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Phillies May Stay Away From Ryan Madson

Photo Courtesy: Steve Trapani Last week, we saw reports of more than a few major league teams, including the Phillies, watching Ryan Madson pitch. It seemed as though Madson's former team was quite interested in a return after two years apart. Things seemed to take a different turn, though, yesterday,...
Via Philliedelphia
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals interested in reliever Ryan Madson

James Wagner of the Washington Post reports that the Nationals were among the teams in attendance at Ryan Madson‘s showcase last Friday in Phoenix and came away impressed by the free agent reliever. Madson reportedly hit 93 mph with his fastball on multiple occasions during the workout and should soon land a minor league contract from one of the 15-or-so clubs that showed up to watch him pitch.
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Boston Red Sox Attended Ryan Madson’s Workout In Phoenix

Ryan Madson once again is auditioning for major league teams. The Boston Red Sox are doing their due diligence. The Red Sox were one of the teams that attended Madson’s workout in Phoenix on Friday, according to The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo. Madson hasn’t pitched in the majors since 2011 because of a torn ligament in his throwing elbow that required Tommy John surgery. Madson...
Via NESN.com
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Multiple clubs interested in Ryan Madson

former closer who hasn’t pitched in two years is garnering a healthy amount of interest. Ryan Madson threw an audition session for fifteen teams, reports Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com. The signs were encouraging as the 33-year old topped out at 93 miles per hour. Several teams have reportedly inquired about the right-handed reliever. Madson would enter his tenth year of Major League...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies keeping an eye on relief pitcher Ryan Madson

The Philadelphia Phillies struggled last season to a 73-89 record. They had many holes to fill this off season, one of which was in the bullpen, which had one of the worst ERA's in the league last season.  The Phillies addressed the bullpen situation when they signed Brad Lincoln, re-signed Antonio Bastardo and are hopeful for Mike Adam's recovery from his injuries last...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Linked To Him For Months, Phillies Finally Watch Ryan Madson Pitch Today

Photo: Philliedelphia/Steve Trapani The worst-kept secret in the Phillies' front office is that they would likely be interested in a Ryan Madson reunion for 2014. Finally, today, Madson threw for teams today on a one-on-one basis to demonstrate that he is recovered from multiple injuries. The Phillies were one of...
Via Philliedelphia
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Madson will showcase on February 7

In mid-January, we reported that pitcher Ryan Madson will showcase himself for interested teams in February. We now know a specific date: February 7. ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick announced the news Wednesday evening.Ryan Madson, on comeback trail after missing 2 years with injuries, will hold full public workout for teams Feb. 7 in Phoenix.— Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) January...
Via MLB Injury News
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox May Attend Madson's Workout On Feb. 7

Sox Attending Madson Workout?Multiple reports indicate that the Red Sox will likely be one of a few teams who'll attend the 'full public workout' of former Phillies hurler Ryan Madson. The 33-year old Madson has not pitched in the majors since 2011 due to a series of injuries—including Tommy John surgery.  He's expected to be back in top form—a form which delivered...
Via FenwayNation
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Madson to throw for MLB teams in February

Ryan Madson has not appeared in a major league game since 2011 due to right elbow issues, but he was one of the best relief pitchers in baseball before undergoing Tommy John surgery and should be able to find an incentives-based contract this off-season. Ken Rosenthal reported that Madson is planning to throw off a mound for interested teams the first week of February. Rosenthal...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies and relief pitcher Ryan Madson have mutual interest

The Philadelphia Phillies have made some minor moves this off season with the signing of outfielder Marlon Byrd, relief pitcher Brad Lincoln, starting pitcher Roberto Hernandez and catcher Wil Nieves. There is no secret that general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is not out for the big name free agents, as as the case in past off seasons.  He believes the team can still contend if...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Mutual Interest In Phils/Madson Reunion

In the mailbag from CSN Philly’s Jim Salisbury, Salisbury states there is mutual interest between the Phillies and RHP Ryan Madson for a reunion. Madson, now 33, last pitched in 2011 in Game 5 of the NLDS against the St. Louis Cardinals, throwing a scoreless frame in the top of the ninth of the 1-0 loss. After 2011, Madson signed a one-year, $6 million deal with the Cincinnati...
Via Phillies Nation
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies Are Interested In Ryan Madson, Who Is Interested In The Phillies

If you look at a Ryan Madson baseball card, you'll see that the last pitch he thrown came with the Phillies in 2011. But two full seasons, two teams, and $12 million paid to Madson later, he has still yet to throw a pitch in the major leagues since the...
Via Philliedelphia
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Interestested in a Madson reunion?

Are the Phillies in on Masahiro Tanaka? -- @fpchas A: Whether it’s reviewing scouting reports, actually looking in on a player, or discussing it internally, the Phillies check out every available player in some way, shape or form. The Boston Globe recently reported that the Phils peeked in on lefty Mark Mulder, who is attempting a comeback after being out of the game since 2008...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Madson working out in front of teams in hopes of comeback

Relief pitcher Ryan Madson was just becoming a premier closer in the Major Leagues when he saved 32 games in his first full season in that role. He did so for the Philadelphia Phillies in 2011. Then, his career hit the proverbial wall when he sprained the UCL ligament his right elbow in Spring Training of 2012. He had Tommy John surgery in April that year and has not pitched since...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Madson on the Comeback Trail

Jon Heyman tweeted that former Phillies pitcher Ryan Madson is working on the comeback after two seasons of being on the shelf (last season in Anaheim, the year before in Cincinnati). Madson hasn't thrown a pitch in the big leagues since the 9th inning of Game 5 of the 2011...
Via Philliedelphia
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox interested in reliever Ryan Madson

AP File Photo/ H RUMPH JR. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.— Just because the Boston Red Sox have not made that “big-name” splash so far this offseason like they have in prior years does not mean that they are not interested in players. FoxSports.com senior baseball writer Ken Rosenthal reported Thursday Boston is among many teams that have scouted southpaw Ryan Madson. #RedSox among...
Via CLNS Radio
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Phillies Reliever Ryan Madson Fires Agent Scott Boras

The Phillies and reliever Ryan Madson had a tough breakup. First, it appeared that the Phillies and Madson had worked out a four-year deal after the 2011 season. Madson had to settle for a one-year deal with the Cincinnati Reds. Madson came down with an injury and never threw a...
Via Philliedelphia
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels release reliever Ryan Madson

Veteran reliever Ryan Madson whose struggles serve as a lonely reminder than nothing is to be assumed with regard to a pitcher's recovery from Tommy John Surgery has been released by the Angels. Madson underwent the procedure in April 2012 and thanks to a number of setbacks has since managed to throw only one inning -- that lone frame coming as part of an abortive rehab assignment...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Madson released, Kendrick suffers hyperextended knee

The August 6th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Madson released, Kendrick suffers hyperextended knee and much more... The Story: The Angels released Ryan Madson. The Monkey Says: Well, so much for that signing. There was obviously no point in bringing Madson onto the roster this season, so they must've worked out a deal with him to just...
Via Monkey with a Halo
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels release injured reliever Ryan Madson

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Angels parted ways with veteran reliever Ryan Madson Monday, releasing him before he ever threw a pitch in an Angels' uniform. The oft-injured right-hander underwent Tommy John surgery in 2012 after injuring his arm in spring training with the Cincinnati Reds but suffered a number of setbacks. The local product who prepped at Moreno Valley's Valley...
Via Fox Sports West
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels release oft-injured RHP Ryan Madson

The Los Angeles Angels have released right-handed reliever Ryan Madson, who never pitched for the team while attempting to return from elbow ligament replacement surgery. The Angels abruptly announced the move Monday before the first pitch of their game against Texas. Los Angeles signed Madson to a one-year, $3.5 million deal in late November, hoping the former Philadelphia closer...
Via Fox Sports
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels’ Ryan Madson resumes throwing from mound

It’s been a long road back from Tommy John surgery for right-hander Ryan Madson. The Los Angeles Angels were hoping he’d be in their bullpen by now, but he continues to go through rehab, receiving treatment on his recovering elbow. While the road before him remains long and uncertain, Madson took an important step toward his return earlier this week, throwing off a mound...
Via MLB Injury News
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels' Ryan Madson could miss the entire 2013 season

Frustrated, Ryan Madson opened up to reporters a couple weeks ago about the fact that he would take HGH if it were legal.  His elbow has not healed properly or timely, and the former shut-down closer is not happy about it.  Now, it seems setbacks and the slow healing process might keep Madson from pitching at all this season. According to William Boor of MLB.com, Mike Scioscia...
Via MLB Injury News
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Hamilton doesn't know why he didn't play on Sunday, Madson resumes throwing

The June 18th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Hamilton doesn't know why he didn't play on Sunday, Madson resumes throwing and much more... The Story: Ryan Madson has resumed playing long toss but is still dealing with pain. The Monkey Says: That he is throwing is nice and all, but even he admits that they still don't know what...
Via Monkey with a Halo
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Angels' Ryan Madson in favor of players using HGH while rehabbing

It's been 14 months into recovery from Tommy John surgery and Los Angeles Angels pitcher Ryan Madson has finally reached the point where he is willing to try anything to get back on the baseball diamond — even Human Growth Hormone. "If HGH were legal, just in the process of healing, under a doctor's recommendation, in the right dosage, while you're on...
Via The Other Paper
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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