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MANNY PARRA RUMORS & GOSSIP

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There were a couple interesting pitching tidbits today, as the Chicago Cubs added to their pitching depth with the addition of Manny Parra to a minor-league deal: Parra will receive $520K plus a potential $1.28M in bonuses if he makes the Majors, Jon Heyman tweets. While one wonders how the Cubs will stick Parra into a really full bullpen already, it never hurts to have more depth...
Via World Series Dreaming
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Manny Parra agrees to minor league contract with Cubs

MESA, Ariz. (AP) The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a minor league contract with former Milwaukee Brewers and Cincinnati Reds pitcher Manny Parra. General manager Jed Hoyer confirmed the move on Monday, saying the Cubs ''have always thought highly'' of Parra. The 33-year-old left-hander spent the past three seasons with Cincinnati after playing his first five in Milwaukee. He has...
Via Associated Press
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs add Lefty Manny Parra on Minor League Deal

Deepening an already hot competition in spring training, the Chicago Cubs have added left-handed reliever Manny Parra on a minor-league contract. Parra, who pitched for the Cincinnati Reds last season, appeared in 40 games and turned in an ERA of 3.90 and a WHIP of 1.175. The deal was announced by Mark Gonzalez of the Chicago Tribune via Twitter. Cubs add Manny Parra to camp. —...
Via Baseball Essential
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs rumors: Manny Parra edition

The Chicago Cubs have been making some big moves this offseason. The Cubs have taken over major headlines with signings of Jason Heyward, John Lackey, and Ben Zobrist. Each player is expected to drastically improve a team which already won 97 games the previous year. While these additions should make the team better in both the short and long run, the Cubs have yet to strongly address...
Via isportsweb.com
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds activate LH Manny Parra off disabled list

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds activated left-handed reliever Manny Parra off the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday before the first game of a series against the St. Louis Cardinals. Parra had been sidelined since July 20 with a sprained left elbow. He's 1-1 with a 4.00 ERA in 24 relief appearances this season. He also was on the disabled list from April 29 to May 24 with a strained neck...
Via Associated Press
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds reinstate Parra, option Waldrop to Triple A Louisville

On Tueday, the Reds reinstated from the 15-day disabled list LHP Manny Parra and optioned to Class AAA Louisville OF Kyle Waldrop. 43  MANNY PARRA, lhp Earlier today was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list...has been on the DL twice this season, from 4/29-5/24 with a strained neck and since 7/20 with a sprained left elbow...in the 14-3 loss on 7/11 at Mia allowed 5 earned runs...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds put LH reliever Manny Parra on DL with sore elbow

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds put reliever Manny Parra on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a sore elbow, leaving them without a left-hander in the bullpen other than closer Aroldis Chapman for a four-game series against the Chicago Cubs. Parra's elbow was sore after he pitched Sunday in a 5-3, 11-inning loss to Cleveland. He was diagnosed with a strain. Parra is 1-1 with a 4.00 ERA...
Via Associated Press
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Parra's return date still in question

Manny Parra, on the Disabled List with a strained neck, was eligible to rejoin the Reds bullpen over the weekend, but the left-hander hasn't been activated yet. “He had a little bit of elbow tenderness that has been completely checked out. I don't want to say it's a non-issue … but it's been checked out,” Reds manager Bryan Price told Reds.com. “It's part of the aches and...
Via FOX Sports
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds put left-hander Manny Parra on disabled list

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds have put left-handed reliever Manny Parra on the 15-day disabled list with a strained neck, opening a roster spot for starter Michael Lorenzen. The 23-year-old Lorenzen was called up from Triple-A Louisville to make his debut against the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday. He filled in for Homer Bailey, who is sidelined indefinitely by an injured ligament in...
Via Associated Press
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Manny Parra: Brewers Bust Becomes Reliable Reds Reliever

Manny Parra was a phenom-turned-bust with the Brewers. The top-rated pitching prospect in the Milwaukee system in 2008, he battled injuries and inconsistency while logging a 5.12 ERA over five tumultuous seasons. Then he signed with Cincinnati. Parra has been a reliable reliever since joining the Reds 15 months ago. The 31-year-old southpaw appeared in […]
Via Fangraphs
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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