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August 14, 2017

Transaction Analysis

Spending Time on the Borderline

by Bryan Grosnick


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Signed RHP Jeanmar Gomez to a minor-league contract. [8/12]

For two beautiful heart palpitation-inducing weeks this season, Gomez was a closer. He barely rated the job as the Phillies’ finisher to begin with, despite 37 saves the year before, but hey, they’re the Phillies and rebuilding, so who really cared? Still, his initial ineffectiveness persisted, his velocity cratered, and eventually he was kicked to the curb DFA-style. But every cloud has a silver lining, and Jeanmar caught on with the Brewers’ Triple-A affiliate, where he pitched OK in a fistful of appearances.

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