Atlanta Braves Sign Right-Handed Relief Pitcher Dale Thayer

Braves Sign RH Dale Thayer To Bolster Bullpen The Atlanta Braves signed right-handed pitcher Dale Thayer to a minor league contract.  The 35-year-old signed a minor league deal with the Dodgers during this past offseason, but opted out of that deal earlier this month. In 2016 with the Tulsa Drillers (Dodgers Double-A affiliate), he posted a […] Atlanta Braves Sign Right-Handed...
Via Tomahawk Take
May 30, 2016

Atlanta Braves sign veteran reliever Dale Thayer

Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports that the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a contract with free agent relief pitcher Dale Thayer. Thayer had been on the open market since May 2, when he was released from the Tulsa Drillers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers. In eight relief innings for the Drillers this season, Thayer posted an ERA of 6.75, although he did strike...
Via Today's Knuckleball
May 30, 2016

Dale Thayer opts out of minor league deal with Dodgers

Jeff Todd of MLBTradeRumors reports that veteran reliever Dale Thayer has opted out of his minor league deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers, choosing to become a free agent instead of continuing to pitch for the organization’s Triple-A affiliate in Oklahoma City. Thayer had opted out of a similar contract with the Baltimore Orioles near the end of Spring Training, a deal that he...
Via Today's Knuckleball
May 03, 2016

Dodgers ink Dale Thayer, Sam LeCure, Sean Burnett for pen depth

In a trio of understandably overlooked moves, the Dodgers signed relievers Dale Thayer, Sam LeCure, and Sean Burnett in the past week to bolster the bullpen depth in the minors. Both Thayer and LeCure have standard minor-league contracts, but Burnett has a May 1 opt-out in his minor-league deal. —– From 2011-14, Thayer posted an ERA of 3.04 over 198.1 innings, striking out...
Via Dodgers Digest
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Dale Thayer opts out of Orioles contract

Veteran reliever Dale Thayer has opted out of his minor-league contract with the Baltimore Orioles. Dale Thayer Opts Out Of Orioles Contract — MLB Trade Rumors (@mlbtraderumors) March 27, 2016 The veteran righty will depart from Camden Yards and now test the free agency market. He pitched in six spring training innings, allowing...
Via Today's Knuckleball
March 26, 2016

Wrapping up a 4-1 win - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles will make at least two cuts on Friday as they continue to whittle down their spring roster. Dale Thayer struck out the side in the ninth inning tonight to seal the Orioles' 4-1 victory over the Twins. The Orioles are 4-12-3 heading into Friday night's ... Read More
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Orioles sign reliever Dale Thayer to minor league deal - School of Roch

The Orioles have signed right-hander Dale Thayer to a minor league deal that also includes an invitation to spring training. Thayer is represented by O'Connell Sports Management, which tweeted the agreement this afternoon. Thayer, 35, is 11-17 with a 3.47 ERA in seven major league seasons. He's made 264 appearances, ... Read More
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Padres pitcher Thayer throws gum at Giants' Sanchez after admiring grand slam (VIDEO)

The bat flip has its proponents, but most pitchers overtly oppose the histrionic gesture, as we were reminded in the Padres-Giants game on Tuesday. With the Giants already leading 5-0 in the sixth, Giants catcher Hector Sanchez launched a Dale Thayer fastball into the right field bleachers for a grand slam. Sanchez, along with everyone else in Petco Park on Tuesday night, knew the...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres Points: Buy Or Sell, Thayer, International Signings

The San Diego Padres currently sit in fourth place in the National League West with a disappointing 38-43 record and with back-to-back shutouts to the Mariners on Tuesday and Wednesday, the team is at one of its lowest point all season. The Padres embark on a ten-game road trip against the St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Texas Rangers. The Padres took the first game...
Via Baseball Essential
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres-Reds game postponed due to rain

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The game between the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds was postponed because of rain on Wednesday night and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Thursday. The first game will start at 12:35 p.m. followed by a makeup game at 6:10 p.m. It was the ninth postponement in Great American Ball Park's history since 2003 and the second this season. The Reds have had...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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