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Grading The Deal roundup: The first moves of the offseason

Our friends over at RealGM have been keeping tabs on all of the offseason MLB moves in their "Grading The Deal" segment, in which they give their takes on the trades and deals that have happened thus far.Going straight from a seven-game World Series that featured a couple of the craziest games in World Series history to the signing and trading of a particularly lackluster offseason...
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December 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Why the Diamondbacks Might Have Their Answer

There are two ways of looking at this. One, the offseason has been so slow that this is a full-length article devoted to a Diamondbacks trade for Brad Boxberger. Baseball needs to get going. Under ordinary circumstances, this might not get much attention at all. Two, thanks to the baseball offseason being so slow, this trade can get the attention it deserves. Every major-league trade...
Via Fangraphs
November 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays: Boxberger returns in series win

Brad Boxberger burst into the scene in 2014, boasting a strikeout percentage above 40% in over 64 innings pitched. He led the league in saves in 2015 after taking over the Rays closing job but has struggled with various injuries over the past two years. Brad Boxberger joined the Rays active roster for the first time in 2017 in the first game of the Orioles series. He pitched just...
Via isportsweb.com
July 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Rays reliever Brad Boxberger back on DL with left oblique injury

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays reliever Brad Boxberger is going back on the disabled list Wednesday with a left oblique injury a day after his first appearance this season.Boxberger, who led the American League in saves last season with 41, had adductor surgery in March and was reinstated from the DL Monday.He threw 16 pitches and gave up a two-run homer to Kendrys Morales...
Via Associated Press
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Rays activate closer Brad Boxberger from disabled list

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays activated Brad Boxberger, who led the American League with 41 saves last season, from the disabled list before Monday night's game with the Kansas City Royals.Boxberger, 28, underwent surgery on March 17 to repair the adductor brevis muscle, which was performed by Dr. William Meyers in Philadelphia. He missed the first 48 games. Boxberger...
Via Associated Press
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Brad Boxberger out eight weeks after undergoing core muscle surgery

The ninth inning just got a lot shakier for the Tampa Bay Rays. According to a report by Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times on Friday, Rays closer Brad Boxberger will be sidelined for the next eight weeks after undergoing core muscle surgery. #Rays Boxberger had surgery to repair core muscle, will miss 8 weeks, Cash said — Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) March 18, 2016 The 27-year...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Rays closer Brad Boxberger out at least eight weeks

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays closer Brad Boxberger will miss at least eight weeks after having abdominal muscle surgery.Manager Kevin Cash said Friday the American League saves leader had the operation in Philadelphia. There is no timetable for his return, but Cash says the team will have a better idea after the first four weeks of recovery.Cash adds that the "core...
Via Associated Press
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Rays closer Brad Boxberger out at least 8 weeks

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay Rays closer Brad Boxberger will miss at least eight weeks after having abdominal muscle surgery. Manager Kevin Cash said Friday the American League saves leader had the operation in Philadelphia. There is no timetable for his return, but Cash says the team will have a better idea after the first four weeks of recovery. Cash adds that the '...
Via Associated Press
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Brad Boxberger Has Arrived, In Reverse

This is going to be one of those things where probably 95% of you will go “Wow, that’s somewhat interesting,” while 5% of you — the percentage who are a fan or close follower of the Tampa Bay Rays, probably — will say “Yeah, genius, we’ve been following this for months.” Still, the third week of […]
Via Fangraphs
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

BP Unfiltered: Brad Boxberger Makes History by R.J. Anderson

The Rays reliever does something no other pitcher has ever done—strike out the side with the bases loaded on nine pitches.
Via Baseball Prospectus
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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