MLB   |   Atlanta Braves  


BLAINE BOYER RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

Game 64 Recap: Giants 11 Brewers 5

This is how the night started for Case Anderson. TOP PLAY (WPA): In a game when the Brewers got clobbered, you wouldn’t expect them to have the top play, but they did. While the final result of the game displayed a lopsided affair, the game was actually quite close for the majority of the time. In the sixth inning, the Brewers were down 4-3. They were fighting their way back after...
Via BP Milwaukee
June 14, 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' Graham goes on DL day after 1st major league win, Boyer activated

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Minnesota Twins have put right-hander J.R. Graham on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation one day after he earned his first major league win. Minnesota also reinstated reliever Blaine Boyer from the 15-day DL prior to Wednesday night's game against Tampa Bay. Boyer had missed 15 games due to right elbow inflammation. Graham gave up...
Via Associated Press
August 26, 2015  |  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
MORE STORIES >>


Braves News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The Aesthetic: The world of player exclusive sneakers

Which Sweet 16 team should you be rooting for?

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Steph Curry pushes OKC's buttons

Lingering issues for each 2016 MLB postseason team

The 'With teammates like this, who needs rivals?' quiz

Re-ranking the Sweet 16 for the NCAA Tournament

What you need to know for the World Baseball Classic semis

Eastern Conference bottom feeders to watch down the stretch

Eat, Drink, Watch: A weekend of March Madness and more

The 'Who will ruin your glorious bracket this year?' quiz

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker