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Angels' Madson to open season on DL

TEMPE, Ariz. -- An MRI test has showed mild inflammation but no significant damage to Ryan Madson's surgically repaired elbow, a huge relief for the Angels reliever. However, Madson will not resume throwing for at least another week, and he is expected to open the regular season on the disabled list. "I was pointing toward the season opener, and I think that maybe got...
Via Fox Sports West
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels interested in Ryan Madson

The Los Angeles Angels appear to be targeting Ryan Madson to help the back end of their bullpen, Jim Salisbury of The Phillies were also interested in a reunion, but negotiations with the Angels (possibly the amount of money) have moved to the point where a return to the Phillies does not appear likely. Madson signed a one-year deal worth $8.5mm with the Reds last...
Via PRO Rumors
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Madson Rumors: Reds, Angels, Blue Jays, Brewers Could Be Landing Spots

The Cincinnati Reds suffered what seemed to be a big loss at the beginning of the 2012 season.  Their new, expensive closer, Ryan Madson, went down to a torn UCL in his elbow.  He underwent Tommy John surgery in March and is expected to be ready to return early next season.  Of course, the injury and subsequent surgery make him a wild card on the free agent market.  However...
Via MLB Injury News
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Should the Phillies look at bringing Ryan Madson back?

Ryan Madson, Philadelphia Phillies closer will rejoin the team tonight after a stint on the DL.There has been some talk about the Phillies possibly looking to the past to help their future hopes of returning to the playoffs. In particular, some folks have begun to speculate whether bringing former Phillies pitcher Ryan Madson back to town could be an option.There can hardly be an...
Via Philly Sports World
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Foul play? No, just bad luck in Madson injury

The Ryan Madson affair isnt a case of crying over spilled milk for the Cincinnati Reds, it is a case of crying over spoiled milk. It is if somebody paid for a half gallon of milk in a convenience store and when they opened it for consumption it was spoiled. On a much larger scale, the Reds paid free agent Ryan Madson 8.5 million for one year to be their closer in 2012. But when...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Madson needs Tommy John

Phillies fans are likely thankful the team chose to sign Jonathan Papelbon, as newly acquired Reds closer Ryan Madson will reportedly undergo Tommy John Surgery and miss the entire 2012 season. 

Via Redlegs Review
March 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Ryan Madson almost healthy

Remember how awesome it was when the Cincinnati Reds shocked the off-season baseball world by signing Ryan Madson as their closer? That was pretty cool. You know what would be even cooler? Having Madson actually pitch in a game. Madson has made no appearances in games so far this Spring Training, thanks to pain he felt in his elbow during his first bullpen throwing session. “It’s...
Via Red Hot Mama
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 projections: Ryan Madson

Madson will don Red once again this year How else can you describe Cincy's biggest offseason acquisition other than a "steal"? GM Walt Jocketty and the Reds shocked the baseball world by coming out of nowhere to ink the free agent closer this winter. Not only did they do well in signing the 31-year old, but they did so at a relatively cheap price as well (1yr/$8.5M...
Via Redlegs Review
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Audio: Jeff Brantley on Ryan Madson

Newcomer Ryan Madson and the Reds have their sights set on a deep playoff run in 2012 Often times in sports you will see and/or hear former players give their opinions regarding current players. This was precisely the case when former Red and current Reds broadcaster Jeff Brantley broke down the team's signing of Ryan Madson with on Monday. As you can tell from...
Via Redlegs Review
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Source: Reds agree to deal with Madson

The Cincinnati Reds have agreed to sign closer Ryan Madson pending a physical examination, a major league source confirmed to Madson likely will be the Reds closer, after saving 32 games with a 2.37 ERA for the Phillies last year. Philadelphia replaced Madson early in the free-agent period by signing Jonathan Papelbon to a four-year, 50 million contract. Madson effectively...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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