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The Pirates Didn’t Make a Big Splash, But Had the Best NL Bullpen in September

It’s no secret that the Pittsburgh Pirates had a weak bullpen. The group collectively combined for a 3.79 xFIP in the first half of the season, which tied for the second worst in the NL. Their -0.5 WAR was also second worst. Despite the struggles, they didn’t add anyone at the trade deadline. Instead, they made a few minor moves. First, the team claimed John Axford off waivers...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates 4, Red Sox 0

It was another “taking care of business” night at PNC as the Pirates opened up their penultimate home series with a shoutout win over the last place/defending champion Boston Red Sox. Russell Martin and Starling Marte homered to supply most of the offense, and Charlie Morton put five zeroes on the board – a pleasant surprise to most as he pitched for the first time in...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby LaFromboise

BOBBY LaFROMBOISE LEFT HANDED PITCHER Born: June 25, 1986 Height: 6’4″ Weight: 215 Bats: Left Throws: Left Drafted: 8th round, 252nd overall, 2008 (Mariners) How Acquired: Waiver claim (from Padres) College: University of New Mexico Agent: N/A WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES LaFromboise is a left-handed reliever who had one big season in the minors, in...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates claim LHP LaFromboise from Padres

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed left-hander Bobby LaFromboise off waivers from San Diego. Pittsburgh optioned the 28-year-old LaFromboise to Triple-A Indianapolis. He was 1-2 with three saves and a 4.75 ERA in 58 relief appearances for the Padres' Triple-A team at El Paso. San Diego had designated LaFromboise for assignment on Wednesday. He had made his big...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres claim LaFromboise, option him to El Paso

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Padres have claimed left-hander Bobby LaFromboise off waivers from the Seattle Mariners and optioned him to Triple-A El Paso.
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Claim Bobby LaFromboise

The Padres have claimed lefty Bobby LaFromboise off of waivers from the Mariners, reports Corey Brock of (via Twitter). He has been optioned to Triple-A, Brock adds. LaFromboise was designated by the Mariners to create 40-man space for Chris Young. At age 27, he has only ten MLB appearances under his belt, but has posted an intriguing stat line in the upper minors for a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners Recall Hector Noesi, Option Bobby LaFromboise

MLB News: The Seattle Mariners have purchased the contract of pitcher Hector Noesi on Thursday from Triple-A Tacoma. To make room for him they have optioned pitcher Bobby LaFromboise to Tacoma. Noesi is expected to relieve the stress on the Seattle bullpen arms, pitching in games that have already gotten out of control one way or another. Fantasy Ramifications: None. The post Seattle...
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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