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(07-28-2021 05:20 PM)Owl 69/70/75 Wrote:  Now 8-3, Astros. 2 of Seattle's 3 came on a HR by Abraham Toro, one of the guys they sent to Seattle to get Graveman.

I can't help thinking of Mercutio when I hear "Graveman".
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(04-12-2021 02:29 PM)AnotherOldOwl Wrote:  Jon Duplantier injures himself while assembling his razor?!

https://fansided.com/2021/03/15/diamondb...uplantier/

The latest info I can find for him from March 30th says: "P Jon Duplantier assigned to Diamondbacks Alternate Training Site from Reno Aces."


Diamondbacks release injury-prone right-handed pitcher Jon Duplantier


Quote:The Diamondbacks released oft-injured former top prospect Jon Duplantier on Tuesday in what was a sort of procedural transaction that they hope leads to him signing back with the club on a minor league deal, according to a source....

While pitching for Triple-A Reno, Duplantier suffered a severe lat strain earlier this month that likely will sideline him for the remainder of the season. The team wanted to make use of his 40-man spot and thus released him.
But Duplantier has struggled to pitch with that caliber of stuff consistently in the ensuing years — and he has had trouble staying healthy, something that has dogged him since his days at Rice University.
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JT Chargois goes from Mariners to Rays. Film at 11.
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My goodness, what an entertaining trade deadline this was this year. Gonna be a fun stretch this next coupla months.
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(07-30-2021 05:51 PM)GoodOwl Wrote:  Gonna be a fun stretch this next coupla months.

Astros @SF just starting. Typical summer evening temp: 60F.

Update: And the Astros' bats -- especially Altuve's -- are red hot!
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(07-29-2021 12:45 PM)GoodOwl Wrote:  
Diamondbacks release injury-prone right-handed pitcher Jon Duplantier


Quote:The Diamondbacks released oft-injured former top prospect Jon Duplantier on Tuesday in what was a sort of procedural transaction that they hope leads to him signing back with the club on a minor league deal, according to a source....

While pitching for Triple-A Reno, Duplantier suffered a severe lat strain earlier this month that likely will sideline him for the remainder of the season. The team wanted to make use of his 40-man spot and thus released him.
But Duplantier has struggled to pitch with that caliber of stuff consistently in the ensuing years — and he has had trouble staying healthy, something that has dogged him since his days at Rice University.

Diamondbacks Re-Sign Jon Duplantier to a minor-league deal.
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This is weird, but tonight was clicking on Depth page for the Braves on ESPN site and didn't recognize the player currently listed as 3rd Relief Pitcher Depth:

Depth page, Braves, ESPN site: https://www.espn.com/mlb/team/depth/_/name/atl

link to player they list: https://www.espn.com/mlb/player/_/id/4827

Now supposedly, he lives somewhere in the Atlanta area, or did, but I'm not sure if Braves made a very under-the-radar add to bolster their bullpen this year?
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(Yesterday 08:58 PM)GoodOwl Wrote:  This is weird, but tonight was clicking on Depth page for the Braves on ESPN site and didn't recognize the player currently listed as 3rd Relief Pitcher Depth:

Depth page, Braves, ESPN site: https://www.espn.com/mlb/team/depth/_/name/atl

link to player they list: https://www.espn.com/mlb/player/_/id/4827

Now supposedly, he lives somewhere in the Atlanta area, or did, but I'm not sure if Braves made a very under-the-radar add to bolster their bullpen this year?

I think it may be Steve Nebraska pitching under an alias.
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(Yesterday 08:58 PM)GoodOwl Wrote:  This is weird, but tonight was clicking on Depth page for the Braves on ESPN site and didn't recognize the player currently listed as 3rd Relief Pitcher Depth:
Depth page, Braves, ESPN site: https://www.espn.com/mlb/team/depth/_/name/atl
link to player they list: https://www.espn.com/mlb/player/_/id/4827
Now supposedly, he lives somewhere in the Atlanta area, or did, but I'm not sure if Braves made a very under-the-radar add to bolster their bullpen this year?

Considering that he is not on the 25 or 40 man rosters, he hasn't pitched in the bigs since 2002, and today is his 45th birthday, probably a mistake.

Oh, well, happy birthday at least.
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