Jon Rauch

Kansas City Royals #60 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 09/27/78
  • Age: 35
  • Height: 6-10
  • Weight: 290
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Friday Bird Droppings

So, the Orioles end the season series with the Blue Jays on a winning note backed by strong efforts from Miguel Gonzalez and the good Jim Johnson. Rough night for young Mr. Schoop, but these things...

For the Win: Why do we still long for the W?

When Matt Harvey pitches well but the Mets lose, we say his teammates have failed him. Why?

Harvey challenged former Met to fight

The young right-hander stood up to Goliath last year and lived to tell about it.

Around the Minors: 6/6/13

Due to the rain, there was not a lot of action, though Tsuyoshi Wada and the Tides won, and the Shorebirds finished their game from yesterday.

Around the Minors: 6/4/13

The affiliates go three for six, but a good night prospect wise as Urrutia, Delmonico and Walker all go yard!

Miami Marlins add depth by promoting Duane Below

After Friday night’s game, the Miami Marlins designated Jon Rauch for assignment and subsequently promoted lefty reliever Duane Below. Below gives Miami depth in the bullpen.

Bullpen moves: Okajima, Rauch, Contreras

Taking a look at a few teams reshuffling their options out of the bullpen.

MLB Scores: Marlins 2, Diamondbacks 9

The Arizona Diamondbacks came to Miami and tore Kevin Slowey to pieces, while the Marlins offense failed to exploit an erratic Trevor Cahill.

Sat. Notebook: Cheating, Complicated Stats, & More

Today's Saturday Notebook looks at a Florida sports reporter's near miss with a batted ball (and why I think her photo's fake), Clay Buchholz being accused of cheating, how complicated mainstream stats really are, and plenty of GIFs from the week.

Why Houston couldn't fix the pen with 1-year deals

It's an easy argument. The $25 million payroll prevented Houston from adding key FA's to help in the bullpen. It's also wrong.

Fish Cap: Marlins 1, Nationals 6

The Miami Marlins scored a run. They also gave up six runs, but let us not get caught up in the technicalities.

2013 Miami Marlins Season Preview: Steve Cishek

The Miami Marlins will head into the 2013 season with Steve Cishek as their full-time closer. Is "C-Shock" talented enough to hold onto the spot, and will he make any improvements in 2013?

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