DARIN DOWNS RUMORS & GOSSIP
NEW YORK (AP) The Houston Astros have reinstated Jesus Guzman from the disabled list.
In a corresponding move Tuesday, the team placed left-handed reliever Darin Downs on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 15, with a strained muscle on his right side.
Guzman had been sidelined since Aug. 2 because of back spasms. He was expected to arrive from his minor league rehab assignment around...
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As the Astros prepare to start a series in New York with the Yankees, they've placed Darin Downs on the 15 day DL with a left oblique strain. Downs last pitched Thursday against Boston, pitching 1/3 of an inning and giving up a run.#453271566 / gettyimages.comDowns has pitched in 40 games for Houston this year, recording a 2-1 record, with a 4.31 ERA and a 1.27 WHIP.Moving Downs...
Houston Astros reliever Darin Downs was unavailable Friday night and may not be able to pitch Saturday against the Boston Red Sox as he battles discomfort in his right oblique, reports Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle:#453271566 / gettyimages.comDowns first felt the injury sometime on Thursday and it got worse after he pitched in the sixth inning. Manager Bo Porter said Downs...
The Detroit Tigers placed lefty reliever Darin Downs on waivers and the Houston Astros picked him up.
This is hardly newsworthy, we know. But how Downs found out is more than interesting.
Downs, 28, a native of Southfield, told the Houston Chronicle that he learned of the transaction while taking his wife to the hospital to give birth to the couple’s second child.
Left-handed reliever Darin Downs was recalled by the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday. He could have a shot at the postseason roster should he pitch more effectively than Phil Coke and Jose Alvarez over the final three weeks of the season.
When you thought your season was overBut wait theres more, Downs tweeted from @DDowns99.
Downs began establishing himself in the bullpen this season...
The Detroit Tigers’ bullpen took another hit yesterday, as
the team placed left-handed reliever Darin Downs on the 15-day disabled list
with rotator cuff tendinitis in his throwing arm, according to Jason Beck of
Downs pitched the ninth inning of Saturday’s contest, and
after his outing he reported soreness in his shoulder. He surrendered two hits
LAKELAND, Fla. -- Darin Downs made it impossible for the Tigers to leave him off the roster.
Very quietly, Downs has been one of the nicest Grapefruit League stories.
After another scoreless 1 13 innings Wednesday against the Philadelphia Phillies, Downs' spring ERA was a minuscule 0.64 with an equally tiny 0.86 WHIP. He's struck out 16 and walked three in 14 innings....
DETROIT It will probably get lost in the excitement of Detroit's improbable win over Cleveland, but one of the best stories in baseball got an even happier ending Sunday afternoon.
Darin Downs' teammates noticed, though, as one of them gave him the traditional beer shower that comes with a first major-league victory.
"I don't know who it was I had my eyes closed...
It was a grisly incident, but Detroit Tigers left-hander Darin Downs doesn't mind retelling it. Reaching the major leagues three years after suffering a skull fracture when hit by a line drive "is kind of a feel-good story for me." The tale has not reached its completion yet, but Downs at least has a feeling of accomplishment after making his major league debut...
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DETROIT -- Until 2009, Southfield, Mich., native Darin Downs never thought he'd be compared to Harry Potter.
Since one terrifying moment that summer, though, he's been "The Pitcher Who Lived."
Downs was called up to the Tigers on Tuesday and is ready to make his major-league debut, but he knows that things could have been much different.
On Aug. 17, 2009, Downs...