Mark Melancon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mark Melancon headed to disabled list again, Sam Dyson to become Giants closer

    San Jose Mercury News "Giants closer Mark Melancon is going on the disabled list for the second time this season. Melancon, who has been unable to shake the right elbow tendonitis that has dogged him all year, will be examined by Dr. Ken Akizuki and get another MRI exam. Melancon threw one shutout inning in Tuesday..." June 28

  • Melancon slams report suggesting tension with Giants' teammates

    San Francisco Chronicle "Mark Melancon said he was in on moving back the bullpen’s 3:30 p.m. stretch time, explaining that a later stretch gives relievers more time to receive treatment, work in the weight room and eat before taking the field. The Giants’ closer was reacting to a Fox Sports report that he “rubbed some..." June 27

  • Giants to activate Mark Melancon from 10-day disabled list

    Fanrag Sports "The San Francisco Giants will be activating closer Mark Melancon ahead of their Wednesday afternoon matchup against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers, according to a report from Amy Gutierrez of NBC Sports Bay Area. However, Gutierrez added that the Giants have yet to make a corresponding roster move..." May 17

  • Giants place Mark Melancon on disabled list

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Giants will be without their biggest offseason investment for an unspecified amount of time. Moments before Tuesday night’s game at Citi Field, the Giants placed closer Mark Melancon on the 10-day disabled list with what the team called a mild right pronator strain. The Giants said a..." May 10

  • Melancon to join U.S. for WBC championship round "Giants right-hander Mark Melancon has been selected to bolster the United States' bullpen for Tuesday's World Baseball Classic semifinal against Japan (9 p.m. ET on MLB.TV and MLB Network) at Dodger Stadium. Teams reaching the third round are allowed to make changes to their pitching staffs, if..." March 19

  • Melancon credits 'stubborn' Russell Martin for his success

    USA Today "Mark Melancon was coming off his worst season ever, a 6.20-ERA monstrosity with the Boston Red Sox in 2012 that included a demotion to the minors, when he joined forces on the Pittsburgh Pirates with catcher Russell Martin. Their connection would change his career. A life-long reliever,..." February 15

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