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, 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's cols=“100” rows=“20” Posted: January 21, 2012 at 01:04 PM | 10 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: indians, rockies

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. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: January 22, 2012 at 09:05 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 11:57 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 12:38 PM (#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 01:54 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 02:35 PM (#4042467)
Bob Walk
   6. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: January 22, 2012 at 03:28 PM (#4042497)
   7. Bug Selig Posted: January 22, 2012 at 03:43 PM (#4042514)
Hugh "Losing Pitcher" Mulcahy?
   8. kthejoker Posted: January 23, 2012 at 02:40 PM (#4043369)
Homer Bailey
   9. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: January 23, 2012 at 02:47 PM (#4043377)
Until we see a Homer Balfour we haven't yet had the ideal one.
   10. UCCF Posted: January 23, 2012 at 03:03 PM (#4043394)
Until we see a Homer Balfour we haven't yet had the ideal one.

Meatball Fatpitch begs to differ.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

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

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 8-27-2014
(137 - 2:51am, Aug 28)
Last: Baldrick

NewsblogSimmons' run-saving stop
(2 - 2:40am, Aug 28)
Last: Pat Rapper's Delight

NewsblogFG (Sullivan): The Tigers and the Angels Needn’t Scramble for Help
(2 - 2:26am, Aug 28)
Last: Cooper Nielson

NewsblogKapler: Pinstriped Yarmulkes
(8 - 2:08am, Aug 28)
Last: steagles

NewsblogC.J. Wilson on Spin Rate, Arm Angles and Exploiting Weaknesses
(15 - 2:04am, Aug 28)
Last: Jim (jimmuscomp)

NewsblogPosnanski: Blaming the fans
(90 - 1:52am, Aug 28)
Last: Cargo Cultist

NewsblogCameron: Next year really might be THE year, Cubs fans
(44 - 1:52am, Aug 28)
Last: odds are meatwad is drunk

NewsblogJack White, Eddie Vedder, and Paul Simon take in a Seattle Mariners game
(26 - 1:50am, Aug 28)
Last: Infinite Joost (Voxter)

NewsblogByron Buxton, Addison Russell, Mark Appel named to Arizona Fall League rosters | MiLB.com
(12 - 1:27am, Aug 28)
Last: Joyful Calculus Instructor

NewsblogOT: Politics, August 2014: DNC criticizes Christie’s economic record with baseball video
(5800 - 1:26am, Aug 28)
Last: tshipman

NewsblogAJC: O’Brien: Expect B.J. Upton trade talks to be revisited
(32 - 12:54am, Aug 28)
Last: Der-K and the statistical werewolves.

NewsblogPassan: How macho baseball culture wants to ruin Yu Darvish's arm
(1 - 12:52am, Aug 28)
Last: Cargo Cultist

NewsblogReports: The Astros may still be able to sign top pick Brady Aiken
(27 - 10:46pm, Aug 27)
Last: Ziggy

NewsblogDavid Justice Says Put Barry Bonds in Baseball Hall of Fame Despite Steroid Use Late In Career
(125 - 10:18pm, Aug 27)
Last: Tom Nawrocki

NewsblogFangraphs: Cameron | Tim Lincecum: Now a Reliever, Maybe Needs to Close
(32 - 10:16pm, Aug 27)
Last: Jose Canusee

Page rendered in 0.2041 seconds
52 querie(s) executed