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Viva El Birdos Feb 18, 2017
The Cardinals should sign Joe Blanton

The Cardinals should sign Joe Blanton

He’s still available for just money, and with this week’s events, there is an opening. A week ago, things seemed pretty set in the bullpen. There hasn’t been much talk about a need for relievers. Seung Hwan Oh had a fantastic season. Trevor Rosenthal showed signs of recovery from last year’s struggles. Brett Cecil was brought in to replace Zach Duke. Matt Bowman was perfectly acceptable for a middle reliever. It seemed likely that either Alex Reyes or Michael Wacha was going to be forced to the bullpen... And that’s where we begin today. There was a lot to like about the bullpen,...
Purple Row Feb 16, 2017
Rockies could continue to improve the bullpen in free agency

Rockies could continue to improve the bullpen in free agency

Colorado Rockies news and notes for Thursday, February 16, 2017 The Rockies could really use Joe Blanton | FanGraphs Travis Sawchik, noting the Rockies’ propensity for/need of slider heavy pitchers at Coors Field, makes the case for Joe Blanton in the bullpen. Blanton was one of the more effective relievers in the Dodgers bullpen not named “Jansen,” and yet teams are reporting to camp and he still doesn’t have a team. Maybe the Rockies could get a good deal for him, which is what it would take for them to have the payroll to add even more to the bullpen. As for who they might...

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