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Diamondbacks Fall Short to Giants on Opening Day

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Tuffy Gosewisch (9) greets pitcher Addison Reed after a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Tuesday, April 7, 2015, in Phoenix. The Diamondbacks won 7-6. (AP Photo/Matt York) As they started their 19th season, optimistic Diamondbacks fans filled the stands of Chase Field despite taking on World Series defending champions, the San Francisco Giants...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball: Addison Reed and His Potential Replacement

View image | This post was written by Rich Migliorisi exclusively for Playing the closer game has much to do with avoiding the wrong pitchers as it does picking the right ones. Heading into the 2014 season, I discussed Addison Reed’s injury risk. And despite those red flags, he managed to stay healthy and collect 32 saves. Showing me up...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

D-backs' Reed confident he'll be ready for opening day

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Diamondbacks closer Addison Reed, delayed by shoulder soreness, on Sunday said he expects to pitch off a mound by March 20 and believes he will have enough time to be ready for the start of the regular season April 6. Even though an MRI last week found no structural damage to Reed's right shoulder, the D-backs will exercise caution in monitoring his return. Reed...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Reed, Diamondbacks avoid arbitration, agree to $4.875 million deal

PHOENIX -- Closer Addison Reed and the Diamondbacks agreed on a $4.875 million one-year contract for the 2015 season on Friday, shortly before an arbitration hearing was set to begin. Reed had filed for $5.6 million,and the D-backs countered with an offer of $4.7 million. Reed converted 32 of 38 save opportunities last season, his first with the D-backs and his second with at least...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

D-Backs Reliever Addison Reed Quits Smokeless Tobacco After Tony Gwynn’s Death

Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn’s death served as a wake-up call to Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Addison Reed. Gwynn, who was diagnosed with salivary gland cancer in 2010, publicly stated that he believed his years of smokeless tobacco use throughout his career was the cause.  He passed away at the age of 54 last Monday, and upon hearing the news, Reed was inspired to make a...
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs' Reed quits tobacco out of respect for Gwynn

PHOENIX -- Arizona right-hander Addison Reed admired Tony Gwynn so much that when San Diego State offered him a scholarship on his visit in 2007, Reed did not bother with the rest of the schools on his recruiting list. A hug from Gwynn sealed the deal.  After learning Monday of Gwynn's passing from mouth cancer, which he attributed to an addiction to chewing tobacco, Reed paid tribute...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 17, 2014  |  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

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

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