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  • New Met Brad Hand hoping to get into ‘groove’ for stretch run
    • New Met Brad Hand hoping to get into ‘groove’ for stretch run
    WASHINGTON — Brad Hand’s final decision last winter came down to signing with the Nationals or Mets. The lefty reliever, who had been placed on waivers by the Indians as part of a cost-cutting move and then granted free agency, ultimately accepted a one-year deal with the Nationals worth $10.5 million. But he worked out......2021
  • Mets get reliever Hand off waivers from Blue Jays
    • Mets get reliever Hand off waivers from Blue Jays
    Looking to bolster their bullpen for a September playoff push, the Mets claimed reliever Brad Hand off waivers from the Blue Jays....2021
  • • Mets sign recently released reliever Brad Hand in attempt to bolster bullpen
    Hand was let go earlier this week by the Blue Jays...2021
  • • Mets sign recently released reliever Brad Hand in attempt to bolster bullpen, per report
    Hand was let go earlier this week by the Blue Jays...2021
  • • Mets Designate Geoff Hartlieb For Assignment
    The Mets have designated right-hander Geoff Hartlieb for assignment, per a club announcement. His spot on the roster goes to lefty Brad Hand, whose previously reported waiver claim has now been officially announced. Hartlieb, 27, was claimed off waivers out of the Pirates organization earlier in the summer and appeared in just three big league…...2021
  • Mets claim Brad Hand off waivers in effort to strengthen bullpen
    • Mets claim Brad Hand off waivers in effort to strengthen bullpen
    The Mets are taking a chance on a reeling reliever in an attempt to bolster their bullpen....2021
  • • Mets Claim Brad Hand
    The Mets have claimed left-handed reliever Brad Hand off waivers from the Blue Jays, reports MassLive.com’s Chris Cotillo (Twitter thread). The Jays designated Hand for assignment earlier this week. Because he’s been acquired after Aug. 31, Hand would be ineligible for the Mets’ playoff roster, should the team qualify. More to come....2021
  • Blue Jays cut Hand one month after acquiring him
    • Blue Jays cut Hand one month after acquiring him
    The Toronto Blue Jays have cut struggling lefty reliever Brad Hand just a month after acquiring him....2021
  • • Blue Jays designate trade deadline pickup Brad Hand for assignment
    Hand allowed 10 runs in 8 2/3 innings after coming over from the Nationals at the deadline...2021
  • • Blue Jays Designate Brad Hand For Assignment
    The Blue Jays are designating reliever Brad Hand for assignment, relays Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet (Twitter link). Catcher Danny Jansen is being activated from the 10-day injured list in a corresponding move. Hand’s designation also creates a vacancy on the 40-man roster, which now sits at 38. Hand’s designation is rather surprising, as Toronto acquired him from…...2021

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Brad Hand injury and suspension

  • • Indians activate Andrew Miller off disabled list
    More than two months after he last took the mound for the Cleveland Indians, All-Star reliever Andrew Miller has now been activated off the disabled list.The 33-year-old southpaw, who was initially placed on the 10-day disabled list in late May with a knee injury, is now set to rejoin the back-end of an excellent bullpen. Before his stint on the disabled list, Miller struggled for Cleveland. In 14...2018
  • • Top Padres prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. to undergo surgery, likely miss rest of the season
    Just when the San Diego Padres bulked up their farm system by moving closer Brad Hand to the Cleveland Indians, it looks like the organization’s top overall prospect has suffered a major setback.According to Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune, 19-year-old shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. will likely undergo surgery to repair a fractured thumb on his non-throwing hand.“Prized Padres prospect F...2018
  • • Zach Britton has slowed recently but still looked at by various teams
    The Cubs have been in contact with the Orioles about closer Zach Britton, Bruce Levine of 670 The Score reports. Padres closer Brad Hand is also on the Cubs’ “wish list” for potential bullpen upgrades.At first glance, the relief corps doesn’t stand out as a glaring need for Chicago, as the Cubs’ relievers have posted generally strong numbers overall (aside from ranking 29th amongst bullpens in BB/...2018
  • • Padres agree to one-year deal with Carter Capps
    SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Reliever Carter Capps has agreed to a $987,500, one-year contract with the San Diego Padres to avoid arbitration.It's the same as his salary in 2016, which he missed while recovering from reconstructive elbow surgery. He was injured while pitching for Miami in 2015. He was obtained by the Padres in a deal that sent right-hander Andrew Cashner to Miami.Capps has a chance to become...2017
  • • Capps agrees to $987,500, one-year deal with Padres
    SAN DIEGO (AP) Reliever Carter Capps has agreed to a $987,500, one-year contract with the San Diego Padres to avoid arbitration. It's the same as his salary in 2016, which he missed while recovering from reconstructive elbow surgery. He was injured while pitching for Miami in 2015. He was obtained by the Padres in a deal that sent right-hander Andrew Cashner to Miami. Capps has a chance to beco...2017
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Brad Hand trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • New Met Brad Hand hoping to get into ‘groove’ for stretch run
    WASHINGTON — Brad Hand’s final decision last winter came down to signing with the Nationals or Mets. The lefty reliever, who had been placed on waivers by the Indians as part of a cost-cutting move and then granted free agency, ultimately accepted a one-year deal with the Nationals worth $10.5 million. But he worked out......2021
  • • Blue Jays designate trade deadline pickup Brad Hand for assignment
    Hand allowed 10 runs in 8 2/3 innings after coming over from the Nationals at the deadline...2021
  • • MLB trade deadline: Blue Jays to acquire reliever Brad Hand from Nationals, per report
    The deal may signal a deeper sell-off for Washington...2021
  • Nationals trade three-time All-Star reliever Brad Hand to Blue Jays
    • Nationals trade three-time All-Star reliever Brad Hand to Blue Jays
    Hand, 31, has been one of the game’s most effective left-handed relievers in recent years, but his results in 2021 haven’t been as dominant as they were during his time with the Padres and Indians....2021
  • Washington Nationals closer Brad Hand traded to Toronto Blue Jays
    • Washington Nationals closer Brad Hand traded to Toronto Blue Jays
    In exchange for the 31-year-old reliever, Washington will receive Blue Jays catching prospect Riley Adams. The 25-year-old is slashing .239/.371/.487 this season for Toronto’s Triple-A affiliate....2021
  • Nationals trade Brad Hand to Blue Jays
    • Nationals trade Brad Hand to Blue Jays
    2021
  • • Blue Jays To Acquire Brad Hand
    The Nationals and Blue Jays have agreed to a trade sending lefty Brad Hand to the Jays, reports Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post (Twitter thread). Hand, who signed a one-year, $10.5MM deal with the Nats this past offseason, will be a free agent at season’s end. More to come....2021
  • Mets sign Aaron Loup after missing out on top target
    • Mets sign Aaron Loup after missing out on top target
    The Mets’ predominantly right-handed bullpen has shifted a tad to the left. After missing last weekend on the top lefty reliever on the market, Brad Hand, the team reached agreement Wednesday with Aaron Loup on a one-year deal, an industry source confirmed. The contract will become official upon Loup passing a physical. Ken Rosenthal of......2021
  • • East Notes: Mets, Hand, Bradley, Yankees, Rays
    The Mets made an offer to free agent reliever Brad Hand that was “right in the ballpark” of the one-year, $10.5MM deal he agreed to with the Nationals, reports Jon Heyman of MLB Network (Twitter link). New York was linked to Hand throughout the offseason, with team president Sandy Alderson acknowledging the club might’ve claimed him last…...2021
  • Brad Hand, Nationals agree to one-year, $10.5M deal
    • Brad Hand, Nationals agree to one-year, $10.5M deal
    The Nationals are in agreement on a one-year contract with reliever Brad Hand that guarantees him $10.5M....2021

Brad Hand stats and results

  • • Nationals trade three-time All-Star reliever Brad Hand to Blue Jays
    Hand, 31, has been one of the game’s most effective left-handed relievers in recent years, but his results in 2021 haven’t been as dominant as they were during his time with the Padres and Indians....2021
  • • Washington Finally Gets Started Shy A Few Coronats
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  • • Report: Yankees 'have no plans to trade Andujar'
    The Yankees were involved in the Manny Machado sweepstakes before the Dodgers acquired him from the Orioles this week, though adding him wouldn’t have led New York to trade rookie third baseman Miguel Andujar. Rather, the Yankees simply would have platooned Andujar at first base or sent him down to the minors while Machado played third, per Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (subscription required). Th...2018
  • • Indians bolster bullpen with Brad Hand, also take huge risk
    The heat is just beginning as the MLB trade deadline approaches. But, the Indians swung for the fences early and acquired stud reliever Brad Hand and Adam Cimber for prospect Francisco Mejia.The Indians desperately needed a bullpen acquisition as Andrew Miller has been sidelined, and the current bullpen has put up a 5.28 ERA since late May. To add, the three best teams in baseball are in the Ameri...2018
  • • NL West Notes: Hand, Padres, Longoria, Goldschmidt
    Here’s the latest from around the NL West… The Padres and Brad Hand’s representatives began extension talks about a week ago, the reliever told Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune and other reporters.  Those discussions resulted in the three-year, $19.75MM agreement between the club and the southpaw that Hand described as “a life-changing thing.” …...2018
  • • Brad Hand Trade Rumors: Deadline Day
    Brad Hand has found new life in San Diego, with outstanding results, quality peripherals, and success against hitters on both sides of the plate among the desirable attributes. He’s also earning just $1.375MM this year with two more seasons of arbitration control remaining, making him a future piece as well as an impact late-season target.…...2017
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Brad Hand parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Indians activate Andrew Miller off disabled list
    2018
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    2016
  • • Out of options, Hand keeping it simple
    By choice, Brad Hand didn't give himself much of a honeymoon period. In fact, the Marlins left-hander is literally going to take his honeymoon sometime in the offseason. For now, it's all business for the 24-year-old. On Monday, two days after getting married, Hand started Miami's spring season off by throwing a scoreless first inning at Roger Dean Stadium in a 7-2 win over Florida International U...2015
  • • MLB Rumors: Fresh Trade Chatter Prior to Start of Spring Training
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Top Brad Hand news

  • • Braves' bats shut down in finale vs. Marlins
    Brad Hand drove in two runs with a pair of bunts and surrendered just two hits over the seven strong innings he completed while helping the Marlins claim Sunday afternoon's 4-1 win over the Braves and Shelby Miller, who has gone winless in his past 15 starts....2015
  • • Marlins help Hand, who holds Pirates in check
    Lefty Brad Hand threw a career-high eight-plus innings, silencing the Pirates' lineup and leading the Marlins to a 5-2 win over the National League Wild Card leaders Tuesday night at Marlins Park....2015
  • • Blue Jays To Acquire Brad Hand
    2021
  • • Padres To Extend Brad Hand
    10:24am: Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports tweets that Hand will be guaranteed $19.75MM over the three guaranteed years of the accord. 9:54am: According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the Padres have agreed to terms on a three-year extension with left-handed reliever Brad Hand. The guarantee is reportedly between $18MM and $20MM, and includes a club option for…...2018
  • • The Mariners Might’ve Struck DFA Gold
    Over the past couple of seasons, the Padres have struck gold on a pair of bullpen waiver claims, parlaying essentially free pickups of Brad Hand and Kirby Yates into utterly dominant performances at the MLB level over the life of multiple seasons. We see relievers whom we believe to be more or less fungible make…...2020
  • • Looking for a Match in a Brad Hand Trade
    After entertaining offers from a handful of teams leading up to the 2017 non-waiver trade deadline, the San Diego Padres opted not to trade reliever Brad Hand. But discussions are sure to heat up once again heading into the hot stove season. While the elite lefty is no sure bet to be dealt, the Friars look like a…...2017
  • • Yankees May Have Interest In Brad Hand
    The Padres’ David Post, who’s a special assistant to general manager A.J. Preller, has been following the Yankees’ Triple-A team in Scranton Wilkes/Barre, reports George A. King III of the New York Post. There’s a sense in the industry that Post is doing so because the Yankees are interested in coveted Padres reliever Brad Hand,…...2017
  • • Reports: Hand, Padres reach 3-year extension
    Brad Hand, who had 21 saves with a 2.16 ERA and 104 strikeouts in 2017, has agreed to a three-year extension to stay with the Padres, according to reports....2018
  • • Padres Receiving Trade Interest In Brad Hand
    The Padres recently reaffirmed to clubs that they’re “open for business,” and lefty reliever Brad Hand is the “primary” piece that they have on the table at present, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney (Twitter link). San Diego’s willingness to sell off pieces isn’t exactly a new development, though the fact that the Padres are marketing…...2017
  • • Padres reportedly want a huge package for Brad Hand with half the league interested
    Hand is a popular target as the trade deadline approaches...2017
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  • • Bullpen Rumors: Hand, Reed, Wilson, Britton, Givens, Kintzler
    The Padres have lowered their asking price for lefty Brad Hand and are no longer seeking top tier prospects, reports ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick (Twitter links). However, Crasnick adds that most of the offers received thus far have included players with “limited ceilings” — prospects ranked in the 15 to 20 range within their respective organizations.…...2017
  • • Marlins Taking Offers On Mat Latos, Dan Haren, Others
    The Marlins are telling teams that they are prepared to field offers for a variety of short-term assets, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports. Specifically, Miami is prepared to find deals for pitchers Mat Latos, Dan Haren, and Brad Hand … ...2015
  • • Bellinger's 36th HR sets Dodgers' rookie mark
    Cody Bellinger set the Dodgers franchise record for rookie home runs with his 36th, blasted off San Diego reliever Brad Hand in the ninth inning of a 6-4 loss on Sunday....2017

Brad Hand fantasy rankings and news

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  • Fantasy baseball owners shouldn’t reach for Indians’ James Karinchak
    • Fantasy baseball owners shouldn’t reach for Indians’ James Karinchak
    Five things are pretty much certain heading into the 2021 fantasy baseball season: Liam Hendriks, Josh Hader, Aroldis Chapman, Raisel Igelsias and Edwin Diaz, in whatever order you like them, are considered the top five relievers. Beyond those, there are a slew of familiar names, such as Kenley Jansen, Brad Hand, Kirby Yates, Craig Kimbrel......2021
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Brad Hand schedule, game

  • • Mets get reliever Hand off waivers from Blue Jays
    2021
  • • Mets Claim Brad Hand
    2021
  • • Nationals Reinstate Four Players From Injured List
    The Nationals have reinstated Alex Avila, Yan Gomes, Brad Hand and Jordy Mercer from the COVID-19 injured list, per a team announcement. Carter Kieboom, Tres Barrera and Ryne Harper were optioned, while Cody Wilson was reassigned to the alternate training site. Washington was without nine players for their season-opening series against the Braves due to coronavirus spread among the team. Jon Leste...2021
  • • Corey Kluber's great 2018 season increases his 2019 salary
    Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber has earned $3.5M of a possible $4M in contract escalators, according to Jordan Bastian of MLB.com. All that remains is an all-but-certain top-10 finish in this year’s Cy Young Award voting to raise Kluber’s salary in 2019 from $13M to the full $17M. His contract options in 2020 and 2021 will increase to $17.5M and $18M, respectively.  Despite a disappointing loss...2018
  • • Report: Rays drawing significant interest for All-Star Chris Archer
    Thus far, this MLB trade season has been filled with a whole host of relievers being moved. This past week alone, closers Brad Hand and Jeurys Familia have been moved. They could be followed soon by Baltimore Orioles All-Star Zach Britton.With a surplus of relievers available on the trade market ahead of the July 31 non-waiver deadline, starting pitchers have been few and far between.That could ve...2018
  • • Machado, Subway Series among weekend's best
    The All-Star break might have slowed the Major League schedule for a few days, but it didn't cease the significant action. Not with superstar shortstop Manny Machado getting dealt to the Dodgers literally as the All-Star festivities were unfolding and with the Indians dealing for All-Star closer Brad Hand from the Padres on Thursday. So the ceremonial "second half" began with a transaction-wire ba...2018
  • • Indians bolster bullpen with Brad Hand, also take huge risk
    2018
  • • Astros won't make bullpen move if it pushes 'really good' reliever out
    The Astros are checking around on the bullpen market, though a source tells MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand that the team isn’t going to make a move unless a clear upgrade can be found. “It’s going to be really hard for them to upgrade given that adding someone means pushing a capable — even good — reliever…off the playoff roster. There’s pressure to do something, but it doesn’t really make sense,” the so...2018
  • • Cahill's revival makes him intriguing trade chip
    Ahead of the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, the likeliest Padre to be dealt probably isn't Brad Hand (or any other team-controlled reliever, for that matter). It's Trevor Cahill, the resurgent right-hander who has re-established himself as an effective starting pitcher this season....2017
  • • MLB Sets Record for Most Strikeouts in a Calendar Month
    2016

Brad Hand rumors, scandals

  • • MLB rumors: Mets, Astros, Blue Jays after Brad Hand; Kirby Yates considering offers from five teams
    Here is Sunday's hot stove buzz...2021
  • • MLB rumors: Astros, Blue Jays, Mets after Brad Hand; Kirby Yates considering offers from five teams
    Here is Sunday's hot stove buzz...2021
  • • Free Agent Notes: Soria, Hand, Odorizzi, Rosenthal
    Some buzz from the free agent market… The Blue Jays continue to be interested in Brad Hand and Jake Odorizzi, according to Sportsnet.ca’s Ben Nicholson-Smith in an update on Toronto’s offseason endeavors.  In the latest name to appear on the Jays’ wide-ranging radar, Joakim Soria has also drawn attention, though “talks haven’t been serious on…...2021
  • • MLB rumors: Justin Turner seeking four-year contract; Mets interested in Brad Hand
    Here is Tuesday's hot stove buzz...2021
  • • Hand enjoying All-Star experience amidst rumors
    By now, Brad Hand is used to the trade speculation. It's not going to stop him from enjoying All-Star week....2018
  • • Hand not letting Trade Deadline weigh on him
    Brad Hand is hours from having some clarity regarding his future with the Padres. Finally. One of the most coveted trade chips ahead of the non-waiver Trade Deadline, Hand has been the subject of intense speculation for the better part of the past month. Come 1 p.m. PT on Monday, his future -- for the next few months at least -- will be sealed....2017
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