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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.  ...
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

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...
Via Nationals Enquirer
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

A’s agree to deals with Jerry Blevins, Brandon Moss

The A’s have avoided arbitration with both relief pitcher Jerry Blevins and first baseman/outfielder Brandon Moss, agreeing to one-year deals with each player on Friday. Via CSN Bay Area: Blevins’ and Moss’ deals will give them a bump in pay for 2013, but they are still under team control beyond that year. Blevins won’t be a free agent until 2016, and Moss won’t hit the...
Via Minus Twenty-Two
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

The Time Jerry Blevins Had the Greatest Something

Odds are, as FanGraphs readers, you aren’t Oakland A’s fans, but you are at least somewhat familiar with Jerry Blevins. You know something about who he is and what he does for a living. You might have an idea of how good he is at it. To you, this isn’t weird; Blevins is a baseball player, and you know a lot about a lot of baseball players. To other people outside the baseball...
Via Fangraphs
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

These A's, they just keep doing it

When it ended, third to second to first for a game-saving double play, Oakland Athletics left-hander Jerry Blevins let out a pure howl. "I felt pure elation," Blevins said. "It was one of the loudest screams I've even given, I think, on the baseball field." His fielders rejoiced and rushed to exchange high fives. The rest of the Athletics poured out of the...
Via Fox Sports
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Blevins' clutch performance saves day for A's

Jerry Blevins isn't among the better-known Oakland A's players, but he's been a member of the team going back the longest time. Blevins first came up in 2007, and since then, he has been mostly a middle reliever and lefty specialist. On Tuesday, Blevins had what he called the "biggest moment of my career," and well, there's little doubt that's true...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

BP Unfiltered: Jerry Blevins, Non-Vulture by Sam Miller

On Friday night, Ryan Cook entered the game for the A's in the eighth. He allowed two inherited runners to score and one of his own, blew the lead, and got the final out of the inning. The A's then took the lead back in the ninth. Jerry Blevins replaced him and protected the lead. As you know, Ryan Cook would be credited with the victory. But  Cook was the rule...
Via Baseball Prospectus
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Jerry Blevins: One Inning, Pitch by Pitch

Jerry Blevins took the mound with a plan. The lefty reliever entered the game with runners on first and second and none out, his team trailing by two runs. Possessing neither overpowering stuff nor a high ground-ball rate, he was going to rely on scouting reports and location to get out of the inning. Seven pitches later, he did just that. Blevins, who has appeared in 161 games over...
Via Fangraphs
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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