JAKE DIEKMAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rangers agree with Diekman on one-year deal, add Steve Johnson

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Left-hander Jake Diekman and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,255,000 and avoided salary arbitration.Diekman was acquired last season from Philadelphia along with ace Cole Hamels and went 0-0 with a 2.08 ERA in 26 appearances with Texas. He earned $535,500 in his final season before becoming eligible for arbitration.Diekman's...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers reach deal with LHP Diekman, sign RHP Steve Johnson

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Left-hander Jake Diekman and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a $1.255 million, one-year contract and avoided salary arbitration. The team announced the deal Friday night. Diekman was acquired last season from Philadelphia along with ace Cole Hamels and went 0-0 with a 2.08 ERA in 26 appearances with Texas. He earned $535,500 in his final season before becoming...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

With trade not yet official, Jake Diekman is in Phillies uniform, headed to bullpen

View image | gettyimages.com The trade that will send Phillies ace Cole Hamels and left-handed reliever Jake Diekman to the Texas Rangers for several prospects is not yet complete. Thus, Diekman finds himself in a very odd limbo. Diekman is a member of the Phillies 25-man active roster. Since there...
Via Philliedelphia
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies recall Diekman, designate McGowan

The Phillies are hoping to get much more from Jake Diekman this time around. The team announced Thursday morning it had recalled Diekman from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Via Philly Sports Live
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Diekman Struggling to Find his Groove for Phillies

PHILADELPHIA – MAY 24: Jacob Diekman #63 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch in the seventh inning during a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citizens Bank Park on May 24, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 5-3. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images) Jake Diekman is off to a brutal start early on in this 2015 season. The 28-year-old left hander is...
Via The Sports Journal
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitchers give combined no-hitter ball to ill team president

After starter Cole Hamels and relievers Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon threw the first combined no-hitter in Philadelphia Phillies history on Monday, there was no argument on who the prized final game ball should go to — and, to a player, there was only one choice.The game ball, they decided, will be delivered to team president David Montgomery, who took a medical...
Via The Other Paper
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Expanded Storyline: Uncovered Phillies’ Plan for Relief

When three bullpen hopefuls left Clearwater near the end of March, Jake Diekman of the Philadelphia Phillies never realized that quick demotions were ahead for the other two relievers. However, getting another chance in Philly is Justin De Fratus, while BJ Rosenberg returned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley after a month on the seven-day disabled list in the minors. Please, scroll down...
Via isportsweb.com
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Amaro’s Uncovered Plan for Relief, for the Phillies

When three bullpen hopefuls left Clearwater near the end of March, Jake Diekman of the Philadelphia Phillies never realized that quick demotions were ahead for the other two relievers. However, getting another chance in Philly is Justin De Fratus, while BJ Rosenberg returns to Triple-A Lehigh Valley after a month on the seven-day disabled list in the minors. Please, scroll down...
Via isportsweb.com
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bullpen Blows Another in Phillies 9-6 Loss to Atlanta

Domonic Brown’s three-run homer in a five-run eighth inning brought the Phillies back from a four run deficit. The problem, again, was the bullpen. Jake Diekman gave up a grand slam to Dan Uggla in the top of the ninth, and the Braves won 9-6. Hernandez Sweats, Bullpen Wrecks  -Jake Diekman, ugh. After the Phillies take a lead with a ridiculous eighth inning, Diekman was awful...
Via Phillies Nation
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Trial by Fire for 2 Phillies

Storyline: Trial by Fire for 2 PhilliesUnder the radar due to a disappointing finish in 2013 was the overlooked performance of Jake Diekman for the Philadelphia Phillies in game 161. The same can be said of BJ Rosenberg, who had an even tougher three outs. TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Most fans do not...
Via isportsweb.com
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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