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REX BROTHERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

A Case for Rex Brothers

By Robert Cunningham, AngelsWin.com Staff Writer -  Today the Cubs announced, as reported by Carrie Muskat, that left-handed reliever Rex Brothers has been given his unconditional release to pursue other opportunities and there is a case to be made that the Angels should make him a Minor League offer. Clearly Rex has been struggling with his command in recent years. Over...
Via Angelswin
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Cubs agree to $1.42 million deal with Red Brothers

CHICAGO (AP) The Cubs have agreed to a $1.42 million, one-year contract with recently acquired reliever Rex Brothers. The left-hander was obtained from Colorado last week for minor league pitcher Wander Cabrera. Brothers, 27, began last season at Triple-A Albuquerque, where he went 5-2 with a 4.46 ERA. In two stints with the Rockies, the former first-round draft pick was 1-0...
Via Associated Press
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies trade Rex Brothers as they move towards the future

  In 2013 he was nearly an All-Star. A week ago he was removed from the 40-man roster. Today, Rex Brothers was traded to the Chicago Cubs in a move that signifies that the Colorado Rockies are focused more on building the farm system then fielding a winner at the big league level immediately. The Rockies received 19-year-old right handed pitcher Wander Cabrera in the deal. The Cubs...
Via BSN Denver
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs pick up reliever Brothers in deal with Rockies

DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies traded left-handed reliever Rex Brothers to the Chicago Cubs for 18-year-old lefty Wander Cabrera.Brothers had been designated for assignment by Colorado on Nov. 20.Cabrera recently completed his first professional season as a member of the Dominican Summer League Cubs, where he went 4-3 with a 2.34 ERA in 14 appearances, including seven starts.Brothers...
Via Associated Press
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies trade Brothers to Cubs for Cabrera

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies traded left-handed reliever Rex Brothers to the Chicago Cubs for 18-year-old lefty Wander Cabrera. Brothers had been designated for assignment by Colorado on Nov. 20. Cabrera recently completed his first professional season as a member of the Dominican Summer League Cubs, where he went 4-3 with a 2.34 ERA in 14 appearances, including seven starts...
Via Associated Press
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Brothers stunned by Rockies' move: 'Surprised would be an understatement'

Reliever Rex Brothers has spent his entire career in the Colorado Rockies organization, so he was naturally caught off-guard when he was designated for assignment by the team last week, effectively ending his tenure with the franchise."I was very surprised in a lot of ways," Brothers told the Denver Post. "You come to know, learn about and love the people you're around, and I've...
Via FOX Sports
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking The Rockies: 33 Rex Brothers

  We at BSN Denver are running a series where we rank how valuable each of the Rockies’ 51 players was to the team in 2015. Value was calculated by statistics, viewing, and how memorable each player’s contributions were. The rankings will be from last to first, you may view the full rankings (here). Player: Rex Brothers Stats: 17 G, 10.1 IP, 1-0, 1.74 ERA, 1.645 WHIP...
Via BSN Denver
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies Rhubarb: What to do with Rex Brothers

On Wednesday night in Arizona, Colorado Rockies left-handed reliever Rex Brothers did what he’s been doing for the better part of his Major League career. He got one left-handed batter out. In the bottom of the seventh inning, with the Rockies down by a run, Brothers got Socrates Brito to ground out softly to second base. Bill and Ted would’ve been proud. Then, manager Walt Weiss...
Via Mile High Sports
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild pitch, throwing error gives Padres win

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The light-hitting San Diego Padres found a way to win without having to get a hit. The Padres scored two runs in the eighth inning on Rex Brothers' wild pitch and catcher Edwin Rosario's errant throw back to the plate for a 5-4 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. "You have to hang around long enough and stay close and things like this will happen," Padres...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies miss on Opening Day closer

Latroy Hawkins has been an enigma throughout his 19 years in the major leagues. Reinventing himself multiple times has helped the 41-year-old stand the test of time. Hawkins enters his 20th season in the majors where he once again is penciled in to play an important bullpen role. Signed by the Colorado Rockies over the winter to a one-year, $2.5 million contract, he has since been...
Via isportsweb.com
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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