Addison Reed RUMORS & NEWS

  • Terry Collins names Addison Reed Mets' main setup man

    Newark Star-Ledger "Manager Terry Collins said Wednesday that Addison Reed will open the season as the Mets' primary setup man for closer Jeurys Familia. "Right now, as I'm hitting here at this moment, he's got to be the eighth-inning guy," Collins said. "He's had the experience doing it. He's the veteran guy...." February 25

  • Mets Avoid Arbitration With Harvey, Tejada, Reed, Torres, Edgin

    Mets Merized Online "Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Mets have agreed to contracts with relievers Addison Reed for $5.3 million, Carlos Torres for $1.05 million, and Josh Edgin for $625,000, thus avoiding arbitration. Matt Ehalt of the Bergen Record adds hat the Mets have also settled with Matt Harvey..." January 15

  • The case against Addison Reed as Mets’ 8th-inning setup man

    New York Post "Will Addison Reed to Jeurys Familia be the formula the Mets trust for late-inning success to start the 2016 season? With just more than a month remaining until pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla., team brass is preparing to bank heavily on the unpredictable..." January 14

  • Mets Acquire Addison Reed From Diamondbacks

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Mets have acquired reliever Addison Reed from the Diamondbacks pending a physical, tweets Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. We learned earlier this afternoon that the Mets were in the hunt for relievers including Marc Rzepczynski of the Padres. Reed, 26, entered the 2015 season as the..." August 30

  • Diamondbacks demote 4.9 million former closer Addison Reed to Triple-A

    Hardball Talk "First the Diamondbacks stripped Addison Reed of closing duties and now they’ve demoted the right-hander with a $4.9 million salary to Triple-A at age 26. Reed saved 101 games from 2012-2014, including 32 games for the Diamondbacks last season after the team’s previous front office regime..." June 22

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    Steve Berthiaume @BertDbacks

    #Dbacks Chip Hale says Addison Reed had short spring training & has mechanical issues to work through. Won't pitch in 9th inning for now.

  • Diamondbacks' Addison Reed healthy, ready to resume role as closer

    Arizona Republic "Trevor Hoffman had a unique approach to spring training during his 16 seasons with the San Diego Padres. "He didn't do anything," said Phil Nevin, Hoffman's teammate from 1999 to 2005. "He didn't even have a pair of gray (uniform) pants in his locker." Hoffman wound up his brilliant..." March 26

  • Closer Addison Reed close to game action, shooting for Opening Day

    Fox Sports Arizona "Closer Addison Reed is getting closer. Reed threw a bullpen session on Tuesday morning, is scheduled to throw live batting practice on Friday and is to make his first appearance in a spring game next Tuesday on the minor-league side. Reed, who suffered right shoulder soreness during pre-camp..." March 17

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    Steve Gilbert @SteveGilbertMLB

    #Dbacks closer Addison Reed says shoulder sorness completely gone. Will be 2 -2 1/2 weeks before he throws off mound. Still on track for OD

  • Diamondbacks avoid arbitration with closer Addison Reed

    Hardball Talk "Right-hander Addison Reed and the Diamondbacks have avoided arbitration with a one-year, $4.875 million deal. He requested $5.6 million and the team countered at $4.7 million. Reed was acquired by Arizona’s previous front office regime, which overvalued his save totals in Chicago. " February 14

  • Addison Reed quits chewing tobacco

    ESPN "Arizona Diamondbacks closer Addison Reed said he is quitting smokeless tobacco following the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn. Reed, who played for Gwynn at San Diego State, threw away seven cans of smokeless tobacco from his locker, and another two from his car, before Saturday night's game..." June 22

  • White Sox trade Addison Reed for prospect Matt Davidson

    Chicago Sun-Times "The White Sox on Monday traded closer Addison Reed to the Arizona Diamondbacks for third baseman Matt Davidson, a power-hitting prospect who will join a trio of other newly acquired players in what general manager Rick Hahn called a ‘‘new core’’ for the team. Davidson, 22, is considered a..." December 17

  • Reed family's success driven by father's love "The batting cages at the home of Scott and September Reed in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., were taken down some time after June 8, 2010. They didn't violate area building codes or present some sort of health hazard with their private baseball facility. It's just that the people who used them the..." June 13

  • Reed wants to diversify his repertoire

    CSN Chicago "There were times last season when Addison Reed felt like he was a one-pitch pitcher. The White Sox closer can recall instances when he’d temporarily lose the feel for his slider and changeup. So when hitters began to realize Reed couldn’t locate any offspeed pitches for strikes, they looked for..." March 11

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