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Astros | Tony Sipp signing

Thu, 01 May 2014 11:06:39 -0700

The Houston Astros are signing free-agent RP Tony Sipp (Padres) to a minor league deal Thursday, May 1.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Dennis Lin

Padres | Tony Sipp deal includes opt-out clauses

Sat, 01 Feb 2014 11:53:32 -0800

Updating a previous report, San Diego Padres RP Tony Sipp's contract includes opt-out dates of March 26 and June 1.

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Padres | Tony Sipp signed

Sat, 01 Feb 2014 11:33:05 -0800

Confirming a previous report, the San Diego Padres have signed free-agent RP Tony Sipp (Diamondbacks) to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training camp.

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Padres | Close to deal with Tony Sipp

Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:56:03 -0800

The San Diego Padres are close to an agreement with free-agent RP Tony Sipp (Diamondbacks) on a minor league deal. The deal will include an invitation to spring training.

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Diamondbacks | Tony Sipp designated

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 20:24:17 -0800

The Arizona Diamondbacks designated RP Tony Sipp for assignment Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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Diamondbacks | Brandon McCarthy activated from disabled list

Sun, 04 Aug 2013 12:51:03 -0700

The Arizona Diamondbacks have activated SP Brandon McCarthy (head) from the 15-day disabled list. In a corresponding move, RP Tony Sipp was designated for assignment.

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Diamondbacks | Team has no 'closer'

Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:05:42 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers told the media on Thursday, July 11, that his team has no closer at this point. He suggested that situations will dictate whom the team uses in save situations in the club's final four contests before the All-Star break.

Fantasy Tip: Not even the Snakes like their options anymore. J.J. Putz was apparently sufficiently healthy to activate from the DL last week but not to pitch in the ninth once he blew a chance. Heath Bell proves that he's not the man for the job consistently enough. Matchups suggest that others are in the mix, but Tony Sipp is the only southpaw in the bullpen. Hey, maybe he'll get a shot. David Hernandez could get a look, too. Clearly, the D'backs are willing to let someone demonstrate his willingness to take a stranglehold here. Putz, Bell and Hernandez are the best bets, relatively speaking, and probably in that order. The club is exploring internal and external options, reportedly, too.

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Diamondbacks | Tony Sipp avoids arbitration

Fri, 18 Jan 2013 06:34:07 -0800

The Arizona Diamondbacks avoided arbitration with RP Tony Sipp by signing him to a one-year, $1.275 million deal.

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Diamondbacks | Six file salary arbitration

Thu, 17 Jan 2013 23:56:51 -0800

Arizona Diamondbacks 3B Chris D. Johnson, SP Ian Kennedy, OF Gerardo Parra, SS Cliff Pennington and RP's Tony Sipp and Brad Ziegler were among the 133 players to file salary arbitration this week. This is the first time Johnson, Kennedy, Parra, Sipp and Pennington have been eligible for arbitration. Ziegler has been eligible for arbitration the past two seasons, and last year avoided a hearing when he and the Diamondbacks settled on a one-year deal worth $1.795 million.

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Indians | Three-way trade completed

Tue, 11 Dec 2012 18:42:43 -0800

The Cleveland Indians traded OF Shin-Soo Choo to the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday, Dec. 11, and they acquired SP Trevor Bauer from the Arizona Diamondbacks in the three-team trade. The Reds also added INF Jason Donald from the Indians, while sending minor-league SS Didi Gregorius to the Diamondbacks. The Indians sent RP Tony Sipp and 1B Lars Anderson to Arizona, and added RP Matt Albers and P Bryan Shaw.

Fantasy Tip: Choo moving to the Reds is a tremendous boon for his fantasy value. He has five-tool ability, and can be a great add early on draft day in NL-only formats, and mixed leaguers will certainly want to target him in the early to middle rounds. He'll be a consistent source of runs scored in a more potent lineup.

Bauer is the key piece for the Indians, as they get a potential cornerstone pitcher. He will be a great addition to their rotation, but keep in mind he might struggle for victories with a lineup that isn't looking too potent. In mixed leagues, he'll certainly be worth an add in the middle to late rounds for his potential, and he remains a must-have in long-term keeper formats.

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