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Toronto Blue Jays: Drew Hutchinson optioned toTriple A

After a  dreadful series against the Angels, the Toronto Blue Jays won the first two games over Seattle.  I’ll get to those games later. Right now I want to discuss the final game of the series. Returning from injury, pitcher J.A. Happ took to the mound.  The Jays were up by a score of  7-3.  Happ pitched well until the fourth inning.  In  that inning, Seattle loaded the...
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

The Reliever Without a Fastball

A couple of minor transactions have floated by mostly un-noticed on the wires recently, and probably for good reason. Mickey Storey was claimed by the Yankees from the Astros, and Cory Burns was traded to the Rangers from the Padres for a player to be named someday. Neither of these relievers cost much, nor will they end up closing for their new teams. They’re mostly just flotsam...
Via Fangraphs
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees claim RHP Storey off waivers from Astros

The New York Yankees have claimed right-hander Mickey Storey off waivers from the Houston Astros. The 26-year-old was 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA in 26 relief appearances after making his major league debut in August. He was 7-4 with a 3.05 ERA this year at Triple-A Oklahoma City. New York also added seven players to its 40-man roster, selecting left-handers Manny Banuelos and Francisco...
Via Fox Sports
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros reliever Mickey Storey was hit in the face with a line drive against the Cubs and the sound was brutal

Houston Astros reliever Mickey Storey was hit in the face with a line drive in Wednesday's game by Dave Sappelt of the Cubs. Houston manager Tony DeFrancesco said Storey had bruises on his hand... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
Via Bob's Blitz
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Mickey Storey takes a line drive to the head

Scary moment in the Houston Astros game against the Cubs, as reliever Mickey Storey too lined shot off the side of his head on Wednesday night. This happened just days after Oakland A’s reliever had to have surgery on his skull because it was fractured by a comebacker. Storey was forced to leave the game [...]
Via The Victory Formation
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Astros Pitcher Takes Line Drive Off Of Head

This is the second time a pitcher in the MLB has taken a line drive off the head in the past week, and it never gets any less scary. Tonight during the Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs night game, Astros pitcher Mickey Storey took a Dave Sappelt comebacker directly off of his head, forcing him to leave the game in eighth inning. Last week A’s pitcher Brandon McCarthy has a similar...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros reliever Storey hit in face by line drive

Houston Astros reliever Mickey Storey walked off the field with the assistance of Astros trainers after being hit in the side of face with a Dave Sappelt line drive in the top of the eighth inning of Wednesday's game against the Chicago Cubs. Sappelt's liner appeared to have glanced off Storey's right shoulder before hitting him on the right side of his neck or head...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros pitcher hit in face by line drive

In the wake of Brandon McCarthy getting hit in the side of the head last week and the horrifying aftermath, this is some scary, scary stuff. Houston Astros rookie reliever Mickey Storey was hit in the face with a line drive in Wednesday's game against the Cubs. The ball was hit in the eighth inning by Dave Sappelt of the Cubs. Thankfully, it appears the ball initially deflected...
Via The Outside Corner
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

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