MLB Rumors: Brandon Lyon

Jays' relief search urgent? 

April, 4, 2013
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The Toronto Blue Jays are still looking to add a relief pitcher and CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman tweeted earlier this winter that the club wants a setup man capable of closing. Such an arm shouldn't be too difficult to find, but the free agent market has thinned of such veteran relievers with ninth-inning experience.

Deadline Outlook: Twins, Mets, M's 

March, 12, 2013
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Earlier this month we went through the potential July 31 deadline trade candidates of the Colorado Rockies, Houston Astros and Miami Marlins. The three are currently the longest of long shots to win the World Series, according to Boavada, and a glance at their rosters suggests that is no surprise.

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Parnell's job to keep? 

March, 11, 2013
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It's no secret the New York Mets bullpen wasn't good last year, part of the problem stemming from an uneven performance in the ninth inning, which trickled down to the seventh and eighth. But is the club's new closer also the long-term answer?

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How Lyon could factor into Mets' 9th 

February, 9, 2013
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The New York Mets entered the offseason in need of some relief -- as in both pitchers who throw in the late innings and a release from anxiety and distress -- and the club has done a solid job of addressing the former to help the latter so far.

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Wilson getting close 

February, 9, 2013
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So far this offseason, much of the news that's come out regarding Brian Wilson, who is recovering from a second Tommy John surgery, has been more cautious than optimistic. The latest, though, is that things may be on the upswing.

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Teams in search of relief 

February, 2, 2013
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It's Groundhog Day and just as folks in cold places are reportedly getting some relief from the winter months with the promise of an early spring, several baseball teams are hoping to have some more relievers in tow as spring training begins in a few weeks.

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Can Jays rely on Santos? 

January, 19, 2013
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Last winter, the Toronto Blue Jays traded for Sergio Santos to be their closer. The move didn't work out well, though, as the right-hander missed most of the season with a shoulder injury. That seems to be giving the club some pause about whether Santos can be counted on.

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