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Thursday, March 02, 2017

Jake Diekman’s inspiring story beyond baseball | MLB.com

I know a few people who suffer with this. I really feel for the guy.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 02, 2017 at 09:49 AM | 0 comment(s)
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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Rangers’ Jake Diekman to miss first half of 2017 after surgery to remove colon - CBSSports.com

Wishing Diekman well.

Ulcerative colitis is a disease that causes inflammation and ulcers in the digestive tract. Diekman has been open about his disease, and is involved with the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.

According to Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning News, Diekman hoped to delay the surgery until next offseason, but a flare-up over the holidays forced him to have the procedure now. From Fraley:
“It’s one of those step-away-from-baseball deals,” [GM Jon] Daniels said. “I know he’s a big-time competitor and is not looking forward to being away from the club. From a competitive standpoint, you hate to lose someone like him, but this is the right thing to do.”

Jim Furtado Posted: January 26, 2017 at 08:55 PM | 10 comment(s)
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