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Oviedo (Leo Nunez) Could Split Closer Role with Bell

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 12:37 pm
by ohbilly2134
FYI...
Juan Carlos Oviedo: Oviedo could share Miami closer gig with Bell

Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen has indicated that Juan Carlos Oviedo could share the closer job with Health Bell when he returns.
Guillen said previously that Bell would retain his role, but it sounds like he's changed his tune as the 34-year-old's struggles have continued. "I will [treat] that as a big trade we make for the [playoff] run," Guillen said. "He’s going to help the bullpen. A day like today [when Bell is unavailable], he’ll take Bell’s spot. [Other times] we’ll see how Bell’s throwing and we’ll flip-flop each for whatever reason. It’s going to be a big lift. Hopefully, he’ll throw the ball like he has in the past.’’ Oviedo will begin a rehab assignment with High-A Jupiter Monday. He's expected to stay with them for two weeks before rejoining the big club on July 23rd. Jul. 8 - 1:51 pm et

Source: Miami Herald

Re: Oviedo (Leo Nunez) Could Split Closer Role with Bell

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 2:02 pm
by Grey
Thanks for the heads up!

Re: Oviedo (Leo Nunez) Could Split Closer Role with Bell

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 3:36 pm
by jason20000
Is Oviedo worth picking up? If so, for whom?

Here's my team:

Roster Positions: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, OF, OF, OF, Util, Util, SP, SP, RP, RP, P, P, P, P, BN, BN, BN, BN, BN, DL, DL
Batters Stat Categories: Runs (R), Home Runs (HR), Runs Batted In (RBI), Stolen Bases (SB), Batting Average (AVG)
Pitchers Stat Categories: Wins (W), Saves (SV), Strikeouts (K), Earned Run Average (ERA), (Walks + Hits)/ Innings Pitched (WHIP)

Here's my team:
C: Miguel Montero
1B: Albert Pujols
2B: Neil Walker
3B: Aramis Ramirez
SS: Trevor Plouffe
OF: Ryan Braun
OF: Andrew McCuthen
OF: Jay Bruce
UT: Alex Rios
UT: Mike Trout
Bench: Tyler Colvin
Bench: Jed Lowrie

Starting Pitchers:
Tim Lincecum
Madison Bumgarner
Jordan Zimmerman
Anibal Sanchez
Max Scherzer
Franklin Morales
Colby Lewis (on the DL but not in DL spot)
DL: Brandon Morrow

Relief Pitchers:
Bobby Parnell
Brett Myers
Santiago Casilla
Greg Holland
DL: Frank Francisco

Re: Oviedo (Leo Nunez) Could Split Closer Role with Bell

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 3:46 pm
by Grey
You have no one to drop for him....

Re: Oviedo (Leo Nunez) Could Split Closer Role with Bell

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 4:10 pm
by jason20000
What about Lowrie?

Re: Oviedo (Leo Nunez) Could Split Closer Role with Bell

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 6:25 pm
by Grey
No

Re: Oviedo (Leo Nunez) Could Split Closer Role with Bell

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 7:03 pm
by connman
How about holland?

Re: Oviedo (Leo Nunez) Could Split Closer Role with Bell

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:27 pm
by Grey
No