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JOEL HANRAHAN RUMORS

Tigers Injury Update: Joel Hanrahan to throw off a mound this week

The Detroit Tigers begin a series against the Toronto Blue Jays tonight with a record of 31-22, first place in the American League Central. The Tigers are 11th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, but just 16th in team ERA. Despite the first place standing, the Tigers have had struggles in bullpen, particularly with Phil Coke and closer Joe Nathan, who although has 13 saves, has...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Tigers sign reliever Joel Hanrahan

The Tigers are taking a gamble to add to their bullpen depth. According to multiple media reports Friday morning, they have reached a contract agreement with free-agent reliever Joel Hanrahan, who last pitched effectively in the majors with Pittsburgh in 2012. He moved to the Red Sox last season, but posted a 9.82 ERA in nine appearances before being shut down for Tommy John surgery...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Among Five Finalists In Hanrahan Hunt

(Boston Herald Photo)According to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com, the Red Sox are among five serious teams looking to sign reliever Joel Hanrahan. The other four clubs are: The Evil Ones, the Rockies, the Tigers and the Rangers. Hanrahan is about one year out from Tommy John surgery, and impressed scouts at his recent open workout (hitting the mid-90s on radar guns). Hanrahan has always...
Via FenwayNation
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Indians scouting veteran closer Hanrahan

The Indians were one of nearly 20 teams that were on-hand to watch free-agent right-hander Joel Hanrahan's showcase at the University of Tampa on Thursday, according to multiple reports. The All-Star closer is 11 months removed from Tommy John surgery, but scouts attending the showcase said Hanrahan looks to be ahead of schedule, already throwing 87-93 MPH. The Indians will...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Hanrahan Will Throw For Sox And Empire

Hanrahan At FenwayA bevy of major league scouts—including those from the Red Sox and Yankees—will witness a workout today by former Red Sox reliever Joel Hanrahan. While Boston seems to have found their closer answer in Koji Uehara, his recent health scare (not to mention the circumstances that led to Koji last year) suggests that 'more is more' in today's bullpen...
Via FenwayNation
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Rumors: 'Best bet' is that New York signs Joel Hanrahan

The New York Yankees need help in the bullpen. They spent hundreds of millions of dollars in free agency, but will not go deep into the playoffs without a much improved bullpen. They are showing interest in reliever Joel Hanrahan, who is scheduled to work out for teams this Thursday.Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe's "best bet" is that the Yankees will end up signing...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Boston Red Sox Closer Situation

Last year at around this time for the Red Sox, it was set in stone that Joel Hanrahan, who had recently been acquired from the Pittsburgh Pirates, was going to close out games for the 2013 season. Things could not have gone worse for the Red Sox in this respect, because he struggled mightily. He finished the 2013 season pitching in just nine games with a disapointing 9.82...
Via CLNS Radio
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump...That's it for Hanrahan

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Red Sox closer Joel Hanrahan confirmed that he will have season-ending surgery to repair a torn flexor tendon muscle in his right arm. He's also not out of the woods for possible Tommy John surgery...
Via Ted's Army
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss
HE'S ON A TEAR

Hanrahan's wild pitch rips backstop sign

Your browser does not support iframes. Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Joel Hanrahan threw a wild pitch that ripped the "Ace Ticket" advertising sign behind home plate at Fenway Park during the top of the ninth in Monday night's game against the Minnesota Twins. Hanrahan's pitch to Minnesota Twins batter Bryan Dozier was a bit high and got past Red Sox pitcher Jarrod...
Via Holdout Sports
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Trade Joel Hanrahan to Red Sox in Six-Player Deal

Today, it was announced that the Pirates and Red Sox had, indeed finalized a deal that sends RHP Joel Hanrahan and 2B Brock Holt to the Boston Red Sox in exchange for RHP Mark Melancon, OF/1B Jerry Sands, 2B Ivan De Jesus, and RHP Stolmy Pimentel. Hanrahan, 31, was acquired by Pittsburgh in 2009 from the Washington Nationals and served as the team’s closer the past two seasons...
Via North Side Notch
December 26, 2012  |  1 Comment
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