BRONSON ARROYO RUMORS

Nationals' Arroyo happy with 'better prognosis' on shoulder

VIERA, Fla. (AP) After being told his right rotator cuff was ''significantly torn'' and calling 30 of his closest friends to tell them it looked as if his career was over, Washington Nationals pitcher Bronson Arroyo received some good news on Saturday. Although there is still some damage and inflammation, team doctors compared his most recent MRI to one taken in 2014 and said...
Via Associated Press
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Nationals' Arroyo has torn rotator cuff; career in doubt

VIERA, Fla. (AP) Washington Nationals right-hander Bronson Arroyo says he has a ''significantly torn'' right rotator cuff, but he's not ready to call off his comeback attempt at 39 just yet. Arroyo has not pitched since June 14, 2014 because of Tommy John surgery. He was scratched from his start Wednesday because of a sore shoulder. The 15-year veteran says he is not going to have...
Via Associated Press
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Bronson Arroyo’s former assistant arrested for allegedly selling pitcher’s boat illegally

Anthony Acosta, who is Bronson Arroyo’s former assistant, was arrested Monday and charged for allegedly selling the pitcher’s boat illegally. Acosta, 38, is accused of selling a yacht in 2013 that belonged to the now-retired pitcher, The Tampa Bay Times reports. Acosta, who was fired by Arroyo in 2012, allegedly told Arroyo the yacht sank in Tampa. The former assistant then...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

D-Backs essentially sell top pitching prospect to Braves

By Joe Lucia Over the past six or so months, the Atlanta Braves have been serving as a dumping ground for other teams’ bad contracts. They’ve taken on Trevor Cahill, Cameron Maybin (which has actually worked out quite well for them), Carlos Quentin, and Juan Uribe (among others), who were all owed large amounts of money. They made these deals while also picking up better prospects...
Via The Outside Corner
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Arroyo needs Tommy John surgery

PHOENIX -- In the latest in what is now a long string of bad breaks for the Diamondbacks, veteran starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo says he will have season-ending Tommy John surgery on his right elbow after an MRI last month revealed a completely torn ulnar collateral ligament. Arroyo broke the news to reporters Monday afternoon, explaining that a June 16 MRI had revealed the tear...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Arroyo prepared for 'very weird situation' against Reds

PHOENIX -- An obvious sense of pride is present in Bronson Arroyo's voice when he talks about his former Cincinnati Reds teammates, players he watched bloom as big leaguers and find their way from rookies in embarrassing costumes to established stars. "I've dressed all these guys up," Arroyo said Thursday. "I've handpicked outfits for them, put them in diapers, you know." Rookie...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: Solving the starting pitching problem

When you sport the worst record in the league, it is very hard to pinpoint just one aspect, much less one player as the cause of the ball club’s troubles. Such is the case for the Arizona Diamondbacks early on in the 2014 season. With a 5.17 team ERA, record of 8-20, and run differential of minus-59 – all of which are league worsts, there seems to be no end in sight for the Diamondbacks’...
Via isportsweb.com
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs get good news on Arroyo

PHOENIX -- Bronson Arroyo has this thing about starts. He refuses to miss one. Even after taking an epidural for a herniated L5/S1 disk in Philadelphia in May of 2011, Arroyo was on the mound four days later. It is the reason he believes a recent disk flareup this spring will not be a issue when the regular season arrives. "It's nothing new, man. I've been dealing with this for 13...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bronson Arroyo has a right to be frustrated

Free agent right-handed pitcher Bronson Arroyo vented his frustrations to ESPN’s Jayson Stark over not receiving an offer from an MLB franchise on Wednesday. Arroyo is heading into his age 37 season and told Stark he has not yet received an offer during the winter. Whereas pitchers like Masahiro Tanaka and Matt Garza have recently found homes, Arroyo is one of a handful of arms...
Via isportsweb.com
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Bronson Arroyo: MLB Teams Should Learn From Dice-K Deal

Bronson Arroyo is having a hard time wrapping his head around this offseason. Arroyo, who remains a free agent despite stringing together 10 consecutive seasons of at least 32 starts, is frustrated with his lack of contract offers, according to ESPN’s Jayson Stark. Arroyo’s frustration intensified when the New York Yankees threw $155 million at Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka...
Via NESN.com
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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