Description: Washington has signed reliever J.C. Romero to a minor league contract.
Insight: Even if he makes it to the big club, Romero will have no fantasy value with the Nationals who already have Rafael Soriano, Drew Storen and Tyler Clippard with the ability to close out games. This just gives the Washington bullpen more depth.
7/14/2011 11:06:00 AM
Description: The Yankees have signed J.C. Romero after he was released by the Nationals earlier in the day.
SOURCE: Buster Olney on Twitter
Insight: Romero pitched well in the minors, but he was going to opt out of his deal if the Nats did not call him up by July 15 which is what happened. Being a lefty, he will help the Yankees bullpen and could be a good addition to your team.
12/21/2010 12:34:00 PM
Description: Reliever J.C. Romero is interested in returning to the Phillies. "My family loves it in Philly. I love it in Philly. I hope it works out and I can be back there. I felt they were closing the door for me when they signed Dennys (Reyes), but everything happens for a reason."
Insight: Romero has been one of Philly's best reliever over the last four season and, if he returns, should vulture a few wins to be useful in NL-only leagues.
5/17/2010 8:22:00 AM
Description: Romero recorded the save on Sunday night for the Phillies.
Insight: Jose Contreras had been used the last two days so the Phillies' went to the fresh arm in Romero. (SportsBuff.com)
3/29/2010 7:21:00 PM
Description: Romero took a big step in his return from elbow surgery.
Insight: Romero pitched a scoreless inning, throwing just 12 pitches, in his first action since last season. He is still expected to start the season on the DL. (SportsBuff.com)
3/9/2010 8:27:00 AM
Description: MLB.com reports that the Phillies may being the season without Romero.
Insight: Romero, who is recovering from offseason elbow surgery, said that he does not expect to be ready by Opening Day. He is hoping to be ready for the Phillies' first home series of the year starting April 12th. (SportsBuff.com)
3/3/2010 8:53:00 PM
Description: According to the Daily News, Romero threw a bullpen session on Wednesday.
Insight: Romero feels good and is on track in his progress back from offseason surgery. (SportsBuff.com)
3/1/2010 8:37:00 AM
Description: The Daily News reports that Romero threw off of a mound for the first time this Spring on Sunday.
Insight: Romero is coming off of offseason surgery and he threw 23 fastballs in that first session. He felt good and certainly is encouraged by his progress. (SportsBuff.com)
2/23/2010 8:48:00 AM
Description: According to the Philadelphia Daily News, Romero has plans to throw off of a mound on Saturday.
Insight: Romero is working hard to get himself ready after having elbow surgery last October. (SportsBuff.com)
2/17/2010 8:43:00 AM
Description: MLB.com reports that Romero will not push his surgically repaired left below and will take it slow when Spring Training begins.
Insight: Romero had elbow surgery in October and was expected to take a recovery time of five-to-six months. He had a 2.70 ERA in 16.2 innings with the Phillies in 2009. (SportsBuff.com)
1/6/2009 8:48:00 PM
Description: MLB.com reports that Romero will be suspended for the first 50 games of the 2009 regular season after testing positive for an over-the-counter substance. (SportsBuff.com)
Insight: Romero will not be available to rejoin the Phillies until June. (SportsBuff.com)
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