Colby Rasmus, Brett Cecil, Esmil Rogers could be heading towards salary arbitration with Blue Jays
Nothing gets fans excited like a home run, and every once and a while, a batter really gets into a pitch and hits an awe-inspiring bomb. Tape-measure home runs remain among the most impressive feats in all of sports, and just last weekend, Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz hit the longest home run in the history of Angels Stadium. So here’s a look at the longest “moon shot” home run in the history of each MLB stadium, including the date, pitcher who allowed it and distance.
With the most recent blast on this list, Cruz connected off Angels reliever Bobby Cassevah this past weekend to seal the Rangers’ win and allow the team to avoid being swept. A late bloomer, Cruz did not become an everyday player until the age of 28 in , but he has tallied 84 long balls in three years since doing that.
He’s been most impressive in the postseason, though, where he has hit 14 home runs with 27 RBI in at-bats.
The Indians acquired right-handed reliever Esmil Rogers from the hit in Great American Ball Park for 56 straight games dating to last season.
The annual Winter Tour event, resurrected in , is a modern version of the Winter Caravans that represented the organization across Canada during the early years of the franchise. Details on player appearances at each location will be released closer to event date. Player autograph sessions in each of the aforementioned cities will highlight the tour along with a variety of community and promotional appearances. A complete list of dates and destinations are noted below. Canadian Forces Base Kingston visit January 10 private event – open to media.
Kingston Frontenacs game January 10, players to assist in various game entertainment activities. Kingston Boys and Girls Club visit January 11 private event – open to media.
Esmil Rogers: Blue Jays Saving Grace?
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Rogers’ days as a starting pitcher appear to be over, as he made just one spot start while appearing in 33 games as a reliever last season. The Yankees picked.
It hasn’t happened often lately, but the Indians may have struck gold with the acquisition of Esmil Rogers in mid-June. The Indians at this point were doing well with the back end of their bullpen, but the front end had been a revolving door. They had already designated both Dan Wheeler and Jairo Asencio for assignment.
The Indians needed somebody, anybody, to be able to hold a team in check if they were behind or in the middle innings. When they acquired Rogers for cash on June 12th, it didn’t seem like Rogers could be that guy. From last June’s transactions post on Rogers:. Rogers is from the Dominican Republic, and has been in the Rockies organization since he signed with them in
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This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. A trade acquisition last November, Rogers came to camp destined for the bullpen. With the stellar starting five the Jays had put together over the off-season, any thoughts of him joining the rotation were fanciful at best.
Yan told me about the young lady he was dating and later married. Gomes to Cleveland for pitcher Esmil Rogers in a deal that clearly favoured Cleveland.
By Chad Raines – June 07, So when was the last time any of you checked Esmil Rogers for an expiration date? Brian Cashman sure had an inkling of the sour milk that has been sitting on the pen as it has been reported that he is in the market for righty relievers come the trade deadline. Cashman’s astute planning brilliantly helps a team that can’t score runs by giving them an arm that only knows how to give them up. The Yankees then decided to avoid arbitration and sign him to a 1 year deal to the joy of no one.
As much of a nightmare as last night’s 9th inning was, I beg you not to forget it.
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Francis, who enters the game with a record and a 5. He allowed two runs on six hits in six innings against the Blue Jays in that game. Toronto enters tonight’s contest having won six straight games, improving their record to in The Blue Jays will hand the ball to former Rockie Esmil Rogers , who will be making his fourth start this season, his first with Toronto. He allowed just one run on five hits in seven innings in his last start at Texas. Rogers is with a 3. He had a 6.
The Rockies enter tonight’s contest just a half game behind the Arizona Diamondbacks with a record, but have never won in Toronto in seven tries. Jordan Pacheco gets DH duties for the Rockies tonight, with Dexter Fowler getting the day off still dealing with his bruised hand. Tyler Colvin will play center field in Fowler’s place with Carlos Gonzalez at his traditional left field spot.
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Esmil Rogers was the latest rotation fill-in to pitch well as the Yankees defeated the Indians, , Friday night at the Stadium. Rogers, an under-the-radar waiver claim pickup from the Blue Jays on July 31, allowed one run and four hits in five innings. Girardi said he did not yet know if it will be necessary to put McCann on the seven-day concussion disabled list, but it seems likely. The Yankees improved to a season-best seven games over.
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He played for the Seattle Mariners from through He recorded 1, base hits during the s, the most of any major league player. After the season, he was traded to the Mets. Robinson was named after baseball legend Jackie Robinson. He spent seventh, eighth, and ninth grades in the Newark school system, attending Barringer High School for one year. He also led the AL in batting average on the road. He had the third-worst walk percentage in the league at 3. He finished sixth in the league in games played , ninth in triples 7 , and tenth in hits , doubles 41 , and at bats He was the only batter in the top 10 in doubles in the AL in both and
Yankees sign Esmil Rogers to one-year deal, avoiding arbitration
He won the job nine days ago, pitching five scoreless innings against the Cubs, facing the minimum 15 batters. The club took notice with his strong winter in the Dominican program. That translated this spring with an improved changeup and better command four walks in 19 innings. Manager Jim Tracy announced the previous four starters last week.
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Ted Lilly & Esmil Rogers, This Time Ready For Prime Time
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Rogers allowed 11 hits and a walk in the first four innings on Saturday at Coors Field, and the Dodgers held a lead. But they were unable to knock him from the game, and Rogers lasted six innings to help the bullpen in a game the Rockies would eventually win in 13 innings. Lilly left Saturday’s start with a stiff neck, but said he feels loose after undergoing acupuncture treatment earlier this week.