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Mets Considering Replacing Clippard With Reed In Setup Role

Terry Collins announced a surprising shift in how the Mets might use relievers Tyler Clippard and Addison Reed moving forward. According to the Mets manager, the two of them might switch roles, with Clippard now pitching the seventh inning and Reed taking over as the primary setup man in the eighth. Clippard has struggled mightily of late […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Addison Reed Locks Onto Mets Seventh Inning Role

According to Mets manager Terry Collins, newly acquired reliever Addison Reed is the team’s permanent seventh inning man out of the bullpen. “He’s the guy, no doubt,” said Collins to reporters after last night’s comeback win over the Marlins. Reed, 26, was acquired from the Diamondbacks in exchange for minor league pitchers Miller Diaz and Matt […]
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Z Files: Seven Takeaways from Mets 14-8 Loss to Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies jumped ahead to a 6-0 and stayed ahead of the New York Mets in their 14-8 victory last night. Here are seven takeaways from last night’s shellacking. Addison Reed Looking Sharp Although he allowed some hard outs, Reed showed a quick, corky and deceptive delivery, hiding the baseball well from hitters with […]
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

JABO: The Mets Bullpen Gains a Pitch(er)

With the news this past weekend that (former) Diamondbacks reliever Addison Reed was headed to the Mets, New York may have finally secured the missing piece to their bullpen: a steady seventh-inning reliever to bridge the gap between the talented starting rotation and the eighth- and ninth-inning guys, Tyler Clippard and Jeurys Familia. This was a forward-looking move by the front...
Via Fangraphs
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets bolster bullpen by acquiring Addison Reed in deal with Diamondbacks

NEW YORK -- The National League East-leading New York Mets tried to bolster their late-inning bullpen Sunday, getting right-handed reliever Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks for two minor-league pitchers. Reed is expected to join the Mets on Monday when they play Philadelphia. New York sent right-handers Miller Diaz and Matt Koch to the Diamondbacks. "Knowing there's help...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets To Acquire RHP Addison Reed

The Mets have acquired righthanded reliever Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks pending a physical, according to ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin. Reed, 26, has made 38 relief appearances with the D’Backs and has a 4.20 ERA and 1.50 WHIP with three saves and eight holds this season. He was demoted to Triple-A for a month due […]
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets acquire RP Addison Reed from Diamondbacks

THE METS. ARE. GOING. FOR IT! On Saturday, the NL East leaders acquired Addison Reed from the Arizona Diamondbacks, pending a physical. Source: #Mets acquire Addison Reed from #Dbacks pending physical. — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) August 29, 2015   The 26-year old Reed has a 4.20 ERA in 40 2/3 innings this year, his second in Arozna, to go along with 34 strikeouts...
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August 29, 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

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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