A new book by Jeff Passan takes a comprehensive look at the epidemic of arm injuries and asks, "Can we stop it?" "For 130 years, pitchers have thrown a baseball overhand, and for 130 years, doing so has hurt them." So begins The Arm, Jeff Passan’s exposé on the most valuable commodity in professional sport. There are two questions that nag at Passan: why do these injuries keep...
March 27, 2016
Relief pitcher Todd Coffey has signed a minor league deal with the Seattle Mariners according to Bob Dutton of the Tacoma News Tribune. Coffey, 33, did not play last season after undergoing Tommy John surgery. He must have impressed the Mariners enough last week during his throwing session to garner a deal. #Mariners have signed veteran RHP Todd Coffey to a minor-league deal, pending...
According to reports, the Phillies are “in” on RHP reliever Todd Coffey. Coffey, 33, last pitched in 2012, spending time with the L.A. Dodgers (4.66 ERA and 8.4 K/9 IP in 19.1 IP). Coffey is said to be choosing between two teams and may choose tonight. The Phillies have also re-signed RHP Shawn Camp to a minor league deal. Camp, 38, chose to become a free agent last week after...
Todd Coffey might get a shot to rejoin an MLB team. According to MLB Insider Chris Cotillo, the Phillies may be interested in what the right-hander has to offer. Coffey hasn't been on a major league roster since 2012 where he appeared in 23 games for the Los Angeles Dodgers.By SD Dirk: Wikimedia CommonsWith a career ERA of 4.10, it's hard to imagine any team could use the Coffey...
Veteran relief pitcher Todd Coffey is trying to make a comeback to MLB after undergoing Tommy John surgery. He has auditioned for teams and has reportedly looked good. He tweeted that he is throwing 93-94 miles per hour consistently. He has since drawn "strong" interest, according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish.Cotillo also reports that Coffey could be nearing a decision on...
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