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The Picture of Jonathan Broxton

As long weekends go, this past Labor Day holiday was particularly unenjoyable for Brewers fans. As Milwaukee’s losing streak stretched to six, the club has slipped behind St. Louis in the NL Central race. In order to stem the recent reverses, GM Doug Melvin pulled off an unusual intradivisional trade at the waiver Trade Deadline. The cavalry coming to the Brewers’ rescue takes...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds Trade Jonathan Broxton To Milwaukee Brewers

SAN FRANCISCO — The NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named. Milwaukee announced the move to bolster its bullpen before Sunday’s series finale against the San Francisco Giants. The 30-year-old Broxton is 4-2 with a 1.86 ERA and seven saves in 51 appearances this season, and...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Broxton traded to division rival

If the Reds hadn't already bowed out of the postseason race for 2014, they all but threw up the white flag on Sunday when Jonathan Broxton was traded to division rival Milwaukee.According to C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Broxton was claimed off waivers by the Brewers, which prompted Cincinnati to propose a trade for the right-handed reliever.The most notable...
Via Redlegs Review
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Broxton's contract ranked as 11th-worst in baseball

Does Jonathan Broxton's contract with the Reds qualify as one of the worst deals in baseball?According to Jonah Keri of Grantland.com, the answer to that question is yes.On Wednesday, Keri published a piece in which he highlighted the worst contracts in all of baseball. Long story short, he used six rules to justify his selections, which resulted in a top 15 list.One of the players...
Via Redlegs Review
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Broxton out at least six months after elbow surgery

On Friday, Reds reliever Jonathan Broxton underwent successful elbow surgery to repair the torn flexor mass in his right forearm.  The procedure was performed by Reds medical director Timothy Kremchek and the timetable for Broxton's return is estimated at six months. This could very well mean that the right-hander may begin the 2014 season on the disabled list...
Via Redlegs Review
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds acquire Jonathon Broxton at deadline

All the talks heading into the deadline were centered on Matt Garza and Denard Span. It seemed like one of the former first round picks would be heading to the Cincinnati Reds to help make a World Series push. As the deadline approached though it became more and more clear that the prices for these two may be too high. So Red’s management began to look elsewhere. Around an hour...
Via isportsweb.com
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

My thoughts on the Broxton trade

The July 31st trade deadline came and went on Tuesday, but the Reds certainly didn't stay idle. In a move that surprised many and puzzled others, Cincinnati opted to bolster their biggest strength (bullpen) rather than improve upon one of their areas of weakness (leadoff). They did so by acquiring RHP Jonathan Broxton from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for prospects LHP...
Via Redlegs Review
August 01, 2012  |  1 Comment

Broxton proving he is still a dominant closer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At least one of the major worries the Royals were facing to start the 2012 season seems to have been resolved the replacement for Joakim Soria. Granted, it's early, but the Royals, who at one point were expected to split the closer duties between Jonathan Broxton and Greg Holland, settled on Broxton quickly. And so far, they haven't regretted it. Broxton...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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