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MLB Injury News:
Octavio Dotel will not pitch again in 2013. After numerous setbacks, Dotel suffered yet another problem during his Triple-A rehab assignment. This time, the Detroit Tigers have decided to call it a season. Dotel has officially been shut down for the year.
Jason Beck of MLB.com says Dotel was forced out of Friday's minor league game with continued forearm discomfort. Tigers' GM Dave Dombrowski says Dotel simply isn't feeling well, and there's no sense in trying to push him back.
"Right now, he's just not feeling 100 percent, so we're basically shutting him down," team president/general manager Dave Dombrowski said. "It's a situation where we don't plan on him rejoining us. His arm's bothering him. He's just not 100 percent."
Dotel has been in the Majors for 15 seasons now. He has played for 13 different teams in his career. To say Dotel is a journeyman would be an understatement. In his career, Dotel is 59-50 with a 3.78 ERA. He made six appearances this season prior to his forearm injury. In those appearances, Dotel posted a 13.50 ERA.
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