Sep 17: End of an ERA

Sep 17: End of an ERA SEPTEMBER 17, 1980 | ARLINGTON, TEXAS – An era came to an end on this date in 1980. Oakland A’s starter Rick Langford got the hook after giving up a two-run homer to the Texas Rangers‘ Rusty Staub. Langford had pitched 22 consecutive complete games (he was one out…

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Marlins Acquire Jonathan Villar

Marlins Acquire Jonathan Villar The Marlins have acquired infielder Jonathan Villar from the Orioles, as Craig Mish of MLB Network first reported (via Twitter). Lefty Easton Lucas is going back in return. The Marlins have designated JT Riddle and Tayron Guerrero to create roster space. Previously dropped from the Baltimore 40-man, Villar was projected by MLBTR…

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A’s Non-Tender Blake Treinen

A’s Non-Tender Blake Treinen The A’s have non-tendered reliever Blake Treinen, reports Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle (via Twitter). He’d been projected for a $7.8MM salary, which the low-payroll A’s evidently found too steep. More to come. Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/12/as-non-tender-blake-treinen.html

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