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Dreamcast 43: The John Grabow Will Never Happen Again Edition

It’s been a while since we’ve done one of these so we’re kind of rusty.  This is the 43rd edition of the Dreamcast, right after a huge trade but still before the non-waiver trade deadline.  We’ll do another one after the major trades are completed and we’ll see whether the Cubs pull off any more surprises. This edition is named for John Grabow, whom you may remember...
Via World Series Dreaming
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamey Wright, not John Grabow, gets the final Dodgers' bullpen spot

To much surprise, John Grabow opted out of his contract with the Dodgers on Monday, making him a free agent. The move officially means Jamey Wright will be the Dodgers' 12th (presumably) man out of the bullpen.Both pitchers have thrown well this spring, but General Manager Ned Colletti informed Wright on Monday he'd make the club out of Spring Training. It stands to reason...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Wright makes Dodgers' roster; Grabow opts out

There must be something about the challenge of making a team as a non-roster invitee that brings out the best in pitcher Jamey Wright. For the seventh consecutive spring, Wright came to camp without any guarantee of making a major league club. Without a single promise. And for the seventh consecutive spring, he has apparently bucked the odds. A first-round draft pick of the Colorado...
Via Fox Sports West
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Roster Decisions Looming Over The Dodgers

A potpourri of updates and goodies for you this evening. Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times kicks off with a few updates. John Grabow has officially been cut from the Dodgers roster. Grabow earlier today exercised his out clause in his contract, then the Dodgers decided not to add Grabow to the roster, which immediately makes him a free agent. Eh, it was worth shot, but we knew...
Via Dodgers Rumors
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss

The Blue and The Grabow

Today, The Dodgers signed left-hander John Grabow to a minor-league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. (Speaking of those invitiations, do you think there is a formal printed invitation? "The Los Angeles Dodgers request the honor of your presence at their Spring Training camp in beautiful Glendale, Arizona. Please select meat, fish, or vegetarian and RSVP by February...
Via Sons of Steve Garvey
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Dodgers sign John Grabow to minor-league deal

The Dodgers signed veteran left-handed reliever and local product John Grabow today to a minor-league deal. Well, the announcement was today, but this news was broken on Saturday by John Scanlan, a Dodger fan, on Twitter."#Dodgers sign LHP John Grabow. Terms not known."Scanlan coached Grabow in high school, which is how he heard about this news before any media reported...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

The Los Angeles Dodgers sign John Grabow

The Dodgers have signed 33-year old lefty reliever John Grabow to a minor league deal. Grabow pitched in 58 games (0 starts) for the Cubs last year and he was 3-1 with a 4.76 ERA and a 1.52 WHIP. He has now pitched in 506 games (0 starts) in his first 9 years in the majors and he is 24-19 with 6 saves, a 4.31 ERA and a 1.47 WHIP. Grabow should have a really good shot of making...
Via Dodgers Locker
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

John Grabow Come On Down...

Ned Colletti is on fire with signing players in their early thirties this winter, today is no different. Dylan Hernandez is tweeting that the Dodgers have officially signed John Grabow. Yippee yay. I suppose it could be worse, Colletti could've given him a two-year backloaded deal, c'mon it's just fun now and I had to throw that in there. Luckily this is only a...
Via Dodgers Rumors
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Grabow to Dodgers

John Grabow as left the Cubs (I can finally start rooting for him) for the warmer climate of LA. Grabow inked a minor league deal (not sure why) with the Dodgers. To read more, click HERE.
Via The Great Rabbino
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Dodgers Sign John Grabow

The Dodgers signed lefty reliever John Grabow to a minor league deal, tweeted John Scanlan on Saturday.  This morning, MLBTR confirmed the transaction. Grabow, 33, was acquired by the Cubs from the Pirates in July of '09.  He signed a two-year, $7.5MM extension four months later.  Over those two seasons Grabow posted a 5.52 ERA, 5.9 K/9, 4.2 BB/9, and 1.4 HR/9 in 88 innings...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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