Rockies sign Brooks Pounders to minor league deal

The Rockies announced a host of invitations to Major League Spring Training on Monday, including a new minor league contract with right-hander Brooks Pounders.Pounders, 27, has appeared for the Royals and Angels in the past two seasons, totaling a combined 23 innings but struggling to a dismal 9.78 ERA in that time. The former second-round pick has logged an impressive 25-to-8 K...
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Angels Designate Brooks Pounders, Purchase Contract Of Shane Robinson

The Angels have designated righty Brooks Pounders for assignment, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports (Twitter links). His roster spot will go to outfielder Shane Robinson, whose contract was purchased. Infielder Jefry Marte has also gone on the 10-day DL with a fractured left foot. Pounders, who’ll soon turn 27, has struggled in limited MLB action over the past two...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
September 08, 2017

Short Relief: Brooks Pounders: The Thrilling Conclusion by Zack Moser and Trevor Strunk

Will Brooks Pounders get his man? Are we truly living in the best of all possible worlds? Find out today in: Short Relief.
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August 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Could Brooks Pounders Make The 25-Man Roster?

In December the Royals traded Jared Ruxer to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for right-handed pitcher Brooks Pounders. A former 2nd round pick, Pounders could be a sleeper player to watch this spring. The Angels first Spring Training game is Saturday, and expect Brooks Pounders to pitch. Yusmeiro Petit is starting for the Halos, but Pounders is scheduled to get into the game at...
Via Halo Headquarters
February 24, 2017 Top 30 Prospects: #22 Brooks Pounders

Prospect: Brooks Pounders Rank: 22 2015/16: UR                      Position(s): Right Handed Pitcher Level: AAA                      Age: Entering Age 26 season in 2017. Height: 6’5”                       Weight: 265 lb. Present - Future Fastball         55 55 Curve 50 50 Change 60 65 ...
Via Angelswin
December 28, 2016

KC Royals Trade Pitcher Brooks Pounders To Angels

The KC Royals dealt 26-year-old pitcher Brooks Pounders to the Los Angeles Angels in return for minor-league hurler Jared Ruxner on Thursday night. Brooks Pounders made his debut with the Kansas City Royals in 2016, but only notched a 9.24 ERA in 12.2 innings pitched working out of...
Via Kings of Kauffman
December 02, 2016

Royals trade Pounders to Angels

The Kansas City Royals traded pitcher Brooks Pounders to the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday, receiving pitcher Jared Ruxer in exchange.Pounders, 26, appeared in 13 games -- all relief -- for the Royals last season. He finished the year with a 2-1 record and a 9.24 ERA.Ruxer, 24, split the 2016 season between Burlington [Iowa] (A) and Inland Empire (A), posting a combined 3.08 ERA...
Via FOX Sports
December 01, 2016

Angels Acquire Brooks Pounders From Royals

The Royals announced that they’ve traded right-hander Brooks Pounders to the Angels in exchange for minor league righty Jared Ruxer. The move opens a spot on the Royals’ 40-man roster to make a selection in next week’s Rule 5 Draft, as’s Jeffrey Flanagan points out (on Twitter). Pounders, 26, made his Major League debut this season but allowed 13 runs on 19 hits and three...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
December 01, 2016

Angels acquire Pounders in deal with Royals

The Angels on Thursday acquired pitcher Brooks Pounders in a trade with the Royals in exchange for right-hander Jared Ruxer, the club announced.
December 01, 2016

Royals swap Pounders for Minor League pitcher

The Royals on Thursday traded right-hander Brooks Pounders to the Angels for Minor League right-hander Jared Ruxer.
December 01, 2016

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