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Washington National minor league system Stats leaders (7/28)

It has been some time since we updated out Washington Nationals readers on the Washington Nationals minor league system statistical leaders.  So here we go . . . BATTING LEADERS: Doubles:  Matthew Skole (AA) 25, Randolph Oduber (A) and Wilmer Difo (A) 24,  Steve Souza (AAA) and Shawn Pleffner (A) 22 Triples:  Issac Ballou (A) 9, Wilmer Difo (A) 6, Emmanuel Burriss (AAA), Zack...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: March 2, 2011

The Indians send pitcher Aaron Laffey to Seattle in return for outfielder Matt Lawson. Lawson spent time at Double-A Akron and Triple-A Columbus last season.
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers sign veteran pitcher Aaron Laffey

The Milwaukee Brewers have signed left-hander Aaron Laffey to a minor league contract, the club announced late Wednesday night. Laffey, 28, has pitched for three organizations this season, most recently pitching in Triple-A with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Signing as a minor league free agent with the New York Mets in December, Laffey made the Mets out of spring training. Laffey...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Game Chatter: 5/26/13

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Via Mets360.com
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Making Moves: The Aaron Laffey era awaits, Dashenko Ricardo won’t pitch, Osiris Ramirez inked

Clayton Kershaw was placed on the Bereavement List, but is expected to make his scheduled start Friday. By rule, Kershaw must miss a minimum of three games but a maximum of seven while on the bereavement list. There were no further details given, as the team called it a “personal issue” that Kershaw would address when he returns to the team. Manager Don Mattingly said Kershaw...
Via ChadMoriyama.com
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: Dodgers sign LHP Aaron Laffey

A source has told CLNSRadio.com that the Los Angeles Dodgers have signed LHP Aaron Laffey to a minor league deal. Laffey, 28, will report to AAA Albuquerque and will join the rotation there. After signing a minor league deal with the Mets in December, Laffey appeared in four games (two starts) for the team to begin the season, posting a 7.20 ERA in ten innings of work. He was designated...
Via CLNS Radio
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Aaron Laffey elects for free agency

The Toronto Blue Jays designated pitcher Aaron Laffey for assignment last weekend. After clearing waivers Laffey rejected a minor league assignment and has become a free agent. Laffey, 28, has allowed 10 runs in 12 2/3 innings of work this year. The Blue Jays originally claimed Laffey off of waiver from the New York Mets. Subbing for Josh Johnson the left hander lasted just 2 2/3...
Via Tireball.com
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Johnson scratched from start

The Toronto Blue Jays have scratched Josh Johnson from his start against the New York Yankees because of right triceps tightness, and they are sending left-hander Aaron Laffey to the mound in his place. The Blue Jays said Friday the move is precautionary. Johnson has struggled in four starts since coming to Toronto in an offseason trade with Miami that also netted Jose Reyes and...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees game 22 lineup: 4/26/13

The Yankees play in game two of their four game set with the Blue Jays tonight from the Bronx. After winning the opener last night, Ivan Nova takes the ball in his fourth start of the season. Josh Johnson, who was originally scheduled to start for the Jays, has been scratched with tightness in his triceps. Former Yankee Aaron Laffey will get the start instead. Kevin Youkilis will...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Jays' Johnson scratched from start

The news isn't getting any better for the Toronto Blue Jays. Off to a disappointing 9-14 start that has them last in the American League East, the Jays announced Friday that Josh Johnson won't pitch tonight against the New York Yankees because of right triceps tightness. Left-hander Aaron Laffey, recently claimed on waivers from the New York Mets, will take Johnson'...
Via Fox Sports
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays scratch Josh Johnson with triceps injury

Toronto Blue Jays right-handed starting pitcher Josh Johnson will not make his regularly scheduled start tonight due to an issue with his triceps, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. More bad news for #bluejays. Aaron Laffey will start tonight in place of Josh Johnson, who has right triceps tightness. — Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) April 26, 2013 The Blue Jays are calling...
Via MLB Injury News
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Anthopoulos defends waiver claims

If the day ends in "y," Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos is likely to claim a player on waivers. To some rival executives, Anthopoulos is exploiting the rules to maximum advantage, building depth at minimal cost -- the price of a $20,000 claim. But to other execs, Anthopoulos is violating the spirit of the waiver process, which is intended to create major-league...
Via Fox Sports
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays Claim Pitcher Aaron Laffey From New York Mets

MLB News: The Toronto Blue Jays claimed left hander Aaron Laffey off of waivers from the New York Mets on Tuesday. He is expected to pich long relief. Fantasy Ramifications: Laffey holds no fantasy value in 2013. The post Toronto Blue Jays Claim Pitcher Aaron Laffey From New York Mets appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports Advice | Sports Talk.
Via FF Locker Room
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Yahoo! Sports Article: New York Mets Should Continue Changing Starting Rotation

Once it was clear Shaun Marcum would have to start the season on the disabled list, Terry Collins was adamant that Aaron Laffey was their first option to fill the void. Unfortunately for the New York Mets, he struggled virtually every time he took the mound. The last straw was on Saturday afternoon; the Amazins stormed back against Gio Gonzalez and the Washington Nationals, taking...
Via On The Way Home
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Designate Aaron Laffey for Assignment

MLB News: After struggling with a 7.20 ERA through ten innings for the New York Mets, LHP Aaron Laffey has been designated for assignment. The Mets now have 10 days to decide what to do with him. Being a lefty, Aaron will get another shot if the Mets decide to part ways with him. Fantasy Ramifications: There is no fantasy baseball relevance to this transaction. The post Mets...
Via FF Locker Room
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

#MetsTwitterRecap: Laffey DFA Edition

Valdespin – CFMurphy – 2BWright – 3BDavis – 1BBuck – CDuda – LFBaxter – RFTejada – SSGee – RHP — Marc Carig (@MarcCarig) April 21, 2013 4/21 @nationals lineup at @metsSpan CFWerth RFHarper LFLaRoche 1BDesmond SSRendon 3BEspinosa 2BSuzuki CZimmermann P — MLBLineups (@mlblineups) April 21, 2013 Aaron Laffey has been DFA’d. — Marc Carig (@MarcCarig) April...
Via The Daily Stache
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets recall Carson from minors; designate Laffey

Seeking help for their struggling bullpen, the New York Mets have recalled Rob Carson from Triple-A Las Vegas and designated fellow left-hander Aaron Laffey for assignment. The moves were made before Sunday's series finale against the Washington Nationals. Laffey had a 7.20 ERA in four outings for the Mets, including two starts. He came out of the bullpen Saturday and gave...
Via Fox Sports
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Featured Post: Zack Wheeler Not Ready For Prime Time

Baseball 101: Regardless of the level of play, if a pitcher walks too many batters he will be beaten. It is a baseball fundamental understood by everybody, with the exception of those insisting the Mets bring up Zack Wheeler, who walked six hitters in his last start. The clamoring is getting louder in the wake of the Mets’ continued problems with the back end of their rotation...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Overhauling the Backend of the Mets Rotation; McHugh In, Hefner Out

Laffey or McHugh? Laffey or McHugh? Laffey or McHugh? Remember when I wrote that as a caption to the picture on the left back in March? When you scan the organizational leaders in pitching only two names predominantly appear across every major statistical category; Rafael Montero, who has been chronicled very heavily here on MMO, and then there is Collin McHugh. Despite pitching...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Recall Robert Carson and DFA Aaron Laffey

The Mets have announced that they have recalled LHP Robert Carson from Triple-A Las Vegas. Carson, 24, is 1-0 with a 1.17 ERA in eight appearances with Triple-A Las Vegas and has allowed two hits, two walks, while striking out seven in 7.2 innings pitched. To make room on the active roster for Carson, the Mets have designated LHP Aaron Laffey for assignment. In four appearances and...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Zack Wheeler: Not Ready For Primetime

Baseball 101: Regardless of the level of play, if a pitcher walks too many batters he will be beaten. It is a baseball fundamental understood by everybody, with the exception of those insisting the Mets bring up Zack Wheeler, who walked six hitters in his last start. WHEELER: Not ready. The clamoring is getting louder in the wake of the Mets’ continued problems with the back end...
Via New York Mets Report
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Get Well Soon, Shaun

You may recall Scott Boras had remarked that the Mets were shopping in the freezer section for free agents. And when the Mets signed Aaron Laffey, the analogy fit. But we weren't sure of the extent of it. Well now we know. Aaron Laffey isn't merely something that you get out of the frozen section of the grocery store. Laffey is that one item in everybody's freezer that...
Via Metstradamus
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bryce Goes Yard Twice As Hefner and Bullpen Hand Nats 7-6 Win

One of the most revealing things about the Mets’ 7-6 loss to the Nationals today, is that they are 7-1 this season when Jon Niese and Matt Harvey start, and 1-7 when they turn to Dillon Gee, Jeremy Hefner and Aaron Laffey. That says a lot, doesn’t it? Today’s sacrificial lamb was 26-year old Jeremy Hefner who made a quick exit lasting only four innings and allowing four earned...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Game Chatter – 4/20/13

To get started just enter your email address and desired username: Name E-mail Related Posts:Game Chatter – Jonathon Niese vs. Vance Worley…Mets Game Chatter – 7/25/12Game Chatter: Aaron Laffey Game 2 (4/16/13)Mets Game Chatter – 3/28/13Mets Game Chatter – Opening Day
Via Mets360.com
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Waiting For Bullpen Help

The beleaguered Mets bullpen could be getting help tonight with the return of Jeurys Familia to the majors from Triple-A Las Vegas. With starters Dillon Gee and Aaron Laffey not getting through five innings in Tuesday’s doubleheader, the Mets’ bullpen threw a taxing 10.1 innings. The Mets haven’t made a roster move, but speculation is outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis would be optioned...
Via New York Mets Report
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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