Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Braves to sign Miguel Batista

A signing where real facts and evidences face faith.

The Braves have agreed to sign Miguel Batista, David Lennon of Newsday reports (on Twitter). The Mets released the 41-year-old right-hander yesterday after designating him for assignment.

Batista posted a 4.82 ERA with 6.6 K/9 and 6.0 BB/9 in 46 2/3 innings for the Mets this year, including five starts.

The District Attorney Posted: July 28, 2012 at 12:39 AM | 15 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: braves, miguel batista, transactions

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. TerpNats Posted: July 28, 2012 at 01:32 AM (#4194340)
Why?
   2. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: July 28, 2012 at 01:37 AM (#4194344)
As if Braves fans weren't already disgusted enough with Ryan Dempster.
   3. The Clarence Thomas of BBTF (scott) Posted: July 28, 2012 at 01:51 AM (#4194349)
Journeyman Poet with a song in his soul!
   4. Yastrzemski in left. Posted: July 28, 2012 at 02:02 AM (#4194356)
In related news a tree fell in Sequoia.
   5. ajnrules Posted: July 28, 2012 at 02:46 AM (#4194358)
I'm sure the former Miss Iowa would be happy.
   6. Lassus Posted: July 28, 2012 at 06:51 AM (#4194373)
HA ####### HA
   7. bfan Posted: July 28, 2012 at 07:12 AM (#4194376)
So he throws some innings in Gwinnett, and if the arms of Ben Sheets and Tim Hudson fall off; and Tehran, Minor and Delgado cannot get people out, you bring him up and hope you can win, giving up 5 runs a game. I am sure he is "Plan D".
   8. AJMcCringleberry Posted: July 28, 2012 at 07:15 AM (#4194377)
This is great news, I didn't realize the Mets released him.
   9. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: July 28, 2012 at 07:49 AM (#4194386)
This will be his 11th team if he plays in the majors. And by 11th I mean 12th because he played for the Expos and then 10 years later he played for the Nationals.

   10. Jeff Francoeur's OPS Posted: July 28, 2012 at 10:39 AM (#4194430)
Frank Wren's July splash.
   11. Benji Posted: July 28, 2012 at 01:26 PM (#4194505)
First they sign Carrasco, now him. Soft hearted Sandy can release Torres, Bay, Ramirez and Rauch and know the Braves will give them a job.
   12. boteman digs the circuit clout Posted: July 28, 2012 at 05:40 PM (#4194695)
And to think the Braves let ¡Livan! go.
   13. boteman digs the circuit clout Posted: July 28, 2012 at 07:29 PM (#4194749)
.
   14. smath Posted: July 28, 2012 at 10:13 PM (#4194887)
My current favorite bit of trivia is that Miguel Batista was on the last Pirates teamthat made the playoffs. Coincidentally, the Braves close the regular season against Pittsburgh in a series that might decide a playoff berth.
   15. Shock Posted: July 28, 2012 at 10:59 PM (#4194915)
I've always though of him as a starter, but looking at his career, Batista has never had a season where he didn't make at least one relief appearance. Interesting. I wonder how many other pitchers with almost 250 career starts can say the same.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
The Piehole of David Wells
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogBryce Harper benched for 'lack of hustle' despite quad injury
(17 - 8:47pm, Apr 19)
Last: Chris Needham

NewsblogA’s Jed Lowrie “flabbergasted” by Astros’ response to bunt
(2 - 8:47pm, Apr 19)
Last: Random Transaction Generator

NewsblogOTP April 2014: BurstNET Sued for Not Making Equipment Lease Payments
(1731 - 8:41pm, Apr 19)
Last: tshipman

NewsblogOT: NBA Monthly Thread - April 2014
(349 - 8:37pm, Apr 19)
Last: robinred

NewsblogMitchell: Now Playing First Base for the Yankees
(57 - 8:35pm, Apr 19)
Last: Bug Selig

NewsblogOT: The NHL is finally back thread, part 2
(151 - 8:34pm, Apr 19)
Last: PASTE Thinks This Trout Kid Might Be OK (Zeth)

NewsblogOMNICHATTER FOR APRIL 19, 2014
(59 - 8:26pm, Apr 19)
Last: CFBF Is A Golden Spider Duck

NewsblogRB: Carlos Beltran: more of a center fielder than Mickey Mantle, Ty Cobb or Duke Snider. So what?
(36 - 8:12pm, Apr 19)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread March, 2014
(914 - 8:03pm, Apr 19)
Last: Jose Can Still Seabiscuit

NewsblogChase Utley is the hottest hitter in baseball and has a shot at .400
(50 - 7:58pm, Apr 19)
Last: bobm

NewsblogDoug Glanville: I Was Racially Profiled in My Own Driveway
(353 - 7:45pm, Apr 19)
Last: Morty Causa

NewsblogCesar Cabral tossed from game, from team
(22 - 7:39pm, Apr 19)
Last: Nasty Nate

NewsblogDaniel Bryan's 'YES!' chant has spread to the Pirates' dugout
(95 - 7:38pm, Apr 19)
Last: NJ in DC

NewsblogPirates Acquire Ike Davis From Mets
(35 - 7:34pm, Apr 19)
Last: bobm

NewsblogA's, Doolittle agree to 4-year extension
(4 - 7:33pm, Apr 19)
Last: Walt Davis

Demarini, Easton and TPX Baseball Bats

 

 

 

 

Page rendered in 0.2000 seconds
52 querie(s) executed