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Cubs trade Chris Coghlan for Aaron Brooks, RESIGN DEXTER FOWLER

The Cubs' 4th OF battle has just become wide open. The Cubs dealth Chris Coghlan to the Oakland Athletics for AAA/MLB SP/RP Aaron Brooks. ….. By god, it's Dexter Fowler's music!!! Those first two sentences were as far as I got before I read the news that the Cubs re-signed Dexter Fowler. One year with a mutual option. This is like pro wrestling. The Cubs' 4th OF battle...
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February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Oakland sends RHP Brooks to Cubs for OF Coghlan

MESA, Ariz. (AP) The Chicago Cubs acquired right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks from the Oakland Athletics for outfielder Chris Coghlan on Thursday. The 30-year-old Coghlan batted .250 with 25 doubles, 16 home runs and 41 RBIs in 148 games for the Cubs last season. The 25-year-old Brooks is 3-5 with an 8.38 ERA in 58 innings during 15 big league appearances, including 10 as a starter...
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February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Brooks' A's debut impresses just about everyone - family included

Saturday was a big day in the career of right-hander Aaron Brooks.Obtained by the Oakland Athletics in the trade that sent Ben Zobrist to the Kansas City Royals, the 25-year-old Brooks made his first start with his new club at Coliseum and things couldn't have gone much better.Facing the Cleveland Indians, Brooks sailed through seven innings, allowing just five hits and one...
Via FOX Sports
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s successful in Ben Zobrist trade

The rebuild continues for the Oakland A’s. The KC Royals don’t want to come up short this year This time it’s Ben Zobrist leaving. Zobrist goes to the AL leading Royals, where he will replace a struggling Omar Infante at second base. In return, the A’s receive minor league pitchers, LHP Sean Manaea and RHP Aaron Brooks. Brooks was drafted in the ninth round of the 2011 draft and...
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals swap righty relievers, add Mariot and drop Brooks

SEATTLE -- The Kansas City Royals have shuffled right-handed relievers, calling up Michael Mariot from Triple A Omaha and sending down Aaron Brooks. The Royals made the moves before Monday night's game at Seattle. Mariot joins the Royals for the first time this season. He went 1-0 with a 6.48 ERA in 17 relief appearances for them last year. Brooks allowed three runs in 3 1/3 innings...
Via Associated Press
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals recall Aaron Brooks, option Yohan Pino to Omaha

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Aaron Brooks is joining the Kansas City Royals pitching staff and Yohan Pino is going back to the minors. Pino is optioned to Triple-A Omaha after going 5 1/3 innings Friday in a loss to Boston in his first big league start this season. He gave up six runs on 11 hits, four for extra bases, and a walk. Brooks, a 25-year-old right-hander, is making his third stint...
Via Associated Press
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Good, The Bad and Arron Brooks

    Happy 4th of July weekend to all of our readers out there in the blogosphere! We hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable holiday. With the exit of The United States in The World Cup earlier in the week, we can turn our attention once again to our boys in blue. With 85 games in the books, The Kansas City Royals are a respectable 45-40, in second place 4 games behind The Detroit...
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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

One of those Days: Blue Jays rock Brooks, Royals 12-2

When a baseball game features opposing pitchers both making their first career start, anything is truly possible. Unfortunately for the Royals, not much more could have gone wrong in an ugly 12-2 loss at the hands of the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon. Royals starter Aaron Brooks, making just his second big league appearance, was thrown to the wolves in a game that Yordano...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Moves: Coleman off DL, Gio Up, Joseph and Brooks Down

The Kansas City Royals have made a few roster moves prior to the series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays in activating reliever Louis Coleman off the disabled list and optioning pitcher Aaron Brooks back to Omaha. That move was expected, but in the moderately surprising move of the day, the Royals have recalled infielder Johnny Giavotella and corresponded that move by sending Donnie...
Via Pine Tar Press
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals bring up pitcher Aaron Brooks from Triple-A

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Royals purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks from Triple-A Omaha on Saturday.
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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