|Aug. 15 3:50 PM PT4:50 PM MT5:50 PM CT6:50 PM ET18:50 ET22:50 GMT6:50 3:50 PM MST5:50 PM EST6:20 PM VEN2:50 UAE (+1)5:50 PM CT-The Pittsburgh Pirates have put right-hander Stolmy Pimentel on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained right ankle and activated right-handed reliever John Axford.
Analysis: Pittsburgh claimed Axford off waivers Thursday from the Cleveland Indians. The 31-year-old was 2-3 with 10 saves and a 3.92 ERA in 49 games this season for the Indians.
|May 10 3:38 PM PT4:38 PM MT5:38 PM CT6:38 PM ET18:38 ET22:38 GMT6:38 3:38 PM MST5:38 PM EST6:08 PM VEN2:38 UAE (+1)5:38 PM CT-Axford is out as the Cleveland Indians' closer. Indians manager Terry Francona announced the move before Saturday night's game against Tampa Bay. He met with Axford prior to batting practice.
Analysis: Axford is 1-3 with nine saves and a 4.91 ERA in 17 games in his first season with the Indians. He has struggled recently, and was pulled in the ninth inning of Cleveland's 6-3 win on Friday night. A group of four relievers that includes Cody Allen, Scott Atchison, Marc Rzepczynski and Bryan Shaw could all get opportunities to fill the role.
|Apr. 1 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET17:57 ET21:57 GMT5:57 2:57 PM MST4:57 PM EST5:27 PM VEN1:57 UAE (+1)4:57 PM CT-Axford nailed down the save in his first appearance for Cleveland, striking out two in a hitless ninth inning against Oakland.
Analysis: Fantasy owners hope Axford can shake off his rough last two seasons and conjure his stuff from his 46-save 2011 campaign.
|2009||Mil||0||0||1 - 1||7||0||0||7.2||5||3||3||0||6||1||9||1.43||3.52|
|2010||Mil||8||2||24 - 27||50||0||0||58.0||42||17||16||1||27||3||76||1.19||2.48|
|2011||Mil||2||2||46 - 48||74||0||0||73.2||59||19||16||4||25||1||86||1.14||1.95|
|2012||Mil||5||8||35 - 44||75||0||0||69.1||61||42||36||10||39||2||93||1.44||4.67|
|2013||Mil||6||7||0 - 6||62||0||0||54.2||62||29||27||10||23||3||54||1.55||4.45|
|2013||StL||1||0||0 - 1||13||0||0||10.1||11||3||2||0||3||0||11||1.35||1.74|
|2013||Tot||7||7||0 - 7||75||0||0||65.0||73||32||29||10||26||3||65||1.52||4.02|
|2014||Cle||2||3||10 - 13||49||0||0||43.2||34||21||19||6||30||3||51||1.47||3.92|
|2014||Pit||0||1||0 - 0||13||0||0||11.0||9||5||5||0||6||0||12||1.36||4.09|
|2014||Tot||2||4||10 - 13||62||0||0||54.2||43||26||24||6||36||3||63||1.45||3.95|
|Career||24||23||116 - 140||343||0||0||328.1||283||139||124||31||159||13||392||1.35||3.40|
|2011||Mil||Total||1||0||3 - 4||6||0||0||7.0||5||1||1||0||2||0||9||1.29|
|LDS||1||0||1 - 2||3||0||0||4.0||3||1||1||0||2||0||5||2.25|
|LCS||0||0||2 - 2||3||0||0||3.0||2||0||0||0||0||0||4||0.00|
|2013||StL||Total||0||0||0 - 0||6||0||0||5.2||2||1||1||1||4||0||9||1.59|
|LDS||0||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||1.1||0||0||0||0||2||0||0||0.00|
|LCS||0||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||2.0||2||1||1||1||1||0||4||4.50|
|WS||0||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||2.1||0||0||0||0||1||0||5||0.00|
|Career||1||0||3 - 4||12||0||0||12.2||7||2||2||1||6||0||18||1.42|
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