Colorado Rockies: reviewing the Jair Jurrjens trade

In order for the Colorado Rockies to be a contender in the near future and also in seasons to come, the pitching staff must improve. It is no mystery as to what keeps the offensive heavy Rockies stifled, but very few attempts to improve the pitching leaves Colorado fans scratching their heads. Just recently, Dan O’dowd and the rest of the Rockies front office agreed on a deal...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies acquire RHP Jair Jurrjens from Reds

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Colorado Rockies have acquired right-hander Jair Jurrjens from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for minor league first baseman Harold Riggins. Jurrjens signed a minor league contract with Cincinnati in May, and was 2-3 with a 4.46 ERA at Triple-A Louisville. He has a 53-37 record with a 3.63 ERA in seven major league seasons, including five with Atlanta. He...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies acquire pitcher Jair Jurrjens from Reds

File this one under where are they now. The Colorado Rockies have acquired pitcher Jair Jurrjens from the Cincinnati Reds for infielder Harold Riggins. Jurrjens, 28, had struggled at Triple-A Louisville prior to the trade posting a 4.46 ERA, 1.60 WHIP, and 27/13 K/BB ratio through 34 1/3 innings of work. "I'm gonna call him J.J., I know that much," Walt Weiss said...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds trade RHP Jair Jurrjens for 1B Harold Riggins

The Cincinnati Reds have traded RHP Jair Jurrjens to the Rockies for Double-A 1B Harold Riggins.
Via Reds Minor Leagues
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds deal Jair Jurrjens to Rockies for minor league prospect

Less than two months removed from signing him, the Reds have agreed to trade right-handed pitcher Jair Jurrjens to the Colorado Rockies in exchange for minor league infielder Harold Riggins. This is according to the fine folks at www.mlbtraderumors.com.A former All-Star for the Atlanta Braves, Jurrjens went 2-3 with a 4.46 ERA in six starts for Triple-A Louisville. He worked 34...
Via Redlegs Review
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jair Jurrjens: Comeback in Cincinnati

Jair Jurrjens is on the comeback trail. The 28-year-old righthander signed a minor league deal with Cincinnati in late May and is currently pitching for Triple-A Louisville. If he can approach his old form, the former Atlanta Braves stalwart could give the Reds rotation a shot in the arm. Knee problems caused Jurrjens to spiral […]
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds sign former All-Star Jair Jurrjens to minor league contract

In case you missed it, the Reds added some much-needed pitching depth by inking former All-Star starting pitcher Jair Jurrjens to a minor league contract. News of the signing was first announced Tuesday morning by Bob Nightengale of the USA Today.The addition of Jurrjens comes on the heels of the Reds losing Jeff Francis to Oakland via the waiver wire. With Francis gone, it left...
Via Redlegs Review
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds Sign Jair Jurrjens to Minor League Deal

The 28-year-0ld Jair Jurrjens is rehabbing (no, not Lindsey Lohan rehabbing) from knee surgery that he had back in September. The Reds gain a former All-Star in Jurrjens, who went 13-6 with a 2.96 ERA back in 2011. However, he has been limited to only 11 starts over the past two seasons. Since his career began in 2007, Jurrjens has accumulated a 3.64 ERA with a 1.33 WHIP. He’s...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds sign RHP Jair Jurrjens to minor league deal

The Cincinnati Reds have reportedly signed RHP Jair Jurrjens to a minor league deal.
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Reds sign Jair Jurrjens to minor league deal

The Cincinnati Reds have signed pitcher Jair Jurrjens to a minor league deal. Jurrjens, 28, appeared in just two games a season ago after landing a minor league deal with the Baltimore Orioles. He has appeared in just 13 games, 11 starts since the start of 2012. Expectations should be tempered but it’s worth mentioning that Jurrjens was 50-38 with a 3.58 ERA with a 1.33 WHIP during...
Via Tireball.com
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jair Jurrjens looking to make comeback

Jon Heyman reports that "Jair Jurrjens, who had knee surgery in September, is rehabbing and throwing 90 MPH. Looking to make a comeback."By Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsThe 28 year old has seen his career wither away since his All-Star 2011 season. Jurrjens has had just 11 starts since, and has spent time with the Baltimore Oriole and Detroit Tigers organizations...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jair Jurrjens Signed by Detroit Tigers, Edgar Renteria Trade Comes Full Circle

The Detroit Tigers announced late Wednesday afternoon the signing of former pitching prospect Jair Jurrjens to a AAA contract, he will join the Toledo Mudhens on Friday. Jurrjens was widely considered John Smoltz 2.0 when he was traded by the Tigers to the Atlanta Braves in October 2007 for Edgar Renteria. The move filled a void at shortstop for Detroit, but was widely considered...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Jair Jurrjens elects for free agency

Source: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images North America If Jair Jurrjens is to return to the major league level it will not be with the Baltimore Orioles. On Thursday the 27-year-old lefty elected for free agency ending his stint with the clubs Triple-A affiliate. Jurrjens appeared in two games at the major league level pitching a total of 7 1/3 innings while allowing four runs. His...
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Moves Made...

Well, the news from the Orioles this afternoon was not all that surprising. *** From the Orioles... Orioles recall RHP Jair Jurrjens from Triple-A Norfolk; INF Travis Ishikawa designated for assignment The Orioles today announced that they have recalled RHP JAIR JURRJENS from Triple-A Norfolk. To make room for Jurrjens on the roster, INF TRAVIS ISHIKAWA has been designated...
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June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles Activate RHP Miguel Gonzalez, Option RHP Jair Jurrjens

The Baltimore Orioles have activated right-handed starter Miguel Gonzalez, who was out for almost three weeks with a blister on his pitching thumb, from the 15-day disabled list. To make room for him on the active roster, Baltimore has decided to option veteran right-handed starter Jair Jurrjens to their Triple-A Norfolk minor league affiliate. Once deemed a rising star, Jurrjens...
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Top AAA Starting Pitchers

If the Baltimore Orioles can get Jair Jurrjens to pitch like he did for the Atlanta Braves from 2008-2011 they will have a serious shot at winning the American League East.  His numbers in the minors are a very positive sign!  Do the Los Angeles Angels have any other choice than to call up either Billy Buckner and/or Matt Shoemaker?  I know its the bats fault that they are not...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Buffalo Falls As Jurrjens Quiets Bisons Bats

The Bisons got off to a hot start but their bats quickly went cold after a strong first inning as the Herd lost their second  game in three nights, falling to Norfolk 8-4. Jair Jurrjens struggled early on for the Tides, allowing three first inning runs before settling down. Jim Negrych got the action started for the Herd, putting them on the board with an RBI double to bring the...
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles' Jurrjens leaves with bruised right rib

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Jair Jurrjens was hit by a line drive and left Wednesday night's game against the Yankees because of a bruised right rib. In the second inning, New York's Thomas Neal lined a ball off Jurrjens and he fell to the mound. Jurrjens was replaced by Tommy Hunter, who finished the inning. Jurrjens, a 2011 NL All-Star with Atlanta, signed a minor...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jair Jurrjens leaves start after being hit with line drive

Baltimore Orioles pitcher Jair Jurrjens left his start on Wednesday after being hit by a line drive in the second inning. Jurrjens signed a minor league deal with the Orioles this winter. He was already pegged from Triple-A Norfolk before the liner off the bat of Thomas Neal hit his lower back. The Orioles are hoping that Jurrjens will provide depth to the back-end of their rotation...
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jair Jurrjens And The 2013 Orioles

Against all, or at least most,odds the Baltimore Orioles flew on into the playoffs  in 2012. It defied logic really. I mean on paper they had no business being there. They were not picked by, I would go ahead and say anyone, to even finish higher than fifth in the A.L. East, let alone make the playoffs. They even managed to take the New York Yankees to five games in the League...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles rumors: Jair Jurrjens deal falling through?

The Baltimore Orioles reached a one-year agreement with free agent Jair Jurrjens earlier this offseason, but that deal is at risk of falling through due to health concerns surrounding the right-hander’s knee, reports Eduardo A. Encina of The Baltimore Sun. Right-hander Jair Jurrjens could be on that list, too. As of Thursday evening, the Orioles were still receiving...
Via MLB Injury News
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jair Jurrjens season could be in jeopardy

The Baltimore Orioles signed RP Jair Jurrjens to a one-year contract worth $1.5 million dollars this past January, but now it appears that his season could be in jeopardy with Baltimore. Jurrjens deal could be worth as much as $4 million through incentives. The starter is having issues passing his physical prior to the start of spring training. The Baltimore Sun is reporting this...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles Expected to Announce Jair Jurrjens Signing This Week

The Baltimore Orioles shocked everyone in 2012, coming off a 2011 season in which they put together a 69-93 record and finishing deadlast in the American League East division. At this time last year, no one was expecting the O’s to be competitive for a playoff spot, a place where they hadn’t been since 1997. However, Buck Showalter was able to get the most out of his ballclub...
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February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Jair Jurrjens

Last week, the Baltimore Orioles signed another pitcher; however, it was not a name that I even had on my radar. Then again, there were rumors about a few years ago concerning Jair Jurrjens donning the black and the orange. Back then, he was a young pitcher who looked to be on the cusp of greatness; however, injury, setbacks and struggles on the mound have lowered his value....
Via Oriole Post
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles Sign Jair Jurrjens to Incentive-laden Deal

Good or bad move?
Via Gunaxin Sports
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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