JOE THATCHER NEWS

Bad news for the Bad News Bears

Things just seem to be getting worse for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Right hand pitcher Bronson Arroyo announced Monday that he will need Tommy John surgery effectively ending his season. The Diamondbacks currently have the second worst record in all of baseball (37-53) just above the Astros and this injury is coming at the point in every Major league teams bad season when they begin...
Via The Front Office News
14 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs look to make more moves as deadline approaches

PHOENIX -- It is appropriate Florida is in town this week. The Marlins invented the fire sale. The Diamondbacks may be headed that way. It is a stretch to believe the D-backs will unload most of their veteran talent as the July 31 trade deadline approaches. At the same time, it seems certain they will continue to be active in the trade market the next few weeks. General manager Kevin...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Yes Way - Bo Way tops this week's AngelsWin.com Prospect Hotlist (June 30 - July 6th, 2014)‏

By Adrian Noche, AngelsWin.com Staff Reporter - 1. Bo Way, Outfielder, Orem OwlzPast 10 games: .450 AVG  18 H  5 Doubles  1 Triple  2 HR  3 SBOverall: .353/.400/.559Bo Way was drafted by the Angels in the 7th round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft out of Kennesaw State. One has to assume the Angels got a long look at Way from scouting his college teammate, Max Pentecost...
Via Angelswin
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels week in review: The hunt for first

The week ahead With one week left before the four-day All-Star break, the Angels play three against the Toronto Blue Jays at home before hitting the road for four games at the Texas Rangers. The Halos won three of four at Toronto in May and are 4-2 against Texas, sweeping a three-game series at Angel Stadium last month. The week behind Really, do things get much better than this...
Via Fox Sports West
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rich Hill Let Go By LAA After Facing 4 Batters

After being traded to Anaheim by the Red Sox last Tuesday, Milton's Rich Hill faced just four batters for the Angles. Unhappy with the results, the Halos designated Hill for assignment yesterday. Appearing in both ends of a doubleheader against the White Sox, Hill loaded the bases on a single and two walks before being replaced. In Game 2, Hill walked the only batter he faced...
Via FenwayNation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Saturday’s Trade Shows Diamondbacks Planning For Future

Saturday afternoon, a trade was announced between the Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim that sent relief pitcher Joe Thatcher and outfielder Tony Campana to the Angels for two prospects. Thatcher has been one of the most effective pitchers on the Diamondbacks’ staff, posting a 2.63 ERA in 24 innings for Arizona, good for third and fifth in each category among players...
Via TopSportsReport
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Angels acquire Thatcher and Campana from Diamondbacks

On Friday, the Los Angeles Angels acquired Joe Thatcher and Tony Campana from the Arizona Diamondbacks in return for minor leaguers Zach Borenstein and Joey Krehbiel. In Thatcher, the Angels gained the left-handed reliever they have been searching for. The 32-year old southpaw is currently pitching in his eighth major league season and his second for the Diamondbacks. His 2.63 ERA...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Trade for Two Prospects

Krehbiel (left) poses with his former high school teammate Brett Phillips during spring training. Credit: bradkrichardson.com The Diamondbacks are beginning to build for the future midway through their disastrous 2014 campaign. News came early today that the Diamondbacks traded relief pitcher Joe Thatcher and outfielder Tony Campana to the Los Angeles Angeles for two of their minor...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
16 days ago  |  1 Comment

By the Numbers: Angels vs. Astros 6/5/14

Game 86 of 162 Angel Stadium: Anaheim, CA, 7:05 PM PST TV: FS-WestPitching MatchupLAA- LHP Hector Santiago (0-7 4.08 ERA)vs.HOU- RHP Scott Feldman (4-5 3.92 ERA) Recent Roster Moves: Angels acquire OF Tony Campana and LHP Joe Thatcher in exchange for OF Zach Borenstein and RHP Joey Krehbiel.  Angels option RHP Cory Rasmus to AAA Salt Lake and recall LHP Micheal Roth to the...
Via In The Neutral Zone
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks ship Joe Thatcher to the Angels

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have acquired Joe Thatcher from the Arizona Diamondbacks.  The deal as a whole was: LHP Joe Thatcher and OF Tony Campana to LAA, in exchange for OF Zach Borenstein and RHP Joey Krehbiel.   Today the #Angels acquired LHP Joe Thatcher and OF Tony Campana from the DBacks in exchange for OF Zach Borenstein and RHP Joey Krehbiel. — Los Angeles Angels...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks trade Thatcher and Campana to Angels

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim acquired left-handed relief pitcher Joe Thatcher and outfielder Tony Campana from the Arizona Diamondbacks for prospects Zach Borenstein and Joey Krehbiel according to a report by Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. The Diamondbacks are expected to make a few trades before the July 31 deadline so the move was no surprise. Thatcher was one of three bullpen...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Acquire Lefty Reliever From the Diamondbacks

It might not be a direct answer to the blockbuster deal the Oakland Athletics pulled off on Friday evening, but the Los Angeles Angels have added some much-needed help to their bullpen. According to multiple reports, Los Angeles acquire left-handed specialist Joe Thatcher and reserve outfielder Tony Campana from the Arizona Diamondbacks for two prospects.  Dbacks got prospects...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels Acquire Tony Campana, Joe Thatcher from Diamondbacks

#486496915 / gettyimages.com In a move far below the radar of the Athletics/Cubs deal that occurred late Friday night, the Los Angeles Angels and Arizona Diamondbacks have completed a trade of their own. CBS Sports.com’s Dayn Perry reported Saturday morning that the Angels have acquired outfielder Tony Campana and pitcher Joe Thatcher in exchange for Minor League prospects Zach...
Via TopSportsReport
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels add much-needed lefty pitcher Joe Thatcher

The Angels added another much-needed left-hander to their bullpen on Saturday, acquiring Joe Thatcher and outfielder Tony Campana from the Arizona Diamondbacks. In exchange, the Angels sent two minor leaguers, outfielder Zach Borenstein and right-handed pitcher Joey Krehbiel, to Arizona. The addition of Thatcher adds a second lefty to a bullpen that at one time had none. Thatcher...
Via Fox Sports West
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels acquire Joe Thatcher from Diamondbacks in 4-player deal

After speculation in the past few days, the Los Angeles Angels made a move on Saturday to acquire a much needed left-handed reliever.  The main player in the deal is southpaw Joe Thatcher as he heads to Los Angeles along with reserve outfielder Tony Campana.  MLB Roster Moves tweeted out the whole deal:.@Angels acquire LHP Joe Thatcher and OF Tony Campana from @Dbacks for OF...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels receive Campana/Thatcher from Diamondbacks for prospects

The Los Angeles Angels have traded OF prospect Zach Borenstein and LHP prospect Joey Krehbiel to the Arizona Diamondbacks for LHP Joe Thatcher and OF Tony Campana. Thatcher (32) has a 2.63 ERA  in 24.0 IP this 2014 season. He also sports a 1.1 HR/9 and 1.083 WHIP. Thatcherhas spent the last two seasons with the Diamondbacks and Padres. Late Friday night, rumors began...
Via In The Neutral Zone
17 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs send Thatcher, Campana to Angels for two minor leaguers

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks on Saturday acquired minor league outfielder Zach Borenstein and right-handed reliever Joey Krehbiel from the Los Angeles Angels for left-handed pitcher Joe Thatcher and Triple-A Reno outfielder Tony Campana. Borenstein will report to Double-A Mobile, while Krehbiel will be assigned to High-A Visalia. In a corresponding move, the D-backs recalled left...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
17 days ago  |  Discuss

TRADE ALERT: Angels get their LOOGY, acquire Joe Thatcher from D’Backs

Jerry Dipoto has been looking for a left-handed reliever for his bullpen for months and finally seems to have found his man: Confirming reports that #Angels are set to acquire LH Joe Thatcher & OF Tony Campana, source said. Zach Borenstein, Joey Kreihbel go to ARI. — Alden Gonzalez (@Alden_Gonzalez) July 5, 2014 Thatcher isn’t exactly a household name, but he has been one...
Via Monkey with a Halo
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels answer Athletics’ trade by acquiring Thatcher, Campana

When your division rival goes all-in by picking up two of the best starting pitchers on the trade market in one trade, what do you do to respond? Well, if you’re the Los Angeles Angels, the answer is “acquire a fifth outfielder and a LOOGY”, of course. Sources: #Angels acquire Thatcher, Campana from #DBacks. Return not yet known. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 5, 2014...
Via Bloguin Best
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels answer Athletics’ trade by acquiring Thatcher, Campana

When your division rival goes all-in by picking up two of the best starting pitchers on the trade market in one trade, what do you do to respond? Well, if you’re the Los Angeles Angels, the answer is “acquire a fifth outfielder and a LOOGY”, of course. Sources: #Angels acquire Thatcher, Campana from #DBacks. Return not yet known. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 5, 2014...
Via The Outside Corner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels acquire Joe Thatcher, Tony Campana from Diamondbacks

Seeking to add a left-hander reliever, the Los Angeles Angels have obtained lefty Joe Thatcher and also outfielder Tony Campana from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Sources:
Via On-Base Talk
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels acquire Joe Thatcher and Tony Campana from D’backs

The Los Angeles Angels are set to acquire pitcher Joe Thatcher and outfielder Tony Campana from the Arizona Diamondbacks reports FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. The 32-year-old Thatcher has had a good season in the Diamondbacks bullpen posting a 2.63 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP across 37 appearances. He owns a 25/3 K/BB ratio and would provide the Angels with the left handed option they have...
Via Tireball.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Hudson takes noteworthy step in slow, steady recovery

PHOENIX -- Daniel Hudson had been waiting for this day for two years. It only felt like forever. Hudson threw 20 pitches off the Chase Field mound in a simulated game Wednesday afternoon, the first time he had been back on that rubber since the first of his two Tommy John surgeries knocked him out in mid-summer, 2012.  "It felt good to get back out there," Hudson said...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Factor12 thru Australia

RANK   PITCHERS AGE IP F12 1 Hyun-Jin Ryu* 27 5.00 37.660 2 Will Harris 29 2.00 37.113 3 Clayton Kershaw* 26 6.67 36.778 4 Joe Thatcher* 32 1.33 34.475 5 Wade Miley* 27 5.00 29.324 6 Brian Wilson 32 1.00 25.972 7 Addison Reed 25 1.00 19.760 8 Trevor Cahill 26 4.00 17.985 9 Bo Schultz 28 1.00 17.312 10 Kenley Jansen 26 1.33 15.350 11 J.J....
Via 60ft6in
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks spring training preview: Relief pitchers

Second in a series previewing the 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks heading into the start of spring training. WHO'S BACK Most of the arms that filled the bullpen last season return, including sometime-closers Brad Ziegler and J.J. Putz, both right-handers. Right-handers David Hernandez and Will Harris also are back, as is long man and fellow right-hander Josh Collmenter. Left-handers...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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