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Buy Former MLB Pitcher Darren Oliver’s Sweet Land Rover – $35K

  Darren Oliver is a perfect example of why you should teach your kid to throw left-handed: $$$. Oliver never won more than…
Via Busted Coverage
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays DL update: Darren Oliver, J.A. Happ

Per Toronto Star scribe Brendan Kennedy's tweet, it appears that Toronto Blue Jays reliever Darren Oliver's shoulder woes have landed him on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 19th: Case u missed, Darren Oliver added to 15-day DL (shoulder, retroactive to May 19), Happ moved to 60-day, Sean Nolin called up. #bluejays — Brendan Kennedy (@BKennedyStar) May...
Via MLB Injury News
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Oliver's return strengthens Blue Jays' bullpen

The return of Darren Oliver as the Toronto Blue Jays' main left-handed reliever increases the competition for jobs in the bullpen at spring training. "It's going to be a very competitive camp," general manager Alex Anthopoulos said. Oliver does not have to worry about earning a spot, obviously. Casey Janssen, who became last year's closer; Sergio Santos...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Oliver, 42, agrees to return to Blue Jays

Darren Oliver will reach an even 20 years in the major leagues, as the left-handed reliever agreed to return to the Toronto Blue Jays. After last season, the Blue Jays picked up Oliver's $3 million option for 2013. However, Oliver hadn't confirmed until Tuesday whether he intended to continue his career at age 42. In 2012, Oliver made 62 appearances for Toronto, serving...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Darren Oliver and his obsession with Texas and the Rangers

Toronto Blue Jays LHP Darren Oliver is apparently homesick of his native Texas. Prior to the 2012 season, he signed a 1 year, $4 million contract to play for the Jays. His contract called for a $3 million club option for the 2013 season. Oliver had what was his best MLB season at age 41 last year, going 3-4, 2.06 in 61 games, with 52 Ks in 56 2/3 IP. The Blue Jays did what was expected...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Sources: LHP Oliver mulls retirement

Left-hander Darren Oliver's decision on whether to continue his career is more complicated than it might appear. Oliver, 42, wants to play, but is not willing to return to the Toronto Blue Jays unless the team increases his salary from $3 million, according to major-league sources. The reliever would rather retire than be away from his family for a salary that is well below...
Via Fox Sports
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Visiting clubhouse far from foreign for Oliver

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Darren Oliver definitely knows the way to the visiting clubhouse at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. After all when he wasn't there on the home side during one of his three stints pitching for the two-time American League champions, the affable veteran made several appearances in Arlington as a visitor with the Red Sox, Astros and Angels. So, when he made his...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jays To Sign Darren Oliver

The Blue Jays have agreed to sign Darren Oliver to a one-year contract with a club option for 2013, reports MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan. Oliver passed his physical and gets $4MM guaranteed from the Blue Jays, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com (on Twitter). The 41-year-old left-hander is a modified Type-B free agent per the new collective bargaining agreement, meaning the...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
January 05, 2012  |  1 Comment

Blue Jays sign LHP Oliver to 1-year deal

The Toronto Blue Jays signed left-handed reliever Darren Oliver to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal, which include a club option for 2013, were not disclosed. The 41-year-old Oliver has spent the past two seasons with the Rangers, appearing in more than 60 games each year. He had a 5-5 record and a 2.29 ERA in 61 appearances last season with Texas, which has lost...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Blue Jays close to signing LHP Oliver

The Toronto Blue Jays reported are nearing a deal to sign left-handed reliever Darren Oliver. The Dallas Morning News, citing two major league sources, reported the immiment signing. The 41-year-old Oliver has spent the past two seasons with the Rangers, appearing in more than 60 games each year. He had a 5-5 record and a 2.29 ERA in 61 appearances last season with Texas, which...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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