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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Texas Rangers deal Jason Frasor to Kansas City for pitcher

The Royals simply get tossed salad and scrambled eggs.

The Texas Rangers on Wednesday made their first sale of the season, trading RHP Jason Frasor to Kansas City for 26-year-old RHP Spencer Patton.

Patton, 26, will be assigned to Triple-A Round Rock. He was at Triple-A Omaha this year, compiling a 4-3 record and 4.08 ERA with 14 saves in 34 appearances.Patton has 60 strikeouts in 46 innings so far this year, but has also walked 26 and allowed nine homers….

Patton, a 24th round selection in 2011, had a big year in 2013, going 5-2 with a 1.86 ERA between Class A and Double-A. He struck out 103 and walked just 26 in 82.1 innings.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 16, 2014 at 01:47 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: jason frasor, rangers, relievers, royals, trade

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   1. Gch exhales the vast drunken folly of Epicurus Posted: July 16, 2014 at 03:51 PM (#4752185)
Frasor isn't tossed salads or scrambled eggs, he's pond scum.
   2. Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: July 16, 2014 at 04:28 PM (#4752211)
Yeah maybe.
   3. BDC Posted: July 16, 2014 at 04:38 PM (#4752221)
Wait, I thought Frasor WAS a pitcher. This is like your wife telling you "I want a husband."
   4. Batman Posted: July 16, 2014 at 04:54 PM (#4752235)
Wait, I thought Frasor WAS a pitcher.
Nope. A mere belly-itcher.
   5. PASTE does not get put on waivers in August Posted: July 16, 2014 at 04:58 PM (#4752239)
Reminds me of an exchange in the mostly regrettable Angels in the Outfield that I found hilarious when I was 12:

Pitcher: "But I thought the game didn't start until 1:00?"
Manager: "It DOES start at 1:00! And you're a jackass!"
Pitcher: "No, I'm a pitcher."
Hitter: "You can be a pitcher AND a jackass."
Token Hispanic Hitter: "Si. Is very common."

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