Found February 12, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Trevor Bauer has an incredibly unique throwing routine (see a video of it here) that worked out well for him during his days at UCLA and later in the minor leagues. Last season, Bauer made his MLB debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He did not pitch well in four starts, compiling a 2-1 record to go along with a 6.06 ERA. He struck out 17 batters in 16 1/3 innings, but struggled with control as he also walked 13. Over the offseason, Arizona traded Bauer to the Cleveland Indians. On the surface, it appeared that the Diamondbacks could be a bit premature in giving up on the 22-year-old. However, rumors swirled that Bauer was traded because his personality made him difficult to work with. D-Backs catcher Miguel Montero confirmed that speculation during an interview with Arizona Sports 620 on Saturday. “It was tough,” Montero told Burns and Gambo. “When you get a guy like that and he thinks he’s got everything figured out, it’s just tough to commence and try to get on the same page with...

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When Trevor Bauer, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2011 MLB draft, got traded in December, it came as a shock to some people. But after his former catcher, Miguel Montero, spoke out about dealing with the 22-year-old right hander, it became a bit clearer why the Diamondback pulled the trigger on the deal. Montero said that Bauer was a pain to deal with in Arizona. He didn’t take...

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Is Trevor Bauer’s Terrible New Rap Song A Diss Track Directed At Miguel Montero?

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