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ZACH PUTNAM RUMORS & GOSSIP

White Sox Injury Update: Zach Putnam placed on DL

Chicago White Sox reliever Zach Putnam has been placed on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. According to Patrick Donnelly of MLB.com, Andre Rienzo will take Putnam's place on the roster. Donnelly quoted manager Robin Ventura, who suggested that Putnam's injury was minor but the team didn't want to risk him taking the mound at less than full health...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Putnam lands on disabled list with shoulder inflammation

Zach Putnam has had a share of the closer role with the White Sox in recent weeks, but now he’s headed to the 15-day disabled list due to right shoulder inflammation. Putnam struggled in his most recent appearance yesterday against the Royals, allowing one unearned run on two hits and two walks over one inning. He threw just 13 out of 27 pitches for strikes.
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Closer’s Role Gets More Complex as Putnam Heads to Disabled List

The injury bug hasn’t been kind to the Chicago White Sox this season, as players have hit the disabled list right and left. This afternoon, we were met with the news that yet another important member of the club will spend some time sidelined, as Zach Putnam was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. Andre Rienzo was recalled from AAA Charlotte to...
Via Grab Some Bench
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Putnam (RP, CHW) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues ANALYSIS: It’s clear the ChiSox have settled on Zach Putnam as their closer after notching back-to-back saves on July 18th and 19th.  If you own Petricka, you can safely cut him loose now, because despite Ventura’s public statements that the closer role will be shared, it’s looking more likely that Putnam […]
Via RotoBaller
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ventura says White Sox not ready to settle on one closer

Just because he handled it well before doesn’t mean Zach Putnam would pitch the ninth inning on Sunday if the White Sox have a lead. Manager Robin Ventura said Sunday he plans to handle the final three outs on a case-by-case basis and doesn’t intend to anoint one player the closer. Even though Putnam has been a find this season, and recorded a save Saturday, doesn’t give him...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox DFA Veal, Promote Putnam ☆

In an exciting yet understandable move, the White Sox designated lefty reliever Donnie Veal for assignment and purchased the contract of righty Zach Putnam from AAA Charlotte. The move is surprising because it leaves veteran Scott Downs as the only southpaw currently in the team’s bullpen. Downs, who’s been about as reliable as they come over the past decade, hasn’t been able...
Via Grab Some Bench
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs place Zach Putnam on DL; recall Brooks Raley

The Chicago Cubs have already lost Kyuji Fujikawa for the remainder of the season. Now, they have another disabled reliever. MLB.com's Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat reports that the Cubs have placed right-hander Zach Putnam on the 15-day disabled list with a bone spur in his pitching elbow. Muskat tweeted the news Wednesday: #cubs put Zach Putnam on DL, bone spurs....
Via MLB Injury News
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Place RHP Zach Putnam On Disabled List

The Chicago Cubs have placed right-handed reliever Zach Putnam on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow soreness. Putnam, who had to leave Tuesday’s game due to the injury, is scheduled for an MRI so the extent of the damage can be assessed. This season for the Chicago Cubs he has pitched 3.1 innings, allowing 7 earned runs while striking out four. Armed with a 2.700 WHIP,...
Via FF Locker Room
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs call up Putnam from Triple-A Iowa

The Chicago Cubs called up right-handed pitcher Zach Putnam from Triple-A Iowa Thursday and sent down right-handed pitcher Alex Burnett to the minor league club. Putnam was 1-1 with a 3.26 ERA in 19 1-3 innings at Iowa, where he had been slated to share closer duties. He had been with the Cubs in training camp, but was sent down when the season began. ''I had a pretty good...
Via AP on Fox
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians acquire Slowey for Putnam

The Cleveland Indians are preparing for the possibility that recently arrested right-hander Fausto Carmona may be prevented from pitching early this season. On Friday, they agreed to acquire right-handed starter Kevin Slowey from the Colorado Rockies for relief pitching prospect Zach Putnam, a major-league source told FOXSports.com. The Indians are familiar with Slowey, since he...
Via Fox Sports
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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