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SHAWN KELLEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Our lucky horse head is gone

Today, Shawn Kelley, the Yankee bullpen lug nut known for mixing overpowering performances with brutal whippings, was dealt to the San Diego Padres - (yes, Virginia, there is a San Diego Padres) - for a middling, 22-year-old, Double A, RH relief pitching prospect named - (cue the Scarface soundtrack) - Johnny Barbato. This is one of those Cashman clunkers that makes no sense, unless...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Kelley (Future Closer?) to Padres

The Padres acquired yet another player today, as the new General Manager continues to trade away the prospects the past General Manager acquired for win-now assets. You could call Shawn Kelley just a reliever, but that doesn’t make him sound special. He is a little special, though, and he could absolutely close. A word from […]
Via Fangraphs
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Odd good-luck charm credited for Yanks' winning streak

With time winding down on the season and the New York Yankees’ hopes of making the postseason dwindling, relief pitcher Shawn Kelley may have inadvertently stumbled upon the team’s good luck charm while perusing Amazon. Kelley last week debuted a particularly disturbing-looking horse head mask during pregame stretches and since then, the Yankees have not […] The post Yankees’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Activate Shawn Kelley; Acquire David Huff

(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Yankees make a few roster moves today, most notably activating reliever Shawn Kelley from the 15-day disabled list and have optioned Matt Daley back to Triple-A Scranton. Manager Joe Girardi has said that there is no set role for Kelley as of now, it’s all about the match-ups for now. Kelley was the setup man and acted as the closer earlier this season...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Shawn Kelley starts rehab assignment

The New York Yankees dropped to 31-30 on the season following a 8-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. The Yankees have struggled, in the bottom half of the Major Leagues in both team ERA and runs scored. Help may be on the way to bolster the bullpen, as Shawn Kelley began his rehab assignment. Reports are that he had no issues, which is a good sign moving forward. #487113429...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Some Positive Injury News for Beltran and Kelley

Elsa, Getty Images Some of the injury news seems to be looking a bit brighter for the Yankees. Seems Carlos Beltran has been responding okay to back-to-back days taking light batting practice with hitting instructor Kevin Long. Beltran has been progressing slowly but surely, spoke to the media for the first time in a few weeks prior to yesterday’s game seemed very optimistic. “I’m...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Shawn Kelley has setback

Shawn Kelley's timetable is up in the air after the ailing New York Yankees reliever suffered a setback while trying to make his way back from a lumbar injury. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports that Kelley will not head out on a rehab assignment over the weekend as previously planned after waking up Tuesday with back stiffness, following Monday's catch session.Manager...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Laz Diaz once again decided to make a spectacle out of himself last night

On Monday night, Laz Diaz gave the 39,701 fans at Angel Stadium what they wanted when he put on a show in the eighth inning before ejecting Yankees pitcher Shawn Kelley. After Kelley jawed with Diaz for what he felt was a tight strike zone, Diaz spent ten seconds essentially brushing Kelley off and antagonizing him before ejecting him from the game. The crowd roared with pleasure...
Via The Outside Corner
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Closer David Robertson to DL

The New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 today, and it was Shawn Kelley who earned the save for the Pinstripes, not David Robertson.  After the game Joe Girardi told the media that Robertson will be placed on the 15-Day disabled list with a pulled groin.  Kelley got Matt Wieters to fly out, Nelson Cruz to pop out and Steve Lombardozzi to ground out, and needed just...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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