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Twins could still wheel and deal before Aug. 31

MINNEAPOLIS -- Major League Baseball's July 31 trade deadline is in the rearview mirror. That means no more trades, right? False. Clubs are still able to trade in the following month, but it becomes a bit trickier before the Aug. 31 waiver trade deadline. The process is a bit complicated, but it starts when teams place players on waivers. Most teams will put a good majority...
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August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins could still wheel and deal before Aug. 31

MINNEAPOLIS -- Major League Baseball's July 31 trade deadline is in the rearview mirror. That means no more trades, right? False. Clubs are still able to trade in the following month, but it becomes a bit trickier before the Aug. 31 waiver trade deadline. The process is a bit complicated, but it starts when teams place players on waivers. Most teams will put a good majority...
Via Fox Sports North
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Lefty reliever Brian Fuentes decides to retire

Fans worrying that maybe the St. Louis Cardinals and general manager John Mozeliak may once again look at Brian Fuentes as a left-handed option out of the bullpen should be relieved.  Fuentes does not want to play baseball anymore. Fuentes, once a closer for the Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, has decided to retire. "Ultimately, I was just having trouble...
Via STLSportsMinute
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Brian Fuentes retires

Left hander Brian Fuentes has decided to hang up the spikes for good and retire, Sean Lynch of the Merced Sun-Star reports. Fuentes cites family reasons as the main reason for retiring. “Ultimately, I was just having trouble with the time away from my family,” Fuentes said. “I've been playing baseball for all of their lives, but I'd never been so far away as when...
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November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

From Restricted List to Retirement, Brian Fuentes is Done

Brian Fuentes has announced his retirement.  The 37-year old relief pitcher was placed on the restricted list last August by the St. Louis Cardinals for personal reasons, and he has now decided to call it quits. According to Sean Lynch of the Merced Sun-Star, Fuentes found himself less and less concerned with baseball and knew it was time to call it a career.  Fuentes'...
Via MLB Injury News
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Free agent P Brian Fuentes: Six and done

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Via stlcardinals.scout.com
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Reliever Fuentes retires after 12-year career

Left-handed reliever Brian Fuentes, a 12-year veteran who led the American League with 48 saves in 2009, announced his retirement. Fuentes, 37, told his hometown newspaper, the Merced Sun-Star, that the decision came down to spending more time with his family. "I think at one point I went like two months without seeing them," he said, according to the Sun-Star. "...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

St. Louis P Brian Fuentes: Wants to get away

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Via stlcardinals.scout.com
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals place Fuentes on restricted list

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals announced they have placed left-handed pitcher Brian Fuentes on the restricted list after Fuentes informed the team that he needed to step away from the game due to personal reasons. The Cardinals have recalled right-handed reliever Trevor Rosenthal from Memphis (AAA) and he will be in uniform for tonights series opener against Arizona. Rosenthal...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers Top 50 Prospects Rankings: August 2012

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August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockies 8, Cardinals 2

Tyler Colvin hit a tiebreaking double and rookie Josh Rutledge homered in his fourth straight game, lifting the Colorado Rockies over the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 Thursday night to avert a three-game sweep. Wilin Rosario hit his first career pinch-hit homer, a two-run shot off reliever Brian Fuentes in the eighth inning, and Jordan Pacheco went 3 for 3 with two doubles and two RBIs...
Via AP on Fox
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals can't get past Rockies

DENVER (AP) -- Tyler Colvin hit a tiebreaking double and rookie Josh Rutledge homered in his fourth straight game, lifting the Colorado Rockies over the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 Thursday night to avert a three-game sweep. Wilin Rosario hit his first career pinch-hit homer, a two-run shot off reliever Brian Fuentes in the eighth inning, and Jordan Pacheco went 3 for 3 with two doubles...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals can't get past Rockies

DENVER (AP) -- Tyler Colvin hit a tiebreaking double and rookie Josh Rutledge homered in his fourth straight game, lifting the Colorado Rockies over the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 Thursday night to avert a three-game sweep. Wilin Rosario hit his first career pinch-hit homer, a two-run shot off reliever Brian Fuentes in the eighth inning, and Jordan Pacheco went 3 for 3 with two doubles...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals suddenly look like good team again

After a rough start to the second half of the season that included five losses in six games to the Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers, the St. Louis Cardinals woke up and are back to looking like the team that led the NL Central through April. The Cardinals have lost just twice since leaving Milwaukee on July 18, and the upcoming schedule suggests they could go on a bit of a...
Via i70baseball
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Winning Games and Spinning Wheels

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Chicago Cubs 9-6 Friday afternoon. It was the Cards’ fourth victory over the Cubs in the last eight days, and their seventh win in eight games. But as far as their position in the National League Central standings is concerned, the Cardinals have gone nowhere. The Cincinnati Reds have a two game lead over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Central...
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July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Fuentes ready to boost Cardinals bullpen

CHICAGO -- The Oakland Athletics felt enough of Brian Fuentes that they decided they'd rather pay him the remaining portion of his 5 million salary to pitch for someone else. And the Cardinals hope to take full advantage of it. Looking to repair a struggling bullpen, the Cardinals took a chance on the veteran left-hander and added him to the big league roster on Wednesday following...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Fuentes ready to boost Cardinals bullpen

CHICAGO -- The Oakland Athletics felt enough of Brian Fuentes that they decided they'd rather pay him the remaining portion of his 5 million salary to pitch for someone else. And the Cardinals hope to take full advantage of it. Looking to repair a struggling bullpen, the Cardinals took a chance on the veteran left-hander and added him to the big league roster on Wednesday following...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Fuentes placed on restricted list

The St. Louis Cardinals have placed relief pitcher Brian Fuentes on the restricted list after the left-hander told the team he needed time off due to personal reasons. They're on the verge of getting left-handed starter Jaime Garcia back. General manager John Mozeliak said Tuesday that the team did not expect Fuentes back this season, adding ''I didn't close the...
Via AP on Fox
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Cards add Fuentes, option Marte, drop Fick

The St. Louis Cardinals purchased the contract of Brian Fuentes, optioned out Victor Marte and dropped Chuckie Fick from the 40-man roster.
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July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals call up lefty Brian Fuentes

Ten days after signing lefty Brian Fuentes to a minor league contract, the St. Louis Cardinals have added him to the major league roster. The Cardinals purchased the contract of the 36-year-old Fuentes from Double-A Springfield in time for Wednesday night's game against the Dodgers. Fuentes has 224 career saves to lead active left-handers. He led the majors with 48 saves in...
Via AP on Fox
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals add Fuentes to big league roster

Courtesy: Cardinals Media Relations ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals announced they have purchased four-time All-Star reliever Brian Fuentes from Springfield (AA) and have optioned pitcher Victor Marte to Memphis (AAA). To make room for Fuentes addition to the clubs 40-man Major League roster, the Cardinals have designated pitcher Chuckie Fick for assignment. Fuentes, 36, worked...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals still can't beat Dodgers

The last time the Los Angeles Dodgers were in town, late last August, they swept the Cardinals in a three-game series that dropped the Cardinals 10 games out of the division lead and 10 12 games out of the wild-card race. The Cardinals then rallied to win the wild card, the pennant and the World Series. The situation isn't as dire this time, but the Dodgers beat the Cardinals...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign Fuentes to Minor League deal

The St. Louis Cardinals signed free agent reliever Brian Fuentes to a Minor League deal on Saturday. His addition gives the team another left-handed option. Fuentes, 36, was released by the A's earlier this month. He allowed just six earned runs in his first 19 innings, but he yielded 13 runs over a six-inning stretch in his final seven appearances. Fuentes will report...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign reliever Brian Fuentes

The Cardinals have signed free-agent left-handed reliever Brian Fuentes to a minor league contract. The 36-year-old Fuentes was designated for assignment and later released by the Oakland A's on Thursday after posting a 6.84 ERA in 26 games. He had five saves, including his 200th career save on May 2, and three blown saves. Fuentes has been of interest to the Cardinals for...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals and Brian Fuentes nearing deal

Brian Fuentes who was released earlier this week, is nearing a deal with the St. Louis Cardinals, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports. Fuentes struggled with the A's while posting a 6.84 ERA, 1.8 HR/9, 3.6 BB/9 and 6.5 SO/9 in 25.0 innings this season. But that didn't stop teams from expressing interest in the left-hander as up to six teams had shown interest. The Cardinals...
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July 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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