Originally written on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 10/19/14
Biogenesis fever is sweeping the nation, and former MLB pitcher Dan Meyer has caught it, Meyer, who pitched for several teams over his career but is most well-known for being one of the three players the Braves traded to Oakland for Tim Hudson in 2004, went after Phillies reliever Antonio Bastardo, who was suspended 50 games today, on Twitter. Hey Antonio Bastardo, remember when we competed for a job in 2011. Thx alot. #ahole — Dan Meyer (@Dmy53) August 5, 2013 Meyer was a member of the Phillies during Spring Training 2011, and lost out on a job in the Phillies bullpen after his four walk, four strikeout performance in 5 2/3 innings that spring. Bastardo got one of the jobs (and as has been pointed out, probably the *last* job in the pen), but it's not as if Meyer was the last guy cut by the Phillies due to a glut of capable relievers in their system at the time. After being released by the Phillies, Meyer signed with the Pirates for the 2011 season and threw 19 1/3 i...
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  • Snipes. Is that Baseball speak ??
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