Diamondbacks nab elusive first win of season

Addison Reed picks up his first save in the desert. (Photo courtesy of the @Dbacks official Twitter account)   Though it didn’t come as soon as they had hoped, the Arizona Diamondbacks are finally in the win column in 2014. After a first inning where Wade Miley gave up four runs, it looked like the D-backs were headed to a 0-4 start to the season. However, after giving up a 3...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
15 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs name Reed closer

In a decision that wasn't unexpected, the Diamondbacks announced Wednesday night that Addison Reed will be the team's closer. Manager Kirk Gibson made the announcement via the D-backs' official Twitter account. Reed was acquired in an offseason trade with the White Sox that sent top third base prospect Matt Davidson to Chicago. The 25-year-old had a combined 69 saves...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
27 days ago  |  Discuss

RP Addison Reed Officially Named Arizona Diamondbacks Closer

While this news won’t catch many off-guard, Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson has officially named reliever Addison Reed to be his closer, beating out veteran and former standout closer J.J. Putz.  “That’s what I’ve been doing for the last two years. Like I’ve said growing up, that’s the only thing I’ve ever wanted to do. That’s kind of awesome that they are...
Via FF Locker Room
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Reed likes the 'pen, and D-backs have him written in

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Tony Gwynn did not have to look far for a replacement for ace starter Stephen Strasburg at San Diego State in 2010. Addison Reed was the logical choice after two strong seasons in the program, and he handled the job well. The only thing Reed would have liked better was to have stayed in the bullpen.  No one seems wired for relief more than the new Diamondbacks...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Addison Reed Video Bombs Matt Davidson

During Matt Davidson’s interview on Intentional Talk, Addison Reed (the player the Diamondbacks received in return for Davidson) video bombs his interview. Reed was known as a bit of prankster during his brief stint with the Chicago White Sox, but I have to admit this was pretty funny. Not quite as funny, Chris Rose. Seriously. [RELATED: Addison Reed Traded for Matt Davidson] Addison...
Via Sports Mockery
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Addison Reed an Injury Risk?

This week, the Arizona Diamondbacks traded for closer Addison Reed.  What they gave up was third baseman Matt Davidson, who was considered to be one of their top five prospects.  Considering Davidson’s strikeout problems and suspect defense at the hot corner, the loss may not be all that too significant.  However, what they gained in Reed is a 24-year-old right-handed pitcher...
Via MLB Injury News
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Who Steps in for Reed as the New White Sox Closer?

With the White Sox shipping Addison Reed to Arizona in exchange for slugging third base prospect Matt Davidson, the Sox will once again be looking for a new closer. Can Coop figure out something for the 9th yet again? Credit: Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune This isn’t the first time the White Sox have traded a young closer in recent years.  The Sox shipped Sergio Santos...
Via Grab Some Bench
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

White Sox trade Addison Reed to Diamondbacks

getty images The Chicago White Sox sent closer Addison Reed to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday for a minor league prospect. Reed, 24, saved 40 games for the White Sox last season finishing the season with a 3.79 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP. He immediately becomes the closer for the Diamondbacks while the situation is less certain for the White Sox. In exchange for Reed the White Sox acquired...
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

White Sox Trade Addison Reed to D-Backs For Matt Davidson

The Chicago White Sox agreed to trade closer Addison Reed to the Arizona Diamondbacks for infielder Matt Davidson. Reed posted a career-high 40 saves in 48 attempts for the White Sox in 2013 while pitching to a 3.79 ERA. He struck out 72 batters in 71 1/3 innings of work and posted a 5-4 record. Reed will join J.J. Putz and Brad Ziegler  In the backend of the Diamondbacks rotation...
Via Baseball News Source
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox sink to new low against Indians

Now that the ticker-tape has been swept away and the 2013 Chicago Blackhawks are beginning to recede from the collective consciousness of the city, the focus returns to the misery of baseball.  And the White Sox had one miserable day. The good news is that the Chicago White Sox scored 18 runs in a double-header on Friday.  The bad news is that they gave up 28 runs to the Cleveland...
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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