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Starting pitching catching up with Colorado Rockies

Jon Garland Despite the injuries to their biggest offensive weapon, the greater concern in Denver is their bullpen; a bullpen that has seen extensive work this season. So much work that manager Walt Weiss has admitted that his bullpen is in “protection mode,” whatever that means. With 683.1 innings pitched this season, the Rockies have thrown the fourth most innings in baseball...
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles rumors: Baltimore not interested in Jon Garland

It's been reported that the Baltimore Orioles are in the market for starting pitching help, and general manager Dan Duquette is known for his love of bargain hunting. For these reasons, the O's became a rumored potential landing spot for recently released right-hander Jon Garland. However, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports has been told that Baltimore isn't interested in the...
Via MLB Injury News
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies continue to defy the critics

Jon Garland has been a great pickup so far for the Rockies.Six. That number is significant for the Colorado Rockies.On Thursday, in 28 degree weather, the Rockies won their sixth straight game. In 2012, a year ago, the Rockies accomplished that feat exactly zero times. They won five straight, but never six.On April 18th, the Rockies also reached another milestone. They achieved their...
Via Rockies Review
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies continue early season roll. defeat Padres 6-3

Jon Garland made an impressive Colorado Rockies debut.So far, so good for the Colorado Rockies.The team is officially done with the first time through their starting rotation. Who would have guessed that the Rockies would be 4-1? The interesting thing is that none of the Rockies wins have featured the offense climbing back into it. Every win has come, in large part, because of a...
Via Rockies Review
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies sign right-hander Jon Garland

The Colorado Rockies have bolstered their starting rotation by signing Jon Garland to a major league contract. The 33-year-old Garland missed the last 1 1/2 seasons following surgery on his pitching shoulder in 2011 when he was with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He went 1-0 with a 2.25 ERA in four starts for Seattle this spring. He asked for his release Friday after he was told he wouldn...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Jon Garland could make starting rotation

The veteran, journeyman pitcher Jon Garland may actually make a rotation after all.  Garland, who missed the entire 2012 season after shoulder surgery in 2011, has been a decent pitcher.  Not surprisingly, he has his best success in pitcher parks.  While the Mariners have altered their dimensions, they are still considered to have a pitcher-friendly park. Perhaps the Mariners...
Via MLB Injury News
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Can Jon Garland make a comeback?

His last outing convinced him. Something was terribly wrong. History shows that on June 1, 2011, right-hander Jon Garland produced a quality start for the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Colorado Rockies. But almost immediately after leaving the mound, reality struck. "I ended up going inside and saying, 'Look, I can't do this to myself. I can't do this to this...
Via Fox Sports
February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Jon Garland to Attempt Comeback With Mariners

After missing half of 2011 and all of 2012, veteran right-hander Jon Garland announced last September that he would be attempting to resurrect his career in 2013.  That was the last he was heard of.  Until yesterday, that is, when the Seattle Mariners  reached a minor league deal with Garland.  The deal includes and invitation to Major League camp, but is still pending a...
Via MLB Injury News
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jon Garland becomes free agent again

Jon Garland was set to take a physical on Monday, in preparation of joining the Indians on a minor league deal. Paul Hoynes of The Cleveland Plain-Dealer is reporting that the physical did not happen thus making Garland a free agent. GM Chris Antonetti told Jim Bowden of ESPN that Garland is still currently rehabbing and is not ready to compete for a spot in the rotation. Garland...
Via PRO Rumors
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Indians, Garland agree to contract

The Cleveland Indians have agreed to terms with starter Jon Garland on a minor league contract. Garland, who had shoulder surgery in July, will take a physical in the next week at the Indians' complex in Goodyear, Ariz. If he passes, he'll sign with the Indians and have a chance to make the club's rotation in training camp. The 32-year-old went 1-5 with a 4.33 ERA and...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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