The Braves have made a move in their bullpen, calling up left-hander Macay McBride to be the 9th…
Tigers Deal Farnsworth to Braves at Deadline
Slated to be the setup man for Detroit this season, Kyle Farnsworth excelled in that role, and was pitching well as the closer after assuming the role when high-priced free agent Troy Percival went down with a season-ending arm injury. In 46 appearances, Kyle had posted a 1-1 record with 15 holds and 6 saves, and had notched a 2.32 ERA while striking out more than a batter per inning. Since moving to the closer's role, Farnsworth appeared to be quelling the myth that had plagued him since his days with the Cubs; that he cracked under the pressure of closing games. The Braves have struggled to find consistent, late-inning relief all season long. Starting the year with Danny Kolb as their...
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