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Posts tagged ‘Brad Lincoln’

Roster Moves – Week 21 – August 14th, 2012

Trade 1:

  • Atomic RoadRunners Acquire:
    • SS Jose Reyes (Add to Actives)
    • RP Drew Storen (Add to Actives)
  • The Pi Train Acqiure:
    • SP Zach Wheeler (minor leaguer)
    • 2B Kolten Wong (minor leaguer)
    • AaRr’s 7th-Round Minor League draft pick in 2013

Trade 2:

  • Atomic RoadRunners Acquire:
    • 1B Freddie Freeman (Add to Actives)
    • RP Carlos Marmol (Add to Actives)
    • X-Men’s 7th-Round Minor League draft pick in 2013
  • X-Men Acqiure:
    • 1B Paul Goldschmidt
    • AaRr’s 3rd-Round Minor League draft pick in 2013

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • C Rob Brantly, Marlins ($4 bid, Add to Actives)
  • OF Eric Young, Jr., Rockies ($6 bid, Add to Actives)
  • SP Mark Rogers, Brewers ($0 bid, Add to Actives)

Move:

  • MI Zack Cozart (from SS)

Down: 

  • RP Santiago Casilla
  • C Devin Mesoraco
  • MI Donovan Solano

Cut:

  • RP Brad Lincoln
  • OF J.D. Martinez
  • OF Scott Moore

Notes:

  • OF J.D. Martinez was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City on August 9th
  • The RoadRunners attempted to pick up Padres reliever Dale Thayer with a $0 bid, but The Pi Train claimed him with a $51 bid. Get Off Kong also had bid $10. His salary was set at $15 from the buzz surrounding his only other save in June.
  • The RoadRunners attempted to pick up Brewers reliever Jim Henderson with a $0 bid, but Get Off Kong had bid $5, and Misogynistic Padres had bid $4.
  • The RoadRunners attempted to pick up Padres starter Eric Stults with a $0 bid, as did the Misogynistic Padres. Goodfellas won the bidding with a $10 bid, edging out The Pi Train’s $9 bid.
  • The RoadRunners attempted to pick up Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt with a $0 bid, but the Misogynistic Padres had bid $2.

Roster Moves – Week 20 – August 7th, 2012

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • 2B Donovan Solano, Marlins ($2 bid, Add to Actives at MI)
  • OF Travis Snider, Pirates ($5 bid, Add to Actives)

Up:

  • RP Brad Lincoln

Down: 

  • SP Edinson Volquez
  • 2B Logan Forsythe (from MI)
  • OF Scott Moore

Cut:

  • OF Jose Tabata
  • OF Tony Campana

Notes:

  • OF Tony Campana was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on August 5th
  • The RoadRunners made multiple bids this week in light of the MLB trade deadline.
  • Previously-released OF Domonic Brown (now called up) was landed by Shoeless Jews for a $13 bid. We bid $5.
  • Previously-released OF Nate Schierholtz (now with Philadelphia) was acquired by Misogynistic Padres for a $7 bid. In addition to our $5 bid, Goodfellas bid $5, Get Off Kong bid $4, and Cover Zero bid $0.
  • New Pirate OF Travis Snider was our third choice to use our $5 FAAB bid on.
  • Previously-released C Welington Castillo of the Cubs (now starting with Geovany Soto traded to the Rangers) was acquired by Misogynistic Padres for an $11 bid.  The RoadRunners had bid $8, while Get Off Kong had bid $5
  • Contingency Catcher Erik Kratz of the Phillies was acquired by Goodfellas for a $5 bid.  The RoadRunners had bid $3.
  • New Brewers SS Jean Segura (acquired from the Angels in the Zack Greinke trade) went to Shoeless Jews on a $15 bid, while the RoadRunners bid $4.  2B Donovan Solano was our backup bid.
  • The RoadRunners made a play for Diamondbacks starting pitcher Patrick Corbin (due to Daniel Hudson’s Tommy John surgery), with a $0 bid. Shoeless Jews acquired him for $11.

 

Roster Moves – Week 19 – July 31st, 2012

(no actual roster moves)

Notes:

  • July 27th – SP Zack Greinke was traded from Milwaukee Brewers to the Los Angeles Angels for SS Jean Segura and two other minor leaguers
  • July 29th – 3B Chris Johnson was traded from the Houston Astros to the Arizona Diamondbacks for 3B Bobby Borchering and CM/OF Mark Krauss
  • July 30th – RP Brad Lincoln was traded from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Toronto Blue Jays for OF Travis Snider
  • July 31st – OF Hunter Pence was traded from the Philadelphia Phillies to the San Francisco Giants for former 2012 RoadRunner OF Nate Schierholtz, C Tommy Joseph, and a minor leaguer.
  • With the spectacular flame-out of Francisco Cordero with the Astros, the RoadRunners attempted to re-acquire previously-released RP Wilton Lopez. He was successfully acquired by Shoeless Jews for a $17 bid, while Get Off Kong! had bid $3, and the RoadRunners had bid $2.

 

Roster Moves – Week 16 – July 17th, 2012

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • 2B Logan Forsythe, Padres ($2 bid, Add to Actives at MI)
  • RP Luke Gregerson, Padres ($0 bid, Add to Actives)
  • 2B Kolten Wong, Cardinals ($1 bid, Reserve)

Up:

  • SP Ben Sheets

Move:

  • CM Todd Frazier (from UT)
  • UT Scott Moore (from MI)

Down: 

  • RP Brad Lincoln
  • RP John Axford
  • 3B Chris Johnson (from CM)

Cut:

  • RP Juan Carlos Oviedo
  • MI Elian Herrera
  • RP Jose Arredondo

Notes:

  • MI Elian Herrera was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque on July 13th.
  • 2B Kolten Wong is a minor-league protectable prospect for the Cardinals. Today was the deadline for minor-league protections.
  • RP Juan Carlos Oviedo’s path back to the majors took a major detour, as he is now undergoing Tommy John surgery at Triple-A New Orleans since being activated from the Restricted List.
  • The only other minor league prospect added to WBRL rosters was D’Backs OF A.J. Pollock, added by X-Men for a $4 bid.

 

Roster Moves – Week 13 – June 26th, 2012

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • SP Jake Westbrook, Cardinals ($2, add to actives)
  • SP Dallas Keuchel, Astros ($3, add to actives)

Up:

  • 3B Chris Johnson
  • SP Brad Lincoln

Down:

  • 3B Todd Frazier
  • SP Christian Friedrich
  • RP Jose Arredondo

Cut:

  • RP Josh Lindblom
  • RP Shawn Camp

Notes:

  • Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki underwent groin surgery on Wednesday, June 20th, and will be out up to 8 weeks (end of August). Tulo injured his groin during one of his final rehab appearances (hamstring) with Triple-A Colorado Springs.
  • Cardinals 1B Matt Adams was optioned to Triple-A Memphis on Friday, June 22nd, where he will again play every day. Cardinals corner man Matt Carpenter returned from the DL, and with OF Jon Jay returning, 1B/2B/OF Allen Craig will likely take over primary 1B duties.
  • Cardinals SP Jake Westbrook rejoins the 2012 Roadrunners.  He was released on June 5th, and since has gone on a tear, so my mistake there. I bid $2 to get him back, and The Pi Train bid $1.
  • We were the only bidders on Houston SP Dallas Keuchel, who in two starts (14 innings) has a complete game, 1-0 with a 1.29 ERA and 1.07 WHIP. Not many strikeouts, but we can use all the help we can get, and he’s at the Padres for his next start.
  • We lost the bidding for Pirates SP Kevin Correia, who has done well lately. RoadRunners bid $1, but The Pi Train got him for a $1 bid (I’m in 3rd place, he’s in 7th.)

 

Roster Moves – Week 11 – June 12th, 2012

FAAB Acquisition:

  • RP Kris Medlen, Braves ($3 bid, reserve)

Up:

  • SS Troy Tulowitzki
  • SP Mike Minor
  • OF Tony Campana

Move:

  • MI Zack Cozart (from SS)

Down:

  • SP Brad Lincoln
  • MI Elian Herrera

Cut:

  • 2B Alex Castellanos

Notes:

  • Braves RP Kris Medlen was originally drafted by Get Off Kong! in the 2012 WBRL Minor League draft (first round, 4th overall), but was released last week (June 5th). He has been sent down to Triple-A Gwinnett to stretch out as a starter, and will return to the Braves rotation in a few weeks. He carries an $8 salary for the 2012 season.
  • SS Troy Tulowitzki is already on rehab assignment with Triple-A Colorado Springs, and should be activated when eligible this Friday, June 15th.
  • 2B/OF Alex Castellanos was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque yesterday, June 11th.
  • In FAAB action, I had bid $2 on Pirates OF Alex Presley, but Get Off Kong! bid $13 (Shoeless Jews bid $6, and Cover Zero bid $0).
  • My contingency for Presley was Padres Triple-A 2B prospect Jedd Gyorko, who may be on the verge of getting called up.  I bid $0, but Get Off Kong! bid $1.

 

Roster Moves – Week 10 – June 5th, 2012

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • RP Shawn Camp, Cubs ($2 bid, add to actives)
  • RP Brad Lincoln, Pirates ($1 bid, add to actives)
  • 2B/OF Alex Castellanos, Dodgers ($1, reserve)

Up:

  • 2B/3B Elian Herrera (to MI)
  • 3B Chris Johnson (to CM)
  • OF Tony Campana

Move:

  • SS Zack Cozart (from MI to SS)

Down:

  • 1B Matt Adams (from CM)
  • OF Jose Tabata
  • SS Troy Tulowitzki (15-Day DL)
  • SP Mike Minor

Cut:

  • SP Tim Stauffer
  • SP Jake Westbrook
  • SP Archie Bradley

Notes:

  • On May 31st, SS Troy Tulowitzki was placed on the 15-Day DL with a strained left groin.
  • SP Tim Stauffer has no timetable for his return from a sprained elbow injury, so I needed the roster space.
  • SP Jake Westbrook has lost his effectiveness, with an 8.55 ERA and 1.850 WHIP over the past three weeks.
  • 2B/OF Alex Castellanos was the fallback bid for Braves SS Andrelton Simmons.  I bid $6, and Get Off Kong! bid $7 (he had already released him). GOK had bid on Castellanos as 3rd contingency for $2.
  • A contingency bid for Shawn Camp was Pirates (and 2012 RoadRunner) Jason Grilli. Shoeless Jews got him for $1.