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JORDAN WALDEN RUMORS

Cardinals: Sam Tuivailala gives bullpen a high octane wild card

The St. Louis Cardinals have made some sexy moves this offseason, most notably the acquisition of Jason Heyward (of course, a position player).  But his former teammate Jordan Walden came over in the trade to solidify the back-end of the bullpen as well, and it is a move that should not be overlooked. Speaking of being overlooked, nor should another very promising prospect that...
Via Cardinals Farm
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals avoid arbitration with Jordan Walden agreeing to a two-year deal

The Cardinals have avoided arbitration with relief pitcher Jordan Walden. Walden, 27, and the Cardinals agreed to a two-year deal worth $6.6 million. With the deal the Cardinals have the right handed reliever locked up for two years and have a club option worth $5.25 million for the 2017 season. Acquired the in the trade that brought outfielder Jason Heyward to St. Louis, Walden...
Via Tireball.com
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cards Sign Reliever Jordan Walden To New Pact

PITCHER SIGNED THRU 2016 WITH CLUB OPTION FOR 2017 ST. LOUIS, Mo., December 23, 2014 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have agreed with recently-acquired right-handed reliever Jordan Walden on a two-year contract for the 2015 and 2016 seasons, thus avoiding salary arbitration.  The new pact also includes a club option for the [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves, Cardinals swap Jason Heyward, Shelby Miller

We’ll get a full write-up on this deal up soon, but the Cardinals and Braves just made a fun trade, with the Braves shipping Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden to St. Louis for Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins. A quick look at the particulars: Hewyard: $8.8M salary, final year of contract, Steamer projects for +4.8 […]
Via Fangraphs
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves activate Walden, send Wood to Triple-A Gwinnett

Jordan Walden is officially back in the bullpen mix for the Atlanta Braves. After missing five weeks with a strained hamstring, the right-hander joins the team in Denver looking to help provide some stability for a unit that has struggled in recent weeks. Walden, 26, has been one of the Braves' most effective relievers this season, owning a 2.92 ERA and a 2.51 fielding-independent...
Via Fox Sports South
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Walden throws scoreless inning at Gwinnett, expected back Tuesday

The Atlanta Braves are expecting right handed reliever Jordan Walden to return on Tuesday in Colorado. Walden competed his second rehab appearance Sunday at Triple-A Gwinnett throwing a scoreless inning. Walden had two strikeouts and a walk in what proved to be a 4-2 win for Gwinnett. “I felt good out there, hamstring felt good,” Walden said via the Atlanta Journal Constitution...
Via Tireball.com
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Jordan Walden sent on rehab assignment

Atlanta Braves right-handed reliever Jordan Walden, on the DL since May 5 with a strained left hamstring, began his rehab Thursday night at Triple-A Gwinnett, according to Mark Bowman and Joe Morgan  of  MLB.com. Prior to his injury, Walden made 14 appearances, allowing four runs (ERA 2.92), striking out 19 and walking six. At Gwinnett, Walden threw 23 pitches (14 strikes),...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Jordan Walden aiming to return by end of week

According to Mark Bowman of MLB.com, Jordan Walden could return within a week if his hamstring continues to improve. #485665459 / gettyimages.comWalden completed a bullpen session without feeling any pain and will begin a rehab assignment soon and could make a couple appearances before he’s ready to go. Walden has been on the disabled list since May 5 with a strained left hamstring...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves' Walden put on DL with hammy strain; Thomas promoted

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves have placed right-hander Jordan Walden on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring and recalled left-hander Ian Thomas from Triple-A Gwinnett. The move with Walden is retroactive to May 5. Walden has one save and a 2.92 ERA in 14 games as one of the team's top setup relievers. Thomas was 1-1 with a 4.26 ERA in 10 games before he was sent...
Via Fox Sports South
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Walden, Braves agree to $1.49M, 1-year contract

Reliever Jordan Walden and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a $1.49 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration. Walden would earn a $10,000 performance bonus under Thursday's deal if he has 30 games finished next season. Acquired from the Los Angeles Angels in November 2012, Walden was 4-3 with a 3.45 ERA this year with 54 strikeouts in 47 innings. He made $541...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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