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RON VILLONE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Villone in Nats' extended spring training

A little more than a month after getting his unconditional release, it was learned left-hander Ron Villone re-signed with the Nationals.
Via Nationals.com
April 19, 2010  |  Discuss

By a Thread

  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta. Ron Villone came to the rescue in the 9th, inducing a Ryan Howard double play grounder to end the game with 2 on and 1 out, and the Nats hanging on by a thread.) "That's what you play the game for. You know when you're facing that, you'd better be ready to execute a real good game plan." (Ron Villone, via Nationals Journal, 9/10/2009...
Via Nationals Enquirer
September 11, 2009  |  Discuss

Another Wasted Night

(AP Photo. "Thanks for nothing, Ron.") "There's no excuse for it." (Ron Villone, via Washington Post, 6/30/2009) Nats can't beat F##king Fish. Marlins 4, Nationals 2: Scott Olsen goes seven strong in return; bullpen blows it again. Offense disappears after Zim, 'Ham touch up Ricky Nolasco in the 2nd. Meanwhile...Welcome to Vermont, Jeff Kobernus.
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 30, 2009  |  Discuss

Just Waiting for the Press Release.

(AP Photo. Manny Acta checks the Yankees-Mets score on the Jumbotron as he departs from the field after pulling Ron Villone from yesterday's game in Tampa. The good news for Manny Acta is that Jerry Manuel's Mets are laying down like dogs again, unlike his Nats. A few weeks ago, we thought he's lost his team - we were wrong. Regardless, it's only a matter of time now...) ...
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 15, 2009  |  Discuss

No shortage of duct tape and bubblegum...

  The endless tinkering and reshuffling of the abused and misused Nationals' bullpen continued earlier today, with the immortal Ron Villone serving as the latest piece of duct tape slapped on Jimbo's ill-conceived monstrosity. Oh, and Mike Hinckley, DFA, which really is a shame considering that he seemed to have finally figured it all out last September. Villone is the guy...
Via Nationals Enquirer
May 07, 2009  |  Discuss

Mets Sign Veteran Reliever Ron Villone

Adam Rubin of the Daily News is reporting that the Mets have signed lefthander Ron Villone to a minor league Add another lefthander to the Mets' mix in camp. Ron Villone has signed a minor-league contract. Villone, 39, went 1-2 with one save and a 4.68 ERA in 74 games with the ...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 27, 2009  |  Discuss
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