28.03.2011 [USA Today] - The most expensive Tout Wars free agent was potential temporary co-closer Jose Contreras of the Phillies, who went for $11 to Lenny Melnick and Paul Greco of FantasyPros911.com. With Zack Greinke officially on the DL, I was able to put in a claim
03.04.2011 [Bleacher Report] - Jose Contreras throws one of the heaviest pitches in the game and he has the demeanor and ability to close games out for the Phillies. He had 57 K's in 56.1 IP last season for the Phillies. Many thought Ryan Madson would be the guy getting the nod at
29.03.2011 [Bleacher Report] - When Cuban pitcher Jose Contreras defected from Cuba in 2003 and signed with the New York Yankees, much was expected from the talented right-hander. However, the bright lights of the big city weren't kind to Contreras and the Yankees unloaded him
23.03.2011 [Bleacher Report] - Former starter Jose Contreras settled into his seventh inning role nicely, while over the final months of the seasons, setup man Ryan Madson and closer Brad Lidge were nearly untouchable. For that reason alone, heading into the 2011 season
27.03.2011 [SportingNews.com] - Philadlephia's Jose Contreras likely will take over closer duties with Brad Lidge (shoulder) on the disabled list. We're inching closer toward opening day, and colleague Matt Lutovsky gave you the rundown of what to expect from the Fantasy Source this
25.03.2011 [SportingNews.com] - Either Ryan Madson or Jose Contreras will close in Lidge's absence. Madson seems to the favorite, but Contreras handled the job ably last year, and it wouldn't be a surprise to see him get the nod. Pick up both if you have space.
05.04.2011 [El Faro Digital] - Entre las conferencias programadas, también destaca la del actual general jefe del Mando de Ingenieros, sobre las operaciones en el extranjero, o la del teniente coronel Juan José Contreras, que versará sobre las Murallas Reales.
05.04.2011 [USA Today] - The Phillies made good use of Ryan Madson and Jose Contreras as fill-in closers in 2010 and will use that same combination now, with Contreras as the first option. Lidge might be back in June, but shoulder issues have a way of lingering.
05.04.2011 [The News Journal (blog)] - More than a few people were left scratching their heads when the Phillies chose Jose Contreras as their closer over Ryan Madson, and in the days since, more than a few of those people have wondered if this is all a ploy to keep the bidding down for
04.04.2011 [Philadelphia Inquirer] - Jose Contreras, on the other hand, has seen his ownership go up 38 percent, and that number is likely to increase. Ryan Madson's value saw a brief spike when many thought he would take over the closer's role. Now he is holding steady at about 18
23.03.2011 [SF Weekly (blog)] - Juan Contreras has been with me since 2006. He came to work for me from cooking school in LA, and we've been working together since there. He's meticulous. He was working on our savory side at Luce, but when we talked about opening a restaurant
30.03.2011 [ESPN (blog)] - Madson (or maybe Jose Contreras) will start as Phillies closer with Brad Lidge. Still, I'd rather pay $13 for Francisco and Madson than $16 for Kevin Gregg (no offense to whomever took Gregg; saves makes us all do crazy things). 17.
30.03.2011 [ESPN Deportes] - FILADELFIA -- Charlie Manuel nombró al relevista cubano José Contreras el nuevo cerrador de los Filis de Filadelfia, el mismo día que el equipo anunció que Brad Lidge comenzará la temporada en la lista de los lesionados debido a una lesión en el
29.03.2011 [Yahoo! Sports] - This article was produced by a member of the Yahoo! Contributor Network, where users like you are published on Yahoo! Contreras has the maturity and mindset to handle the responsibility. This move allows Madson to remain in a setup spot where he feels
03.04.2011 [Hoy Digital] - Entre los Murillo han existido políticos -Juan Murillo Rico fue senador y secretario de esa Cámara en 1876- o escritores de la talla de Miguel Murillo Gómez -prestigioso dramaturgo contemporáneo- e incluso ganaderos de reses bravas - Juan Contreras
13.03.2011 [LubbockOnline.com] - Juan Contreras, a mariachi instructor, said he was impressed to see how much the students' talents had changed over the past six years. He and three other teachers led the workshops and prepared the participants for the Saturday concert.
01.04.2011 [Yahoo! Sports] - In the bullpen, Jose Contreras(notes) won't be wearing a Brad Lidge(notes) mask. He'll just be attempting to remain consistent, like he was last season, while trying on his new closer's clothes. Ryan Madson(notes) will stay put in the setup role that
05.04.2011 [Rising Apple] - Luckily for them, they have Ben Francisco and Jose Contreras/Ryan Madson to fill the first two holes, but light-hitting Wilson Valdez doesn't quite fill the shoes of Utley. Coming off two straight wins against the Marlins, the Mets are primed to
28.03.2011 [Yahoo! Sports (blog)] - Jose Contreras(notes), RP, Philadelphia Phillies — By now, you're probably aware of the Brad Lidge(notes) situation (shoulder hurting, poor spring, DL-bound). MLB.com Phillies beat writer Todd Zolecki believes that Contreras will get the interim
05.04.2011 [Rising Apple] - If Jose Contreras/Ryan Madson hold down the 9th, what do you see the Phillies doing with Brad Lidge if/when he returns? Did you ever see one of those action movies where the villain is holding some neutral third party character hostage, and the third
01.04.2011 [Delaware County Daily Times] - They have to pitch with confidence out of the bullpen, but Ryan Madson does that in the eighth, and Jose Contreras possesses the competitive streak of a successful closer. Continued... In Clearwater, Rollins rolled out his annual
21.03.2011 [Pinstriped Bible] - The others were back-to-back doubles in the seventh by Curtis Granderson (2-for-3) and Eric Chavez (1-for-3), an eighth-inning double off Jose Contreras by Ronnie Belliard, and ninth-inning two-baggers by Jesus Montero and Justin Maxwell, each of those
20.03.2011 [Lohud Yankees Blog (blog)] - OUT OF THE BULLPEN FOR THE YANKEES: RHP Rafael Soriano, RHP David Robertson and LHP Boone Logan made the trip. RHP Romulo Sanchez seems to be the next in line. OUT OF THE BULLPEN FOR THE PHILLIES: RHP Jose Contreras and LHP Antonio Bastardo.
01.04.2011 [Gant Daily] - The questions are everywhere else – in the bullpen, an already-thin group now has to make do without closer Brad Lidge to start the season, and they are talking about having 39 year old Jose Contreras start the year as the closer – a risky move
26.03.2011 [Lookout Landing] - He pinch-hit for Jose Contreras in the seventh inning, worked a 2-0 count against Aroldis Chapman, and lined a single to left. In Mike Sweeney, we don't have a man who ever won his championship. In Mike Sweeney, we don't have a man able to play up to
21.03.2011 [levante.emv.com] - José Contreras es uno de los jóvenes técnicos formados en la Comunitat Valenciana que ha conseguido hacerse un hueco en la elite del motociclismo. El Mundial arranca en Catar y un valenciano se siente allí como en casa. De hecho, ha pasado muchas