Toronto’s Roster Moves Hurt Bisons Playoff Hopes

Weber was the ace of the Bisons staff, going 6-4 with a 2.63 ERA ( Only a half-game back in the International League Wild Card chase, the Buffalo Bisons playoff hopes took a hit Wednesday afternoon as the Toronto Blue Jays announced they’d be promoting three critical members of the Herd. The Blue Jays selected the contract of Buffalo Bisons star outfielder Kevin Pillar...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Bisons Lose Badly In Unexpected Bullpen Night

Fighting for a playoff spot, you always want to put your team in the best position to succeed. The Toronto Blue Jays didn’t let Bisons Manager Marty Brown do his job to the fullest Tuesday evening as they gave him little notice that his scheduled starting pitcher for the evening, Thad Weber, would not be making his scheduled start in Buffalo. Toronto told Brown to hold back Weber...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild Card Update: Bisons Take Step Back

Tuesday wasn’t the most pleasant day for the Buffalo Bisons. After finding out only an hour before game time that scheduled SP Thad Weber was being held back by Toronto in order to be called up, the Herd went on to lose to the Syracuse Chiefs 13-4. The Bisons loss grouped with a pair of victories by Norfolk and Pawtucket dropped Buffalo into 3rd place in the International League...
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August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays put RHP Josh Johnson on DL

Blue Jays right-hander Josh Johnson has been put on the 15-day disabled list with a sore forearm and right-hander Thad Weber has been recalled from Triple-A Buffalo. Johnson's scheduled start Monday had been pushed back to Wednesday because of the pain. The decision to put him on the DL came after he felt sore while playing catch during batting practice Tuesday. ''I...
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays put RHP Johnson on DL

Blue Jays right-hander Josh Johnson has been put on the 15-day disabled list with a sore forearm and right-hander Thad Weber has been recalled from Triple-A Buffalo. Johnson's scheduled start Monday had been pushed back to Wednesday because of the pain. The decision to put him on the DL came after he felt sore while playing catch during batting practice Tuesday. ''I...
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Bisons “Stupid Baseball” Leads To Loss

“I don’t take to losing very well especially when it’s stupid baseball.” Bisons manager Marty Brown wasn’t too happy following his team’s 4-2 loss to the Toledo Mud Hens Thursday evening at Coca-Cola Field. With runners on first and second down 4-2 with two outs in the ninth, Anthony Gose was caught stealing second base, ending a potential Bisons rally despite never receiving...
Via Queen City Sports
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Pillar Stellar in Bisons Come From Behind Win

Having played just six games for the Bisons thus far this season, Kevin Pillar is making a far larger impact than ever imagined. The 24-year old was 4 for 5 with four doubles as the Bisons took down the Gwinnett Braves at Coolray Park Wednesday night. The Herd gave up three runs in the bottom half of the first inning but they were able to settle down as was starting pitcher Thad...
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June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Overbeck Leads Iron Pigs Over Bisons

Playing without manager Marty Brown after being suspended earlier in the day, Buffalo struggled to get their bats going as they were shutout by Lehigh Valley in their return home Tuesday evening 4-0. Starring for the Iron Pigs, veteran Cody Overbeck gave the Bisons all sorts of problems. Overbeck put the Iron Pigs on the board first with a leadoff home run in the second inning to...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

The Pad-Jays: A Look at Those Who Have Worn Each Uniform

As the Toronto Blue Jays and San Diego Padres prepare to wrap-up their 3 game series tonight, I thought it would be fun to springboard off of Son of a Duck’s post on Friday morning and examine the players who have spent time in both a Padres and Blue Jays uniform. There are some obvious names (and we’ll get to those) that will come to mind – names seared into our collective...
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June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays Option RHP Thad Weber To Buffalo

The Toronto Blue Jays have decided to option right-handed reliever Thad Weber to their Triple-A Buffalo club and will provide organizational depth for their pitching stock. Weber, who has been used mostly as a starter in the minors, has made seven major league appearances, all as a reliever, and has been mediocre at best, accumulating a 3.60 earned run average while striking out...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Morrow leaves hurt, Blue Jays lose to Braves

Both in the rotation and the bullpen, the Toronto Blue Jays are beset by sore arms. Brian McCann hit two home runs, including a solo shot in the 10th inning that lifted the Atlanta Braves over the Blue Jays 7-6 on Tuesday. McCann's winning homer came off Thad Weber, who was pitching because closer Casey Janssen was unavailable. Janssen, who had shoulder surgery last November...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres Perform Trio Of Moves Including Recalling Tim Stauffer

The San Diego Padres have recalled right-handed pitcher Tim Stauffer from their Triple-A Tucson minor league affiliate and does not have a defined role yet. To make room for him on the active roster, the Padres have designated right-handed reliever Thad Weber for assignment. Weber will have to clear the waiver wire process and accept an assignment by the Padres to remain with the...
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May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

MadFriars' April Players of the Month

Each month, MadFriars will take a look at the best performances across the Padres minor league system. April featured strong performances from a number of the Padres highly-regarded pitching prospects. On the offensive side however, the top production came from unheralded and forgotten players. But that, as the saying goes, is why they play the games. Tucson Padres Weve already...
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May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres Recall Robbie Erlin, Option Thad Weber

MLB News: The San Diego Padres recalled left hander Robbie Erlin from Triple-A Tucson on Wednesday. To make room for him, Thad Weber was optioned to Triple-A Tucson. Erlin is one of the Padres top pitching prospects and while he has struggled early on in 2013, has put up some very good numbers during his career. Fantasy Ramifications: If you have a spot on your roster that you can...
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April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres Place Pitcher Tyson Ross On Disabled List

MLB News: The San Diego Padres placed pitcher Tyson Ross on the disabled list Saturday due to a left shoulder dislocation. It is to his non-throwing shoulder, so his recooperation time shouldn’t be nearly as drastic as if it had been his throwing arm. To take his place on the roster for the time being is pitcher Thad Weber who may or may not get the nod Tuesday in Ross’ place...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres Recall Pitcher Thad Weber

MLB News: The San Diego Padres recalled pitcher Thad Weber from Triple-A Tucson to take place of starter Tyson Ross who went on the disabled list due to a left shoulder separation. It is not known Weber’s role with the Padres as far as whether or not he will get the start in Ross’ absence, but either way Weber has struggled so far this year, tossing up a 4.91 earned run average...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres Winter League Recap

Padres Winter League Recap  Venezuelan Winter League Hitters: Alexi Amarista: 55 G, 55-208 (.264), 13 2b, 1 3b, 3 HR, 24 RBI, 16 BB, 4 SB Jesus Guzman: 29 G, 30-103 (.291), 4 2b, 3 HR, 12 RBI, 11 BB, 23 K, 1 SB   Pitchers: Wilfredo Boscan: 12 GS, 3-1, 1.80 ERA, 55 IP, 45 H, 11 ER, 4HR, 5 HB, 20 BB, 40 K Adys Portillo: 0 GS, 21 G, 2-2, 4.56 ERA, 23.2 IP 24 H, 12 ER, 4 HR, 11BB,...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Tucson Padres Week #22 August 27- September 3

The Tucson Padres finished of it's 2012 season with a win loss record of 56-88. The T-Pads finished fourth in the Pacific Coast League Southern Division, Tucson was behind the first place team the Sacramento River Cats by 30 games. Tucson also trailed the third place team the Fresno Grizzlies by 18 games. The T-Pads finished off its 22nd week playing the Salt Lake Bees in a four...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 9-3-12

Tucson loses another close one, despite a great pitching performance from Thad Weber. Edinson Rincon collected 3 hits as the Missions lose to the Hooks 3-1. The Storm clinches a playoff spot thanks to a victory and a Quakes loss. This is their 8th consecutive year making the playoffs. Fort Wayne is playoff-bound too as they split the double header. Yeison Asencio went 1-2 and clinched...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Friar 8.26.12

How does it feel to be a fan of one of the hottest teams in baseball right now? I for one love what the Padres have been doing of late on the field, they are executing on offense and the pitching has been superb. Like I said yesterday, one of my biggest fears was that the team wouldn't be able to pitch as well at Chase Field. But both Eric Stults and Clayton Richard have been...
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August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Friar 8.24.12

The way the Padres have been playing of late an off day seems like a tiny little curse. I want to see these guys play every day! But it is a good thing to get the off day now and then to get rested up and then get back to what they are doing best right now. Tonight is the first game of a series in Arizona. We all know about the past history there for the Padres, but this year has...
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Friar 8.23.12

The Padres are the best team in baseball. Seriously go look it up, it's a proven fact. Alright, maybe that's not entirely true, but they sure are taking the role of spoiler to heart. The Pirates will most likely finish about .500 for the first time in forever, but to add something more sweet to that they are trying for a playoff push. After the Padres swept them this past...
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August 23, 2012  |  Discuss

BP Unfiltered: Check Your Facts, or Twitter Will Check Them for You by Ben Lindbergh

The Tigers are going through a bit of a bullpen crisis, and late Monday night, Detroit Newsâ
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July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Tigers activate Dotel from DL

Reliever Octavio Dotel, on the 15-day disabled list since June 3 with right elbow inflammation, has been activated by the Tigers. Dotel is 1-2 with a 4.42 ERA in 21 appearances for the Tigers this season. Pitcher Thad Weber was sent to Toledo to make room for Dotel.
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

TigsTown Transaction Blog: Fister Returns

Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. Doug Fister has come back from the DL and Thad Weber is back in Detroit.
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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