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NL East Notes: Norris, Lagares, Stewart, Prado, Chen, Straily, Quinn

The latest from around the NL East… The Mets had Bud Norris “on their board” before the veteran right-hander signed with the Cardinals, The Athletic’s Marc Carig reports (Twitter link).  Norris’ versatility as both a reliever and a potential swingman or spot starter intrigued the Mets, who may or may not be still looking for rotation depth. Juan Lagares’ name has surfaced in some...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
February 14, 2018  |  Discuss

Tyler Flowers is setting the stage for catcher’s safety

Tyler Flowers is setting the stage for catcher’s safety. Braves C breaks down his gear for Chopcast LIVE’s Cory McCartney and Zach Dillard.
Via FOX Sports South
July 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Tyler Flowers on Jaime Garcia's grand slam as Braves ripped Dodgers

"I was at second and I was thinking 'That sounded really good.'" - Tyler Flowers on Jaime Garcia's grand slam as Braves ripped Dodgers.
Via FOX Sports South
July 22, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clayton Kershaw tosses an eephus pitch

Just when you think the Los Angeles Dodgers ace has shown everything in his amazing repertoire, Thursday afternoon’s outing against the Atlanta Braves brought about something brand new to Clayton Kershaw’s arsenal. Facing catcher Tyler Flowers with one out in the bottom of the fourth, Kershaw let loose on a pitch that did anything but break the radar gun. Watch out: There's a...
Via The Sports Daily
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

AP source: Tyler Flowers, Braves agree to $5.3M, 2-year deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A person familiar with the negotiations says catcher Tyler Flowers and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a $5.3 million, two-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement had not yet been announced. Flowers gets $2 million next season and $3 million in 2017. The agreement includes a $4 million team option for 2018...
Via Associated Press
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Flowers on Framing and Umpires

Much has been written about pitch framing, and Tyler Flowers knows the subject well. The Chicago White Sox backstop has caught 255 big league games and another 362 at the minor-league level. He’s no grizzled veteran, but at the age of 28 he’s far from a neophyte behind the dish. Flowers is 6-foot-4, which makes […]
Via Fangraphs
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan makes one-handed bat catch, protects baby behind her

After Tyler Flowers' bat slipped out of his hands on a swing Monday, fans took cover as the free-flying piece of lumber skipped off the top of the dugout and into the U.S. Cellular Field stands. Seated in the first row, Eileen Depesa didn't even flinch as she caught the incoming bat with one hand, and the crowd went wild.The sure-handed woman said she didn't make the play for personal...
Via The Other Paper
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox: One last look

Ah, Opening Day. Between the crack of the bat, the smell of peanuts and hot dogs, the packed ballpark and just pulling your kid out of school so he/she can catch the first game of the year, there’s no other day quite like it. It’s a special day and no doubt one of the best days of the year. It offers new hope for everyone: hope for players that had a disappointing season in the previous...
Via isportsweb.com
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox: Does spring performance translate to the season?

Congratulations Chicago baseball fans; you have survived the deathly cold, long months of winter, or at least the frozen winter days without baseball. (You’ll have to wait until March 20th for it to officially be spring.) But right now in Glendale, Arizona, it is spring! That’s because Saturday, February 15, 2014 marks the first day the Chicago White Sox pitchers and catchers report...
Via isportsweb.com
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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