JONATHAN BROXTON RUMORS

Reds activate Jonathan Broxton, disable Trevor Bell

The Cincinnati Reds lost one relief pitcher today but got another one back. The Reds' assistant director of media relations, Jamie Ramsey, announced today via Twitter that the Reds have activated Jonathan Broxton from the disabled list while simultaneously placing Trevor Bell onto it.Jonathan Broxton reinstated from DL, to make room on roster, Trevor Bell goes on DL with...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Latos scratched from rehab start; Broxton activated

Mat Latos will not be making his scheduled rehab start for the Triple-A Louisville Bats tonight against Columbus. No reason for the change was immediately given by the Reds. Manager Bryan Price will address the situation when he meets with the media prior to Tuesday night's game in St. Louis against the Cardinals.   The Reds also announced on Tuesday that reliever Jonathan Broxton...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Broxton's Horrible, Terrible, No Good Very Bad Day

When Aroldis Chapman took a ball to the face in spring training, the Cincinnati Reds’ bullpen entered a state of flux. How long would Chapman be sidelined? Would J.J. Hoover emerge as a candidate for saves? Thankfully the Reds had another closer with long history of experience being the last man out of the bullpen: Jonathan Broxton.  While Broxton has been battling injuries...
Via The Sports Post
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds' Jonathan Broxton back next week, will be closer

The Cincinnati Reds got their first win of the season last night, together with good news about one of their injured players, reliever Jonathan Broxton. According to Joe Kay of AP,Manager Bryan Price said Wednesday that if all goes well, Broxton could be activated off the 15-day disabled list during a series in St. Louis at the start of next week. Broxton is recovering from surgery...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Broxton's bones are stronger than steel drill bits, apparently

One look at Jonathan Broxton is all it takes to realize that the Reds reliever is a mountain of man. His listed height and weight of 6-foot-4 and 310 pounds, respectively, serves as further confirmation of his massiveness.Despite the fact that Broxton is built like a brick house, he's prone to injury just like the rest of us, and that's what happened when he tore a flexor...
Via Redlegs Review
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Broxton's contract ranked as 11th-worst in baseball

Does Jonathan Broxton's contract with the Reds qualify as one of the worst deals in baseball?According to Jonah Keri of Grantland.com, the answer to that question is yes.On Wednesday, Keri published a piece in which he highlighted the worst contracts in all of baseball. Long story short, he used six rules to justify his selections, which resulted in a top 15 list.One of the players...
Via Redlegs Review
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Broxton out at least six months after elbow surgery

On Friday, Reds reliever Jonathan Broxton underwent successful elbow surgery to repair the torn flexor mass in his right forearm.  The procedure was performed by Reds medical director Timothy Kremchek and the timetable for Broxton's return is estimated at six months. This could very well mean that the right-hander may begin the 2014 season on the disabled list...
Via Redlegs Review
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

My thoughts on the Broxton trade

The July 31st trade deadline came and went on Tuesday, but the Reds certainly didn't stay idle. In a move that surprised many and puzzled others, Cincinnati opted to bolster their biggest strength (bullpen) rather than improve upon one of their areas of weakness (leadoff). They did so by acquiring RHP Jonathan Broxton from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for prospects LHP...
Via Redlegs Review
August 01, 2012  |  1 Comment

Jonathan Broxton on the move?

There have been some recent rumors about Royals fill in closer Jonathan Broxton being moved. The team that seems to have the most interest in the 28 year old righty is the New York Mets. We have been told that the Royals are only interested in locking up some SP at least through the 2013 season. Everything I’ve read on Broxton so far is that he likes Kansas City, and he may...
Via Crown Crazed
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Broxton proving he is still a dominant closer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At least one of the major worries the Royals were facing to start the 2012 season seems to have been resolved the replacement for Joakim Soria. Granted, it's early, but the Royals, who at one point were expected to split the closer duties between Jonathan Broxton and Greg Holland, settled on Broxton quickly. And so far, they haven't regretted it. Broxton...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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