|Date On||Date Off||Transaction||Days||Games||Side||Body Part||Injury||Severity||Surgery Date||Reaggravation|
|2012-03-26||2012-10-04||60-DL||192||162||Left||Elbow||Recovery From Surgery||Tommy John Surgery||2012-03-27||-|
|2012-02-21||2012-03-26||Camp||34||0||Left||Elbow||Surgery||Tommy John Surgery||2012-03-27||-|
Sergio Escalona is referenced in the following articles.
|Daily Roundup: Around the League: August 6, 2013||Clint Chisam||2013-08-06|
|Transaction Analysis: El Caballo Rides Out East||R.J. Anderson||2012-07-05|
|Collateral Damage: The Tommy John Brotherhood||Stephani Bee||2012-03-26|
|Collateral Damage: The Tommy John Brotherhood||Corey Dawkins||2012-03-26|
|Collateral Damage: Socket to Him||Rebecca Glass||2012-03-02|
|Collateral Damage: Socket to Him||Corey Dawkins||2012-03-02|
|Transaction Analysis: Rollins in the Deep||R.J. Anderson||2011-12-19|
|Collateral Damage: And Down the Stretch They Come||Ben Lindbergh||2011-09-12|
|Collateral Damage: And Down the Stretch They Come||Corey Dawkins||2011-09-12|
|Collateral Damage: Something Strasburg This Way Comes||Ben Lindbergh||2011-08-26|
|Collateral Damage: Something Strasburg This Way Comes||Corey Dawkins||2011-08-26|
|Transaction Analysis: NL Central Roundup||Christina Kahrl||2011-01-12|
|Transaction Analysis: Bartlett's Price Quote||Christina Kahrl||2011-01-11|
|Transaction Action: National League||Christina Kahrl||2010-03-19|
|Prospectus Today: Post-season Bullpens||Joe Sheehan||2009-09-24|
|Transaction Action: NL Noodlings||Christina Kahrl||2009-09-09|
|Transaction Action: NL Add-Ons||Christina Kahrl||2009-07-11|
|Transaction Analysis: Moves and Grooves||Christina Kahrl||2009-06-23|
|Transaction Analysis: NL East Roundup||Christina Kahrl||2009-06-16|
|2013-08-05 14:00:00 (link to chat)||There is speculation in the Detroit media that the Tigers won't take Peralta back, despite the obvious boost he gives them at shortstop, because of "image" concerns. I think that, if they don't play him and lose at any point, their image is tarnished forever. The Giants got to the WS because of a huge contribution from Melky. What do you think? |
(Tigerdog from Orange county CA)
|Well, they did trade for Iglalasis.
Tigerdog, hijacking your question to run this. It's official:
Major League Baseball issued the following discipline today for violations of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program in relation to the Biogenesis investigation. Players receiving 50-game suspensions without pay for their violations of the Program are:
• Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Antonio Bastardo;
• San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera;
• New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli;
• Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz;
• Padres pitcher Fautino De Los Santos, who is currently on the roster of the Double-A San Antonio Missions of the Texas League;
• Houston Astros pitcher Sergio Escalona, who is currently of the roster of the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks of the Texas League;
• Yankees outfielder Fernando Martinez, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the International League;
• Seattle Mariners catcher Jesus Montero, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers of the Pacific Coast League;
• Free agent pitcher Jordan Norberto;
• Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta;
• New York Mets outfielder Cesar Puello, who is currently on the roster of the Double-A Binghamton Mets of the Eastern League; and
• Mets infielder/outfielder Jordany Valdespin, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s of the Pacific Coast League.
Norberto’s suspension will be effective immediately once he signs with another Major League organization. All other suspensions are effective immediately. None of the players will appeal their discipline.
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera, Oakland Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon and Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal, all of whom already have served 50-game suspensions as a result of their violations of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program stemming from their connections to Biogenesis, will not receive additional discipline.
Major League Baseball’s investigation found no violations of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program by either Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez or Baltimore Orioles infielder Danny Valencia.
STATEMENT FROM THE TIGERS:
The Detroit Tigers today issued the following statement regarding the suspension of Jhonny Peralta:
"We recognize the suspension of Jhonny Peralta for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program as a measure taken in the best interest of the game. The Detroit Tigers continue to fully support Major League Baseball's policy and its efforts to eliminate performance enhancing drugs from our game. Per the protocol outline by Major League Baseball's collective bargaining agreement, the Tigers' organization will provide no further comment on Peralta’s suspension."
STATEMENT FROM PERALTA:
“In spring of 2012, I made a terrible mistake that I deeply regret. I apologize to everyone that I have hurt as a result of my mistake, including my teammates, the Tigers’ organization, the great fans in Detroit, Major League Baseball, and my family. I take full responsibility for my actions, have no excuses for my lapse in judgment and I accept my suspension.
I love the fans, my teammates and this organization and my greatest punishment is knowing that I have let so many good people down. I promise to do everything possible to try and earn back the respect that I have lost.” (Maury Brown About Biogenesis and Business)
|2013-03-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)||With Adam Eaton and Martin Perez injured, can the D-backs and Rangers send them down and place them on a minor league DL (while preventing service time), or because they were injured with the major league teams do they need to remain on the MLB DL?|
(D from New York)
|Major League DL, I believe. The example I have from covering the Astros is that when Sergio Escalona got injured in spring training last year and had to have Tommy John surgery, he ended up with a full year of service time and big league pay. (Zachary Levine)|
|2009-09-24 14:00:00 (link to chat)||What are the Phillies to do for a closer?|
(ted from media,pa)
|Let's ask the bigger question: what are the Phillies to do for a bullpen? The focus on Brad Lidge in the ninth--and he looked terrible last night, seemingly unaware of where his slider would go and unwilling to use the fastball--has hidden the issue that there aren't very many good pitchers in that pen. Madson is a good pitcher, but then...Chad Durbin? Really? Will they get Eyre or Romero back, and if not, is Sergio Escalona now a key guy? I'm not sure the Phillies can get to four good relievers, and that's assuming Pedro Martinez slides into a multi-inning role. (Joe Sheehan)|
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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2013, Sergio Escalona threw 617 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2011, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Curve (79mph), Sinker (90mph) and Fourseam Fastball (91mph), also mixing in a Change (81mph).