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Atlanta Braves Bring Back Blaine Boyer

Today the Atlanta Braves brought back Georgia native Blaine Boyer for another tour. Sixteen and a half years after selecting him in the third round of the 2000 rule four draft, the Atlanta Braves signed RHRP Blaine Boyer – @btboyer81 – to a minor league deal. Blaine Boyer is returning to the Braves with a […] Atlanta Braves Bring Back Blaine Boyer - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk...
Via Tomahawk Take
January 17, 2017

Braves, Blaine Boyer Agree To Minor League Deal

The Braves have agreed to a minor league contract with right-hander Blaine Boyer, reports Mark Bowman of MLB.com (Twitter link). The 35-year-old Boyer was originally drafted by the Braves back in 2000 and spent the first five seasons of his career in Atlanta. After a two-year absence from the Majors from 2012-13, during which Boyer has previously said he believed his career to be...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
January 17, 2017

The Test Case That Is Blaine Boyer

In recent times, pitchers generally been rewarded for three performance skills: strikeout rate, walk rate and ground-ball percentage. The influence of the BABIP Gods has largely been ignored or discounted. Blaine Boyer has pitched in parts of 10 major-league seasons. He’s never earned more than $1 million in a given year for his efforts. He had the lowest strikeout percentage...
Via Fangraphs
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Jeffress, Boyer, and Exit Velocity

Back in June, I wrote an article about Tyler Thornburg and Jeremy Jeffress. The point I made was that Thornburg’s ERA wasn’t misleading because it was in line with his DRA, while Jeffress wasn’t as good as his ERA would suggest, considering that his DRA wasn’t very good. Mainly, after digging a little deeper I found that DRA was hurting Jeffress because of his low strikeout...
Via BP Milwaukee
August 25, 2016  |  Discuss

LaRoche details experience rescuing underage sex slaves

Adam LaRoche owned the baseball news cycle seemingly for at least a couple of weeks, after retiring because The White Sox wouldn’t let his son hang out in the clubhouse any more. In Tim Keown’s profile of LaRoche that will appear in ESPN The Magazine’s April 25th issue, he touches on LaRoche’s decision to retire, but he also details how LaRoche and Milwaukee Brewers pitcher...
Via The Comeback
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Twins activate reliever Blaine Boyer, place J.R. Graham on DL

The Minnesota Twins on Wednesday activated reliever Blaine Boyer from the 15-day disabled list. To make room on the roster, reliever J.R. Graham was put on the DL due to right shoulder inflammation Boyer, in his first year with Minnesota after signing as a free agent in the offseason, had missed the last 15 games due to right elbow inflammation. The right-hander is 2-4 with one save...
Via Fox Sports North
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Blaine Boyer: Signing paying off for Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins took a flier on journeyman relief pitcher Blaine Boyer this offseason and signed him to a minor league contract. Nobody thought much of the move when it was first made and the odds of Boyer breaking camp with the Twins still didn’t seem likely, but today it has become a signing that has really helped the Minnesota bullpen succeed. Boyer has made getting batters...
Via Baseball Essential
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins add righty reliever Boyer to 40-man roster

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins have added right-hander Blaine Boyer to their 40-man roster, saving a spot for him in their bullpen for the regular season. The move was made Monday, before the Twins played the Boston Red Sox in an exhibition game. The 33-year-old Boyer has pitched in parts of eight major league seasons with five teams, most recently for San Diego. Boyer...
Via Associated Press
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins add reliever Blaine Boyer to 40-man roster

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) The Minnesota Twins have added right-hander Blaine Boyer to their 40-man roster, saving a spot for him in their bullpen for the regular season. The move was made Monday, before the Twins played the Boston Red Sox in an exhibition game. The 33-year-old Boyer has pitched in parts of eight major league seasons with five teams, most recently for San Diego. Boyer...
Via Associated Press
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Erlin Placed on 15-Day DL; Boyer Called Up

The San Diego Padres have placed LHP Robbie Erlin onto the 15-day DL due to elbow soreness. As such, the team has called up RHP Blaine Boyer from Triple-A El Paso. The move was announced Thursday afternoon amid rumors that another Padre player was about to go onto the DL. Erlin, one of three left handed pitchers on the Padres staff, struggled early on this season. In his first attempt...
Via Friarhood
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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