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Jul 16, 2017
Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball
CINCINNATI (AP) Looking to fortify a bullpen that has blown more than a third of its save chances, the Washington Nationals acquired relievers Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle from the Oakland Athletics for right-hander Blake Treinen and a pair of prospects.
Jul 15, 2017
CBS Sports Fantasy Baseball
Will Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson soon be headed to D.C.?
Athletics Nation Jul 21, 2017
Athletics at Mets: Meet the Mets

Athletics at Mets: Meet the Mets

Despite dropping two out of three games against a tough Tampa Bay Rays opponent, the A’s are off to a strong start in the second half of the season. However, the games being played are not really at the forefront of people’s minds at the moment, as trades, trade rumors, and free agent signings are dominating the A’s news cycle. Old friend Chris Carter has returned, albeit to the minor leagues, and relievers Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle have left been traded to greener (or redder) pastures by getting sent out to the Washington Nationals. Over the last month, the A’s have undergone...
Federal Baseball Jul 21, 2017
Wire Taps: How Ryan Madson’s roommate’s landlord saved his career; Why is Anthony Rendon hitting 6th?; Dusty the Turtle released

Wire Taps: How Ryan Madson’s roommate’s landlord saved his career; Why is Anthony Rendon hitting 6th?; Dusty the Turtle released

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the start of this weekend’s series with the D-Backs... The Nats and the Diamondbacks meet tonight for the first in what has turned into a rather highly anticipated matchup! No, I didn’t think I’d be saying that either this season. Here’s the latest from Chase Field. Ryan Madson's old, good story about how a teammate's landlord saved his careerThe Accelerated Performance Machine, perfected by Madson's trainer, Jay Schroeder, is ten times stronger than normal stimulation machines used at an average physical therapy facility, and...
Federal Baseball Jul 19, 2017
New Washington Nationals’ relievers Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson debut in win in Anaheim...

New Washington Nationals’ relievers Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson debut in win in Anaheim...

Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson told reporters before Tuesday night’s game that they were ready to do whatever the Nationals asked them to after this weekend’s trade from the A’s. In the immediate aftermath of Sunday’s trade with the Oakland A’s, which sent Blake Treinen and 2016 Draft picks Jesus Luzardo and Sheldon Neuse to the Athletics in return for veteran relievers Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson, Washington Nationals’ skipper Dusty Baker told reporters he wasn’t sure what roles the new bullpen arms would fill with the Nats. “I’m not attached to a role, like whatever...
Athletics Nation Jul 17, 2017
Oakland A’s prospect watch: Jake Sanchez out for year from Triple-A bullpen

Oakland A’s prospect watch: Jake Sanchez out for year from Triple-A bullpen

UPDATE: Welp never mind, didn’t see this before I finished writing this post: Bad injury news down-on-the-farm for the #Athletics: promising reliever Jake Sanchez is out for the year with a right ulnar stress fracture— Melissa Lockard (@oakclubhouse) July 17, 2017 Here’s the rest of the article, lightly edited: The Oakland A’s thinned out their bullpen on Sunday by trading away Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson. With the rebuild approaching full tilt, opportunities could emerge for new names to step up over the next couple months of non-contending baseball. What other Triple-A...
Outside Pitch Jul 17, 2017

GM Mike Rizzo not done adding to the Washington Nationals bullpen

The Washington Nationals bullpen gained two good arms this week when they acquired Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson from the Oakland Athletics. Though promising additions, Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo still has work to do. Doolittle and Madson are certainly upgrades. Unfortunately, neither is a shutdown closer many were hoping they could acquire. Whether it’s […] The post GM Mike Rizzo not done adding to the Washington Nationals bullpen appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Athletics Nation Jul 17, 2017
Athletics vs Rays: Poised to Breach

Athletics vs Rays: Poised to Breach

The notoriously streaky A’s have pitched and hit their way into a sweep of the defending AL Champs as the team appears to be on the upswing yet again. The A’s weekend wasn’t filled with all of the usual unchecked bliss from winning that can still pervade even when rooting for a team destined for last place, as bigger news than a series sweep struck before the final game was played. Finding out that Ryan Madson, and longest-tenured Athletic and team/community leader Sean Doolittle, had been traded in exchange for a former A’s farmhand with potential for an amazing turnaround and a...
District On Deck Jul 17, 2017

Washington Nationals: Team stronger after Doolittle and Madson trade

With seven decent bullpen arms, the Washington Nationals chances of success are stronger come October. Unless they get an amazing offer, this is it. The Washington Nationals now have quality bullpen parts, we hope. By trading for Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle, the thought is the Nats have the pieces in place to cobble together games […] Washington Nationals: Team stronger after Doolittle and Madson trade - District on Deck - District on Deck - A Washington Nationals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
CSN Washington Jul 17, 2017

Nationals new reliever Sean Doolittle grew up a Redskins fan

On Sunday, the Nationals made a trade with the Oakland Athletics to bring in some much needed bullpen help.Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson were
Scout Jul 17, 2017

Storylines: Nationals acquire relief help

The Washington Nationals will finally get the much-needed boost to their league-worst bullpen thanks to a big trade with the Oakland Athletics for pitchers Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle. That plus all the other news and notes from around baseball on Sunday...
Athletics Nation Jul 17, 2017
Billy Beane is finally rebuilding the Oakland A's, and it had better work

Billy Beane is finally rebuilding the Oakland A's, and it had better work

Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics embrace the “rebuild,” a term they’ve resisted for so long. But can Beane see the A’s all the way through? After trading Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson, A’s executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane has conceded to the word “rebuild” to describe the plan in place. It’s a term he has been reluctant to use—preferring “reload,” “retool,” or “representative product” in the past. This shift in tone signals two things. On the one hand, Beane and A’s general manager David Forst have convinced A’s president...
MLB Trade Rumors Jul 16, 2017

West Rumors: Athletics, Giants, Stanton, Dodgers, Padres

After Oakland traded relievers Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle to Washington on Sunday, Athletics executive VP of baseball operations Billy Beane indicated that the franchise is ready to change course, reports Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle in a quote-filled piece that’s worth a full read. Beane, who noted that the A’s have “never…
Talk Nats Jul 16, 2017

Mike Rizzo pulls off a blockbuster trade for Ryan Madson/Sean Doolittle

Ryan Madson turns 37-years-old next month, and Sean Doolittle turns 31-years-old in September. The pair was traded by Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane to the Nationals for a package that included Jesus Luzardo who was born on September 30, 1997. … The post Mike Rizzo pulls off a blockbuster trade for Ryan Madson/Sean Doolittle appeared first on TalkNats.com.
MLB Daily Dish Jul 16, 2017
After year of missed opportunities, Nationals finally find relief in Sean Doolittle, Ryan Madson

After year of missed opportunities, Nationals finally find relief in Sean Doolittle, Ryan Madson

The club’s search for relievers has been a complicated one, with many factors working against them since last fall. Our long Nationals nightmare is over. Washington, after spending the better part of a year looking for bullpen upgrades, finally added two legitimate, dependable relievers on Sunday afternoon, acquiring Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson for righty Blake Treinen and prospects Jesus Luzardo and Sheldon Neuse in a trade with Oakland on Sunday. The names Doolittle and Madson aren’t as sexy as the names Miller and Chapman from a deadline ago or Jansen and Melancon from last...
Scout Jul 16, 2017

Athletics' Trade Puts Nats Alongside Dodgers

With the addition of relievers Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle, the Nationals are now neck and neck with the Dodgers, in regards to competing for the NL Pennant.
CSN Philly Jul 16, 2017

MLB Notes: Nationals acquire Madson, Doolittle from A's for Treinen, prospects

CINCINNATI -- Looking to fortify a bullpen that has blown more than a third of its save chances, the Washington Nationals acquired relievers Ryan Madson

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