On Monday, the Seattle Mariners placed recently acquired relief pitcher Drew Storen on the 15-day disabled list and on Tuesday, the club activated his presumptive replacement from the 60-day disabled list. Tony Zych will make a return trip to Seattle to assist the Mariners’ bullpen as it attempts to get the ball to closer Edwin Diaz […] The post Mariners activate Tony Zych from...
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After seeing a fly ball to left field drop in for a base hit to drive in the go-ahead ninth-inning run in Sunday's 7-6 loss to the Brewers, the Mariners moved to shore up their outfield defense by recalling Guillermo Heredia from Triple-A Tacoma on Monday while placing reliever Drew Storen on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.
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Suddenly a threat to the American League East placing three teams in the playoffs, the Mariners could use all hands on deck as they continue to make a surprising push for a wild card berth. Seattle will lose one of its relievers for a bit, however, after placing Drew Storen on the 15-day disabled list […] The post Mariners place Drew Storen on DL, recall Guillermo Heredia appeared...
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After a rough debut when manager Scott Servais tried to extend him beyond an inning, new Mariners reliever Drew Storen has allowed just four hits and one run over 8 1/3 innings in his last eight outings.
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Drew Storen’s tenure in Toronto may end up being a short one. According to Bob Elliott of the Toronto Sun, the Blue Jays have informed other teams that the reliever is available in a trade. Storen was moved to the Blue Jays in the offseason and hasn’t had the best go of it thus far. He’s given up four home runs in 15 innings with a 7.80 ERA, and his velocity is down significantly...
What Drew Storen actually was doing when the Washington Nationals traded him to the Toronto Blue Jays last week is irrelevant. How Storen describes his phone call with Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo will live on Internet baseball lore. According to CBS Washington’s Chris Lingebach, Storen says he was participating in some “Netflix and chill” — a favorite activity among...
Ideally, Drew Storen’s 2015 season would have ended on a redemptive note. Instead, it ends with a broken thumb and what is likely the end of his career with the Washington Nationals. On Saturday, the team revealed that the 28-year-old reliever suffered a broken thumb on Wednesday after serving up a two-run homer to Yoenis Cespedes to break a 2-2 tie in the eighth inning, leading...
Nothing represents the Washington Nationals’ disappointing season better than what happened with Drew Storen this week. The Washington Post’s Chelsea Janes reported Saturday that the Nats reliever broke his thumb slamming his locker after allowing a home run in Wednesday’s 5-3 loss to the Mets: Drew Storen slammed his locker shut after allowing the HR Wednesday. Broke his...
When the Nationals picked up Jonathan Papelbon, they weren’t doing so to replace Drew Storen, but they knew they’d be giving him a demotion. It didn’t sit real well with Storen, nor did it sit well with a large number of fans, who wondered what Storen did to deserve getting booted from the closer role. Storen is in the middle of probably the best season of his career, with...
Among the bright spots for the Nationals this year has been the emergence of Drew Storen. Already an effective reliever, Storen tweaked his breaking ball and became something of a strikeout machine. Instead of sitting down two of every 10 batters, Storen has bumped that up to three out of 10, succeeding as the closer […]
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