Who should be the closer for the Oakland A’s?

Now that Jim Johnson is no longer the closer for the Oakland A’s, manager Bob Melvin is going to use a slew of relievers to close each game depending on the matchup. This will include Dan Otero, Luke Gregerson, Ryan Cook and Sean Doolittle. These relievers are all reliable and consistent – something Johnson was not. But who should be the permanent closer for the Oakland A’s...
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Gregerson glad for opportunity to join winning A's

For each of his first five major league seasons, Luke Gregerson came to spring training smack dab in the middle of suburbia, surrounded by shopping malls and restaurants. With the exception of one season (2010), the results during the regular season were the same every year for the right-handed reliever and the San Diego Padres - well below .500. Then, on Dec. 5, Gregerson faced...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Gregerson Hosts Poker Night to Benefit San Diego Youth Services

For the last couple years I have been fortunate enough to help promote and be involved with Luke Gregerson’s annual charity event to help San Diego Youth Services.  This year Luke is hosting a Poker Tournament at (Friarhood Partner) Fox Sports San Diego Grill. I’ll admit, I’m not much of a poker player, but it’s for a good cause, so I ante’d up.  The event is this Sunday...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Sox Looking Into SD Reliever Luke Gregerson

Luke, Can You Travel Farther? (Getty Images)The Red Sox have been scouring the reliever market for several days now. According to the Globe's Nick Cafardo, Boston's latest target may be San Diego RHP Luke Gregerson. The 29-year old Gregerson has been good this year—posting a 2.91 ERA in 43 1/3 innings of work for the Padres. Batters are hitting just .217 off him this year...
Via FenwayNation
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Why the St. Louis Cardinals should target Luke Gregerson

The St. Louis Cardinals have hit a recent skid that has caused Cardinal Nation to go in a frenzy of panic, hallucination and irrational tweeting. After the team’s fourth loss in a row, a 9-2 beatdown by Francisco Liriano and the Pittsburgh Pirates, fans in St. Louis are looking for answers to every little question that surrounds this team. The offense is stagnant, the starting...
Via STLSportsMinute
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Trade Rumors: ‘Heavy Pursuit’ of Luke Gregerson Reportedly Underway

Luke Gregerson of the San Diego Padres is drawing interest from at least three or four teams, including the Detroit Tigers, CBSSports’s Jon Heyman reports. The Tigers, who’ve had bullpen questions most of the year, are known to have Gregerson on their radar, and two or three more teams are said to be in heavy pursuit of the righthander who’s 4-5 with a 2.98 ERA and 1.04 WHIP...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Luke Gregerson garnering a lot of interest

It doesn't look like Luke Gregerson will be a member of the San Diego Padres after the deadline. As the trade deadline approaches, teams are becoming more and more interested in the 29-year old right-hander. According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Phillies and Padres have "talked a lot" about a deal that would send Gregerson and an outfielder to the Phillies for...
Via MLB Injury News
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Gregerson and Padres agree to $3.2 million deal

Luke Gregerson's agent says the pitcher has agreed to a $3.2 million, one-year contract with the San Diego Padres. Tom O'Connell announced the deal Monday on his Twitter account. Gregerson was 2-0 with a 2.39 ERA in 77 relief appearances last season, striking out 72 in 71 1-3 innings. He made $1.55 million. The 28-year-old right-hander had asked for $3.75 million in arbitration...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Luke Gregerson and the Padres Agree to Terms

  Luke Gregerson Luke Gregerson and the Padres have come to terms on a one-year deal for the 2013 season.  O’Connell Sports is reporting via twitter: Luke Gregerson agreed to terms on a one year $3,2M contract with the SD Padres. #padres#mlb Gregerson filed for $3.75M, the Padres countered with $2.875M before settling at $3.2M (the amount projected on MLBTR). The Padres set...
Via Friarhood
January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Luke Gregerson to Pitch for Team USA

Luke Gregerson It is being reported on twitter via Jon Heyman of that Luke Gregerson will be part of Team USA in the upcoming World Baseball Classic.  The 28-year old Gregerson is coming off a great season in which he appeared in a career high 77 games, allowing only 19 earned runs in 71.2 innings, while also recording nine saves. Gregerson said Joe Torre called him...
Via Friarhood
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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