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Reliever Jerry Blevins and Nationals argue arbitration case

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Reliever Jerry Blevins and the Washington Nationals argued their salary arbitration case with a relatively small gap of $200,000 separating the sides. The 31-year-old left-hander asked the three-person panel for a raise from $1,675,000 to $2.4 million during Tuesday's hearing, and Washington argued for $2.2 million. A decision by Dan Brent, Robert Herzog...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Blevins is Doing Alright After Trade

Wednesday, the Oakland A's continues their busy off season by sending reliever Jerry Blevins to the Washington Nationals for a minor league outfielder. Suffice it to say, the lefty took the news in stride. “I’m kind of sad to say goodbye to Oakland,” Blevins, who appeared in 281 games across seven seasons with the A's, told the San Francisco Chronicle.  “But I...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Newly acquired Blevins makes homemade Nationals uniform

Just hours after being traded to the Washington Nationals, left handed reliever Jerry Blevins took to the internet to show how happy he was to be coming to “Nats town.” Jerry said: I needed to update my avi without notice. I think it was a seamless transition.   He posted a picture of a quick change into Nationals gear by printing off a couple of curly W’s and seemingly pasted...
Via DC Sports-Kings
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

DMV: The Nats’ New Lefty Reliever Seems Likable Enough

I needed to update my avi without notice. I think it was a seamless transition. — Jerry Blevins (@JerryBlevins_13) December 11, 2013 Nats acquire lefty RP Jerry Blevins for their Minor League POTY. [NJ] Blevins responded by posting the perfect pic on Twitter. [FTW] The deal makes good sense for the “win now” Nats. [Nats Baseball] The Nats will try...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Nats acquire Jerry Blevins from Oakland; Blevins updates his Twitter avatar with makeshift Nats uni

And so, you can check off another box on Mike Rizzo's Winter to-do list. On Wednesday, the Nats traded speedy CF prospect Billy Burns to the A's for lefty reliever Jerry Blevins (oh, hey, he and Craig Stammen were teammates at Dayton!). Shortly thereafter, Blevins updated his Twitter avatar with a makeshift Nationals uniform.  I needed to update my avi without notice. I think...
Via Nationals Enquirer
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland deals Blevins to Nats for Burns

Oakland sent left-hander Jerry Blevins to the Washington Nationals for minor league outfielder Billy Burns, the Athletics' fifth trade in 10 days. Blevins was 5-0 with a 3.15 ERA in a career-high 67 games this year and has a 13-6 record with a 3.30 ERA in 281 big league games over seven seasons, all with the Athletics. He's averaged 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings. The 24-year...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Nats Acquire LHP Jerry Blevins from Athletics

The Nationals have satisfied one of their biggest needs of the offseason today with the acquisition of Jerry Blevins from the Oakland Athletics. Blevins is a left-handed reliever, which is among the biggest needs for the Nats heading into the offseason. The A's will get the Nats 2013 Minor League Player of the Year OF Billy Burns. This is just one of many trades between Nats...
Via The Nats Blog
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals Acquire LHP Jerry Blevins

Photo Credit: On Wednesday, Steve Adams reported on MLB Trade Rumors Washington acquired left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins from Oakland for minor league outfielder Billy Burns. Per, Blevins was originally drafted by the Cubs in the 2004 draft out of the University of Dayton. In July of 2007, he was traded with catcher Rob Bowen to Oakland for catcher...
Via DC Sports-Kings
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals acquire Jerry Blevins from A's for Billy Burns

Billy Beane is at it again: the Oakland A's have traded left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins to the Washington Nationals in exchange for minor leaguer Billy Burns, as first reported by Chris Cotillo.Some rumors swirled last night regarding the A's and Nationals, as Washington has been in the market for a left-handed specialist for a while now. The 30-year old Blevins has been a...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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