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Cubs extend qualifying offer to Fowler; claim Cook from Red Sox

Dexter Fowler provides plenty of power from the leadoff spot. Lisa Blumenfeld Getty Images North AmericaCHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have extended a $15.8 million qualifying offer to center fielder Dexter Fowler.Acquired in a trade with Houston last winter, Fowler shook off a slow start to help Chicago win 97 games and reach the NL Championship Series. He hit .250 with 17 homers...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rebuilding the Red Sox: Contemplating Ryan Cook

Ryan Cook didn’t make the best impression in a Red Sox uniform this year. Maybe a mere five games and 4.1 innings shouldn’t do a whole lot to make us certain about a player, but as Addison Reed might tell you, there’s struggling, and then there’s bleeding all over everyone and staining their favorite shirts. Cook’s 13 earned runs surrendered during his 4.1-inning span gave...
Via BP Boston
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Option Ryan Cook To Triple-A Pawtucket To Call Up Henry Owens

This embed is invalid" /> Ryan Cook’s first go-round with the Boston Red Sox lasted one game. The Red Sox optioned Cook to Triple-A Pawtucket before Tuesday night’s game against the Yankees to make room for left-hander Henry Owens, who will make his major league debut in Boston’s series opener against New York at Yankee Stadium. The Red Sox acquired Cook...
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Cook Excited To Join Red Sox: ‘I’ll Fit In Wherever They Need Me’

BOSTON — Ryan Cook was playing cards Friday in a Triple-A clubhouse in Nashville when he received a call from Oakland Athletics assistant general manager David Forst informing him he had been traded to the Red Sox just before the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. Cook’s now ready for whatever. “I’m excited. I’m excited to get over here,” Cook said before...
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Acquire Pitcher Ryan Cook From Athletics At MLB Trade Deadline

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox made a move, albeit a small one, at the 2015 Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. The Red Sox acquired right-handed pitcher Ryan Cook from the Oakland Athletics before Friday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. The 28...
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Ryan Cook leaves game with forearm injury

The Oakland Athletics hosted the Seattle Mariners for a double-header yesterday, dropping the first one and winning the second one.  Winning the second game avoided a four-game sweep.  In the first game, the teams needed to go to extra innings, where Ryan Cook gave up the winning runs in the 10th.  Cook would leave the game due to an apparent injury.  Jane Lee of has...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

$10 million should buy Jim Johnson some time, but Ryan Cook should be on your radar

New A’s closer Jim Johnson was yanked from a save opportunity on Wednesday afternoon after another ugly outing. It wasn’t pretty for Johnson in his most recent outing, nor has it been for much of his tenure with Oakland. Picking up one out along the way, Johnson yielded two runs on two hits and a pair of walks and the Twins were able to tie the game after his departure. Oakland...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics' Ryan Cook targets Saturday for return from injury

Delayed for the better part of preseason due to shoulder injuries, Oakland Athletics setup man Ryan Cook is finally nearing a return to active duty after throwing a 21-pitch simulated game earlier today.Ryan Cook throws 21 pitches, feels great predicts a game Saturday. It would be his first of spring #Athletics— John Hickey (@JHickey3) March 19, 2014An All-Star in 2012, Cook is...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Cook dealing with shoulder inflammation

Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Ryan Cook is dealing with inflammation in his right shoulder. Cook, 26, will be shut down for the next week or so and the A’s do not believe it will prevent him from being ready for Opening Day. Cook will be a couple weeks behind. He's dealing with shoulder inflammation. Melvin still thinks he can be ready by OD. — Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) February...
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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