Phillies 50: Forgotten 2005 – Eude Brito

The 2005 pitching entry in the 'Phillies 50' series of random 1971-2019 players is lefty Eude Brito.

Tampa Bay Rays successfully transition Alex Colome to the closer role

Colome (L) leads the American League in SavesWay back on July 28, 2000 the then Tampa Bay Devil Rays completed a trade with the Oakland Athletics. The D-Rays sent away a pair of arms in Jim Mecir and Todd Belitz, and in return received a Double A right-hander named Jesus Colome.Colome had a big arm, with pitches clocked at … Continue reading Tampa Bay Rays successfully transition Alex Colome to the closer role

It’s a great time to be Pat Neshek

On November 4, 2016 the Houston Astros shipped veteran relief pitcher Pat Neshek to the Philadelphia Phillies.The trade was a simple salary dump for Houston. Neshek had a $6.55 million option due on his contract for the 2017 season. The Astros didn’t want to pay that kind of money for a middle reliever. They found a … Continue reading It’s a great time to be Pat Neshek