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Posts tagged ‘Shelby Miller’

Roster Moves – Week 20 – August 9, 2011


Acquired from Cover Zero:

  • OF Ryan Braun (2/$42), Brewers
  • RP Chad Qualls (2/$7), Padres

Traded to Cover Zero:

  • RP Joel Hanrahan (1/$5), Pirates
  • SP Shelby Miller (3/$8), Cardinals (minors)

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • RP David Hernandez, Diamondbacks ($2 bid), Add to actives
  • RP Wilton Lopez, Astros ($0 bid), Add to actives
  • RP Jose Veras, Pirates ($0 bid), Add to actives


  • SP Charlie Morton
  • SP Dillon Gee


  • SP Kyle Lohse
  • UT Jeff Baker
  • OF Nate McLouth


  • Trade: OF Braun was selected for $42 in the 2011 WBRL auction. RP Qualls was selected in the 2nd Round of the minor league draft, thus the $7 salary.  Both are protectable for 2012 and 2013.  Hanrahan is protectable for only 2012, but Miller is protectable as a minor-leaguer.  Miller was the first-overall minor league selection by Misogynistic Padres ($8 price), who released him April 19th.  The RoadRunners picked him up for $1 FAAB bid on June 14th.
  • Additional FAAB bids were placed on new Padres 1B/UT Jesus Guzman for $1, and for Braves OF Jose Constanza ($1).  They were acquired by Get Off Kong! (Guzman – $15), and by Cover Zero (Constanza – $94).
  • RP Hernandez had previously been acquired by Get Off Kong! on April 12th (released June 28th) and July 5th (released August 2nd).  His salary is $5 from that first pickup.
  • OF Chris Heisey was placed on the 15-Day DL on August 6th with an oblique injury.  He is expected to be out 3-4 weeks.

Roster Moves – Week 12 – June 14, 2011

FAAB Acquisitions:

  • C Ronny Paulino, Mets ($6 bid), add to actives
  • 1B Paul Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks ($3 bid), reserve
  • SP Shelby Miller, Cardinals ($1 bid), reserve


  • OF Matt Holliday
  • SP Tim Stauffer


  • SP Kyle Lohse
  • OF Jon Jay


  • C Henry Blanco
  • RP Vicente Padilla
  • RP Hong-Chih Kuo


  • It was announced that RP Vicente Padilla would require surgery on the bulging disc in his neck, the same injury that had him open the season on the DL. He’ll be out a while.
  • Padilla’s teammate on the Dodger’s DL, Hong-Chih Kuo, was released for the second time this season. Kuo had been protected from 2010, was released on May 24th when he went on the DL with an anxiety disorder, was picked up May 31st when his rehab starts went well, and has since hit a bit of a wall.  So, as I’m tired of chasing non-existent Dodgers saves, he and Padilla are gone, as (while all this was going on), Jonathan Broxton is rehabbing as well, and will likely beat him back to the active roster.  We still have Kenley Jansen, however.
  • C Ronny Paulino was released by Cover Zero last week.  (He had been FAAB’d for $0 bid by Cover Zero on May 17th). He then proceeded to go 4-for-4 with a homer and three RBI. This is Paulino’s fourth visit on the RoadRunners.  He was on the roster as a Pirate in 2006 and 2007, and also was on the 2010 Championship squad, before he was suspended for 50 games (PED use) with 42 games left to play.  He’s still no Buster Posey, but he’s seeing more action than Henry Blanco.
  • 1B Paul Goldschmidt leads the minor leagues in home runs at Double-A Mobile, and is rumored to be called up after the All-Star break. In 233 at-bats for the Bay Bears, he is batting .348, with 21 home runs, 59 RBI and 6 steals. Plus, he sports a 53/46 BB/SO ratio.  His OPS is 1.156 – that’s ridiculous.
  • SP Shelby Miller was the No. 1 overall WBRL minor league pick by Misogynistic Padres, but was released April 19th.  Thus his $8 salary. He was the 19th overall pick in 2009 out of a Texas high school, and he is (as per Keith Law) the best pitching prospect in the minors. He dominated Single-A, and was promoted two weeks ago to Double-A.  Probably won’t get called up in 2011.
  • Former 2011 RoadRunner Chris Capuano was grabbed for $12 FAAB by Get Off Kong! (and Chris Narveson was his second contingency bid at $2).
  • Speaking of Narveson, he was selected by Goodfellas for $1 FAAB (GOK!’s $2 would have gotten him), beating out Misogynistic Padres and their $0 bid.
  • Injury Update: 2B Jeff Baker was activated Monday from the 15-Day DL.  OF Matt Holliday will be activated Thursday 6/16 from the 15-Day DL.  OF Nate McLouth remains on the 15-Day DL, but will return in the next week.  RP Kenley Jansen is making rehab appearances, and is likely a week away from returning.