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JASON LANE RUMORS & GOSSIP

While You Were Drinking (O.J. and/or Coffee) 2014 Game 105 (SD at ATL)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy when you are working during the game that started at 9:10 am PDT.  So here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking orange juice and/or coffee. The Padres (46-59) were shutout by the Atlanta Braves (57-48) 2-0 at Turner Field yesterday.  Jason Lane (0-1, 0.87) was tagged with the loss despite only giving...
Via Padres Public
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jason Lane made his starting debut today. He lost, but pitched pretty darn well

Jason Lane spent seven seasons as a hitter. Not a terrible one, either. He posted an .815 OPS, hit 26 homers, and had 78 RBI in 145 games for a pennant winner in 2005. But after that he crashed hard and was done as a big league bat. He reinvented himself as a pitcher in the Padres organization and was called up in June. Today he got his first start at age 37. And it wasn’t half...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Outfielder Jason Lane Makes MLB Pitching Debut At 37 Years Old

Former outfielder Jason Lane is back in Major League Baseball — but this time as a pitcher. After making two relief appearances for the San Diego Padres in June, Lane got his first major-league start Monday afternoon against the Atlanta Braves. Lane, who was called up to fill-in for the injured Ian Kennedy earlier in the day, became the ninth oldest pitcher in MLB history to make...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Outfielder Jason Lane to Make Starting Pitching Debut on Monday

If the name Jason Lane rings a bell, that’s because it probably should. The former Houston Astros outfielder will make his first MLB start as a pitcher for the San Diego Padres on Monday. Lane will take the bump against the Miami Marlins more than 10 years removed from hitting a solo home run against the Atlanta Braves in the 2004 NL Division Series.  After getting off to a...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Where have you gone, Jason Lane?

Silver linings being increasingly difficult to come by amid shutouts, strikeouts and more shutouts in a Padres season getting away, we come today with one plaintive question. Where have you gone, Jason Lane? Oh, baby, do we ever turn our lonely eyes to you. Wooo-wooo-wooo. "Wasn't that great?" Padres manager Bud Black said after Lane's debut on the mound last week...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres: Jason Lane sent outright to Triple-A El Paso

Jason Lane wills stay in the San Diego Padres organization accepting an assignment to Triple-A El Paso. Lane, 37, will stick around as bullpen depth for the Padres. He was designated for assignment a few days ago to make room for Andrew Cashner on the Padres active roster. In two appearances spanning 4 1/3 innings Lane struck out four batters while allowing just one hit. The former...
Via Tireball.com
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Lane’s unprecedented return to big leagues as a pitcher

I was disappointed to see San Diego Padres LHP Jason Lane designated for assignment. The converted OF threw 4 1/3 scoreless innings over 2 outings, giving up just 1 hit in the process. The move was expected, as the Padres were just using Lane to help out with a depleted bullpen. Lane’s career has been […]
Via MyTeamRivals.com
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

MadFriars' Daily Farm Report: April 11

Three out of four Padres' affiliates lose as fielding woes continues to plague Fort Wayne. The good news is El Paso's Jason Lane, who at 37 is attempting to resurrect his career on the mound after being a major-league outfielder.
Via padres.scout.com
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Lane returns to the Bigs, signs with Minnesota Twins

One significant year in Independent baseball and Jason Lane is back in the big leagues. During the Baseball Winter Meetings, the Minnesota Twins signed Jason Lane to a minor league deal.  I profiled Lane in August and at the time was named pitcher of the month for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League.  Lane’s signing was detailed on the Skeeters’ website and he...
Via The GM's Perspective
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: spring training unknown prospect profile

Now to do some jumping around major league spring training camps with some of the diamonds in the rough. Names you don’t know now, but might soon will.         Jason Lane, Arizona—“My arm is somewhat fresh, and I’ve taken care of it,” said the first baseman-outfielder, trying to return to the majors as a pitcher with the Diamondbacks.  “I don’t have the wear...
Via The Sports Bank
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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