2.16 ERA and 213 ERA+. (Toss out a bad outing on July 23 (3 runs in 1 inning) and the season ERA drops to 1.39.
Opponents hitting .192/.265/.275 against him (LH batters only .155/.210/.172). Road stats: 14 IP, 0 ER.
Has thrown more than 1 inning in only one of 34 games (never more than 6 batters). Thrown 20+ pitches in only 11 of 34 appearances (high of 27 on May 27 against us!).
3:35 PM: NESN says Gagne waives NTC. Looks like it's a done deal: David Murphy, Kason Gabbard and Engel Beltre are off to Texas.
2:35 PM: Fox -- Dye Deal Dead?
The Red Sox are on the verge of winning the Eric Gagne sweepstakes, pending his approval and a review of his medical records, according to major-league sources.SoSHers are also posting (2:15) that Steve Buckley (WEEI?) is saying WMP/Murphy/Hansen for Dye.
Gagne must waive his no-trade clause to Boston for the deal to be completed. It is possible the Red Sox will allow him to share the closer's role with Jonathan Papelbon. ...
It is not known whom the Rangers would receive for Gagne. ...
We shall see. Both players would have to waive their no-trade clauses by 4 PM.
Red Sox trade Joel Pineiro and $ to St. Louis for a player to be named later.
Yankees trade Scott Proctor to the Dodgers for infielder Wilson Betemit.
(will be updated)