young starters, the Rockies traded the right-hander to Cleveland today for reliever 24-year-old reliever Zach Putnam. Slowey was acquired at the winter meetings. Moving his salary frees the Rockies to more aggressively pursue a second baseman like Boston’s Marco...