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David Robertson returns from disabled list

April 22, 2014

New York Yankees – David Robertson has returned from the disabled list and is expected to be available for Tuesday night’s game with the Red Sox.  32 more words

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Kyle Farnsworth is the Mets' new closer

April 20, 2014

New York Mets – Kyle Farnsworth will close for the Mets for the time being, announced Terry Collins on Sunday morning.  Collins had hinted last night that Jose Valverde was finished, and made it official this morning.   47 more words

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Pedro Strop looking like the man in Chicago

April 19, 2014

Chicago Cubs – It wasn’t a save chance, but the Cubs hierarchy was made very clear today, when Hector Rondon pitched the 7th and 8th innings in a 4-run game, while Pedro Strop got the 9th.   68 more words

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Veras out as Cubs closer; Rondon, Strop, Grimm all in the mix

April 12, 2014

Chicago Cubs – Rick Renteria just announced that Jose Veras will be moved from the closer role, and Cubs save situations going forward will be  103 more words

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Shawn Kelley to close in New York; Ryan Cook returns from DL

April 8, 2014

New York Yankees – David Robertson sustained an injured groin and is going on the disabled list. For what it’s worth, Robertson only expects to… 248 more words

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Josh Fields picks up save and jumps into lead in Houston's committee

April 2, 2014

Houston Astros – Josh Fields picked up the save for the Astros tonight, pitching a clean inning after Matt Albers threw a strong 1.1 innings ahead of him.   101 more words

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Bobby Parnell has a partial MCL tear

April 1, 2014

New York Mets – Bobby Parnell’s diminished velocity led to a blown save on Opening Day. After he complained of forearm tightness, an examination revealed… 74 more words

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