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One’s Man’s Trash: Benoit a Trois

Joaquin Benoit (+23%) was the most added player this week after Huston Street was traded to the Angels. Benoit was scooped up by those looking for saves obviously, but he's a decent pitcher all around. Can he be trusted going forward? The big question isn't whether we should pick up Benoit. That's a no-brainer in the short term. No, the big question is will he actually...
Via Razzball
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Indians interested in 'fortifying bullpen'?

With the San Diego Padres appearing to enter full-on 'sell' mode as baseball's July 31 trade deadline nears, reliever Joaquin Benoit is the latest name to enter the rumor mill. CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports the Indians, as well as the Tigers and Pirates, are "showing interest" in the Padres pitcher. He also mentions Rangers closer Joakin Soria as a potential...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Indians interested in reliever Joaquin Benoit

While David Price’s name continues to be bantered about, the Cleveland Indians join the Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates as teams interested in San Diegot Padres reliever Joaquin Benoit. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman iterates that while the Indians haven’t established themselves as ‘buyers’ heading into the deadline, they could be leaning that way. Benoit is owed $8 million next...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball Week 17 Waiver Wire: 3 to Catch, 3 to Cut, 3 to Keep

In the Week 17 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re snagging Joaquin Benoit, sticking with J.J. Hardy, and waiting for reality to set in for Casey McGehee. There are plenty of waiver wire columns out there that provide an exhaustive list of the most added players in fantasy leagues. This isn’t one of them. Here, we’ll run down a few of the most interesting players for fantasy...
Via The Fantasy Fix
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joaquin Benoit drawing interest from Tigers, Pirates and Indians

With Huston Street being traded to the Angles, Joaquin Benoit has taken over the closers role for the Padres. His stay in that spot could be short though as numerous teams are interested in the 36-year-old right hander. The Tigers are interested in bringing Benoit back to Detroit but at-least two other teams are also showing interest reports CBS Sports‘ Jon Heyman. Both the Pirates...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joaquin Benoit (RP, SD) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add Immediately ANALYSIS: By now you’ve surely heard the most recent closer carousel news. Huston Street has been sent 90 minutes north and is closing for the Los Angeles Angels, and Joaquin Benoit has inherited the Padres 9th inning duties.  Benoit proved last year he can handle the closing reigns, racking up 24 saves for […]
Via RotoBaller
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jam It or Cram It: Benoit Balls in the Razzball Lounge

Welcome to the unofficial second half of the fantasy baseball season. If you’re reading this, I tip my dirty turban in your general direction, because that means despite half your roster being on the DL you’re still in the hunt for all the cash, bragging rights, glory and glory holes that is a fake baseball championship. If you’re reading this because you thought this was a...
Via Razzball
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Angels near deal with first round pick Newcomb, what it would take for the Angels to acquire Benoit

The July 18th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Angels near deal with first round pick Newcomb, what it would take for the Angels to acquire Benoit and much more… The Story: The Angels are close to a deal with their first round pick, Sean Newcomb. The Monkey Says: There is a good chance that a deal will be done by the time you read this. With the...
Via Monkey with a Halo
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Rumors: Joaquin Benoit drawing interest from Tigers, Angels

The San Diego Padres continue their uncertain season at third in the NL West, but 10 games behind the LA Dodgers, and it is likely that they take the role of sellers very soon. Specifically, they could be ready to move some bullpen pieces. Joaquin Benoit and Huston Street are drawing plenty of interest from contending teams looking for additional help.#451788180 / gettyimages.comChris...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Rumors: Joaquin Benoit Coming Back to the Motor City?

The Detroit Tigers did not want to re-sign Joaquin Benoit as their closer last offseason. But now that he might be available as a setup man via trade, it may be all systems go. The #Padres are letting teams know that Benoit is available and #Tigers are among teams quite interested. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) July 2, 2014 Benoit signed a two-year, $15.5 million contract...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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