Bronson Arroyo RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bronson Arroyo is throwing side-arm now

    Hardball Talk "Nationals pitcher Bronson Arroyo has partial tears of tendons in his rotator cuff in his right shoulder. Considering he’s 39 years old, no one would fault him if he decided to call it quits. But he has one more idea, MASN’s Mark Zuckerman reports: Arroyo is going to throw side-arm, or at least..." May 04

  • Nationals' Bronson Arroyo doesn't have torn rotator cuff

    ESPN "The rotator cuff in the throwing shoulder of Washington Nationals pitcher Bronson Arroyo is not torn as initially feared, multiple media outlets reported Friday, citing sources. Instead, Arroyo has an inflamed bursa sac that caused an MRI to be misread, according to Fox Sports, an injury for..." March 19

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    Mark Zuckerman @MarkZuckerman

    #Nats say reports of Arroyo's labrum tear are premature. Waiting for MRI from previous team to compare to yesterday's. Decision after that.

  • Bronson Arroyo has torn labrum, likely ending comeback

    ESPN "Bronson Arroyo, who was trying to make a comeback with the Washington Nationals after having Tommy John surgery and missing all of last season, has been diagnosed with a torn right labrum, according to multiple media reports. The 39-year-old Arroyo, a 2006 NL All-Star with the Cincinnati Reds,..." March 17

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    Peter Gammons @pgammo

    Feel sick. Bronson Arroyo has an 80 per cent tear of his labrum, so his Nats comeback is over. Alltime gamer

  • Ex-assistant charged with stealing Bronson Arroyo's yacht, selling it for $22,000

    Sporting News "Authorities say the former personal assistant to Bronson Arroyo stole the Dodgers pitcher's yacht from a private club in Tampa, Fla., then sold the vessel for just $22,000. Anthony Acosta, 38, has been charged with grand theft and forgery, the Miami Herald reported. According to the Florida..." October 07

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    Mark Saxon @markasaxon

    Source: #Dodgers only picking up $500k of Bronson Arroyo's contract, including buyout. Media has exaggerated some of their financial outlay

  • Diamondbacks trade Bronson Arroyo, Touki Toussaint to Braves for Phil Gosselin

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks made a surprising salary dump on Saturday night, trading right-hander Bronson Arroyo to the Atlanta Braves to save $9.5 million but having to include highly regarded pitching prospect Touki Toussaint in the process. In return, the Diamondbacks received versatile infielder Phil..." June 21

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    Arizona Diamondbacks @Dbacks

    Bronson Arroyo underwent successful Tommy John surgery on his right elbow yesterday. #Dbacks

  • Diamondbacks' Bronson Arroyo to have Tommy John surgery

    Arizona Republic "Diamondbacks pitcher Bronson Arroyo, well-known for his durability, said Monday that he will undergo Tommy John surgery within the next week after pitching a good portion of this season with a completely torn ulnar-collateral ligament in his right elbow. Arroyo, 37, thinks he tore the ligament..." July 08

  • D-Backs, Bronson Arroyo agree to two-year, $23.5 million deal

    CBS Sports "The Diamondbacks and free-agent right-hander Bronson Arroyo have agreed to terms on a two-year contract that will pay him a minimum of $23.5 million.'s Jon Heyman has confirmed the original report of's Ken Rosenthal. The deal will pay Arroyo $9.5 million for 2014 and..." February 08

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    Joel Sherman @Joelsherman1

    Also on Hot Stove, will talk Arroyo — heard has lowered requests from 3 yrs to 2-$22M range. #Orioles #Diamondbacks definitely pushing

  • Arroyo planning to meet with D-backs "A baseball source confirmed a Boston Globe report that said the D-backs are planning to meet with free-agent pitcher Bronson Arroyo. The D-backs have been seeking a starting pitcher all winter, exploring trade possibilities for the Rays' David Price and the Cubs' Jeff Samardzija, and they were..." February 06

  • Bronson Arroyo finalists: Dodgers, Diamondbacks, Orioles

    Hardball Talk "As of last week Bronson Arroyo was saying he’d yet to receive an actual offer from any teams, but presumably that’s changed now because Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Dodgers, Diamondbacks, and Orioles “have emerged as finalists” for the free agent right-hander. Los Angeles’..." February 05

  • Bronson Arroyo: “I don’t even have an offer to turn down”

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Former Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo sounded off to ESPN’s Jayson Stark about the lack of big league offers he’s received this offseason. “I don’t even have an offer to turn down,” Arroyo told Stark. “So I might still be sitting here on March 1. I have no idea.” Stark said the Reds still love..." January 30

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    angels said to have a bit of interest in bronson arroyo but angels peeps say theyd be ok going to spring w/current group

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    The Orioles are among the teams interested in Bronson Arroyo. The question, of course, is around contract terms.

  • Bronson Arroyo: ‘I don’t know who’s interested’

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Bronson Arroyo, a free-agent pitcher who has played for the Cincinnati Reds since 2006, told’s Jerry Crasnick in this lengthy feature about Arroyo that he’s “been fine” with waiting out the free-agency process so far, “but if it’s January 15th and I’m still spinning my wheels, I’ll..." December 27

  • Yankees have been in contact with Arroyo

    ESPN New York "Bronson Arroyo has achieved a level of professional and financial success that he never dreamed of as a skinny young pitcher in Brooksville, Fla., a Tampa-St. Petersburg suburb that was once known as the "Home of the Tangerine." But he remains a staunch proponent of substance over style. Arroyo..." December 25

  • Bronson Arroyo race down to Twins, Reds, two other teams

    CBS Sports "The race for Bronson Arroyo is down to Twins, Reds and two other teams according to Jon Heyman of The Mets, Pirates, Angels and Giants all had interest in the free agent right-hander at different points of the offseason. Arroyo, 36, came into the winter seeking at least a..." December 14

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    The Cincinnati Reds have told Bronson Arroyo that they'll offer him a one-year deal.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Is trade of a #Reds starter looming? Arroyo's agent, Terry Bross, met with team today, says he is expecting offer.

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    The Pirates plan to meet with Terry Bross, the agent for Bronson Arroyo. They have a rotation opening, given A.J. Burnett's uncertainty.

  • Pirates, Bronson Arroyo have mutual interest

    Cincinnati Enquirer "We may not have seen the last of Bronson Arroyo at Great American Ball Park, but he could be coming back to Cincinnati as a visitor several times a year, as the Pirates have what a source calls “serious interest” in the free-agent right-hander. Arroyo’s agent, Terry Bross, already has a meeting..." December 09

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Twins making push for Arroyo, talks gaining momentum.

  • Mets downplay interest in Arroyo

    ESPN "A Mets official downplayed the team's interest in Bronson Arroyo, now suggesting a meeting may or may not take place with the free-agent pitcher. The team insider characterized the Mets' actual interest in Arroyo as "not super high.", relying on a source familiar with the..." December 02

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    Mike DiGiovanna @MikeDiGiovanna

    #Angels remain interested in Bronson Arroyo, #Dodgers not so much, but market for free-agent RHP "hasn't heated up yet," acc. to source.

  • Report: Mets “heavily involved” in talks with free agent Bronson Arroyo

    Hardball Talk "It was reported on Thanksgiving that the Twins were still pursuing Bronson Arroyo even after adding Ricky Nolasco and now Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish hears that the Mets are “heavily involved” in talks with the free agent right-hander. No deal is believed to be imminent, but Mets general..." November 30

  • Twins in on Arroyo, Nolasco, Garza, Pelfrey, Hughes and all who start

    CBS Sports "The Twins are said by people familiar with their situation to have inquired about just about every available starting pitcher. Although Bronson Arroyo, Ricky Nolasco and ex-Twin Matt Garza have been linked to the Twins most often, they've also inquired about other top starters like Ervin Santana..." November 26

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    timdierkes @timdierkes

    Hearing Twins remain very high on Bronson Arroyo. Might still be possible to get him on a two-year deal.

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    Mike Puma @NYPost_Mets

    Also hearing the Mets like Phil Hughes better than Bronson Arroyo at this point.

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    JIM BOWDEN @JimBowdenESPNxm

    "Bronson Arroyo is not out of our picture" after the signing of Tim Hudson according to Giants AGM Bobby Evans

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    JIM BOWDEN @JimBowdenESPNxm

    Bronson Arroyo told us that the Phillies, Dodgers, Angels, Twins and Orioles have all expressed in him but he has yet to get an offer XM 89

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Bronson Arroyo continues to talk with the Giants, among other teams.

  • Twins: Talks with right-hander Bronson Arroyo heating up

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Talks between the Twins and veteran right-hander Bronson Arroyo are heating up. Negotiations had yet to commence as of Tuesday evening, according to a person with direct knowledge, but the Twins have been going over Arroyo's medical records and have discussed guarantee language with his..." November 13

  • With future in question, Arroyo called Cincinnati home

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Bronson Arroyo hasn’t packed up the last of his things in his Mount Adams apartment. It’s not because he thinks he’ll return to the Reds or Cincinnati in the spring, it’s just that he doesn’t know where he’s going to be next year. In a perfect world, Arroyo said this week, he’d retire as a Red,..." November 11

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Depending on how the offers develop from other teams, the Giants are well-positioned in the bidding for Bronson Arroyo.

  • Twins interested in Bronson Arroyo, Phil Hughes, Jason Vargas

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Bronson Arroyo will turn 37 in the early stages of spring training, but that hasn't dissuaded the Twins from calling to express preliminary interest in the free-agent right-hander. According to a person with direct knowledge of the situation, the Twins have yet to make a formal offer for..." November 07

  • Bronson Arroyo won't get qualifying offer from Reds

    CBS Sports "Bronson Arroyo won't get a qualifying offer from the Reds, sources said. Arroyo has been a very dependable pitcher, but his age and stuff makes that figure seem high, especially for a small-market team like the Reds. Arroyo was 14-12 with a 3.79 ERA this past year, and has been very..." November 04

  • Bronson Arroyo may be fit for Mets rotation

    New York Post "The Mets’ hopes for the backbone of their team next season to be starting pitching suffered a crushing blow when Matt Harvey was lost following Tommy John surgery. If they are going to have any chance of staying relevant in 2014, the Mets will almost certainly have to lure someone like Bronson..." November 02

  • All quiet from Reds with Arroyo "One thing I didn’t get to on Friday when Dusty Baker lost his job was a part of my conversation with Bronson Arroyo. The longtime Reds pitcher knew that his last start of 2013 vs. the Pirates — where he allowed five homers — was possibly his final start with the club. Nothing has changed since..." October 08

  • Arroyo may be a Mets target in free agency

    New York Post "Bronson Arroyo is preparing for an “interesting” offseason that could include dancing with the Mets. With the Reds right-hander set to hit free agency and the Mets likely in the hunt for a veteran innings-eater type pitcher to bolster a young rotation multiple industry sources have mentioned..." September 25

  • Arroyo on solving the 'stuff' mystery

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Bronson Arroyo has been pitching professionally for 19 years. In all that time, he’s been trying to solve one of baseball’s great mysteries. He’s spent a lot of time and energy trying to figure out how to have his best stuff every fifth day. Arroyo is like all pitchers: Some starts the velocity..." May 12

  • Reds' Bronson Arroyo enjoys life in the slow lane

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Bronson Arroyo spent the last offseason doing all he could to regain some of the zip on his fastball. He followed the same routine this offseason. But if he never hits 90 again on the radar gun, he’s perfectly fine with that. “I saw last year that that’s all I got,” he said. “Most days, I’m..." March 03

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