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
8 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
9 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds to activate Devin Mesoraco and Jonathan Broxton from DL early next week

If all goes according to plan, the Reds will have their starting catcher and fill-in closer on the roster early next week. According to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Reds manager Bryan Price said today that catcher Devin Mesoraco is on track to be activated from the disabled list on Monday or Tuesday. The 25-year-old backstop suffered an oblique injury toward the end of spring...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds expect Broxton back next week for closer role

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Reds manager Bryan Price says that reliever Jonathan Broxton could be ready to come off the disabled list next week and move into the closer role until Aroldis Chapman returns. The Reds haven't designated a closer while Chapman recovers from a head injury. He had a plate inserted in his forehead after he was hit by a line drive during a spring training game...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Broxton, Devin Mesoraco expected to make Reds return next week

getty images The Cincinnati Reds are expecting to get reliever Jonathan Broxton and catcher Devin Mesoraco back next week. Broxton’s return would give the Reds an experienced option at closer while Aroldis Chapman remains out with a head injury, Reds manager Bryan Price believes Broxton will be ready to come off the disabled list at the start of next week. He had been slow to...
Via Tireball.com
14 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

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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