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Stammen Strengthens Cleveland’s Bullpen Depth

In the blink of an eye, an injury or a sudden bout of ineffectiveness can happen and turn an organizational strength into a weakness. It is, in part, what makes bullpens so volatile and unpredictable from year to year. The Cleveland Indians have had a knack of building strong bullpen committees over recent memory, powered by quality back end relievers and reliable fill-ins. But unlike...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Craig Stammen signs a minor league deal with the Indians

Another former National has found a home elsewhere. Craig Stammen, who had been with the Nationals organization since 2005, has inked a minor league deal with a big league spring training invite with the Indians. Stammen had received interest from several teams in a minor league deal since the Nationals non-tendered him in December, but […]
Via Nationals Journal
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Pitcher Craig Stammen, Indians agree to minor league deal

CLEVELAND (AP) Right-hander Craig Stammen has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians and will report to big league spring training. The 31-year-old was 26-24 with a 3.91 ERA in 38 starts and 191 relief appearances for the Washington Nationals during the past seven seasons. He pitched four scoreless innings in five games last year before season-ending surgery...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians Sign Stammen to Compete for Bullpen Spot

The Cleveland Indians announced Monday afternoon that the club had come to terms with free agent reliever Craig Stammen on a minor league contract with a non-roster invitation to spring training. Stammen, a right-handed reliever, had spent his entire career in the Washington Nationals organization. The 31-year-old addition by the Tribe and Ohio native will turn 32 in March. Stammen...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Nats tenders five, Stammen not tendered

The Washington Nationals tendered contracts to five players who were arbitration eligible.  Those five players were all expected to be tendered.  They were:  P Drew Storen, 2B Danny Espinosa, C Wilson Ramos, P Stephen Strasburg, and 3B Anthony Rendon. Reliever Craig Stammen, who had his season end early last year and underwent Tommy John surgery, was not tendered a contract.  Earlier...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Nats reliever Stammen set for surgery, could miss season

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Nationals reliever Craig Stammen will have surgery Sunday for a torn flexor tendon in his right forearm and could miss the rest of the season. Stammen said Friday that no timetable has been set for his return. ''It kind of depends when they go in there what they see and what they find,'' Stammen said before Washington hosted Philadelphia. ''I'm praying...
Via Associated Press
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals reliever Stammen needs surgery, could miss rest of season

WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals reliever Craig Stammen has a torn flexor tendon in his right forearm that requires surgery and could force him to miss the rest of the season. Manager Matt Williams gave the new Thursday after Stammen had an MRI. The operation has not yet been scheduled. ''Depends on the extent of the damage,'' Williams said of Stammen's chance of missing the season...
Via Associated Press
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals reliever Craig Stammen needs surgery

Washington Nationals reliever Craig Stammen has been diagnosed with a flexor tear in his forearm following an MRI and will need surgery, manager Matt Williams said today. Williams told reporters Stammen could miss the remainder of the season, which would be a bad blow to an already-think and struggling bullpen. Stammen, 31, has thrown at least 72 innings each of the last three seasons...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Drew Storen and Craig Stammen get their laces snipped (Video)

Up above, video of Friday night's controversy in which Drew Storen and Craig Stammen had to have the laces snipped on their gloves. Apparently the request did not come from the Brewers, but was made by Home Plate umpire Chad Fairchild, who was enforcing a new MLB directive. Stupid rules. Brewers beat the Nats 4-2. Williams said the umps, not the Brewers, were the ones asking...
Via Nationals Enquirer
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Craig Stammen Receives A Cool Gift From Nats Bullpen

A gift from the bullpen! Hard to put into words #youguyssssssdontevenknow pic.twitter.com/2s2K2mUqeF — Craig Stammen (@cstammen35) July 18, 2014 Nationals reliever Craig Stammen graduated from the University of Dayton in May, receiving his Bachelor’s in entrepreneurship. Stammen was drafted by the Nationals in 2005 before he could complete his studies. So Stammen started taking...
Via KCM Sports
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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