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Friday, February 19, 2010

Former All-Star MacDougal signs with Marlins

People pay MacDougal cash to come in here and get scared. Oh, Chick! Oh, Chick!!

Former All-Star pitcher Mike MacDougal has signed a minor-league contract with the Florida Marlins and has been invited to spring training.

Florida pitchers and catchers report Friday to Jupiter, Fla.

MacDougal was an All-Star for Kansas City in 2003. He had 20 saves in 21 chances for Washington last season and went 1-1 with a 3.60 ERA. The right-hander has 70 saves in eight major-league seasons.

Leo Nunez, who tied for second in the NL with seven blown saves in 2009, is the Marlins incumbent closer. Their new pitching coach is Randy St. Claire, fired by the Nationals last June in his seventh season with the franchise.

Repoz Posted: February 19, 2010 at 04:31 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Home Run Teal & Black Black Black Gone! Posted: February 19, 2010 at 06:26 AM (#3463382)
Ahhhhhhhhhhh yeeeeaaaahhh.

Lemme pour you some of this champagne, Mikey. And just lay back in the jacuzzi and relax. Because it's about to get hot up in this biatch.

   2. morineko Posted: February 19, 2010 at 06:30 PM (#3463667)
MacDougal, McClung, and Turnbow in camp? Does the guy who throws the hardest win the bullpen spot?

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