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FRANCISCO CORDERO RUMORS

Francisco Cordero Seeking An MLB Bullpen Opportunity

Francisco Cordero signed a minor league contract with the Red Sox in mid-February which included an invite to spring training. However the three-time All-Star failed to make the team and was released on March 29 despite a strong showing in Spring Training.Cordero, 38, gave up just five hits while striking out eight and walking one over eight scoreless innings this spring. According...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox News: Champs release former closer Francisco Cordero

The Boston Red Sox have released veteran reliever Francisco Cordero, according to the Providence Journal's Tim Britton. The right-hander was in camp with the defending champs on a minor league deal but refused an assignment to Triple-A Pawtucket.Red Sox announce they've released Francisco Cordero.— Tim Britton (@TimBritton) March 29, 2014Cordero has a career 3.38 ERA with...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Release Pitcher Francisco Cordero

Boston Red Sox executive vice president/general manager Ben Cherington announced a number of roster moves on Friday. The Red Sox released right-handed pitcher Francisco Cordero and reassigned left-handed pitcher Tommy Layne, right-handed pitcher Brayan Villarreal, outfielder Corey Brown, and infielder Mike McCoy to minor league camp. Following the moves, the Red Sox now have 25 players...
Via NESN.com
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Francisco Cordero’s Waistline Shrinks, Pants Collection Grows With Red Sox

An apple — or six — a day keeps your waistline slim and your ERA down. It’s not exactly an expression most kids are taught growing up, but 38-year-old reliever Francisco Cordero is finding truth in such wisdom while spending spring training with the Boston Red Sox. Cordero, who sat out all of 2013, dropped nearly 30 pounds on a strict diet that cut out rice and beans. The veteran...
Via NESN.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Francisco Cordero, Tommy Layne Giving Red Sox Something To Think About

Francisco Cordero and Tommy Layne (quietly) are taking care of business for the Boston Red Sox this spring. Some guys grab everyone’s attention during spring training, while others endure struggles that create some concern. Then, there are veterans, like Cordero and Layne, who come in, do their respective jobs and still find themselves flying under the radar, largely because of...
Via NESN.com
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox sign closer Cordero to minor league deal: Concerns about Koji?

Sam GalanisContributing WriterThe Red Sox made few moves this offseason compared to the rest of the league, but they have certainly done a lot of work to make their already-deep bullpen even deeper. But on Sunday, there was one pickup that may have seemed somewhat surprising: the acquisition of the aging three-time All-Star closer Francisco Cordero to a minor league deal.Photo courtesy...
Via RedSoxLife
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Sign Reliever Francisco Cordero To Minor League Contract

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Boston Red Sox have signed reliever Francisco Cordero to a minor league contract with an invitation to the major league camp. Cordero has been a closer for most of his career but didn’t pitch last year after struggling in 2012. In 14 seasons with six teams, he is 47-53 with a 3.38 ERA and 329 saves. The 38-year-old right-hander had 117 saves with Texas...
Via NESN.com
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Sign Francisco Cordero To Minors Deal

(AP Photo)Former Reds closer Francisco Cordero has been signed to a minor league contract with the Red Sox—and will report to camp. The soon-to-be 39-year old missed all of last year to injury and pitched horribly in 2012 (7.55 ERA). Presumably, he would compete for a middle relief role. He does have 329 career saves and an ERA of 3.38 over 14 season. But, this one is a little...
Via FenwayNation
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox sign reliever Cordero to minor-league deal

The Boston Red Sox have signed reliever Francisco Cordero to a minor-league contract with an invitation to the major league camp. Cordero has been a closer for most of his career but didn't pitch last year after struggling in 2012. In 14 seasons with six teams, he is 47-53 with a 3.38 ERA and 329 saves. The 38-year-old right-hander had 117 saves with Texas from 2000-06 and...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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