Rangers recall RHP Lindblom from minors

The Texas Rangers have recalled right-handed pitcher Josh Lindblom from Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday for the third time this season. The 26-year-old Lindblom will replace right-hander Kyle McClellan in Texas' bullpen. McClellan was designated for assignment after allowing runs in the last four of his seven appearances since the Rangers purchased his contract from Round Rock...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Talk with Maddux inspires Rangers' Lindblom

ARLINGTON, Texas After his first major league start didn't go so well, Josh Lindblom had a talk with Greg Maddux, the special assistant to the GM for the Rangers who also happens to own four Cy Youngs. That talk helped Lindblom grind through a rough inning in his second chance with the Rangers. Lindblom gave up a three-run double in the third inning against Cleveland, then...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Recall Josh Lindblom, Other Notes

The Texas Rangers have recalled right-handed starter Josh Lindblom who will take Alexi Ogando‘s spot in the starting rotation. To make room for him, Texas has opted to designate right-handed pitcher Derek Lowe for assignment. He will have to clear waivers and accept an assignment for him to remain in the Rangers system. In other moves, Texas has optioned catcher Robinson Chirinos...
Via FF Locker Room
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers DFA Lowe to make room for Lindblom

ARLINGTON, Texas Veteran Derek Lowe, who struggled this year for the Texas Rangers, was designated for assignment Monday to create room for Josh Lindblom. Lowe, who was signed in spring training to a 1.25 million deal, was 1-0 with a 9.00 ERA in nine appearances for Texas. He pitched Sunday, his first appearance in a week, and allowed two runs in 23 of an inning. The move means...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Lindblom in Texas after twice traded

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Josh Lindblom has had a unique experience while playing only one full season in the major leagues. The reliever has already been traded twice for All-Star players. Lindblom is now in Texas after being dealt during baseball's winter meetings from Philadelphia with another reliever for longest-tenured Rangers player Michael Young. Less than six months...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Young traded to Phillies

Third baseman Michael Young has reportedly waived his no-trade clause, allowing the Rangers to trade him to the Phillies.

December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies Player Review: Josh Lindblom

Josh Lindblom has limited righties to a .191 batting average in two seasons. The Phillies’ bullpen was a disaster in 2012, placing 21st in ERA (3.94) and 29th in eighth-inning ERA (4.89). The ‘pen blew 19 saves — 11 more than their 2011 total. And it lost 27 games after losing just 18 in 2011. So it made sense that when the Phillies were set to unload Shane Victorino and Hunter...
Via Phillies Nation
October 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Breaking News: Dodgers Acquire Shane Victorino For Josh Lindblom, Ethan Martin

It’s official, the Dodgers have traded Josh Lindblom and Ethan Martin to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for Shane Victorino. The news was first broke by Tim Brown on Twitter. Related Posts:Dodgers Close To Acquiring Shane VictorinoDodgers Deadline Update: Soriano, Pence, VictorinoDodgers Miss Out on Cliff LeeDodgers Acquire Brandon League, Now What?Dodgers Ready To Deal...
Via Dodgers Rumors
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers close to sending Lindblom and another to Philly for Victorino

Ugh. Best lede ever, right? Well, this is far from the best trade ever. I'm not upset the Dodgers are close to sending reliever Josh Lindblom and an unknown second player to the Phillies for Shane Victorino. I don't have time for instant analysis, but I'm not especially in favor of this deal. Victorino is a marginal upgrade at best and the Dodgers still need a...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers provide Lindblom memorable 48 hours

SAN DIEGO -- Not a bad couple of days for a guy who wasnt even supposed to be on the Dodgers' roster. But Ted Lilly is lost to a stiff neck to start the season, and on the final day they can add a reliever to the team, they tell Josh Lindblom hell be on the opening-day roster. Then opening day arrives Thursday, Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw is sick and can go only three innings...
Via Fox Sports West
April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

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