Daniel Bard

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Rob Bradford
January 04, 2018 - 2:20 pm
You might remember the story. It seemed everything was set up perfectly for Daniel Bard. By the time the end of August 2011 rolled around, he was continuing to cruise through his big league career, serving as one of the late-inning answers in the game. Sure, Jonathan Papelbon may have been the Red...
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Daniel Bard
Rob Bradford
March 14, 2016 - 10:28 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Daniel Bard's journey has been pretty well documented. Once one of the best relievers in the majors, tried his hand at starting in 2012 only to see his career head down a terrible path due to control issues. Eventually he landed with the Rangers and then Cubs, who kept him in...
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Daniel Bard is hoping he can put his troubles behind him with the Pirates. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)
Rob Bradford
January 11, 2016 - 6:47 am
Daniel Bard is still hopeful, and that's why he has found himself currently wearing the black and gold of the Pittsburgh Pirates . The former Red Sox is working out with his new organization this week -- having signed a minor-league deal with Pittsburgh -- participating in the Pirates' offseason...
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June 19, 2014 - 8:47 am
Daniel Bard 's latest attempt to resuscitate his career ended with his release by the Rangers organization Thursday . The 28-year-old right-hander retired only two of the 18 batters he faced in four games with the Hickory Crawdads of the Low-A South Atlantic League . He continued to be plagued with...
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February 05, 2014 - 1:36 pm
Appearing on The Bradford Files podcast , former Red Sox pitcher Daniel Bard talked with Rob Bradford about his recent injury diagnosis and surgery, and the affects he said it had on him the last few years. To listen to the interview, click here . "I was diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome and...
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September 04, 2013 - 10:14 am
Pitcher Daniel Bard , designated for assignment by the Red Sox on Sunday, was claimed by the Cubs on Wednesday. The move reunites Bard with Theo Epstein , who was the GM when the Sox selected the right-hander in the first round of the 2006 draft out of the University of North Carolina, and Jason...
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Scott McLaughlin
September 01, 2013 - 8:25 am
Daniel Bard 's story took another sad turn on Sunday, as the once-dominant reliever was designated for assignment to help make room on the 40-man roster for recent acquisitions Quintin Berry and John McDonald . Bard's return from an abdominal injury has been nothing short of a disaster. He has...
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September 01, 2013 - 5:43 am
Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo said on WEEI on Sunday morning that the Red Sox have added outfielder Quintin Berry , catcher Ryan Lavarnway , right-hander Rubby De La Rosa and third baseman Brandon Snyder (the latter of whom has been activated off the disabled list). An industry source said that...
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Scott McLaughlin
August 31, 2013 - 1:31 pm
With rosters expanding on Sunday, Red Sox manager John Farrell said the team is planning to call up three or four players initially. He said they'll be bringing up a catcher, an infielder, a pitcher and possibly one more player, adding that the names attached to those spots would be made available...
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August 30, 2013 - 8:32 am
There can be no more illusions. Daniel Bard 's latest outing -- in which he recorded two outs (one via caught stealing) but walked five and loosed two wild pitches while permitting three stolen bases in a Rookie Level Gulf Coast League contest -- offered a bludgeoning hammer of truth. This is where...
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