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JOSH COLLMENTER RUMORS

If Josh Collmenter pitches a good game in a blowout, did it really happen?

Collmenter came in relief in 32 games. Among the 210 relievers with at least 30 innings, he had the 6th lowest Leverage Index at a tiny 0.39. He also had the 23rd best performance as measured by change in Run Expectancy. Only 4 of those 32 games did he enter the game when it really mattered. There was another 3 when it sort of mattered. The other 25 games were a smattering of...
Via Fangraphs
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Collmenter gives Diamondbacks teammates a physics lesson

The St. Louis Cardinals had their Wizard of Oz in Ozzie Smith, but the Arizona Diamondbacks may have their very own Mr. Wizard in Josh Collmenter. Collmenter brought his teaching supplies with him to Diamondbacks’ Spring Training and has started serving up physics lessons to his teammates. Collmenter was getting into gravitational pulls and the space-time continuum pic.twitter...
Via The Comeback
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks reliever tabs Slider the Hamster as team mascot (vid)

The Arizona Diamondbacks already boast a praying mantis as an unofficial team mascot, but if it were up to reliever Josh Collmenter, his hamster — who amusingly goes by the name Slider — also is worthy of consideration. Collmenter brought Slider along on Tuesday to the ballpark and video was posted by AZCentral.com reporter Zach Buchanan — who filed a report on the hamster...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: roster expansion upcoming

Baseball season is winding down and for some teams the season can’t end soon enough. For teams out of contention, there aren’t many reasons for fans to continue coming to games or watching their team. But Major League Baseball adds a fun wrinkle to September that makes the game much more interesting. On September 1st rosters will expand from 25 to 40 players. It gives teams out...
Via isportsweb.com
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Collmenter dominates Reds in making history

PHOENIX -- Diamondbacks starting pitcher Josh Collmenter did something Thursday night that had been done only once before in team history -- by Randy Johnson on May 18, 2004. No, Collmenter didn't pitch a perfect game as Johnson did in Atlanta, but he came as close as a pitcher can while giving up three hits. In a 4-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds, Collmenter hurled the first complete...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Collmenter faces in the minimum in shutout of Reds

PHOENIX -- Josh Collmenter faced the minimum in a three-hitter, Aaron Hill homered and had two RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the light-hitting Cincinnati Reds 4-0 Thursday night. Collmenter (4-2) breezed through his first career complete game, joining Randy Johnson as the only Arizona pitcher to face the minimum 27 batters in a nine-inning game. Johnson did it during his...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs' Collmenter looking for love in Australia

SCOTTSDALE Ariz. -- The matchmakers in the Arizona clubhouse have done their work. All that remains is for Diamondbacks right-hander Josh Collmenter to meet his mate. On Friday, J.J. Putz and a few more of Collmenter's teammates selected his blind date from among the six finalists who entered a contest sponsored by the Sydney, Australia, Daily Telegraph that began on Valentine's...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Which pitcher? Arizona Diamondbacks search for rotation help

Since day one of the MLB offseason, Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers has been an open book about his offseason intentions. It was no secret that Arizona would pursue a power bat, bullpen help and a frontline starter to act as a staff ace for the ballclub. Although the grocery list was short, it has nonetheless kept Towers very busy. After acquiring slugger Mark Trumbo...
Via isportsweb.com
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs, Collmenter avoid arbitration with 2-year deal

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks and right-handed reliever Josh Collmenter have avoided arbitration by agreeing on a $2,425,000, two-year contract. Collmenter was 5-5 with a 3.13 ERA in 49 games last season. He led all NL relievers with 92 innings pitched and a club-record nine relief appearances of at least three innings. His 29 extra innings pitched were the most by a major...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks, RHP Collmenter avoid arbitration

The Arizona Diamondbacks and right-handed reliever Josh Collmenter have avoided arbitration by agreeing on a $2,425,000, two-year contract. Collmenter was 5-5 with a 3.13 ERA in 49 games last season. He led all NL relievers with 92 innings pitched and a club-record nine relief appearances of at least three innings. His 29 extra innings were the most by a major leaguer since Tug...
Via Associated Press
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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