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ANTONIO BASTARDO RUMORS

Phillies Reliever Antonio Bastardo Says He "Should Be Somewhere Else"

Phillies were open for business this trade deadline, but failed to consumate any trades. While seemed to be a given that reliever Antonio Bastardo and outfielder Marlon Byrd would be the first to leave the team, both are still Phillies. While Byrd has publicly made comments that he wishes to...
Via Philliedelphia
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees In On Bastardo and Byrd

According to ESPN’s Jayson Stark, the Yankees have interest in both left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo and right fielder Marlon Byrd. Bastardo, 28, has struggled at seemingly just the wrong time for the Phillies,  seeing his ERA jump by nearly a point and a half since June 28 with opponents getting on base at a .390 clip since that date. Bastardo appeared to be headed toward...
Via Phillies Nation
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates Interested In Antonio Bastardo, Reunion With Marlon Byrd

The Pittsburgh Pirates have shown interest in at least one of their former players, thus far, starting pitcher A.J. Burnett. The Pirates players lobbied for Burnett's return. But, with Burnett's 2015 option year looming, the Pirates have cooled on the idea of Burnett, according to many reports. Though they have...
Via Philliedelphia
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio Bastardo Garnering Trade Interest

Jim Salisbury of CSN.Com is reporting that Phillies left hander Antonio Bastardo is drawing the most trade interest at this current time. Teams that are linked to Bastardo are the Royals, Tigers, Pirates, and Blue Jays. The Reds had some interest earlier this month as well. Bastardo is signed for $2 million dollars this year, and is under team control next season. The lefty specialist...
Via Phillies Nation
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds Rumors: Cincinnati interested in Phillies' Marlon Byrd, Antonio Bastardo

The Cincinnati Reds didn't exactly come out of the All-Star break swinging on all cylinders. They only scored six runs in their series against the New York Yankees, while giving up 14. For those of you scoring at home, that isn't too good.In order to become a playoff contender, the Reds are going to need upgrades at the plate and on the mound, and they realize that.#452083584...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Antonio Bastardo most frequently heard in trade talks

The lefty reliever might be a hot ticket item before this year's trade deadline and the Philadelphia Phillies might have the pitcher a team is looking for in Antonio Bastardo. Bastardo is having a pretty good year and might help a team make a push into the playoffs.#451163396 / gettyimages.comAccording to a tweet from Jim Salisbury of Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia, Bastardo...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bastardo Hottest Phils Name in Rumors

According to CSN Philly’s Jim Salisbury, lefty set-up man Antonio Bastardo is the name he hears the most popping up in trade rumors. A scoreless eighth for Antonio Bastardo. He’s the Phillie that I’ve heard most trade buzz about. Friendly contract — Jim Salisbury (@JSalisburyCSN) July 10, 2014 Bastardo, 28, makes $2 million this year and has one more year of team control...
Via Phillies Nation
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: Can the bullpen be fixed?

Following the 2011 season the Philadelphia Phillies looked to be set at the bullpen.  Antonio Bastardo and Michael Stutes both had breakout years and the team brought in Johnathan Papelbon, making him the highest paid reliever in history.  That was not the case though as the bullpen has been one of the biggest holes on the team the last two years.  Whether it is Chad Qualls or...
Via isportsweb.com
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Philadelphia Phillies Preview: Antonio Bastardo

Each day MTRphilly.com will be breaking down the players on the Philadelphia Phillies roster and their non roster invitees. Today we will discuss relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo. Summary:  Antonio Bastardo established himself as a major league relief pitcher in 2011 when in 64 games he posted a 6-1 record with a 2.64 ERA. Bastardo struggled at times in 2012 as the Phillies used...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bastardo Inks One-Year Deal with Phillies

Bastardo had his ups and downs in 2012. The Phillies and Antonio Bastardo came to an agreement on a one-year, $1.4 million deal, avoiding arbitration. He was the last remaining player on the roster that was arbitration eligible. It was Bastardo’s first year eligible. The 27-year old had a rough year in 2012, even though he struck out 81 batters in 52 innings. His 4.33 ERA in 65...
Via Phillies Nation
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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