Former Reds southpaw Bill Bray announces retirement from baseball

Hard for me to believe as I type this, but I am officially retiring from professional baseball. #MLB— Bill Bray (@wpbray) March 17, 2014Former Reds left-handed reliever Bill Bray has decided to retire from professional baseball amid continuing injury to his throwing shoulder.The 30-year-old made the announcement in a series of tweets on his Twitter account...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Notes: Bill Bray Hopes for MLB Return

Reliever Bill Bray hasn't pitched much since 2012 because of injury, but the left-hander still wants to pitch in 2014, according to Mike Berardino.  Bray was an important arm out of the bullpen for the Cincinnati Reds in 2011, when he posted a 2.98 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, and 44 strikeouts in 48.1 innings.Photo By Cathy T. (MissChatter)  via Flickr.comBray, 30, has been slowed by...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bray, Valdez choose free agency

At long last, the Reds have washed their hands of The Trade. The last remaining component, Bill Bray, was outrighted yesterday and chose free agency rather than being non-tendered later. As you may recall, Bray was supposed to be the bright spot in a deal that sent right-fielder Austin Kearns and shortstop Felipe Lopez to the Washington Nationals in 2006. In addition to Bray, the...
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November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

The return of Bill Bray

As RHM said yesterday in her injury report, left-handed reliever Bill Bray was “due to come back any time now.” And that time was … [visit site to read more]
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June 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds activate LH reliever Bray for Twins series

The Reds activated Bill Bray off the disabled list before the start of a series against the Minnesota Twins, giving Cincinnati three left-handed relievers. Bray strained his groin during spring training and aggravated it during an 11-1 loss to St. Louis on April 18, when he gave up three hits and three runs. The Reds put him on the 15-day disabled list. Last season, Bray was second...
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June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

MINOR details 6/11/12: Bill Bray rehabbing nicely in Dayton

Bray hasn't allowed a run in his rehab stint in Dayton Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 3 Louisville 1 Bats (21-45), Last place International League West, 16.5 GB -Pedro Villarreal (L 2-1, 3.14) took a tough loss after pitching seven innings, while allowing two total runs with just one earned. Scott Carroll gave up an earned run in his only inning of work. -CF Joey Gathright went...
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June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Bray goes on DL; Hoover to make debut

Looks like there might be a good reason that LHP Bill Bray has been less-than-awesome so far this season, and it’s not that lingering curse from having been part of The Trade. The Reds have just put Bray on the 15-day DL retroactive to last Thursday with a left groin strain that’s … [visit site to read more]
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April 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds put LH setup man Bray on DL

The Reds have put left-handed setup man Bill Bray on the 15-day disabled list with a strained groin that has bothered him since spring training. The move on Tuesday is retroactive to April 19. Bray gave up four hits and three runs during an 11-1 loss to St. Louis on April 18. The Reds already were missing closer Ryan Madson, out for the season with a torn elbow ligament. Bray led...
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April 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Groin injury holds back Reds reliever Bray

GOODYEAR, Ariz. It would be easy for Bill Bray to throw his hands in the air and say, "Why me? Why put myself through this? Is there something else I can do?" That, though, isn't in Bray's make-up and is part of the reason that when he is healthy he is a guy you want on the mound when it it decide-time in baseball games. Uh, that's when he is healthy. And...
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March 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Bray Helps MLB Stars Sweep Taipei

Bray The MLB All-Stars completed a five-game sweep of the Chinese Taipei national team on Sunday. The collection of 28 Major League Baseball players made stops in Taipei City, Taichung and Kaohsiung during their week-long trip in Taiwan. Led by Yankees stars Curtis Granderson and Robinson Cano, Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval, young Nats first basemen Michael Morse, and Marlins...
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November 06, 2011  |  Discuss

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