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JOSH OUTMAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Indians DFA Josh Outman, activate Zach McAllister

Josh Outman, the player acquired for outfielder Drew Stubbs just a few months ago ((For those wondering, Stubbs is hitting .303 (.796 OPS) through 55 games on the season, stealing seven bases having yet to be caught. He’s also quadrupled his WAR (1.2) over all of last season (0.3). That thin air, man.)), has been designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians. Outman posted...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians, LHP Outman avoid salary arbitration

The Indians have avoided salary arbitration with reliever Josh Outman by signing him to a $1.25 million, one-year contract. Outman has yet to pitch for Cleveland, which acquired him in a trade last month from Colorado for outfielder Drew Stubbs. The 29-year-old Outman went 3-0 with a 4.22 ERA in 61 games for the Rockies last season. The Indians had trouble with left-handed hitters...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Outman in — Tribe bullpen takes shape before calendar turns

It is not sexy. It is not a needle moving addition. But the Indians got better yesterday. A surplus of right field options has spawned a plugging of another hole. A bullpen gutted by free agent turnover looks as though it has been completely remade.  But will this group come together and be as good as they look on paper? The addition of David Murphy made last year’s regular right...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Looking At Colorado RP Josh Outman

(Jamie Sabau, Getty Images)Maybe the rumors about the Red Sox flipping newly-acquired (and disappointing) LHP Matt Thornton are right. Why else would Boston be hot in pursuit of Colorado LHP Josh Outman? Troy E. Renck of the Denver Post reports that both the Indians and Red Sox are after Outman—who has held left-handed batters to a .224 average this year. The 28-year old is also...
Via FenwayNation
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB Trade Rumor: Indians Interested In LHP Josh Outman

With the glaring need for a left-handed matchup reliever, the Indians are apparently active in talks to acquire one. Joel Sherman, baseball columnist for The New York Post, indicates that the Indians have interest in Rockies pitcher Josh Outman. Keep hearing #Indians are looking at LH rlf and have talked quite a bit with #Rockies about Josh Outman (.576 OPS v. LHs) — Joel Sherman...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Q&A: Josh Outman on the MLB Strike Zone

According to PITCH/fx, umpires weren’t giving Josh Outman the benefit of a doubt in 2011. If their called-strike data is accurate, only 65.3% of pitches the lefthander threw in the strike zone went in his favor. A remarkable 34.7% of would-be-strikes were called balls. He was among the most-squeezed pitchers in baseball that season. Outman holds no grudges against umpires’ judgment...
Via Fangraphs
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockies recall left-handed reliever Josh Outman

Reliever Josh Outman was recalled Friday from the Colorado Rockies' Triple A affiliate in Colorado Springs, giving the big league team another left-hander in the bullpen. In a corresponding move, the Rockies optioned right-handed reliever Chris Volstad to Colorado Springs. Rockies manager Walt Weiss said the club wanted to bolster its left-handed bullpen depth because of a...
Via AP on Fox
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Same old issues for Colorado Rockies, starting pitching lets them down

Josh Outman struggled on Wednesday night for the Rockies.Maybe the performances from Alex White and Christian Friedrich were juts a mirage.On Wednesday night the Colorado Rockies returned to form, getting a terrible starting pitching performance from Josh Outman. It was the second straight poor performance from a starter in as many nights. The Rockies dropped the game 6-1.Outman...
Via Rockies Review
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss
HURLING HURLER

Rockies P strains oblique vomiting

Colorado Rockies pitcher Josh Outman is headed for a stint on the disabled list after straining his oblique while vomiting during a bout with food poisoning. 

Via Next Impulse Sports
April 04, 2012  |  3 Comments

Outman wants to earn a roster spot

(Eds: APNewsNow. ) Josh Outman hopes his pitching career finally blossoms with the Colorado Rockies. The left-hander is fully recovered from ligament replacement surgery that cost him nearly two years. Outman was traded to the Rockies, his third organization in four years, from the Oakland Athletics and he's convinced this will be the year he will be able to pitch the way he...
Via Fox Sports
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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