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2017 Atlanta Braves Season Preview: Left-Handed Reliever Ian Krol

The first pitcher to be previewed is left-handed reliever Ian Krol. After having his best season ever in his first year in Atlanta, there’s good reason to be excited for his future. The Braves acquired Ian Krol from the Detroit Tigers after the 2015 season ended. Just by looking at the responses to this tweet […] 2017 Atlanta Braves Season Preview: Left-Handed Reliever Ian Krol...
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Tigers players react to death of Mike Ilitch with tributes

If you want to know how Detroit Tigers players felt about their late team owner Mike Ilitch, look no further than their social media channels.Multiple current and former Tigers players honored Ilitch, who died on Friday at the age of 87, with tributes on Twitter.From current stars Justin Verlander and J.D. Martinez to former players like C.J. Nitkowski and Ian Krol, Ilitch was praised...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Braves agree to deals with relievers Vizcaino, Krol

ATLANTA (AP) The Braves have avoided arbitration by agreeing to one-year contracts with relief pitchers Arodys Vizcaino and Ian Krol. Atlanta also acquired infielder Micah Johnson from the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday for a player to be named or cash. The 26-year-old Vizcaino was Atlanta's closer over the first half of 2016, but injuries limited the right-hander to just five...
Via Associated Press
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Braves trade Cameron Maybin to Tigers for pair of relievers

The Atlanta Braves fire sale continued today, as the club dealt outfielder Cameron Maybin and cash considerations to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for relievers Ian Krol and Gabe Speier. Maybin returns to the Tigers organization, where he was drafted in the 1st round back in 2005. Acquired by the Braves in the Craig Kimbrel deal, 2015 proved to be a solid season for the center...
Via The Outside Corner
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Ian Krol’s new found velocity throws a pleasant monkey wrench in Tigers’ bullpen plans.

Ian Krol came out the gate in 2014 showing that he was going to be a reliable middle reliever for years for the Tigers, making you feel just a little bit better about seeing Doug Fister depart. Then came a disabled list stint for bicep tendinitis in June and Krol was never the same again. He was so bad upon his return from the DL, he was sent to AAA Toledo to never be heard from...
Via The Majors Detroit
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers option Krol, other moves coming Friday

DETROIT -- In addition to the blockbuster trade, the Tigers made a few other moves after Thursday's 7-4 loss to the White Sox.   First, they optioned the contract of left-hander Ian Krol to Triple-A Toledo. Krol, who was excellent early, with an ERA of 3.38 in April and 1.59 in May, has struggled since. In June, Krol had a stint on the DL in addition to his 11.12 ERA in eight games...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Notes: Reliever Ian Krol heading to rehab assignment

DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers left-handed reliever Ian Krol said he will join the Class A Michigan Whitecaps for two pitching rehabilitation assignments this weekend in Fort Wayne, Ind. Krol said he will pitch in Friday and Sunday games, and play light catch on Saturday. Krol expected to be activated Tuesday, when Detroit hosts the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first of two games. He's...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers notes: Krol the leading lefty in Tigers' bullpen

JUPITER, Fla. -- There's something different, something definitely intimidating, about most effective relief pitchers. Ian Krol, the Detroit Tigers' new lefty out of the bullpen, has that confidence and manner in spades. He's got a thick beard, stern expression and pitches like his car is double-parked. "The way he pitches, it seems like he's kind of a gunslinger," Tigers manager...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ian Krol credits team chemistry for easy transition to Tigers

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Last year was a pretty crazy one for Ian Krol. Originally a seventh-round pick by the Oakland Athletics in 2009, Krol was sent to the Washington Nationals last March.  Krol, who turns 23 on May 9, went 2-1 with a 3.95 ERA and 1.32 WHIP in 32 games (27 1/3 innings) with the Nationals last season. Then this past December, Krol came to Detroit as part of the trade...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ian Krol's 12-Week Med Ball Training Program for Pitchers

Ian Krol, now with the Detroit Tigers, is one of Major League Baseball's most promising young pitchers. His pitcher training program at Acceleration Sports Performance includes the following med ball
Via Stack
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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