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JOE THATCHER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Reliever Thatcher agrees to minor league deal with Astros

HOUSTON (AP) Reliever Joe Thatcher has agreed to a minor league contract with the Houston Astros and will report to big league spring training. The 33-year-old left-hander was 2-1 with a 3.86 ERA in 53 games for Arizona and the Los Angeles Angels, who acquired him in a trade on July 5. He walked four in 30 1-3 innings and struck out 27. Thatcher was sidelined for six weeks in August...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Interested In LH Reliever Joe Thatcher

According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, the Mets are among 10 teams that have expressed interest in lefthanded reliever Joe Thatcher. Thatcher, 33, had a 3.86 ERA in 53 appearances for the D-Backs and Angels in 2014 and he’s held left-handed batters to a .230 batting average over an eight-year career. Sandy Alderson is hoping to have another lefty reliever to go with Josh...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Angels Injury Update: Joe Thatcher activated

The Los Angeles Angels improved to a Major League best 92-55 on the season following a 11-3 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night. The Angels remain on top of the league in runs scored and are a respectable 11th in ERA. The staff got a boost with the return of reliever Joe Thatcher, who has been activated from the disabled list. #451916564 / gettyimages.comI reported on September...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels Injury Update: Joe Thatcher expected back soom

The Los Angeles Angels entered a four-game series against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday with a record of 83-55, first in the American League West. With 24 games remaining in the season, the Angels are in good position to secure a playoff berth last this month. There is good news on the injury front, as reliever Joe Thatcher is expected back soon after being out since August 2...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels acquire Thatcher and Campana from Diamondbacks

On Friday, the Los Angeles Angels acquired Joe Thatcher and Tony Campana from the Arizona Diamondbacks in return for minor leaguers Zach Borenstein and Joey Krehbiel. In Thatcher, the Angels gained the left-handed reliever they have been searching for. The 32-year old southpaw is currently pitching in his eighth major league season and his second for the Diamondbacks. His 2.63 ERA...
Via isportsweb.com
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Trade for Two Prospects

Krehbiel (left) poses with his former high school teammate Brett Phillips during spring training. Credit: bradkrichardson.com The Diamondbacks are beginning to build for the future midway through their disastrous 2014 campaign. News came early today that the Diamondbacks traded relief pitcher Joe Thatcher and outfielder Tony Campana to the Los Angeles Angeles for two of their minor...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
July 05, 2014  |  1 Comment

Diamondbacks ship Joe Thatcher to the Angels

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have acquired Joe Thatcher from the Arizona Diamondbacks.  The deal as a whole was: LHP Joe Thatcher and OF Tony Campana to LAA, in exchange for OF Zach Borenstein and RHP Joey Krehbiel.   Today the #Angels acquired LHP Joe Thatcher and OF Tony Campana from the DBacks in exchange for OF Zach Borenstein and RHP Joey Krehbiel. — Los Angeles Angels...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels add much-needed lefty pitcher Joe Thatcher

The Angels added another much-needed left-hander to their bullpen on Saturday, acquiring Joe Thatcher and outfielder Tony Campana from the Arizona Diamondbacks. In exchange, the Angels sent two minor leaguers, outfielder Zach Borenstein and right-handed pitcher Joey Krehbiel, to Arizona. The addition of Thatcher adds a second lefty to a bullpen that at one time had none. Thatcher...
Via Fox Sports West
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels acquire Joe Thatcher from Diamondbacks in 4-player deal

After speculation in the past few days, the Los Angeles Angels made a move on Saturday to acquire a much needed left-handed reliever.  The main player in the deal is southpaw Joe Thatcher as he heads to Los Angeles along with reserve outfielder Tony Campana.  MLB Roster Moves tweeted out the whole deal:.@Angels acquire LHP Joe Thatcher and OF Tony Campana from @Dbacks for OF...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

D-Backs, LHP Thatcher agree to 1-year deal

The Arizona Diamondbacks have avoided arbitration with Joe Thatcher, agreeing to a one-year contract with the reliever. The 32-year-old left-hander was 3-2 with a 3.20 ERA in 72 appearances with the Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres last season. Thatcher came to Arizona as part of the July 31 trade that sent right-hander Ian Kennedy to the Padres. Since 2007, Thatcher ranks third...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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