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

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Fuentes Leaves Cardinals

Fuentes apparently has some personal issues back in California, and thus leaves the Cardinals with only two incompetent LOOGYs instead of three.

KJOK Posted: August 16, 2012 at 02:29 AM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cardinals

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. Danny Posted: August 16, 2012 at 01:57 PM (#4209719)
Is it correct to presume this lets the A's off the hook for paying him the rest of the season?
   2. Tom Nawrocki Posted: August 16, 2012 at 02:10 PM (#4209732)
I'm assuming this means we've probably seen the end of Brian Fuentes in a major league uniform. Coors Field helped disguise the fact that at his peak, he was a pretty terrific closer, with a 158 ERA+ over the four seasons from 2005 to 2008. Identifying Fuentes as closer material was one of those things that made Bob Apodaca, once upon a time, one of the better pitching coaches in the game.
   3. just plain joe Posted: August 16, 2012 at 02:18 PM (#4209742)
Is it correct to presume this lets the A's off the hook for paying him the rest of the season?


Probably; the Cardinals put Fuentes on the restricted list which means (among other things) that he is no longer being paid.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Adam M
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogIt is for us the living to be dedicated here to the unfinished OMNICHATTER, May 29, 2017
(20 - 4:59pm, May 29)
Last: Jesus Frankenstein

NewsblogChicago Cubs say slow start offers 'no need to worry'
(26 - 4:56pm, May 29)
Last: Pops Freshenmeyer

NewsblogFrank Deford, legendary sportswriter and commentator, dies at 78
(10 - 4:54pm, May 29)
Last: AndrewJ

NewsblogOTP 29 May 2017: Should we double check with Rod Laver?
(82 - 4:51pm, May 29)
Last: Omineca Greg

NewsblogHomer Simpson inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
(40 - 4:44pm, May 29)
Last: JohnQ

NewsblogMike Trout sprains thumb in Angels’ loss to Marlins
(28 - 4:40pm, May 29)
Last: 6 - 4 - 3

NewsblogOT - March 2017 NBA thread
(4428 - 4:12pm, May 29)
Last: stevegamer

NewsblogDodgers Alex Wood placed on disabled list | MLB.com
(11 - 4:11pm, May 29)
Last: Jesus Frankenstein

NewsblogFormer Senator, baseball Hall of Famer Jim Bunning has died
(82 - 3:23pm, May 29)
Last: Jesus Frankenstein

NewsblogYankees ticket sales plunge; New York has lost $166 million since 2009 | SI.com
(32 - 3:11pm, May 29)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

Sox TherapyOpportunity Knocks
(15 - 2:21pm, May 29)
Last: Dillon Gee Escape Plan

NewsblogStephen Strasburg sets career high with 15 K's | MLB.com
(11 - 1:55pm, May 29)
Last: Infinite Yost (Voxter)

NewsblogOT: March-April 2017 Soccer Thread
(560 - 1:19pm, May 29)
Last: Baldrick

NewsblogScott Boras says Jake Arrieta still elite pitcher even though velocity has dropped
(25 - 12:51pm, May 29)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogOTP 22 May 2017: George W. Bush photobombs a sports reporter
(1730 - 11:53am, May 29)
Last: DJS, the Digital Dandy

Page rendered in 0.1995 seconds
47 querie(s) executed