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Tigers, Nationals swap right-handed relievers

Posted on: December 9, 2011 7:33 pm
 
Collin BalesterBy C. Trent Rosecrans

The Tigers and Nationals exchanged right-handers, with Collin Balester headed to Detroit and Ryan Perry going to Washington.

Balester, 25, was 1-4 with a 4.54 ERA in 23 appearances with the Nationals, striking out 34 batters in 35 2/3 innings. He was 2-1 with a 4.35 ERA in 28 appearances with Triple-A Syracuse, striking out 46 batters in 39 1/3 innings.

Ryan PerryPerry also split 2011 between the big leagues and Triple-A. In Detroit, Perry appeared in 36 games with a 5.35 ERA. He struck out 24 in 37 innings. At Toledo, he recorded seven saves in 20 appearances, going 3-0 with a 3.03 ERA. He struck out 30 batters in 32 2/3 innings with the Mud Hens.

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Since: Apr 14, 2009
Posted on: December 14, 2011 10:29 am
 

Tigers, Nationals swap right-handed relievers

For all of you saying Perry is better there is an easy answer. No. He never came through when we needed him. Young kid maybe waiting to breakout but I never saw it and never will.



Since: Oct 7, 2006
Posted on: December 12, 2011 5:10 pm
 

Tigers, Nationals swap right-handed relievers

i wouldnt call anyone with a 5.35 ERA "clearly better" than anyone.. in my book thats BARELY has a job.. 


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Since: Dec 10, 2011
Posted on: December 10, 2011 11:15 am
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Since: Jan 3, 2010
Posted on: December 9, 2011 11:55 pm
 

Tigers, Nationals swap right-handed relievers

Perry is better and can thrieve?  He is terrible.  I assume Tigers wanted less payroll.



Since: Feb 25, 2009
Posted on: December 9, 2011 9:07 pm
 

Tigers, Nationals swap right-handed relievers

Have exactly same feeling. Doesn't sound like that great trade for Tigers, even with Dotel taking Perry's place.



Since: Nov 7, 2010
Posted on: December 9, 2011 7:46 pm
 

Tigers, Nationals swap right-handed relievers

perry is cleary better than Balester...he was an option for closer's job in Detroit 2 yaers ago...In Washinghton can thrive..Balester could be useful as long-reliver(not too long..after he become easily hittable)


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