Bronson Arroyo

SP / L.A. Dodgers Dodgers / EXP: 15YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 186 lb Age: 38 College: No College Bats/Throws R/R

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      Bronson Arroyo: Expects to be ready come spring

      Arroyo (elbow) said Wednesday that his arm feels great and that he should be ready to go come spring training, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. The right-hander missed all of 2015 after undergoing Tommy John surgery in July of 2014, but Arroyo said he's finally had the resulting scar tissue in his elbow break up. Currently a free agent after the Dodgers declined his team option, Arroyo will turn 39 before the start of the 2016 season. However, there is reportedly mutual interest in a return to the Reds, with whom Arroyo spent eight seasons from 2006-2013.

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      Bronson Arroyo: Team option declined

      Arroyo (elbow) had his team option declined Friday, Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times reports. Arroyo missed the entire season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in July of 2014, but was traded to the Dodgers as a way for Atlanta to dump his salary. He'll be 38 years old by the start of the 2016 season and won't have pitched for nearly two years, but he should get the opportunity to join the end of a starting rotation.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Dodgers snag strong starters in deal with Marlins, Braves

      The Dodgers have snagged several veterans in a just-completed three-way trade filled with prospects, per Yahoo Sports. They receive starting pitchers Alex Wood and Bronson Arroyo and relievers Luis Avilan and Jim Johnson, as well as minor league utility infielder Jose Peraza from the Braves. They also get first baseman Michael Morse and starting pitcher Mat Latos from the Marlins. The Dodgers sent several prospects to both teams. First baseman Hector Olivera, lefty Paco Rodriguez and starting pitcher Zachary Bird head to Atlanta while pitchers Victor Araujo and Angel Guzman go to Miami. The keys are Wood and Latos, who will likely immediately join the Los Angeles rotation, as well as Johnson, who has been used as the Atlanta closer. The 24-year-old Wood hasn't performed as well this season as he did in 2014, but he is 7-6 with a 3.54 ERA and 90 strikeouts in 119 1/3 innings. Latos is 4-7 with a 4.48 ERA, but has come on strong. He has allowed just six earned runs in his last 26 innings pitched. Johnson has nine saves, but will almost certainly be used behind Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Diamondbacks, Braves announce three-player deal on Saturday

      The Diamondbacks announced that they have dealt right-hander Bronson Arroyo and Touki Toussaint (their No. 5 prospect) to the Braves in a three-player deal on Saturday. In exchange, the Braves will be sending infielder Phil Gosselin to the Diamondbacks. Arroyo made 14 starts for Arizona in 2014 before undergoing Tommy John surgery. He has yet to pitch this year, and is not expected back until at least August. The Braves will take on the entirety of Arroyo's contract, which includes $9.5 million for this year, and a $4.5 million buyout on a $13 million option for 2016, per Toussaint was a first-round draft pick (16th overall) by the Diamondbacks in 2014. The right-hander has been pitching with Class A Kane County this year, posting a 3.69 ERA through seven starts. Meanwhile, Gosselin underwent surgery to repare a fractured thumb in May. He is currently on the disabled list and holds a .325 batting average in 40 at-bats this year. The Diamondbacks seem satisfied with the current state of their pitching corps, allowing them to deal away Toussaint in the deal. "We are getting some good pitching from our young rotation and that's the direction we are going to go," D-Backs general manager Dave Stewart said.

    • by Igor Mello |

      Diamondbacks' Bronson Arroyo completes 'pen session Tuesday

      Diamondbacks pitcher Bronson Arroyo threw his second bullpen session in the past five days prior to Tuesday's game against the Braves at Chase Field, per His next step in his rehab will depend on how his surgically-repaired elbow feels a day after his mound work. "It's can you throw and come back the next day and feel like you haven't thrown, not be sore, not be tender?" Arroyo said. "It's just going to be a gradual progress of trying to build that endurance up in the elbow."

    • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

      Diamondbacks pitcher Bronson Arroyo still dealing with pain in elbow

      Diamondbacks pitcher Bronson Arroyo is still feeling a noticeable pain in his right elbow on the road to recovery from Tommy John surgery, according to Arroyo underwent the procedure last July and is hopeful to return during the second half of the season at some point. Arizona has a $4.5 million buyout on Arroyo's contract at the end of the season, which is motivating his speedy recovery from the surgery. "That's why I'd like to get back and maybe make 10 starts the second half of the season to show what I can do," Arroyo said. "That way they have some basis for making a decision."

    • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

      Diamondbacks place five players on disabled list

      The Diamondbacks have placed pitcher Patrick Corbin (elbow), pitcher David Hernandez (elbow), catcher Oscar Hernandez (wrist), pitcher Matt Stites (elbow) and pitcher Bronson Arroyo (elbow) on the disabled list, the team announced Saturday.

    • by Chris Cwik |

      Diamondbacks clear their 60-day disabled list

      The Diamondbacks have moved four players off the 60-day disabled list, according to the Arizona Republic. Bronson Arroyo, Patrick Corbin, David Hernandez and Matt Reynolds were activated Thursday. Players are not allowed to be on the 60-day disabled list during the offseason. They can be put back on the 60-day DL once the season begins again.

    • by R.J. White |

      Bronson Arroyo undergoes successful Tommy John surgery

      Diamondbacks pitcher Bronson Arroyo underwent successful Tommy John surgery Tuesday, the Arizona Republic reports. Arroyo will undergo a lengthy recovery process before attempting to return to the mound. If all goes well, he may be able to make it back late in the 2015 season.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Elbow surgery to delay retirement plans for Bronson Arroyo

      Diamondbacks starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo said undergoing Tommy John surgery will delay his plans to retire, according to "I was thinking I might retire at 39 when this [two-year] contract is up, but not anymore," he said. "If I'm going to spend a year rehabbing, I'm going to pitch until I'm 45 if I can. Let's see how it goes."

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