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Posts tagged ‘Jon Rauch’

Roster Moves – September 15th – Week 24

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • SS Ian Desmond, Nationals ($0, active at MI)

Up:

  • CM Steve Pearce

Down:

  • CM Mat Gamel
  • MI Oscar Salazar

Cut:

  • RP Jon Rauch

Roster Moves – September 1st – Week 22

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • RP Juan Gutierrez, Diamondbacks ($12, active)

Up:

  • 1B/DH Jeff Clement (to DH)
  • SP Johnny Cueto

Move:

  • CM Steve Pearce (from DH)

Down:

  • CM Casey Kotchman
  • RP Rafael Betancourt
  • RP Jon Rauch

Notes:

  • RP Jon Rauch was traded on August 28th from Arizona to the Minnesota Twins for SP Kevin Mulvey.
  • RP Juan Gutierrez had been on the Roadrunners in April and May of 2009, but was named the de-facto closer, following the trade of Rauch, and the season-ending knee injury of D’Backs closer Chad Qualls.
  • Other bidding for Gutierrez: $12 Misogynistic Padres (1st place), $10 Get Off Kong!
  • I also bid $5 on new Dodgers starter Vicente Padilla, but was outbid.  He went for $10 to Misogynistic Padres
  • Also, there was a last-minute trade: X-Men gets former RoadRunner Ryan Theriot, Shoeless Jews gets Matt Holliday.  This trade was within the rules, as players traded between the protection deadline and the cutoff cannot be protected. Neither could be protected in this case.

Roster Moves – July 7th – Week 14

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • SS Alex Cora, Mets ($0 bid, active at MI)
  • SP Ryan Sadowski, Giants ($0 bid, active)
  • OF Reed Johnson, Cubs ($0 bid, reserve)

Up:

  • C John Baker (to DH)
  • RP Jon Rauch

Move:

  • 2B Brendan Ryan (from MI)
  • OF Alex Romero (from DH)

Down:

  • RP Nick Masset
  • SP Sean West
  • OF Chris Duncan

Cut:

  • 2B Matt Downs
  • SP Shairon Martis
  • SP Antonio Bastardo

Notes:

  • Misogynistic Padres also bid $0 for Sadowski, but he was awarded to AaRr due to tie-break rules
  • Reed Johnson was originally a 9th-round Minor League selection by X-Men, who then released him May 12th
  • With the release of Shairon Martis, 10 of the 11 AaRr Minor League selections in 2009 have been released.  Only second-round selection Emilio Bonifacio remains (along with protected minor leaguer Mat Gamel).

Roster Moves – June 30th – Week 13

Trades:

Trade 1:

  • Atomic Roadrunners receives:  Reds SP Johnny Cueto
  • Cover Zero receives: Nationals OF Adam Dunn

Trade 2:

  • Atomic Roadrunners receives:
    • Diamondbacks SP Max Scherzer
    • Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw
    • Cardinals 3B Prospect Brett Wallace
  • Misogynistic Padres receives:
    • Braves 3B Chipper Jones
    • Reds 2B Brandon Phillips
    • Giants Closer Brian Wilson
    • Braves SP Kenshin Kawakami

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • Jon Rauch, RP Diamondbacks ($0 bid, reserve)
  • Alex Romero, OF Diamondbacks ($0 bid, active)

Up:

  • CM Emilio Bonifacio
  • RP Nick Masset
  • OF Andres Torres (to DH)

Down:

  • RP Matt Lindstrom
  • SP Shairon Martis

Move:

  • 2B Matt Downs (from DH – replaces Brandon Phillips)
  • 3B Mat Gamel (from CM – replaces Chipper Jones)

Cut:

  • SP Mat Latos (prospect)

Notes:

  • RP Matt Lindstrom was placed on the 15-Day DL on June 25th with elbow inflammation.  Will be out at least six weeks
  • SP Shairon Martis was optioned to AAA Columbus on June 28th
  • SP Antonio Bastardo was placed on the 15-Day DL on June 30th with a left shoulder strain
  • Jon Rauch was originally protected by Misogynistic Padres for 2009, and was released on May 12th.  He retains his contract and salary – signed through 2010 for $1.
  • Former RoadRunner Chad Gaudin was selected by X-Men for $6.  I had bid $5 to re-acquire Gaudin after two stellar outings.
  • Former RoadRunner Jake Fox was selected by X-Men for $11 due to his strong interleague performance.
  • The first big AL Free Agent joined the NL.  In this case, Mark DeRosa was traded to the Cardinals on Thursday.  Bidding was as follows:
    • $70 Stanimals
    • $46 X-Men
    • $45 Atomic Roadrunners (max bid)
    • $43 Shoeless Jews
    • $33 Get Off Kong!
    • $25 Cover Zero