Miguel Cabrera Nails 2000th Career Hit in Longball Fashion

Miguel Cabrera is a beast. You know, I know it. He accomplished his 2000th career hit today, and of course it was a home run. Don't be silly. The Detroit Tigers first baseman notched hit No. 2000 of his career Friday afternoon in the form of a two-run bomb to left field. It came off Baltimore Orioles reliever Ryan Webb in the eighth inning of his team's 10-4 win at Comerica...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Miguel Cabrera’s 2,000th Career Hit Is — What Else? — a Home Run

Miguel Cabrera entered Friday afternoon needing four hits to reach 2,000 for his career. He got there in style, finishing off his 4-for-5 day — in a 10-4 Detroit Tigers win over the Baltimore Orioles — with a two-run shot to left field off reliever Ryan Webb. Your browser does not support iframes. Cabrera’s homer was one of three that the Tigers blasted in their third consecutive...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

5 things to know about the Orioles going to camp

Five things to know about the Baltimore Orioles as they start spring training camp: WHO'S CLOSING?: The biggest question heading into camp is who will handle the job of closer, an opening created by Executive Vice President Dan Duquette's decision to trade Jim Johnson to Oakland rather than pay the right-hander top dollar as the reigning AL saves leader. ''Jim is...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: O's have had 'recent, active' talks with Santana, Arroyo, Jimenez

This has been a very quiet offseason for the Orioles. The club traded closer Jim Johnson to the Athletics in a cost saving move but otherwise have only signed reliever Ryan Webb to a substantial contract. He received $4.5 million across two years. Their two-year deal with Grant Balfour fell through over physical concerns and other moves have involved minor league deals and near league...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles sign RHP Ryan Webb

Photo Credit: cbssports.com On Tuesday, Steve Adams reported on MLB Trade Rumors that right-handed reliever Ryan Webb signed with Baltimore. Terms of the deal are two years, $4.5 million. On Baseball-Reference.com, it notes that Webb has five years MLB experience. He originally reached the majors with San Diego (2009-10) before going to Florida/Miami (2011-13). He and Edward Mujica...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles sign RHP Webb to 2-year deal

The Baltimore Orioles have signed free agent right-hander Ryan Webb to a two-year contract. Webb had a 2.91 ERA with the Miami Marlins in 2012 and reached career highs with 66 games, 80 1-3 innings and 54 strikeouts. He was 2-6 for the Marlins. The 27-year-old Webb was originally selected in the fourth round of the 2004 amateur draft by Oakland. In five major league seasons, Webb...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Webb and Moving Out of Splitsville

Ryan Webb was one last week’s more surprising non-tenders. Miami decided Webb wasn’t worth his projected $1.5 million salary, according to Matt Swartz’s arbitration projections. In the past two seasons, Webb was worth 1.2 wins for the Marlins while working in 131 games. But don’t feel bad for Webb. He didn’t stay unemployed long: Baltimore added the reliever on a two-year...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles sign Ryan Webb to two-year deal

getty images The Baltimore Orioles have signed relief pitcher Ryan Webb to a two-year deal. Webb, 27, was non-tendered by the Miami Marlins this week after the club decided against going to arbitration with him. Projections had Webb getting just $1.5 million in arbitration and now the right hander will get $4.5 million over two seasons. While Webb will be a fine addition to the bullpen...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins RHP Ryan Webb, OF Chris Coghlan now free agents

The Marlins announced that they non-tendered right-handed reliever Ryan Webb and outfielder Chris Coghlan by Monday's midnight deadline, making them free agents. It can then be assumed they did tender contracts to the other five arbitration-eligible players: slugger Giancarlo Stanton, first baseman Logan Morrison, closer Steve Cishek, lefty reliever Mike Dunn and outfielder...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins non-tender Webb and Coghlan

getty images The Miami Marlins non-tendered reliever Ryan Webb and outfielder Chris Coghlan. Webb, 27, should have no trouble finding a new home after posting a 2.91 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP over 80 1/3 innings of work in 2013. While he does not rack up the strike out numbers he has more than made up for it with ground balls. In addition to Webb the Marlins opted to non-tender for NL...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Former top rookie Coghlan, Webb let go by Marlins

Chris Coghlan, the 2009 NL Rookie of the Year, became a free agent when the Miami Marlins failed to offer him a 2014 contract by Monday's midnight deadline. In addition to letting the outfielder go, the Marlins also didn't offer a deal to right-hander Ryan Webb. After hitting .321 with nine homers and 47 RBIs to win the rookie award, Coghlan has been limited by injuries...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

D'Arnaud's single in 12th give Mets 1-0 win

Slumping rookie Travis d'Arnaud hit a winning single with two outs in the 12th inning, lifting the New York Mets to a 1-0 victory over the Florida Marlins on Sunday. Dillon Gee and Tom Koehler took a pitchers' duel into the eighth inning before the Marlins and Mets each used five relievers to finish off the fifth extra-inning matchup this season between the NL East's...
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September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins' winning streak snapped by Cubs

The Miami bullpen is usually sturdy. On Wednesday it cost the Marlins their first four-game winning streak of the season. Former Marlin Donnie Murphy hit a two-run home run to cap a four-run rally in the seventh inning and the Cubs connected four times to beat Miami 9-7 and avoid a three-game sweep. Miami's bullpen gave up two homers and allowed six runs in four innings. Before...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Slumping Marlins fall to Braves 5-4 in 11 innings

Justin Ruggiano said every mistake seems to become more difficult to overcome as the Marlins' latest losing streak grows. Miami blew an early two-run lead and fell to the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Saturday night as B.J. Upton had four hits, including the game-winning single in the 11th inning off Ryan Webb. The Marlins, in last place in the NL East, have lost six straight. The...
Via Fox Sports
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Caleb Gindl hits first career homer to capture win for Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- Pulled aside by hitting coach Johnny Narron right before his at-bat to start the bottom of the 13th inning, Milwaukee Brewers rookie left fielder Caleb Gindl got the old don't try to hit a home run speech. Gindl heeded the advice and drove a 1-0 two-seam fastball from Ryan Webb to the opposite field. The ball just happened to go over the fence for Gindl's first...
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July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Caleb Gindl hits first career homer to capture win for Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- Pulled aside by hitting coach Johnny Narron right before his at-bat to start the bottom of the 13th inning, Milwaukee Brewers rookie left fielder Caleb Gindl got the old don't try to hit a home run speech. Gindl heeded the advice and drove a 1-0 two-seam fastball from Ryan Webb to the opposite field. The ball just happened to go over the fence for Gindl's first...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Marlins Ryan Webb, Mike Dunn, Not Steve Cishek, Likely to be Dealt

While most teams wonder what happens with hot-pitching Marlins’ pitcher, Ricky Nolasco, the Marlins are just as likely to deal some relievers at the trade deadline as they often do around this time.The popular rumor was they would trade closer, Steve Cishek, since Miami does not have any interest in competing this season and can take advantage of numerous teams with reliever needs...
Via Baseball News Source
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

The Tigers interested in a couple of Marlin relievers?

According to MLB.com’s Jason Beck (via MLBTradeRumors.com), the Tigers had a scout at this weekend’s Giants/Marlins game as Detroit is said to have an interest in Miami relievers Steve Cishek and Ryan Webb. The Tigers had a scout at this weekend’s Marlins-Giants series at San Francisco. Detroit has been rumored to have interest in Miami relievers who could hit the trade market...
Via The Majors Detroit
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies End Fish Streak

The Miami Marlins’ modest two game win streak came to an end on Tuesday with a 7-3 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies.   The two teams combined for 25 hits with both scoring late.  The loss put Miami back to twenty games under .500 with a record of 13-33 on the season. Jose Fernandez started the game but only was able to last five innings.  Fernandez did not have his best stuff...
Via MarlinsBaseball.com
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Fish Win Second Straight

The Miami Marlins have a rare win streak going after a 5-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday.  The win was the second in a row for Miami to improve the team to 13-32 on the season.   A string of exceptional pitching continued following on the heels of two of the better starts since this season by Marlins’ pitchers. Alex Sanabia allowed one run on seven hits in six...
Via MarlinsBaseball.com
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Sanabia Loses Homecoming Game

Alex Sanabia pitched for the first time in San Diego as a Major Leaguer and fell to 2-5 in the process.   The San Diego native was the pitcher of record in the Miami Marlins’ 5-1 loss to the Padres.  Miami has now scored only 1 run combined in two games after putting up a season high 14 in Philadelphia.  The Padres who also have a losing record have outscored the Marlins 10...
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Fish Drop Third Straight

The Miami Marlins lost their third consecutive game on Friday as the Philadelphia Phillies came away 4-1 winners.   The loss was the fourth in five games vs Philadelphia on the year and moved Miami to 8-22 on the year.  Also getting worse was their road record which is now at 3-11.  At the current pace, Miami will come close to challenging the 1962 New York Mets for worst record...
Via MarlinsBaseball.com
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Comeback Extends Win Streak To Three

The Miami Marlins didn’t lead on Tuesday until the end of the game but that was good enough for the 2-1 victory over the New York Mets which was their third straight win.   Kevin Slowey pitched a masterful eight innings but was a victim once again of low run support.   The third consecutive win gives Miami it’s longest winning streak of the year and improves their record to...
Via MarlinsBaseball.com
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Stanton Homers, Fish Fall Again

The Miami Marlins lost their third straight game to the Chicago Cubs on Saturday by a final tally of 3-2.  It wasn’t all bad news for Miami however as Giancarlo Stanton hit his first home run of the season.    The 472 foot blast cleared the scoreboard in left field in what was one of the longest home runs hit so far at Marlins Park.   With the loss, Miami is now 5-19 on the...
Via MarlinsBaseball.com
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Twinbill Split

The Miami Marlins split a doubleheader on Tuesday in Minnesota with the Twins taking game one 4-3 before the fish took the second game 8-5.   The split moves Miami to 5-16 on the season.   The doubleheader was needed after Monday’s game was snowed out in what was the Marlins’ first interleague series of the season. Jose Fernandez started game one and allowed four runs in his...
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April 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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