BRANDON ALLEN RUMORS

Brandon Allen Just Wants To Play Baseball And Have Fun

On November 19th, The Mets announced that they signed 1B Brandon Allen to a minor league contract and invited him to attend big league training camp. Allen started his pro baseball career when he... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Brandon Allen Be A Dark Horse At First Base For The Mets?

Who’s on first? “Who’s on first?” Those words have become more than just an Abbott & Costello skit for New York Mets fans this winter. Those words have been somewhat of a rallying cry. Trade Ike Davis…No, keep him…Lucas Duda gives us the best offensive production from first base…I like the idea of a Josh Satin platoon with Duda/Davis…Give Wilmer Flores a shot…...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Allen Hits A 455 Foot Blast At Chase Field

Brandon Allen has some surprising power in his bat. This kid has hit a pair of towering home runs in his short and nondescript career. The first was a 435 foot home run at Yankee Stadium, and the second was this mammoth blast at Chase Field off Yovani Gallardo. It was the longest home run ever hit to right field. Check it out… Your browser does not support iframes. Original Post...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Allen's start with Rays: two pinch-hit appearances, two winning efforts

Brandon Allen made a good first impression on the Tampa Bay Rays -- and an even better second impression. In his Tampa Bay debut Wednesday, he entered as an eighth-inning pinch hitter and drew a bases-loaded walk to bring in the decisive run in the Rays' 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels. On Thursday afternoon, he hit a pinch-hit, walk-off two-run homer to give the Rays a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Allen's walk-off serves as introduction to fans

ST. PETERSBURG -- Most pinch hitters come to the plate with a bat. Brandon Allen brought a broom. And with one dramatic swing in the bottom of the ninth, the newest member of the Tampa Bay Rays swept the Los Angeles Angels out of town Thursday afternoon. Claimed off waivers only five days earlier from the Oakland A's, Allen introduced himself in memorable fashion for the second...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Allen a hero as Rays beat Angels

Brandon Allen hit a two-run pinch-hit homer in the ninth and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Thursday. Allen, recently acquired off waivers from Oakland, homered off closer Jordan Walden (0-1) after B.J. Upton had a one-out single. Allen drew a bases-loaded walk off the bench in Wednesday night's 3-2 win over Los Angeles in his first Tampa Bay plate appearance...
Via Fox Sports
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Allen hits pinch-hit 2-run homer in 9th

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Brandon Allen hit a two-run pinch-hit homer in the ninth and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Thursday. Allen, recently acquired off waivers from Oakland, homered off closer Jordan Walden (0-1) after B.J. Upton had a one-out single. Allen drew a bases-loaded walk off the bench in Wednesday night's 3-2 win over Los Angeles in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Rays claim Brandon Allen off waivers

The Tampa Bay Rays have claimed 1B/OF Brandon Allen off waivers from the Oakland Athletics according to his agent. Allen was designated for assignment earlier this month. Allen was 0-7 with 5 SO's this season for the A's. He's a career .205/.291/.375 with 11 HR's and 38 RBI's in 331 Major League at bats throughout four years. Image by D.L. under the Creative Commons License.
Via PRO Rumors
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Daric Barton Returns, Brandon Allen Free Again

Brandon Allen has been set free. With Daric Barton eligible to return from a stint on the disabled list, the Oakland Athletics designated Allen for assignment. The 26-year-old started two of the Athletics’ first four games but now finds himself on waivers — free to be claimed by any team. While Barton’s return likely meant that Allen would lose playing time, he is far from...
Via Fangraphs
April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Trade Targets: Brandon Allen

The Oakland Athletics are shopping first baseman Brandon Allen, according to Jerry Crasnick, due to their excess number of first base candidates. MLBTR mentions the Pirates as a team that would be a fit for Allen. The connection seems to be based off the fact that the Pirates are looking for a first baseman, but doesn’t suggest that the Athletics have had contact with the Pirates...
Via Pirates Prospects
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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