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As long weekends go, this past Labor Day holiday was particularly unenjoyable for Brewers fans. As Milwaukee’s losing streak stretched to six, the club has slipped behind St. Louis in the NL Central race. In order to stem the recent reverses, GM Doug Melvin pulled off an unusual intradivisional trade at the waiver Trade Deadline. The cavalry coming to the Brewers’ rescue takes...
Via Brewers Bar
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds Trade Jonathan Broxton To Milwaukee Brewers

SAN FRANCISCO — The NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named. Milwaukee announced the move to bolster its bullpen before Sunday’s series finale against the San Francisco Giants. The 30-year-old Broxton is 4-2 with a 1.86 ERA and seven saves in 51 appearances this season, and...
Via NESN.com
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Broxton traded to division rival

If the Reds hadn't already bowed out of the postseason race for 2014, they all but threw up the white flag on Sunday when Jonathan Broxton was traded to division rival Milwaukee.According to C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Broxton was claimed off waivers by the Brewers, which prompted Cincinnati to propose a trade for the right-handed reliever.The most notable part...
Via Redlegs Review
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds trade Jonathan Broxton to Brewers for 2 PTBNL

Within the last 15 minutes the Cincinnati Reds announced that they have traded reliever Jonathan Broxton to the Milwaukee Brewers for two players to be named later. For the Reds I doubt the players coming back are of big importance, but it is rather than money saved from the contract for the 2015 season ($9M) that will probably give the team the biggest benefit from this deal. While...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers acquire reliever Jonathan Broxton from Reds

getty images The Milwaukee Brewers have added relief pitcher Jonathan Broxton to their bullpen. On Sunday the Brewers sent two players to be named later to the Cincinnati Reds. Acquiring Broxton is not just a move for the stretch run as he becomes an option to close games next season for the Brewers should they allow Francisco Rodriguez to leave via free agency. Broxton is set to...
Via Tireball.com
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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 right...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 08, 2014  |  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 tendon...
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
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