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Saturday, January 21, 2012

Plain Dealer | Cleveland Indians acquire Kevin Slowey

The Indians acquired Slowey and a reported $1.25 million from the Rockies for right-hander Zach Putnam.

Coot Veal and Cot Deal taste like Old Bay Posted: January 21, 2012 at 12:04 PM | 10 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: indians, rockies

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   1. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: January 22, 2012 at 08:05 AM (#4042277)
Well, now they've got some Carmona insurance. Kind of a narrow escape for Slowey - he would've gotten killed at altitude, with his skill set.

Turpen throws hard, but he isn't really a pitcher at this point, and I think the Rockies effectively traded up by cashing him in for Putnam.
   2. Bug Selig Posted: January 22, 2012 at 10:57 AM (#4042364)
As a Tiger fan, I think this almost makes up for the loss of V-Mart.

Please, Cleveland - put him in the rotation immediately!
   3. Zach Posted: January 22, 2012 at 11:38 AM (#4042380)
At least they know Slowey's his real name. Short of Kevin Hangingcurvy*, it's hard to think of a worse name for a pitcher.

*Joke originally from Posnanski.
   4. DL from MN Posted: January 22, 2012 at 12:54 PM (#4042447)
it's hard to think of a worse name for a pitcher


Grant Balfour
   5. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: January 22, 2012 at 01:35 PM (#4042467)
Bob Walk
   6. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: January 22, 2012 at 02:28 PM (#4042497)
   7. Bug Selig Posted: January 22, 2012 at 02:43 PM (#4042514)
Hugh "Losing Pitcher" Mulcahy?
   8. kthejoker Posted: January 23, 2012 at 01:40 PM (#4043369)
Homer Bailey
   9. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: January 23, 2012 at 01:47 PM (#4043377)
Until we see a Homer Balfour we haven't yet had the ideal one.
   10. UCCF Posted: January 23, 2012 at 02:03 PM (#4043394)
Until we see a Homer Balfour we haven't yet had the ideal one.

Meatball Fatpitch begs to differ.

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