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Brewers option RHP Michael Blazek

The Milwaukee Brewers optioned right-handed reliever Michael Blazek to Triple-A Nashville on Sunday, narrowing down the candidate pool for the final spots in the bullpen. Blazek, who turned 25 on Sunday, again struggled with his command this spring training, walking eight batters with a 10.80 ERA in five innings. Acquired from St. Louis in the John Axford trade last August, Blazek...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Blazek aiming to make positive first impression

MILWAUKEE -- It didn't take Michael Blazek long to figure out something was going on. After being optioned by the St. Louis Cardinals but told not to report to the minor leagues, the right-handed reliever connected the dots. The Cardinals had just pulled off a trade to acquire reliever John Axford for a player to be named later. Sitting in a hotel room, Blazek and his agent figured...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

John Axford not enough for St. Louis Cardinals to give up Michael Blazek

St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak made his first and only trade of the season Friday when he got right-handed reliever John Axford from the Milwaukee Brewers. Axford is a nice pickup for the Cardinals. He brings a veteran presence to the team’s young bullpen and has shown flashes of dominance in the past. The problem is the Cardinals gave up right-handed rookie...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Blazek acquired from Cardinals in Axford trade

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers acquired right-handed reliever Michael Blazek from the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday as the player to be named later in the John Axford trade. Blazek, 24, was a 35th round pick of the Cardinals in the 2007 first-year player draft and made his major-league debut this season. He will join the Brewers in time for Monday afternoon's series opener...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis P Michael Blazek: Less pitching depth needed

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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis P Michael Blazek: More tuning required

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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals' rookie Michael Blazek captures illusive debut

ST. LOUIS -- Shortly after a major league debut that surely felt delayed, Michael Blazek stood in front of a nearly-empty locker and described a feeling of relief. "It's good for your confidence just to get out there, no matter how you do," the 24-year-old rookie reliever said. "Just getting your feet wet is probably a bigger deal than anything." Blazek...
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June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals option Lyons, recall Blazek

The St. Louis Cardinals have optioned struggling lefty Tyler Lyons, who lasted just 1 2-3 innings on Friday, to Triple-A Memphis. Right-hander Michael Blazek, a 35th round draft pick in 2007, was recalled Saturday to add bullpen depth and the Cardinals could give Lyons' spot in the rotation to Joe Kelly. The 24-year-old Blazek made it to the majors for the first time earlier...
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June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis P Michael Blazek: Debut surely ahead this time

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June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Springfield P Michael Blazek: Gets the call

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May 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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