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Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Report: Marlins tried to acquire Jim Johnson from Athletics

The Marlins tried to acquired right-hander Jim Johnson from the Athletics last week, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The offer was Johnson and cash for the 39th overall pick in this week’s draft, plus another player.

The Chronicles of Reddick Posted: June 04, 2014 at 04:42 PM | 23 comment(s)
  Beats: florida marlins, oakland a's

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

SI.com (Jaffe): Jose Fernandez’s Tommy John tale takes an unsettling turn

I think Jaffe’s thesis here (Fernandez self-sabotaged and may have potentially destroyed his career) is rather overstated, but still…has pitching hurt ever worked out well for anyone except Sandy Koufax and Curt Schilling?

The loss of Jose Fernandez to Tommy John surgery blindsided the baseball world, robbing the game of a brilliant young star, at least temporarily. But just as the 21-year-old ace threatened to recede into the bleak landscape of this year’s wave of injuries, things have taken a turn for the weird. First came a rare statement from a lawyer on his surgery outlining the timeline of Fernandez’s demise. Then, in his first round of media availability since the surgery, Fernandez himself contradicted that statement, shining a light into the current epidemic’s darker corners while showing unusual loyalty to a team that has rarely merited it.

To appreciate how strange things have gotten, it’s worth reviewing the events of the past two weeks…

Depressoteric Posted: May 21, 2014 at 04:04 PM | 15 comment(s)
  Beats: florida marlins

Monday, April 28, 2014

Pitcher Clay Hensley will retire from baseball

Hensley spent parts of seven seasons in the majors with the Padres, Marlins, and Giants, finishing his career with an even 4.00 ERA and a 1.37 WHIP in 271 games and 517 innings pitched. He last played in the majors in 2012, and was most recently pitching for the Atlantic League’s Sugar Land Skeeters.


 

 

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