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  1. MLB Umpire Marvin Hudson Should Be SuspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Rant Sports

    ... any of these five players. Read More The Chicago Cubs are reportedly interested in adding veteran reliever Rafael Soriano. If they're able to do so, their bullpen will suddenly look very solid. Read More Tim Lincecum is off to a tremendous start for ...


  2. Angels get a deal, but not a steal, in Huston Street's new contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Los Angeles Times

    ... three were proven closers: Robertson, Joe Nathan (two years and $20 million with the Detroit Tigers) and Rafael Soriano (two years and $28 million with the Washington Nationals). Nathan posted a 4.81 earned-average last year and is injured this ...


  3. Marlins Interested in Rafael Soriano: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | NBC Miami

    The Miami Marlins have suffered two tough losses in a row and are interested in veteran closer Rafael Soriano, according to a report by MLB.com . Coming off two straight blown saves, it appears Miami is ready to remove Steve Cishek from the closer role.


  4. Blue Jays Bullpen: Is Grant Balfour an Option?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Jays Journal

    ... why Steve Delabar hasn't been called up. There have also suggestions that the club go after free agent Rafael Soriano or, gulp, trade for Jonathan Papelbon . But, the Tampa Bay Rays made a move today that might intrigue Blue Jays fans. They released ...


  5. Despite Andrew Miller's role, Joe Girardi still won't name a closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Newsday

    ... can safely refer to Miller as such -- after having Mariano Rivera for 17 seasons (with a brief 2012 cameo by Rafael Soriano while Rivera was injured). Miller himself is going on the assumption that he's the closer. He's been called on in the ninth ...


  6. Twitter Talk: On Rafael Soriano, dead horses, Detroit Tigers' relief options and Marilyn MansonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... were unsigned during the season for a reason. (See Joel Hanrahan, Jim Johnson, 2014.) Might the Tigers sign Rafael Soriano? They might. I doubt they will, but they have proven they are willing to take fliers on guys during the season before. (See ...


  7. Craig Stammen diagnosed with torn right flexor, will require surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... a challenge for Williams and the Nationals, who are struggling to replace innings vacated by Clippard, Rafael Soriano, and Janssen. No reliever has pitched more innings over the past three seasons than Stammen's 242 2/3. He has pitched to a 2.93 ERA ...


  8. Yankees to continue to play matchups in save situationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | New York Yankees

    ... have to look at the positives." After having so many years of service from Mariano Rivera, then calling upon Rafael Soriano and David Robertson as set closers in recent years, Girardi said that this new ninth-inning arrangement is not necessarily ...


  9. Finding the 2015 Mark MelanconRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Sports Network

    Just two seasons ago, Jim Johnson, Joe Nathan and Rafael Soriano all earned at least 43 saves and were ranked in the top six in the category. The following year, however, two of those three closers lost their jobs and the other, Nathan, had a career-high seven blown saves.


  10. Giradi on Yankees closer situation: Who needs one?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | New York Post

    ... Mariano Rivera took over in 1997 and held it until missing most of the 2012 season with a knee injury. Rafael Soriano closed that year, Rivera returned in 2013 and David Robertson replaced Rivera in 2014. Now, with Robertson on the White Sox after ...


  11. Twins afternoon notes: Thorpe, Oliveros, Soriano, PelfreyRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2015 | Twinkie Town

    ... which we'll also touch on in the following two points. The #MNTwins have inquired about watching FA reliever Rafael Soriano throw, per source. Possible they already watched him in Miami. We discussed this yesterday upon learning that the Twins were ...


  12. Fantasy Baseball '15 - Closers: Three up, three downRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... a disastrous meltdown in the playoffs, handing Game 5 of the NLDS to the Cardinals. For 2013, the Nats signed Rafael Soriano, which GM Mike Rizzo said had nothing to do with Storen's failure in the NLDS, but it had to have hurt the kid's confidence. ...


  13. Free-agent closer Soriano to audition in Fla.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | CBS Sports

    Veteran closer Rafael Soriano , who hasn't found the free-agent market to his liking, will make a stop soon at the Boras Sport Training Institute in Miami Lakes before presumably signing up with a team. Soriano, easily the top remaining free agent and one of the highest-paid relievers in history, has been throwing in the Dominican but should have a chance to throw for teams at the facility on the grounds of St. Thomas Aquinas University.


  14. 2015 Draft Prep: Spring position battlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | CBS Sports

    ... that their most likely course of action is to trade for Jonathan Papelbon or sign a low-cost free agent like Rafael Soriano , especially now that they have another rotation spot to fill with Marcus Stroman lost for the season. If they use Sanchez ...


  15. Fearless Aaron Barrett takes the mound for NatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... people out. I think he got that experience last year in the situations we put him in." With Tyler Clippard, Rafael Soriano and Ross Detwiler gone from the Washington bullpen, Barrett is pitching this spring with an opportunity to seize that ...


  16. Why Yankees picked worst time to break decade-long lefty jinxRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | New York Post

    ... of lefty-swinging Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez following the 2010 season by deciding to overpay Rafael Soriano as a setup man (three years at $35 million) and enlisting southpaw Pedro Feliciano on a two-year, $7.5 million pact despite ...


  17. Heath Bell? Name rings a bellRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Newsday

    ... the last couple of years.' " The Nationals traded setup man Tyler Clippard to Oakland and let former Yankee Rafael Soriano leave as a free agent. So there are openings behind closer Drew Storen. Still, Bell knows he will have to show a lot in a ...


  18. Brewers, Marlins talking to K-Rod; deal soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | CBS Sports

    ... z is seen as the top remaining reliever on a market with a few good ones still left, including veteran closer Rafael Soriano and former Yankees prodigy Joba Chamberlain .


  19. New York Yankees Should Go With Dellin Betances Over Andrew Miller In Closer's RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... don't have a trick up their sleeve and make a bad play for Francisco Rodriguez or opt for a reunion with Rafael Soriano , it appears more than likely that the battle will come down to Andrew Miller and Dellin Betances . Although there are only two ...


  20. MLB execs vote Nationalsa Max Scherzer the worst free agent signing in ESPN pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... g" and "Most Outrageous Contract," respectively. No. 2 on that list? Old friend and then-Yankees setup man Rafael Soriano. Scott Allen writes about all things D.C. sports. Follow him on Twitter @ScottSAllen or e-mail him if you've got a tip to share.