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FERNANDO ABAD RUMORS

Red Sox defeat Abad in MLB's 1st arbitration case of year

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Boston Red Sox have defeated pitcher Fernando Abad in Major League Baseball's first salary arbitration hearing this year. Abad was awarded $2 million on Tuesday by arbitrators Robert Herzog, Phillip LaPorte and Dennis Archer rather than his $2.7 million request. The panel heard the case a day earlier. The 31-year-old left-hander was 1-6 with a 3...
Via Associated Press
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Abad, Red Sox argue MLB's 1st arbitration case of year

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Boston Red Sox have gone to arbitration with left-hander Fernando Abad, Major League Baseball's first hearing this year and the team's first since 2002. Abad asked arbitrators Robert Herzog, Phillip LaPorte and Dennis Archer for a raise from $1.3 million to $2.7 million, and the team argued during Monday's session that he should be paid $2 million...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox, Pomeranz agree to $4.45 million contract

The Boston Red Sox have avoided arbitration with pitcher Drew Pomeranz by signing him to a one-year deal.The team announced Wednesday that they reached an agreement with the left-hander on a one-year, non-guaranteed contract that is reportedly worth $4.45 million, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.The two sides had reportedly been far apart in their negotiations but were...
Via NESN.com
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Red Sox Acquire Fernando Abad In Trade With Twins, Add Help To Bullpen

The Boston Red Sox have made another move to bolster their ailing bullpen. The Red Sox traded relief pitcher Pat Light to the Minnesota Twins in return for left-handed reliever Fernando Abad, the team announced Saturday. Abad, a 30-year-old reliever from the Dominican Republic, has a 2.65 ERA in 39 appearances for the Twins, mostly as a setup man. While Abad has struggled a bit...
Via NESN.com
August 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Fernando Abad worthy candidate for closer role

After the Oakland A’s announced Jan. 24 that closer Sean Doolittle would most likely be unavailable by the start of the 2015 regular season due to a slight rotator cuff tear, rumors spread about possible candidates for the closer role. While many people mentioned Tyler Clippard, Eric O’Flaherty and Ryan Cook as viable options, few mentioned Fernando Abad. #Athletics agree to...
Via isportsweb.com
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: What is Eric O’Flaherty’s potential as a closer?

The Oakland A’s bullpen was shaken up once again earlier this week when closer Sean Doolittle was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right intercostal muscle. Even though Doolittle said he already felt better after the game on Sunday, the A’s are being cautious and sitting him out for awhile since even a mild strain of this muscle could take some time to recover...
Via isportsweb.com
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Who will claim the last spot in the bullpen?

Oakland A’s: Who will claim the last spot in the bullpen?This past week, Oakland A’s manager Bob Melvin told the press that six of the seven bullpen spots are pretty obvious. This probably means that closer Jim Johnson, setup men Sean Doolittle, Ryan Cook, Luke Gregerson and Dan Otero, and long reliever Jesse Chavez all have secured their spots in the bullpen for the upcoming...
Via isportsweb.com
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

A’s Acquire Fernando Abad from Nationals for Bullpen Depth

The Oakland A’s picked up left-handed relief pitcher Fernando Abad from the Washington Nationals on Monday in a deal that sent single-A outfielder John Wooten to D.C. Abad, 27, pitched in 39 games for the Nationals in 2013, posting a 3.35 ERA in 37 2/3 innings. He averaged 7.6 strikeouts and 2.4 walks per nine innings pitched, and should provide Bob Melvin with an additional option...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

AP Source: A's acquire lefty Abad from Nationals

A person with knowledge of the trade says the Oakland Athletics have acquired left-hander Fernando Abad from Washington and sent Class A outfielder John Wooten to the Nationals. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the swap had not been announced. Abad is likely to bolster a talented bullpen that likely has lost closer Grant Balfour in free agency, a ninth...
Via Associated Press
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Nats trade Abad to A’s

The Washington Nationals have traded veteran reliever Fernando Abad to the Oakland A’s in exchange for minor league OF John Wooten. Last week Abad was designated for assignment along with pitcher Tyler Robertson  in order to clear roster space for Sammy Solis, Michael Taylor, and Aaron Barrett.  The Nats wanted to protect those three prospects from the Rule 5 Draft. Wooten...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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