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Monday, December 15, 2014

Dodgers sign Brett Anderson for $10 million

Having paid the Marlins to take right-hander Dan Haren off their hands the Dodgers have replaced him in the rotation with left-hander Brett Anderson.

According to Buster Olney of ESPN.com it’s a one-year deal worth $10 million in guaranteed money, plus $4 million in potential incentives. Haren had one year and $10 million remaining on his contract when the Dodgers shipped him and the money to cover his entire salary to Miami.

Wow, a million dollars per start?

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: December 15, 2014 at 05:26 PM | 38 comment(s)
  Beats: brett anderson, dodgers, free agents

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Sources: Cubs in talks to acquire Nationals’ Jordan Zimmermann | Chicago Sun-Times

Another report says the clubs aren’t dealing. Brett Anderson would be a great buy-low pickup for a smart team.

Zimmermann, 28, would be a younger, potentially less-expensive alternative to the higher-end free agents on the market this off-season, though the player package to acquire him would have to include at least one of their touted young middle infielders, sources say.

One source said the teams have enough mutual interest that names have been discussed. Another said he expected the Cubs to complete the deal – along with Cardinals free agent Justin Masterson, who blamed minor injuries for season-long struggles in 2014 after a 2013 All-Star season.

Masterson is said to be willing to sign a low-cost one-year deal for a chance to prove himself in spring training, possibly similar to the $1 million deal the Cubs gave James McDonald last winter.

Lester, considered by some executives the most valuable free agent starter on the market, is still in play for the Cubs, say insiders, along with buy-low/upside guys such as Rockies free agent Brett Anderson, veteran bench guys such as Athletics free agent outfielder Jonny Gomes and bullpen help.

Jim Furtado Posted: November 12, 2014 at 06:34 AM | 34 comment(s)
  Beats: brett anderson, cubs, jordan zimmermann, justin masterson, nationals

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Anderson’s 2015 option not picked up by Rockies | rockies.com

It’s crazy to think he’s only 26 It seems like he’s been hurt a lot longer than that.

Jim Furtado Posted: November 02, 2014 at 09:43 AM | 9 comment(s)
  Beats: brett anderson, rockies

Monday, August 11, 2014

Rockies’ Brett Anderson likely done for season with bulging disc

Anderson is the pitcher version of Nick Johnson.

Colorado Rockies starter Brett Anderson has been diagnosed with a bulging disc in his back and is likely to miss the remainder of the season, Rockies trainer Keith Dugger told reporters Sunday.

Anderson will see a specialist Monday to determine the next step in his treatment.

The left-hander was forced to leave his start last Tuesday after just three innings when his back locked up, at which point the Rockies said Anderson was likely headed to the disabled list. He missed three months earlier this season with a fractured index finger.

Anderson has an extensive history of injuries, having not made more than 19 starts in a year since his rookie season in 2009. He underwent Tommy John surgery in 2011 and missed almost four months last season due to a stress fracture in his foot.

The 26-year-old recorded a 2.91 ERA in his eight starts this season. Traded to Colorado from the Oakland Athletics before this season, Anderson has a $12 million club option or a $1.5 million buyout for 2015.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: August 11, 2014 at 10:14 AM | 16 comment(s)
  Beats: brett anderson, pitcher injuries, rockies

 

 

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