Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Eduardo Rodriguez Newsbeat

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Orioles acquire left-handed reliever Andrew Miller from Red Sox

Package him and Maybin for Cabrera?

The O’s acquired left-handed reliever Andrew Miller from the Boston Red Sox, a deal that adds a solid piece to the back end of the bullpen. But it also cost them one of their top pitching prospects in left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez..

A free agent at season’s end, Miller has a 2.34 ERA and has struck out 69 in 42 1/3 innings this season. The 29-year-old has held righties to a .180./.279/.258 line and lefties to a .150/.203/.217 line…

Rodriguez missed more than a month with a knee sprain sustained while lifting weights earlier this season, and has pitched to a 4.79 ERA at Double-A Bowie. There were some internal questions about his work ethic in coming back from the injury, but Rodriguez is still a young, inexpensive left-handed pitcher with a lot of upside and has been one of the youngest players invited to big league camp the past two seasons.


 

 

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Traderdave
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT: Politics, October 2014: Sunshine, Baseball, and Etch A Sketch: How Politicians Use Analogies
(4802 - 11:14am, Oct 31)
Last: Lassus

NewsblogAngell: The Best
(22 - 11:13am, Oct 31)
Last: AROM, Instagram Gangsta

NewsblogJoe Maddon is to become Cubs manager, sources say
(118 - 11:13am, Oct 31)
Last: Charles S. will not yield to this monkey court

NewsblogDeadline: World Series Ratings: Game 7 Scores Home Run For Fox
(10 - 11:12am, Oct 31)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogMLB -- It's time to back off on manager bashing - ESPN
(6 - 11:11am, Oct 31)
Last: Ray (RDP)

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 10-31-2014
(13 - 11:10am, Oct 31)
Last: What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face?

NewsblogA Visit to Madison Bumgarner Country, and a Proud Father's Home - NYTimes.com
(3 - 11:06am, Oct 31)
Last: Hal Chase School of Professionalism

NewsblogSend Alex Gordon! | FiveThirtyEight
(89 - 11:06am, Oct 31)
Last: Jolly Old St. Nick Is A Jolly Old St. Crip

NewsblogFull Count ยป Red Sox sign Koji Uehara to 2-year contract
(22 - 11:03am, Oct 31)
Last: Steve Balboni's Personal Trainer

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - October 2014
(641 - 11:01am, Oct 31)
Last: HMS Moses Taylor

NewsblogBoston.com: Youk Retires
(10 - 10:48am, Oct 31)
Last: Lance Reddick! Lance him!

NewsblogNewest Hall of Fame Candidates Announced
(65 - 10:46am, Oct 31)
Last: Ron J2

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 2014 Discussion
(23 - 10:42am, Oct 31)
Last: DL from MN

NewsblogNo, Alex Gordon wouldn't have scored an inside the park home run
(147 - 10:38am, Oct 31)
Last: bunyon

NewsblogNY Times: In Rare Film, White Sox Before They Were Black Sox
(1 - 9:38am, Oct 31)
Last: T.J.

Page rendered in 1.0367 seconds
49 querie(s) executed