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Friday, August 02, 2019

After returning from a brain hemorrhage, Danny Farquhar transitions to coaching

CHICAGO — As Danny Farquhar drove from Scranton, Pennsylvania, to his home in California, he realized that his playing days were over. He had to make the transition to a new job.

Farquhar gave it all in his attempt to make it back to the majors after suffering a ruptured aneurysm that resulted in a brain hemorrhage last year. He joined the New York Yankees on a minors deal, and pitched twice for their Triple-A team, allowing seven runs over three innings.

The Yankees ultimately released Farquhar in June.

“I was just watching the guys throw, they were throwing really good and really hard, and I realized how far behind I was,” Farquhar said on a conference call Thursday afternoon. “I put in a year-plus of work, busted my butt to get to this point. I was just really far behind.

Best wishes for him as he transitions into a new role in the sport.

QLE Posted: August 02, 2019 at 01:20 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. ajnrules Posted: August 02, 2019 at 05:05 PM (#5867846)
It's a shame he couldn't make it, but given the severity of what he went through it's a testament to his tenacity that he was able to secure a minor league contract. Best wishes to him in the next stage of his life.
   2. Walt Davis Posted: August 02, 2019 at 05:30 PM (#5867857)
This is a case when I legitimately misread that headline as saying he was switching to "catching" which I think we can all agree sounds like a really bad idea. Glad to hear he's finding his future.
   3. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: August 03, 2019 at 05:12 PM (#5868036)
After returning from a brain hemorrhage, Danny Farquhar transitions to coaching

The saddest thing is that his name is Danny Fox. That's just how he pronounces it now.
   4. bookbook Posted: August 03, 2019 at 05:49 PM (#5868043)
That “joke” is beneath you, It’s okay with me if you delete it,
   5. Dr. Vaux Posted: August 03, 2019 at 06:23 PM (#5868046)
I think it's pretty clear that it's you who are beneath him!
   6. TVerik - Dr. Velocity Posted: August 04, 2019 at 01:55 AM (#5868157)
I thought it was kinda funny. But I'm definitely an inappropriate sort of guy.

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