28.03.2011 [USA Today] - The most expensive Tout Wars free agent was potential temporary co-closer JoseContreras 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] - JoseContreras 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 JoseContreras 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 JoseContreras 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 JoseContreras 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 JoseContreras 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 JoseContreras 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 JoseContreras 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] - JoseContreras, 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)] - JuanContreras 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 JoseContreras) 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
01.04.2011 [Yahoo! Sports] - In the bullpen, JoseContreras(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
28.03.2011 [Yahoo! Sports (blog)] - JoseContreras(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