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Brandon Finnegan has surgery after tearing labrum in away-from-field fall

The Cincinnati Reds are stumbling their way through a 37-48 campaign that has them currently dead last in the NL Central, and now they have an unfortunate non-baseball injury to add to their list of’s Mark Sheldon says Friday that Reds lefty Brandon Finnegan had surgery to repair a torn right labrum he suffered in a fall away from the field. The 24-year-old Finnegan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Brandon Finnegan Improves, Again, Probably

With the switch from the standard PITCHf/x pitch-tracking system to Trackman, a few missteps are to be expected. Dave Cameron, for example, recently pointed out that we have to be careful about reporting velocity right now. Jeff Zimmerman gave us a way to convert old velocities into today’s reality, and Tom Tango offered up way to use current readings to approximate velocities as...
Via Fangraphs
April 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Finnegan pitches 5 scoreless innings in Reds' 4-2 win

MILWAUKEE (AP) Brandon Finnegan pitched five scoreless innings in his final start of the season, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. Finnegan (10-11) scattered three hits and struck out four, needing only 54 pitches to get through five innings. Raisel Iglesias pitched the ninth for his fourth save in five chances. Finnegan, obtained...
Via Associated Press
September 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Brandon Finnegan Looks Like a Starter

For a good long while Monday night, Reds fans had reason to be encouraged. The team was already off to a strong start, and then it took a lead on the road against the Cubs, with Brandon Finnegan working on a no-hitter. It promptly came undone. Not only did Finnegan not complete the no-hitter — the Reds didn’t complete a shutout, and actually the Reds didn’t even win the damn game...
Via Fangraphs
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

The Ring That Got Away: Finnegan Hopes for Another Chance With the Reds

Danville, Kentucky — Folks, I don't usually write about Spring Training games. Spring is a time of renewal; of pitchers stretching their arms out, and batters learning to see the ball again after a Winter of baseball-less discontent. Baseball games played in March are very easy to dismiss as irrelevant compared to the grueling 162 game stretch that awaits. It takes a Spring...
Via Royals Blue
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Projecting the prospects in the Johnny Cueto trade

By Chris Mitchell Trade season is now in full swing. The biggest trade of the summer (so far) came down the pike on Sunday, as the Royals acquired Johnny Cueto from the Reds in exchange for young, lefty hurlers Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed. As he often does, Jeff Sullivan produced a prompt and excellent write up of the deal and what it means for both sides. This morning...
Via Fangraphs
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals trade rumors: Brandon Finnegan edition

( The Kansas City Royals remain in the lead of the American League Central despite the fact they have had numerous injuries to starting pitchers and a difficult time finding five starters to remain consistently in the rotation. The Royals have had eight members of the team start this season and with a possible ninth in Kris Medlen on a rehab assignment in Double-A and...
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals News: Finnegan Sent Down

The Royals announced that Brandon Finnegan would be heading down to the minors to work as a starter. There had been some discussions that he may be able to make the club to work as a left handed reliever out of the pen, and when Tim Collins went down with an elbow injury, the talk intensified. Finnegan was never able to seize that opportunity however, and had a poor showing...
Via Royals Blue
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals demote Brandon Finnegan, who pitched in World Series

  The Kanas City Royals have optioned Brandon Finnegan, who became the first player to play in the College World Series and the World Series the same year, to Double-A Northwest Arkansas on Sunday. The Royals' first-round pick out of TCU last year, will be used as a starter in the minors after pitching out of the Kansas City bullpen last September and in the postseason. The left...
Via Associated Press
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals rumors: David Robertson edition

The addition of David Robertson could bring the Royals’ bullpen to tops in the league again in 2015 ( The Kansas City Royals were tops in the major leagues last season with one of the best bullpens in history. With the departure of Aaron Crow to the Miami Marlins and the possibility of the young Brandon Finnegan joining the starting rotation at some point in this upcoming...
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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