BRETT CECIL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brett Cecil, Cardinals finalize $30.5 million, 4-year deal

ST. LOUIS (AP) The Cardinals filled the biggest void in their bullpen Monday with Brett Cecil, the only left-handed reliever that piqued their interest on the free-agent market. Cecil was introduced at Busch Stadium after finalizing a $30.5 million, four-year contract. He is expected to provide help in high-leverage situations along with Kevin Siegriest and ahead of closer Seung...
Via Associated Press
November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign reliever Cecil to four-year, $30.5 million deal

ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals signed reliever Brett Cecil to a four-year, $30.5 million contract on Monday, filling a massive void in their bullpen following injuries to Zach Duke and Tyler Lyons.Cecil had a 3.93 ERA in 36 2/3 innings for the Blue Jays last season. He was slowed by a torn lat muscle but dominated down the stretch, tossing 3 2/3 scoreless innings in the playoffs.He had...
Via Associated Press
November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign Brett Cecil to 4-year, $30.5 million deal

ST. LOUIS (AP) The Cardinals signed reliever Brett Cecil to a four-year, $30.5 million contract on Monday, filling a massive void in their bullpen following injuries to Zach Duke and Tyler Lyons. Cecil had a 3.93 ERA in 36 2/3 innings for the Blue Jays last season. He was slowed by a torn lat muscle but dominated down the stretch, tossing 3 2/3 scoreless innings in the playoffs...
Via Associated Press
November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

There’s Nothing Too Weird About Brett Cecil’s New Contract

The Cardinals had a few problems last season, and among them was unreliable relief pitching. As a means toward addressing that, they’ve given free-agent lefty Brett Cecil a four-year contract, worth $30.5 million. It also has a full no-trade clause! Very clearly, Cecil didn’t come cheap. A number of teams expressed a willingness to guarantee Cecil three years, so the Cardinals...
Via Fangraphs
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cecil: My heart is here for now, love chance to come back

Toronto Blue Jays pitchers Brett Cecil and Jason Grilli talk about returning to the club next season.
Via SportsNetCanada
October 19, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cecil: We’ve got the best fans ever, Toronto will be nuts

Brett Cecil talked about making it to the wild card and hosting the game in Toronto.
Via SportsNetCanada
October 02, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jays GM Atkins confident Cecil's the guy

Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins tells Jeff Blair that they did discuss deals to bring in another lefty, but are more than happy with Brett Cecil being the main guy, having turned a corner and having a great track record to succeed.
Via SportsNetCanada
September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Meet the Yankees' most productive offensive player of the 2015 season

Yes, it's Toronto closer Brett Cecil, who is directly responsible for 3 of the Yankees' 5 runs this season.The 3 runs in the eighth inning last night scored on:-- A bases-loaded wild pitch by Cecil-- A bases-loaded hit-by-pitch by Cecil-- A grounder that bounced off the heel of Cecil's glove into left field for an RBI single. If Cecil had nabbed it, it would have been an almost certain...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Place Brett Cecil on 15 Day DL, Recall Steve Delabar

Last Friday, left-handed relief pitcher, Brett Cecil exited last Friday’s game in the eighth inning against Baltimore with groin tightness, according to RotoWorld.com. Cecil understandingly wanted to avoid being placed on the disabled list, but the 15 day trip was inevitable with similar injuries in the past. In 32 games this season the 27 year-old has accumulated a 0-3 record...
Via Sportsnaut
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays LHP Cecil builds off All-Star season

Brett Cecil walked into spring training last year with his career in limbo. The Toronto left-hander seemed far removed from his breakout season of 2010, when he posted a team-high 15 wins despite not making the 25-man roster out of camp. Instead, he was fresh off two years of disappointment. He'd bounced back and forth between the Blue Jays and Triple-A, going a combined 6-15 while...
Via Associated Press
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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