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Mets receiving little relief from lefty specialist O'Flaherty

The New York Mets are riding a six-game hitting streak, own the biggest division lead in the National League and are mashing opponents into submission.So it's easy to overlook a few warts, right? Not if you're Mets manager Terry Collins - even with a 6 1/2-game lead in the NL East.The one blip on New York's radar following Wednesday's 9-4 rout of the Philadelphia Phillies was the...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

A's acquire minor leaguer Frias from Mets to complete trade

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics acquired minor league right-hander Dawrin Frias on Friday from the New York Mets as a player to be named in a trade earlier this week. Oakland sent lefty Eric O'Flaherty and cash to the Mets on Tuesday. Frias, 23, has pitched at two levels of Class-A ball. He started the year at extended spring training before going to Single-A Savannah...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

A's trade O'Flaherty to Mets for PTBNL or cash

The Oakland Athletics traded reliever Eric O'Flaherty to the New York Mets on Tuesday in exchange for cash or a player to be named later, the team announced: O'Flaherty was designated for assignment over the weekend as the A's tweaked their 25-man roster.  The 30-year-old southpaw was signed by Oakland prior to the 2014 season while he was recovering from Tommy John surgery. O'Flaherty...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets acquire lefty specialist

Despite reclaiming first place in the National League East and a new and improved offense, the New York Mets continued to stay active on the trade market. The Mets acquired relief pitcher Eric O’Flaherty and cash from the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named later. For those of you who are confused about a trade being made after July 31, the deadline is only for non-waiver...
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets acquire LHP O'Flaherty from Oakland

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Mets have acquired lefty Eric O'Flaherty and cash considerations from the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named. To make room on the 25-man roster, the Mets designated lefty Alex Torres for assignment. O'Flaherty, 30, was designated for assignment by the A's on Aug. 1. The Walla Walla, Washington native was 1-2 with a 5.91 ERA in 25 games for Oakland...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

A's reinstate O'Flaherty off DL, send down Castro

DETROIT (AP) The Oakland Athletics have reinstated reliever Eric O'Flaherty from the disabled list and optioned reliever Angel Castro to Triple-A Sacramento. O'Flaherty has been dealing with a strained left shoulder. The left-hander has made eight appearances for the A's this season. Castro has appeared in four games for Oakland this year. He made his major league debut last month...
Via Associated Press
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB Transaction Trends Week 21: Eric O’Flaherty to Lead A’s Closer by Committee

In the wake of the Athletics losing lights out closer Sean Doolittle to an intercostal injury, Manager Bob Melvin said the team would keep Luke Gregerson in the 8th-inning role and use a committee to close out games. Eric O’Flaherty seems to be first in line for that committee and is the first one to target off the waiver wire. He's been nearly untouchable in his 13.1 IP this season...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s Roll The Dice On Eric O’Flaherty

Left-handed reliever Eric O’Flaherty agreed to a two-year, $7 million contract with the A’s on Wednesday. Today a couple of vastly different pitchers signed with American League playoff contenders that are polar opposites and even though I should be caught up in the headline-grabbing move, it’s the under-the-radar acquisition that piques my interest the most. Obviously...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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