(5/28/2010) RP Alan Embree, who was playing for Triple-A Charlotte, was released by the White Sox organization Friday. The lefty, who had been waived by the Red Sox earlier in the month, was signed to a minor-league deal by Chicago on May 11. He went 0-1 with an 8.22 ERA in six Triple-A appearances.
Embree let go by Triple-A club
(5/28/2010) According to the Chicago-Tribune, Alan Embree was released by Triple-A Charlotte on Friday. He posted an 0-1 record with a 8.22 ERA in six appearances.
White Sox take shot with Embree
(5/11/2010) The White Sox have signed RP Alan Embree. He will be assigned to Triple-A.
Embree chooses free agency
(5/5/2010) Reliever Alan Embree, DFA'd by Boston on May 1, has cleared waivers and opted for free agency, reports WEEI.com.
Embree gets DFA'd Saturday
(5/1/2010) Left-hander Alan Embree has been designated for assignment for the Boston Red Sox, who needed to make room on their roster to bring Daisuke Matsuzaka off the disabled list on Saturday night.
Embree brought up by the Sox
(4/27/2010) The Red Sox have called up RP Alan Embree Triple-A Pawtucket, according to the Boston Globe. To make room for him on the roster, RP Fabio Castro, called up himself earlier Tuesday, was optioned back to Pawtucket.
Embree deadline closing in
(4/26/2010) The Providence Journal reports that the opt-out deadline for Red Sox RP Alan Embree is this Friday. "If something hasn't happened by the 30th, I think they know that I'm not going to consider staying," said Embree. "So it's pretty much cut-and-dry. If I don't hear anything, I get on a plane and head home until I have a new job."
Embree's opt-out date pushed back
(4/18/2010) The Providence Journal reports that the opt-out date for Red Sox RP Alan Embree's contract has been pushed back to April 30. The original date was April 15.
Embree to pitch in minors Thursday
(4/8/2010) Red Sox RP Alan Embree is scheduled to pitch Thursday night for Triple-A Pawtucket and Sox manager Terry Francona said they'd like to pitch the veteran lefty as much as possible to get a good look at him, according to The Sports Xchange. Embree has an opt-out clause on his contract April 15 if he isn't on the big league roster, and there's some question to his major league readiness after he struggled mightily during spring training. "We need to pitch him as much as we can without going overboard," said Francona during an interview on WEEI 850.
Embree headed for Triple-A
(4/1/2010)Alan Embree said plans to accept a minor league assignment to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Embree shaky in spring debut
(3/27/2010) Boston RP Alan Embree, who signed a minor league contract with Boston last week, got two outs in the eighth but allowed three runs, two hits and a walk in his spring debut against Baltimore on Saturday. "I think you have back up and realize it's his first time out," manager Terry Francona said. "Everybody else has been down here for a while and they look like it. The ball came out of his hand OK ... we've just got to get some reps under his belt."
Embree to pitch vs. minors Wed.
(3/24/2010) Newly-signed Red Sox RP Alan Embree is scheduled to pitch in a minor league game on Wednesday, according to MLB.com. It would be the first game he's pitched in since a line drive broke his right leg last July. Boston signed Embree to a minor league contract on Saturday.
Embree signed by Red Sox
(3/20/2010) The Red Sox signed LHP Alan Embree to a minor league contract, with a spring training invitation as a non-roster player Saturday.
(11/7/2009) The Rockies have turned down 2010 options on C Yorvit Torrealba ($4 million) and RP Alan Embree ($3 million). Torrealba gets a $500,000 buyout, and Embree $250,000.
Embree won't be back in 2009
(10/1/2009) The Rockies have closed the curtain on a comeback this season by LHP Alan Embree, saying Wednesday the team wasn't planning to activate him. Embree has been out with a broken right leg since he was struck by a liner on July 10. "I cannot begin to tell you guys how much we laud his effort to this point to try to do the things he's been doing to get back," manager Jim Tracy said.
Embree to pitch in instructional league
(9/24/2009) The Rockies will soon have reliever Alan Embree pitch in the Arizona instructional league. He's been out with a broken right leg since he was struck by a line drive off the bat of Atlanta's Martin Prado on July 10.
Embree able to throw some
(9/9/2009) Rockies manager Jim Tracy had an encouraging update on reliever Alan Embree, who has been out with a broken right leg since he was struck by a liner off the bat of Atlanta's Martin Prado on July 10. "He's doing throwing," Tracy said. "Obviously, we have to keep a very close eye on that leg but he is trying to move forward. He's actually a lot further along than I thought he would be at this point in time."
Embree throws in bullpen
(9/4/2009) The Denver Post reports that Rockies closer Alan Embree threw in the bullpen Thursday as he tries to return this season.
Rockies move Embree to 60-day DL
(8/12/2009) The Rockies selected the contract of right-hander Adam Eaton from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Wednesday and optioned righty Jhoulys Chacin to the Sky Sox. Chacin, one of the Rockies' top pitching prospects, was sent down a day after making his first major league start. He lasted 2 2/3 innings, giving up four runs and walking six. He was 0-1 with a 5.87 ERA in five overall games for Colorado. To make room for Eaton on the 40-man roster, the Rockies transferred left-hander Alan Embree to the 60-day DL.
Embree has surgery, placed on DL
(7/12/2009) Rockies RP Alan Embree underwent surgery to repair a fractured right tibia Saturday, a day after suffering the injury when struck by a line drive off the bat of the Braves 2B Martin Prado. Embree was placed on the 15-day disabled list, and the Rockies recalled reliever Matt Belisle from Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Embree has leg surgery
(7/11/2009) Rockies RP Alan Embree had surgery Saturday to repair a broken right leg. Embree sustained the injury on Friday night when he was hit on the shin by a line drive.
Embree done for season with broken leg
(7/11/2009) Rockies LHP Alan Embree is out for the season after a line drive fractured his right tibia on Friday night. Embree will have surgery Saturday. "There will be some type of compression screw put in there," Rockies manager Jim Tracy said. Atlanta's Martin Prado hit a 3-2 fastball from Embree back up the middle in the seventh inning Friday night. The ball ricocheted off Embree's right shin to third baseman Ian Stewart. "It sounded awful," Rockies catcher Chris Iannetta said. "I couldn't even track the ball it was hit so hard. It sounded really bad." Embree tried to stand up but immediately laid on the grass in front of the mound. He was driven off the field on a cart and replaced by right-hander Matt Daley. Embree started the seventh inning in relief of starter Ubaldo Jimenez, who left the game after a 52-minute rain delay. He retired the first two batters before Prado drove the ball off of his leg. "When I heard it and I realized it wasn't his shoe that got hit, I was scared to death," Tracy said. "When you see a ball get hit that hard and hit a pitcher where he has no opportunity to get a glove on it, it scares you to death." Tracy said the team will make a roster move to replace Embree before Saturday's game against Atlanta.
Embree picks up W in no-pitch effort
(7/8/2009)Alan Embree earned the victory in Colorado's 5-4 victory over Washington without throwing a pitch Wednesday. He entered with two outs in the eighth and picked off Austin Kearns, who had singled off Joel Peralta. According to STATS LLC, it was the first time a major leaguer had gotten a win without throwing a pitch since B.J Ryan for Baltimore at Detroit on May 1, 2003.
(5/6/2009) From the The Sports Xchange: LHP Alan Embree made his 859th career appearance Tuesday, passing Charlie Hough and moving into 31st place all time. Embree has appeared in 13 of the Rockies' 25 games.
Embree moves up appearances list
(5/5/2009) Rockies LHP Alan Embree pitched the eighth inning Monday to tie Charlie Hough for 31st on the career list with 858 appearances.
Embree headed to Colorado
(12/13/2008) The Colorado Rockies and reliever Alan Embree agreed to a one-year contract with a mutual option for 2010. Oakland had declined its $3 million option on him.
A's decline arbitration on four
(12/2/2008) The Athletics declined to offer salary arbitration to their four free agents Monday, including slugger Frank Thomas. The others are relievers Alan Embree and Keith Foulke, and outfielder Emil Brown. Thomas joined the A's on April 24 after being released by Toronto, but the Big Hurt missed much of the season. The 40-year-old DH spent two stints on the disabled list and played only 55 games, batting .263 with five homers and 19 RBI. He has said he hopes to play up to two more seasons before retiring.
Athletics decline option on Embree
(11/2/2008) The Athletics declined their $3 million option on RP Alan Embree, making him a free agent.
Street picked for vulture victory
(9/10/2008)Huston Street (6-5) worked a scoreless seventh to get the win Wednesday and Brad Ziegler pitched the ninth for his eighth save in eight tries. Jerry Blevins was the first out of the bullpen, but he allowed two runs in a 5-0 game. Santiago Casilla followed with a walk and a hit in two-thirds of an inning, while Alan Embree got a lefty out to end the sixth before Street took the mound with a 5-2 lead in the seventh. The official scorer gave Street the victory.
Embree looks worthless right now
(7/2/2008)Casey Kotchman greeted Alan Embree (1-3) with a ground-rule double leading off the eighth Tuesday. The 15-year veteran, who won a World Series ring with Boston in 2004, had a career-high 17 saves last season while Huston Street was on the DL. "Alan's been great the last couple of years for us, so we definitely were confident going into the eighth inning," Mark Ellis said. "But you've got to give them credit, though. They put together some good at-bats against a tough pitcher."
Embree starts to straighten out
(5/27/2008) A's reliever Alan Embree has not allowed a run in his last two outings, ending a streak of three straight appearances with at least one run allowed in mid-May.
(5/6/2008) A's reliever Alan Embree hasn't allowed a run since April 10 -- a span of seven innings of work. He's recorded a hold in six of his last nine outings.
Embree strikes out a pair
(4/24/2008)Alan Embree struck out two in a perfect eighth against Minnesota Wednesday.
Embree has his best showing so far
(4/13/2008) Athletics RP Alan Embree, the team's left-handed setup man, pitched a perfect inning of relief Saturday at Cleveland, striking out two. He's struggled a little this year, allowing runs in three of his seven appearances.
A's 'pen gets it done sans Street
(3/26/2008)Santiago Casilla, Keith Foulke and Alan Embree followed Rich Harden with a scoreless inning apiece, completing a five-hitter for Oakland, which rebounded from its fourth consecutive opening-day loss to win Wednesday. Foulke threw a called third strike past Manny Ramirez to end the eighth with a runner on second. Huston Street, who worked multiple innings, blew a save and took the loss in the opener, was unavailable even if the game remained a save situation in the ninth for Embree.
(10/1/2007) Alan Embree (hamstring) did not return to action Sunday against the Angels.
Embree doesn't pitch Saturday
(9/29/2007) A's RP Alan Embree did not return to action Saturday against the Angels. Embree continues to be bothered by a sore hamstring.
Embree expected to return Friday
(9/28/2007) Athletics LHP Alan Embree, who missed the short series in Boston as he attended to a family matter, is expected to rejoin the A's on Friday, reports The Sports Xchange. Embree had been bothered by a sore right hamstring, but manager Bob Geren said he had hoped the lefty would be available against the Red Sox before he needed to leave the team.
Embree works five-out save
(9/15/2007) A's RP Alan Embree allowed just one hit in 1 2/3 innings and picked up his 17th save in a 7-3 win over the Rangers Saturday. He also struck out one. It was his first save since Aug. 22.
A's bullpen gets job done
(9/12/2007) Relievers Ruddy Lugo (6-0), Andrew Brown, Alan Embree and Huston Street shut out the Mariners over the final 4 2/3 innings Tuesday. Street got his 14th save in 18 chances by finishing the ninth.
Embree finishes off Blue Jays
(8/22/2007) A's RP Alan Embree pitched a scoreless 1 1/3 innings during Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Blue Jays for his 16th save. He allowed one hit while striking out two. It was his first save since Aug. 14.
Embree hands it over to Street
(8/22/2007) Andrew Brown worked a scoreless seventh inning on Tuesday at Toronto, Alan Embree pitched the eighth and Huston Street closed it out in the ninth for his 12th save in 14 opportunities. Each pitcher worked a scoreless inning, with Brown and Embree recording one strikeout and Street whiffing a pair of batters.
RP Embree used again in setup role
(8/21/2007) Left-hander Alan Embree came on and got pinch-hitter Aaron Hill to fly out in Monday's game at Toronto. Huston Street pitched a perfect ninth for his 11th save in 13 opportunities.
Embree sets up Wed. for Street
(8/16/2007) Alan Embree allowed a one-out triple Wednesday to Jerry Owens and then Josh Fields' sacrifice fly one batter later in the eighth. After Jermaine Dye's single, Paul Konerko followed with an RBI double before Darin Erstad grounded out to end the inning. Then Huston Street took care of the rest. He had been asking manager Bob Geren when he might return to using him in the ninth inning. The skipper asked him if he was OK to pitch for the third game in a row, and Street was more than willing to do it. "I'm sore, man," Street said. "Three days in a row, it's the first time in three months for that. It's just good to be out there. A one-run game and three days in a row, that's pretty much the ultimate test after 2½ months. It's been a long time. I've been waiting for it. There's still going to be a little bit of a transition period."
Embree continues on as closer
(8/15/2007) Alan Embree, who allowed a pinch-hit RBI single to Darin Erstad, recorded three outs for his 15th save in 18 chances Tuesday.
(8/9/2007) A's RP Alan Embree recorded the final three outs of Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Rangers for his 14th save in 17 opportunities. He rebounded after blowing Monday's save against Texas. Embree walked one batter Wednesday and did not record a strikeout.
Embree blows his third save
(8/7/2007) Alan Embree allowed a game-tying home run to Michael Young in the bottom of the ninth inning to force extra innings, as he blew his third save in 16 chances.
A's call on Embree for save
(8/4/2007) Pinch hitter Travis Buck hit a two-out, tie-breaking single to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday. Joe Blanton (9-8) ended a personal four-game losing streak, allowing eight hits in seven innings. He gave up one run, did not strike out a batter and walked two. Huston Street pitched the eighth and Alan Embree pitched a perfect ninth for his 13th save in 15 chances. Embree was also called on Wednesday to close out a game against the Tigers.
Embree notches five-out save
(8/1/2007) A's RP Alan Embree retired the last five batters during Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Tigers for his 12th save in 14 chances. Detroit loaded the bases with one out in the eighth, Embree came in and retired Curtis Granderson on a short flyout to left, then struck out Monroe. He struck out two before closing out the game.
Embree nearing end of line
(7/27/2007) Huston Street, who returned Monday from two months on the 15-day disabled list, pitched a scoreless ninth in a non-save situation in Thursday's game at Seattle. It was his second appearance as he continued to work up to regaining his closer duties.
Embree nails down 11th save
(7/25/2007) Alan Embree got the final four outs for his 11th save in 13 chances in Tuesday's game at L.A. Angels, as he inches closer to the Oakland franchise record for saves by a left-handed pitcher.
Embree still closer - for now
(7/23/2007) Huston Street (elbow) is back for the Oakland Athletics - just don't expect him to close out games just yet. Street, the 2005 AL Rookie of the Year, was activated Monday by the A's after the closer missed 63 games because of irritation in his right ulnar nerve. Oakland manager Bob Geren said Street would be eased back into the pitching mix, with Alan Embree continuing to close. "I plan to use Huston the first few games in kind of a sixth-, seventh-, eighth-inning type of role until he gets a few innings under his belt," Geren said before Oakland's game against the Angels. "Ideally, I'd like to get him back into the closer role, but he's pitched one inning in seven or eight weeks.
Embree notches 10th save
(7/22/2007) A's RP Alan Embree pitched a scoreless ninth inning during Saturday's 4-3 win over the Orioles for his 10th save. He allowed one walk and struck out one. It was his first save since July 5.
Embree notches ninth save
(7/6/2007) A's RP Alan Embree pitched a scoreless ninth inning during Thursday's 3-2 win over the Mariners for his ninth save. Embree allowed one hit while picking up his first save since June 20.
Embree to stay in closer's role
(6/27/2007) A's RP Alan Embree will stay in the closer's role despite allowing five ninth-inning runs in Tuesday night's 8-5 loss at Cleveland. "He's done a great job," manager Bob Geren said Wednesday. "He will continue to get the ball in the ninth inning." Embree, who has converted eight of 10 save chances, pitched Monday and Tuesday, throwing a total of 46 pitches.
Embree self destructs Tuesday
(6/26/2007) Kelly Shoppach's pinch-hit three-run homer capped a five-run ninth inning rally and gave the Cleveland Indians an 8-5 win over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday. Shoppach hit a 1-0 pitch from Alan Embree (1-1) into the left-field bleachers for his fourth homer and lifted the Indians to their sixth win in nine games. Embree entered the game with a 5-3 lead and was in line for his ninth save. He allowed one hit and three walks before Shoppach finished him off.
Embree nets two-inning save
(6/20/2007) A's RP Alan Embree pitched two perfect innings Wednesday against the Reds to earn his eighth save. He struck out three in the process. It was his first save since June 10 and fifth this month.
Embree wins it, Casilla saves it
(6/14/2007) A's interim closer Alan Embree picked up the win in relief Thursday at Houston, allowing just two hits in two innings of work. He struck out two in his first win of the season. Santiago Casilla came on in the 11th to record his second save of the season. He worked a perfect 11th, notching a strikeout.
Street now out much longer
(6/13/2007) Huston Street had a setback in his recovery and now needs another opinion on his troublesome ulnar nerve in his right elbow. He had seen Dr. Lewis Yocum previously. "Our doctors and Dr. Yocum have agreed that it is not an operable condition," A's assistant GM David Forst said. Street won't be returning until at least late July at this point. He had hoped for an All-Star break return. Alan Embree will continue to serve as closer until Justin Duchscherer (hip) can return around July or the A's make a deal for another option to close.
Embree notches seventh save
(6/10/2007) A's reliever Alan Embree notched his seventh save of the season Sunday at San Francisco. He pitched the ninth inning of a 2-0 win, allowing just one hit while striking out one.
Embree picks up sixth save
(6/9/2007) Alan Embree finished Friday's game against Oakland with a perfect 10th for his sixth save in seven chances.
Embree blows first save
(6/5/2007) LHP Alan Embree blew his first save opportunity in five tries, coughing up a two-run lead in the ninth inning against Boston on Monday. It underscored how short-handed the bullpen is right now. Closer Huston Street and setup man Justin Duchscherer both are on the DL. Street (right elbow) is going to play catch Wednesday and hopes to return before the All-Star break.
Embree picks up his fourth save
(6/3/2007) Alan Embree recorded the final four outs in Sunday's game against the Twins for his fourth save in as many chances.
Embree picks up another save
(5/29/2007) Alan Embree pitched a perfect ninth against Texas Monday for his third save in as many chances.
Embree picks up second save
(5/25/2007) A's RP Alan Embree pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings Friday against the Orioles to earn his second save of the season. He allowed one hit and one walk, while striking out one. Embree earned his first save on May 19.
Embree emerges as temporary closer
(5/25/2007) Alan Embree closed out the ninth inning in Wednesday's 4-0 victory over the White Sox. That was after he notched a save Saturday against the Giants. Embree has emerged as a default closer with Huston Street and Justin Duchscherer on the disabled list.
Embree to get save chances?
(5/23/2007) Oakland's bullpen is in need of some help, as rookie Connor Robertson was unavailable Tuesday with a swollen right thumb and Justin Duchscherer (hip) having been placed on the 15-day disabled list earlier in the day. "We're kicking some ideas around," said manager Bob Geren, who added that he'll likely use lefty Alan Embree as his closer "more often than not" in the meantime.
Embree picks up first save
(5/20/2007) A's RP Alan Embree earned his first save of the season after pitching a scoreless ninth inning during Saturday's 4-2 win over the Giants.
A's 'pen committee blows save
(5/16/2007) Oakland placed Huston Street on the DL with nerve irritation in his right elbow. And the team's ninth-inning replacement for the 2005 AL Rookie of the Year, Justin Duchscherer, wasn't available to pitch Tuesday because of an arthritic right hip. Stopgap "closer" Alan Embree allowed a run-scoring single to Emil Brown in the ninth before secondary stopgap "closer" Jay Witasick entered and walked John Buck. Then, Tony Pena's triple skipped over Nick Swisher and traveled to the wall in center to cause Witasick to blow the save. Struggling Kiko Calero had already pitched in the eighth. Jay Marshall, a rookie Rule-5 draftee, and Lenny DiNardo are the other members of the A's bullpen and they cleaned up in the extra-inning victory.
A's 'pen committee blows save
(5/16/2007) Oakland placed Huston Street on the DL with nerve irritation in his right elbow. And the team's ninth-inning replacement for the 2005 AL Rookie of the Year, Justin Duchscherer, wasn't available to pitch Tuesday because of an arthritic right hip. Stopgap "closer" Alan Embree allowed a run-scoring single to Emil Brown in the ninth before secondary stopgap "closer" Jay Witasick entered and walked John Buck. Then, Tony Pena's triple skipped over Nick Swisher and traveled to the wall in center to cause Witasick to blow the save. Struggling Kiko Calero had already pitched in the eight. Jay Marshall, a rookie Rule-5 draftee, and Lenny DiNardo are the other members of the A's bullpen and they cleaned up in the extra-inning victory.
(5/8/2007) A's LHP Alan Embree has steadied himself after some shaky outings. He retired the only batter he faced Saturday night and stranded two runners in the eighth. On Sunday, he came on to get two more crucial outs in the late innings. Embree has been used both as a one-batter specialist and a multi-inning man out of the 'pen.
LH RP Embree agrees to A's deal
(12/6/2006) The Athletics and left-handed reliever Alan Embree agreed to terms on a two-year contract Wednesday. He went 4-3 with a 3.27 ERA in a career-high 73 outings for the NL West champion San Diego Padres in 2006, his 13th major-league season. It was the eighth consecutive season he made at least 60 appearances.
A's interested in LH RP Embree
(12/4/2006) Oakland is talking to the representatives for left-handed reliever Alan Embree.
Wells among Padres arbit. offers
(12/2/2006) San Diego offered arbitration to six players: pitchers Alan Embree, Chan Ho Park and David Wells; first baseman Ryan Klesko; outfielder Dave Roberts and second baseman Todd Walker. In the past, players not offered arbitration couldn't re-sign with their former teams until May 1. But under baseball's new labor contract, agreed to during the World Series, the deadline lost much of its importance. Now, free agents can return to their former teams at any time. By not offering arbitration, all a club loses is the right to receive amateur draft picks if a highly ranked player signs with another team. Free agents who were offered arbitration have until Dec. 7 to accept.
Ohka among FA pitchers to file
(10/30/2006) The following pitchers have filed for free agency through Sunday: Tony Armas, Joe Borowski, Roger Clemens, Octavio Dotel, Adam Eaton, Alan Embree, Shawn Estes, Jesse Foppert, Aaron Fultz, Matt Herges, Orlando Hernandez, Jason Johnson, Ray King, Brian Lawrence, Ted Lilly, Steve Kline, Gil Meche, Tom Martin, Brian Moehler, Tomo Ohka, Russ Ortiz, David Riske, J.C. Romero, Rudy Seanez, Jason Schmidt, Justin Speier, Mike Stanton, Steve Trachsel, David Weathers, Rick White, Randy Wolf and Kerry Wood.
Alan Embree has been nasty
(8/7/2006) Padres reliever Alan Embree, who got an out in the sixth on Sunday against the Nationals, has not allowed an earned run in 13 appearances and nine innings since July 17.
Embree activated from DL
(7/17/2006) The San Diego Padres activated reliever Alan Embree from the disabled list on Monday and designated right-hander Brian Sikorski for assignment. Embree was placed on the 15-day DL on July 2 with a strained left groin. The left-hander is 2-2 with a 4.45 ERA in 38 games.
Embree lands on 15-day DL
(7/2/2006) Padres reliever Alan Embree was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained groin. He was hurt while covering first base Saturday night in the second game of a doubleheader. The Padres recalled right-hander Cla Meredith from Triple-A Portland. He was available to pitch in Sunday's game against San Francisco.
Padres purchase Embree's contract
(3/23/2006) The Padres purchased the contract of LHP Alan Embree from Triple-A Portland.
Padres give Embree minor deal
(1/13/2006) Left-handed reliever Alan Embree agreed to a minor-league contract with the Padres on Thursday and was invited to spring training. This will be Embree's second tour with the Padres. In 2002, he went 3-4 with a 1.26 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 36 appearances prior to being traded to Boston. The 35-year-old Embree went 2-5 with one save and a 7.62 ERA in a combined 67 games with the Red Sox and New York Yankees in 2005.
Embree joins former enemy
(7/30/2005) Left-hander Alan Embree signed with the pitching-starved Yankees on Saturday, hoping to bolster their bullpen as they chase his former team, the Boston Red Sox, in the AL East. "I got rid of my Boston bag as quick as I could," Embree said. "I had them put it away. I've still got some stuff in there." The 35-year-old Embree said he also considered signing with San Diego.
Red Sox designate Alan Embree
(7/19/2005) The Red Sox designated Embree for assignment on Tuesday.
Embree gets one out for save
(7/7/2005) Alan Embree came on to retire one batter in Wednesday's game at Texas to pick up his first save of the season.
Embree might see occasional save
(7/6/2005) Alan Embree might see a save on occasion with Keith Foulke (knee) on the 15-day disabled list, but Mike Timlin is considered the favorite to close games out.
Embree has jaw infection
(5/25/2005) The Boston Globe reports Alan Embree has an infection in his jaw. "It doesn't feel good," he said of his mouth, "but I can't use that as an excuse."
Embree earns first win
(5/18/2005) Alan Embree pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings with one strikeout in Tuesday's 7-5 win over Oakland.
Embree blows save
(4/20/2005) Alan Embree allowed two runs on three hits in one inning of work during Tuesday's 4-3 loss to Toronto.
Embree to pitch Thursday
(3/24/2005) The Boston Globe reports Alan Enbree will pitch Thursday, his first major-league appearance in more than a week. Manager Terry Francona said Embree is "just a little behind. Right now I feel a little more need to keep an eye on Alan."
Embree returns to the mound
(4/29/2003) Alan Embree (shoulder), activated from the 15-day disabled list earlier on Tuesday, pitched a scoreless eighth inning against Kansas City. He allowed a walk and struck one batter out.
Embree activated from DL
(4/29/2003) The Red Sox activated Alan Embree from the disabled list on Tuesday.
Embree to be activated Tuesday
(4/29/2003) The Boston Globe reports that Alan Embree (shoulder tendinitis) is expected to be activated on Tuesday. He will assume the roster spot of Chad Fox, who went on the disabled list on Monday.
Embree makes rehab appearance
(4/27/2003) Alan Embree (shoulder) allowed one run and two hits in 2/3 of an inning pitched on Saturday for Class A Sarasota, according to the Boston Globe.
Embree to make rehab appearance
(4/26/2003) Alan Embree (shoulder) will make a rehab appearance for Class A Sarasota this weekend, according to the Boston Globe.
Embree might return Tuesday
(4/23/2003) The Boston Globe reports that Alan Embree (shoulder tendinitis) might return when the Red Sox return home on Tuesday. He will throw twice in the bullpen this week, then possibly make one minor-league rehab appearance before being activated. "He was very impressive in his side session [Sunday] at Fenway, better than I've seen him all spring, to tell you the truth," manager Grady Little said. "If we don't have any setbacks, we're going to activate him when we get home."
Embree to face live batters
(4/22/2003) The Boston Herald reports that Alan Embree (shoulder tendinitis) flew to Fort Myers, Fla., on Monday in order to resume throwing in warmer weather and against live batters for Class A Sarasota. He is eligible to be activated Thursday, but might continue to throw for Triple-A Pawtucket and rejoin the Red Sox for their next homestand.
(4/20/2003) Alan Embree (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment on Monday, according to the Boston Herald. He will likely make a couple of appearances for Triple-A Pawtucket before rejoining the team during the team's next homestand beginning April 29 against Kansas City.
Embree has started light throwing
(4/19/2003) Alan Embree (shoulder) has started to throw lightly, according to the Boston Herald. He will likely begin a rehab assignment next week.
Embree scheduled to throw Friday
(4/18/2003) Alan Embree (shoulder) is scheduled to throw Friday for the first time since April 9. According to the Providence Journal, he has been taking anti-inflammatories and doing strengthening exercises. "Compared to what I thought it was, I'm excited. I'm feeling better every day," Embree said. "But (Friday) will be the first day I've played catch in a while. It's going to take at least a week of long toss to build up my arm strength."
Embree placed on the 15-day DL
(4/12/2003) Alan Embree was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to left shoulder tendinitis.
Shattered Embree still in mix
(4/1/2003) Grady Little told the Boston Globe he would not abandon his closer-by-committee approach, led by Alan Embree, who allowed a two-run HR on Monday and failed to record an out. ''It didn't turn out in our favor tonight, but we're not going to change our outlook for the season because of one game,'' Little said.
Embree pitches scoreless inning
(3/6/2003) Alan Embree (flu) pitched one scoreless inning, allowing one hit.
Embree battling the flu
(2/19/2003) The Boston Globe reports that Embree has the flu and is taking it easy.
Embree tears fingernail
(2/17/2003) According to the Boston Globe, Alan Embree cut short his workout Sunday after he tore the nail on his left index finger while throwing a ball. ''I caught a seam because the nail was a little too long,'' he said. ''I'll get another nail put on.'' Embree shouldn't miss any practice time due to the injury.
(11/5/2002) The Boston Red Sox re-signed Embree to a two-year contract on Tuesday. There has been some talk to him possibly starting the 2003 season as the team's closer, so keep an eye on whether Ugueth Urbina is retained by the Red Sox. Embree would enjoy a healthy boost to his Fantasy value if he enters spring training as the favorite for saves in Boston.
(9/23/2002)The Boston Globe reports that Embree might be a potential closer option for 2003 if the Red Sox don't re-sign Ugueth Urbina. However, manager Grady Little isn't sold on the idea. "That would be a tough task to put on someone who has never been put in that role before," said Little. Embree might be a decent keeper-league option if you have him for a very cheap price and it appears he will get a share of the save chances as offseason news develops, but right now he is not recommended in keeper leagues.
(9/9/2002) Embree has received regular treatment for a stiff lower back that he attributed to poor bedding, according to The Boston Globe. "I'm pretty sure it's just bed-back," he said. "It's the time of year when your body's tired, period. It doesn't help when you're on a bad bed, and we haven't exactly been in a stress-free environment lately." Embree doesn't believe the injury should hinder his performance the remainder of the season, however, so keep him active if you use him to help your ERA and WHIP in an AL-only league.
(8/19/2002) According to The Boston Globe, Red Sox manager Grady Little said that he might use Embree to close some games down the stretch, especially on days when Ugueth Urbina is not available. This brings a little additional value to Embree in AL-only leagues, although Urbina is the clear-cut favorite for saves in the Boston bullpen.
(7/16/2002) Embree was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Monday with inflammation of the left elbow.
(7/3/2002) Embree picked up saves in each game of a doubleheader on Tuesday. Ugueth Urbina made 57 pitches in an appearance Sunday and was not available, giving Embree the opportunity. Embree is not expected to get many more opportunities in the future unless Urbina becomes injured.
(6/24/2002) The Red Sox traded minor leaguers Brad Baker and Dan Giese to San Diego for Embree and minor leaguer Andy Shibilo. Embree is expected to join the 25-man roster on Tuesday. Embree has no Fantasy value at this time.
(7/1/2001) Embree, acquired this week from San Francisco, joined the White Sox before the game. Josh Paul was sent to Triple-A Charlotte to make room for him on the roster.
(6/29/2001) The Chicago White Sox on Friday added some help in the bullpen, acquiring Embree from the San Francisco Giants for minor league righthander Derek Hasselhoff. Embree was 0-2 with no saves and an 11.25 ERA in 22 relief appearances for the Giants this season.
(6/13/2001) Embree was activated from the disabled list in time for Tuesday's game against Anaheim. He will resume his setup role with the Giants, and will have minimal Fantasy value.
(6/4/2001) Embree pitched a perfect one and two-third innings in a rehab start for Triple-A Fresno. He is expected to be activated on June 7, but Embree won't have much Fantasy value when he is healthy.
(5/30/2001) Embree, currently on the disabled list with a lower back sprain, allowed three runs (one earned) on four hits in 1.1 innings in a rehab start Monday for Triple-A Fresno. He felt fine on Tuesday and is expected to throw one inning on Wednesday. Embree could return in the next week or so, but he hasn't been effective enough in relief to even be worth starting in NL-only 4x4 leagues.
(5/29/2001) Embree, on the disabled list with a lower back strain, is on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Fresno, according to the San Jose Mercury News. He could return to the Giants fairly soon, but he hasn't been posting any useful Fantasy stats this season.
(3:04 pm ET) The Giants placed Embree on the 15-day DL and recalled RHP Jamie Arnold from Triple-A Fresno. Embree, who does not have much Fantasy value when healthy, was diagnosed Wednesday as having a lower back strain.
(2/26/2001) Embree says he feels good after fully recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his elbow last Nov. 22. He is getting good movement on his fastball and should earn a left-handed setup role with the Giants this season. Embree probably won't help much in Fantasy leagues, though.
(11/22/2000) Embree underwent arthroscopic elbow surgery this morning. The 30-year-old left-hander was 3-5 with two saves and a 4.95 ERA in 63 relief appearances last season, and is expected to be ready for spring training.
(2/15/2000) The 30-year-old Embree (3-2, 3.38 ERA) held opposing batter to a .200 average in 68 appearances last season. Signed a two year deal with a option for a thrid.