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What the hell happened to the Braves rotation?

The Atlanta Braves have a well-earned reputation of an organization that consistently churns out solid starting rotations. The names Maddux, Glavine, and Smoltz all immediately come to mind, but while those were the biggest names on those dominant 1990s staffs, don’t forget about guys like Steve Avery, Denny Neagle, and Kevin Millwood. The reputation is still strong to this day...
Via The Outside Corner
22 days ago  |  Discuss

What the hell happened to the Braves rotation?

The Atlanta Braves have a well-earned reputation of an organization that consistently churns out solid starting rotations. The names Maddux, Glavine, and Smoltz all immediately come to mind, but while those were the biggest names on those dominant 1990s staffs, don’t forget about guys like Steve Avery, Denny Neagle, and Kevin Millwood. The reputation is still strong to this day...
Via Bloguin Best
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Vin Mazzaro signs with Marlins, Rockies re-sign Jair Jurrjens

The Marlins have added another arm to their organization signing right hander Vin Mazzaro to a minor league contract. Mazzaro will also receive an invitation to spring training. Mazzaro, 28, spent most of the 2014 season at Triple-A Indianapolis for the Pirates where he posted a 2.52 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 34/20 K/BB ratio over 50 innings. Mazzaro appeared in five games at the big league...
Via Tireball.com
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Reds lose two players, gain two in the AAA Rule 5 Draft

While the Cincinnati Reds went through the Major League portion of the Rule 5 draft without losing or selecting a player. They were active in the Triple-A phase of the Rule 5 draft though. Unlike the Major League portion the rules are much different. The cost is minimal for selection and you won’t see any top prospects selected as they are universally protected by the team. What...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The lowly Atlanta Braves, Star Trek and Vanilla Ice

One year ago, the Braves were looking merely to tweak their 96-win roster as they sought to defend their NL East pennant. This winter they are licking their wounds after finishing the season tied with the New York Mets at 79-83. Vanilla Ice hit 2 fewer HR than Dan Uggla in 2014. But before we discuss the lowly state of the Atlanta Braves, let’s take a moment to recognize just...
Via BravesWire
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Wednesday, Jul 9

On July 15 during the MLB All-Star Game we’ll announce our $50 StubHub gift card winner! All you need to do is take 30 seconds and review our Daily Profcast on iTunes and fill out this simple form. We only have about 20 entries so far so your odds of winning are pretty great. Click here to enter! The Red Sox currently have their Wednesday starter listed as TBD. Here are a few notes...
Via Baseball Professor
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Rockies July 4, 2014: At Least There’s Clayton Kershaw

Baseball is always great, really, tonight’s game is great because it looks simultaneously dreadfully boring and fantastically intriguing. How can you not like a sport that can offer all that at once? Dodgers Rockies 5:10pm PT Denver, CO 2B Gordon LF Blackmon RF Puig SS Rutledge SS Ramirez 3B Arenado 1B Gonzalez...
Via Dodgers Digest
July 04, 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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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 of the #Rockies...
Via Tireball.com
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

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 […]
Via Fangraphs
June 10, 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...
Via Sportsnaut
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.
Via Reds Minor Leagues
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 since leaving...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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