Scott Downs RUMORS & NEWS

  • White Sox agree to one-year deal with Scott Downs

    CBSSports.com "The White Sox and left-hander Scott Downs have agreed to a one-year contract worth $4M or so with a vesting option for 2015, Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com has confirmed. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports says the vesting option could raise the total value to $8 million. Downs, 37, had a 2.49 ERA (155..." December 19

  • Nationals interested in several lefties for bullpen

    MLB.com "The Nationals' top priority during the Winter Meetings is to improve their bullpen from the left side. They continue to have interest in several lefties -- Oliver Perez, J.P. Howell, Boone Logan and Scott Downs, according to a baseball source. All four lefties were successful in getting lefty..." December 09

  • Nats eyeing Downs to fill lefty-reliever void

    MLB.com "The Nationals are in need of left-handed relievers, and MLB.com has learned that the team has expressed interest in Scott Downs, who played for the Expos from 2000-04. A baseball source said the Nats have inquired about Downs at least twice. It's not known what kind of contract Downs is..." December 05

  • Downs day-to-day with broken finger

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Braves left-hander Scott Downs suffered a fracture of the ring finger on his right hand Saturday night on a line drive back to the mound from Chase Utley. By virtue of the fact that it’s his non-pitching hand the Braves are considering it a day-to-day thing. “We’ll play it by ear” Braves..." September 08

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    Mark Bowman @mlbbowman

    The Braves announce they have acquired LHP Scott Downs from the Angels for Cory Rasmus.

  • Braves trade for lefty reliever Scott Downs

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Braves further strengthened the majors’ top-rated bullpen by trading for veteran left-hander Scott Downs from the Los Angles Angels in exchange for minor league reliever Cory Rasmus. Downs 37 has a 1.84 ERA in 43 appearances this season with a .243 opponents’ average that includes a .196..." July 29