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KYLE FARNSWORTH RUMORS

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

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 Farnsworth a day after demoting him from closer job

Two days after saving a game as Mets closer against the rival Yankees, veteran righthanded reliever Kyle Farnsworth has been released by the team, sources said. Farnsworth recorded his third save of the year in a victory Monday against the Yankees but was told he would no longer be the closer the next day. The release is surprising in that Farnsworth had improved markedly from...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

Rays sign reliever Kyle Farnsworth to new deal

Kyle Farnsworth and the Tampa Bay Rays have reached a one-year agreement for 2013. Farnsworth, 36, will have a base salary near $1.5 million and can earn more in performance incentives. Farnsworth missed the start of last season while dealing with an elbow injury. He was activated in late July. Last season Farnsworth had a 4.00 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP in 27 innings of work. He has pitched...
Via Tireball.com
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Baseball’s Hottest Wives Nominee: Shayla Pert Farnsworth

Shayla Pert Farnsworth, wife of Tampa Bay Rays reliever Kyle Farnsworth, is our latest nominee for Baseball’s Hottest Wives, 2012.  Shayla and Kyle married in 2008 and you can see lots of great wedding pictures of the couple here.  Shayla burst onto the TV scene in 2011 when she appeared on the Baseball Wives television series with Anna Benson and other ex-baseball player wives...
Via Fantasy Baseball Dugout
July 15, 2012  |  1 Comment

Rays' Farnsworth could miss Opening Day

Tampa Bay Rays closer Kyle Farnsworth reportedly has a sore right elbow and may not be ready for Opening Day. Farnsworth went to see a doctor on Tuesday to have his throwing elbow checked, the Tampa Tribune reported. The team said nothing would be definitive until Wednesday or Thursday. The newspaper speculated that Farnsworth would go on the disabled list since it is so close...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Kyle Farnsworth’s Wife Is On ‘Baseball Wives’…Sorta

Wednesday night was the debut episode of “Baseball Wives” a horrific train wreck of a show. It should be noted that not one of the regular members of the cast is actually married to a major league baseball player. That being said, the wife of Kyle Farnsworth did make an appearance in the first episode. It is not clear yet if she will have a recurring role. Here is a link to a...
Via Rays Index
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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