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KYLE FARNSWORTH RUMORS

Ex-MLB Pitcher Kyle Farnsworth Now Dominating As Defensive Lineman In Florida

We’ve seen plenty of football players try their hand at baseball, with varying results. But it takes a mean dude to go from the diamond to the gridiron. Then again, Kyle Farnsworth is a pretty mean dude. Farnsworth carved out a 16-year major league career as a flame-throwing relief pitcher, playing for 11 teams — including the New York Yankees and...
Via NESN.com
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets: projecting the bullpen

Prior to last season, the New York Mets felt the need to try to bolster their bullpen by signing some seasoned veterans. In the end Kyle Farnsworth, Jose Valverde and John Lannan weren’t solid veteran arms as they were expected to be. Farnsworth and Valverde were released and Lannan spent most of the season in the minor leagues. Instead, the biggest contributors were guys like...
Via isportsweb.com
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Farnsworth Signs Major League Deal With Astros

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Houston Astros have signed righthander Kyle Farnsworth to a major league deal. The Mets released Farnsworth earlier in the week before his 45 day advance consent clause was set to expire, saving the team $750K for the rest of the season.   “Hopefully, I’ll find a team to play against this team,” said a very bitter Farnsworth, who...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Kyle Farnsworth close to signing with Reds or Phillies

After being released by the New York Mets two days ago, reliever Kyle Farnsworth is close to finding a new home.Jim Duquette of MLB Network is being told by two sources that Farnsworth is close to finalizing a major-league deal with either the Cincinnati Reds or Philadelphia Phillies.#488360961 / gettyimages.comWith the Mets this season, the 38-year-old Farnsworth went 0-3 with a...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Farewell Farnsworth Edition

Here are some quotes from one time Mets middle reliever/closer/scrapheap pickup Kyle Farnsworth as reported by Mark Puma of the New York Post after learning of his release: “I am very bitter right now,” And Dan Knobler , from ESPN New York also got this nugget from Farnsworth “Hopefully I’ll find a team where I can play against this one,” Kyle I am sorry but you should...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Digging into the decision to outright Kyle Farnsworth

Late Wednesday night the Mets cut ties with Kyle Farnsworth, saving the remainder of his contract and earning the ire of the veteran reliever. The Mets are off the hook for the rest of his $1 million contract. What they did was perfectly within their rights but it seems like nothing more than a financially-motivated, penny-pinching move – one that left Farnsworth understandably...
Via Mets360.com
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Farnsworth Bitter After Mets Outright Him

The Mets have released righthanded reliever Kyle Farnsworth, who up until three days ago was given a vote of confidence by Terry Collins as the team’s closer. Farnsworth signed a 45-day consent waiver and the Mets had until Saturday to release him and only have to pay him for 45 days, saving them $750,000. He could choose an assignment to Vegas, but that’s highly unlikely....
Via Mets Merized Online
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Release Kyle Farnsworth

The Mets have released righthanded reliever Kyle Farnsworth, who up until three days ago was given a vote of confidence by Terry Collins as the team’s closer. Farnsworth could choose an assignment in Vegas, but that’s highly unlikely. When asked if he was bitter, Farnsworth responded, “Yes, really bitter. Hopefully I find a team to play against this team.” Looks like Josh...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Farnsworth agrees to minor league deal with Mets

Reliever Kyle Farnsworth has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets and will report to spring training as a non-roster player. The 37-year-old right-hander was 3-1 with two saves and a 4.70 ERA in 48 games last year with Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh, which signed him in August after he was released by the Rays. His fastball averaged 95-98 mph early in the season, according...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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