FRANKLIN MORALES RUMORS

Rockies defeat Giants behind strong outing by Franklin Morales

Franklin Morales got a new hat in the mail last week, a dress western silver Stetson, right out of a big box. It's too wide to fit on the shelf in his locker and too nice to keep on the floor. His pitches are similarly outsized, proper by nature but ready to go rugged and dusty. On Tuesday in a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field, Morales was all over the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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The Morales of the story is that Franklin wants to be in the Colorado Rockies rotation permanently

Franklin Morales has been better than anyone expected for the Rockies.There is a reason why Franklin Morales was one of the first pitchers taken in your fantasy baseball draft during spring training.Oh wait. He wasn't? No one took him at all? Oh yeah. Everyone expected him to be in the bullpen with an ERA hovering around 5.50 for the Colorado Rockies.On Tuesday night, as the...
Via Rockies Review
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Franklin Morales states his case for staying in the rotation for Colorado Rockies

Franklin Morales was great on Thursday.It wasn't the typical gem, but it still qualifies as one.With the eyes of the Denver sports world waiting for the Avalanche's incredible come from behind win, Franklin Morales was quietly stating his case for a permanent spot in the Colorado Rockies starting rotation.For some reason, when Morales pitches, the sense of confidence and...
Via Rockies Review
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Franklin Morales Gets One More Chance

Once upon a time, Franklin Morales was the future of the Rockies. That time was 2007 and 2008, but things have never really worked out the way they were supposed to for the Venezuelan lefty. Now though, he has a World Series ring, but more importantly, another opportunity to be a starting pitcher in the […]
Via Fangraphs
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies and LHP Franklin Morales avoid arbitration

Franklin Morales and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration. The team announced the deal Wednesday night. The Rockies acquired the 27-year-old Morales and right-hander Chris Martin from the Boston Red Sox in December for infielder Jonathan Herrera. Morales first signed with the Rockies in 2002 and pitched for Colorado from 2007-11. He spent...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Trade For Jonathan Herrera: What now?

Earlier this afternoon, the Boston Red Sox traded lefty reliever Franklin Morales and minor league pitcher Chris Martin for 29-year old infielder Jonathan Herrera. While obviously this isn’t exactly a huge trade, it does hint at which dominoes may or may not fall before spring training. Let’s take a quick look at what this means for the Red Sox going forward:   Bullpen loses...
Via isportsweb.com
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox expected to activate Franklin Morales from DL today

On Tuesday, the Boston Red Sox are expected to activate left handed Franklin Morales from the 15-Day DL and bolster the pitching depth. According to Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe, the Red Sox could send down right hander Alfredo Aceves to Triple-A Pawtucket in order to Morales. Morales hasn’t pitched for Boston since August 23, 2012 after suffering a left shoulder injury that...
Via CLNS Radio
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Franklin Morales out indefinitely

We knew Franklin Morales was out due to injury, but the prognosis seems to have worsened as Morales has a bulging disc according to Peter Abraham (and a bunch of other beat writers, but his tweet was the first I saw). There's no timetable on his return, and he had an epidural, according to Sean McAdam. With Morales and Breslow both out, we know a few things. One: Andrew Miller...
Via Ted's Army
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump... where Morales could be the new Aceves.

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Morales allowed two runs on four hits in five innings, while fanning nine and walking no one. Of the two runs allowed by Morales, the second could have been prevented had Dustin Pedroia and Darnell McDonald...
Via Ted's Army
June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Will Rhymes collapsed after being hit by a pitch (Video)

Rays second baseman Will Rhymes collapsed into the arms of his first base coach after being hit by a 95mph pitch during the 8th inning of Wednesday’s game. Rhymes was hit by a 2-2 fastball from Red Sox reliever Franklin Morales directly on the forearm. He immediately went down in pain, but he managed to make his way down to first base. Shortly after reaching base, Rhymes took...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 17, 2012  |  20 Comments
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